How to get to & get around Byron Bay

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How to get to and from Byron Bay

AirlinesAirlines

The closest airport to Byron Bay is Ballina (about 20 minutes drive to Byron). Gold Coast airport is about 30 - 40 minutes drive to Byron).

Airline services to Ballina

  • Regional Express (Phone 13 17 13) fly from Sydney and Newcastle to Ballina

  • Jetstar (Phone 13 15 38) operate from Sydney and Melbourne to Ballina

  • Virgin Australia (Phone 13 67 89) operate from Sydney to Ballina

Airline services to the Gold Coast

  • Jetstar (Phone 13 15 38) operate from, Sydney, Newcastle, Melbourne, Adelaide and Cairns to the Gold Coast

  • Virgin Australia (Phone 13 67 89) operate from Sydney, Canberra, Newcastle and Melbourne to the Gold Coast

  • Tiger Airways (Phone 03 9999 2888) operate from Melbourne to the Gold Coast

Airport shuttle services

The following companies operate bus services from Ballina or Gold Coast airports to Byron Bay

  • Airlink Byron Bay Airbus; phone 0400 AIRBUS

  • Xcede Airport Transfers; phone (02) 6620 9200

Bus ServicesBus/coach services

  • Greyhound (Phone 1300 473 946) has bus services that operate north to Brisbane and south to Sydney, stopping at most towns and cities in between.

  • Premier Motor Service (Phone 13 34 10) has bus services that operate north to Brisbane and south to Sydney, stopping at most towns and cities in between.

  • Oz Experience (Phone 1300 300 328) has a jump on/jump off backpacker bus services that operates north to Brisbane and south to Sydney.

Train ServicesTrain services

NSW TrainLink (Phone 13 23 32) has a connecting bus service that will link up with the train service between Sydney and Brisbane

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How to get around Byron Bay

Public TransportPublic transport

Blanch's Bus Company provides bus services to nearby towns.
Phone (02) 6686 2144

TaxisTaxis

Byron Bay Transport Service. Phone (02) 6685 5008

CyclingCycling / bike hire

Byron Bay Bicycles. Phone (02) 6685 6067