Below you will find all the information and maps that you will need to get to Byron Bay, whether you are a domestic visitor or you are visiting from overseas

We suggest using to find, compare and book cheap air flights. Brisbane International Airport is about 1 1/2 hours drive north of Byron Bay, with Coolangatta airport 40 minutes north of Byron Bay and Ballina airport 30 minutes south of Byron. Freedom Air and some Qantas flights service Coolangatta with Virgin Blue and Jetstar servicing both Coolangatta and Ballina. At the airports you can pick up hire cars, we suggest using for a full comparison of best rental car deals. Airport transfers are also available, see suppliers on this page.
Byron Bay is 10 hours drive north of Sydney, 1 1/2 hours drive south of Brisbane and 40 min drive south of Queensland's Gold Coast.

If you are coming from the south: From Ballina you can take either the Pacific Hwy or the coast road to Byron Bay. If you are taking the Pacific Highway, stay on the highway north from Ballina until you come to the Byron Bay interchange (you won't miss it), about a 30 minute drive. If taking the coast road, once you have passed through Ballina follow the signs to Lennox Head and Byron Bay. This is also about a 30 minute drive.

If you are coming from the north: On the Pacific Highway you go over the Brunswick River, past the Brunswick heads and Mullumbimby turn offs, then take the Byron Bay exit.
Greyhound and Kirklands bus lines run daily services via the Pacific Hwy from Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. There is also a wide choice of airport shuttle busses operating from Brisbane, Coolangatta and Ballina airports.


Coolangatta Byron Bay Airporter. Our service is exceptional. Our rates are competitive. Enjoy your journey with friendly, air-conditioned, door-to-door service. Gold Coast Airport based, we cover Surfers to Byron, and all places in between, and will meet your flight 7 days.
Gold Coast to Byron Bay Express. Express service 7 days a week from Surfers to Byron, just 1 hour 10 mins in an air-conditioned coach. You will pay no extra for surf boards. Highway pick-up and Coolangatta airport set down and pick-up upon request.
Byron Bay International Shuttle provides an airport transfer bus service to Brisbane Airport, Coolangatta & Byron Bay. Book on-line for our friendly, professional service to, Brisbane City, Coolangatta, the Gold Coast, Byron Bay plus Ballina Airport and Lismore Airport Shires. allows you to find, compare and book cheap airline tickets with Qantas, Jetstar, Virgin Blue and many international airlines.
Kirklands intercity bus and coach operations provide an important link between communities in the Northern Rivers with key cities on the fringe of the region including Brisbane to the north, Tenterfield in the west and Grafton in the south.
Greyhound Australia is more than the only national coach operator servicing 1,100 destinations daily - we offer you an extensive Freight network and can cater for your group's Charter requirements around the country. lets you find, compare & book car rental deals from Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz,& Thrifty and More so you get the best rental car price in Australia and Internationally.
Luxury limousine service operating from Ballina to Noosa - servicing Byron Bay, Tweed Coast, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast. At Tweed Coast Limousines we pride ourselves on our professionalism and our luxuriously appointed current model vehicles.

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