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How to get there:

Byron Bay is located in the Northern Rivers region in NSW, just off the Pacific Highway, 800kms north of Sydney, 170kms south of Brisbane (about 90kms south of the Gold Coast). There are two airports in the vicinity with a bus depot located right in the centre of town.

Driving To Byron Bay

Much work has been done to the Pacific Highway making for a more enjoyable drive. With breaks, Byron Bay is about a 9 hour drive from Sydney and about 2 hour drive from Brisbane.

Cars are available for rent locally for those unable to drive to Byron who wish to have the convenience of a car while they are here. For more information on car rentals and taxis visit

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Travel from Sydney, Brisbane via the Gold Coast, to Byron Bay –

Premier Motor Service 133 410
Greyhound 1300 472 946
Trainlink 13 22 32

Flights arrive daily to Ballina, Lismore and the Gold Coast airports. Shuttle buses go from all airports to Byron Bay town centre just opposite the Community Centre and surrounds.

Gold Coast Airport (which is located to the north) it takes about 45 minutes to get to Byron Bay.
Brisbane International & Domestic (north) takes approx 1 3/4 hours to Byron.
BallinaByron Gateway Airport (south) is about a twenty minute drive along the high way to Byron Bay.

Virgin Australia 136 789
Jetstar 131 538
Qantas or Qantaslink 131 313
Regional Express/REX 131 713
– Tiger Air 02 8073

Flights arriving at and departing from Brisbane International Airport and Gold Coast International Airport,

Air New Zealand 02 8235 9999 Direct flights from Auckland
Jetstar 131 538 Direct flights from Auckland and Christchurch.
Air Asia 1300 760 330

Airport Bus Transfers:
Servicing Ballina, Brisbane Airport, Brisbane City and Gold Coast.

Byron Easy Bus- (02)66857447 Bookings essential

Byron Bay Luxury Transfers – 0413220885
Byron Bay Airport Transfers – Bookings essential. Phone: (02)66209200 or visit
Servicing Brisbane and Gold Coast:

Brisbane2 Byron Express Bus – 1800 626 222
Byron Bay Airbus – Airbus:0400 247 287 Airporter: 0414 608 660 or
SurfCity Transfers- 1300 789171

Servicing Byron Bay and Ballina:

Byron Bay Taxis and Limousines – bookings (02) 6685 5008 or visit
Steve’s Tours – Bookings essential. Phone: 0414660031 or visit
Private Transport:

Byron Bay Luxury Transfers – David Flood Phone: 0413220885 or visit



Byron Bay Visitors Centre

02 6680 8558


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Byron Bay Information:

Cape Byron is Australia’s most easterly point, 153° 39´ east, located on the north coast of New South Wales (see map of Australia below). With its numerous beaches, unspoilt hinterland, and relaxed lifestyle, Byron Bay is a popular tourist destination.

With average summer temperatures of 21C – 28C, and average winter temperatures of 15C – 21C, both locals and visitors are able to enjoy plenty of outdoor activities including the many festivals throughout the year.

Byron Shire has a population of close to 30,000, while the town of Byron Bay has a population of about 9,000.

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