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There are 6 ways to get from Byron Bay to Noosa Heads by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop Gx248 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Noosa Junction Gx443 / ...

$23 - $66

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Bus Coast 2 Coast Bus Service  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay to Gold Coast Airport Byron Bay Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Noosa Heads

$62 - $83

Bus, train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop 175
  2. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 9 to Nambour, platform 1
  3. Take the bus from Nambour station to Sunshine Beach Rd at Noosa Plaza 631 / ...

$26 - $73

Drive  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Byron Bay to Noosa Heads 184.8 miles

$26 - $40

Fly  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Ballina (BNK) to Maroochydore (MCY) BNK - MCY

$181 - $503

Shuttle  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Byron Bay to Noosa Heads

$56 - $61

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The cheapest way to get from Byron Bay to Noosa Heads is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Byron Bay to Noosa Heads is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Byron Bay to Noosa Heads. However, there are services departing from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St and arriving at Noosa Junction via Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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The distance between Byron Bay and Noosa Heads is 256 km. The road distance is 295.7 km.

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The best way to get from Byron Bay to Noosa Heads without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 10 min and costs $30 - $95.

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Byron Bay to Noosa Heads, including transfers.

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Byron Bay to Noosa Heads bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St station.

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The best way to get from Byron Bay to Noosa Heads is to bus which takes 5 h 10 min and costs $30 - $95. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $250 - $750 and takes 7 h 20 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ballina Airport to Maroochydore Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Byron Bay to Noosa Heads bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Noosa Junction station.

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Map of how to get from Byron Bay to Noosa Heads.
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  • Distance: 159.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

What companies run services between Byron Bay, NSW, Australia and Noosa Heads, QLD, Australia?

You can take a bus from Byron Bay to Noosa Heads via Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop and Brisbane in around 5 h 10 min. Alternatively, Jetstar, Virgin Australia and two other airlines fly from Byron Bay to Noosa Heads every 4 hours.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Ballina to Maroochydore via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Flights from Ballina to Maroochydore via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $490
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Ballina to Maroochydore via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Ballina to Maroochydore via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Roma Street, platform 9 to Nambour, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Nambour
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
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Queensland Rail Travel
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $30
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$13 - $19
Flexifare
$21 - $30
Bus from Brisbane to Noosa Junction
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$10 - $15
Flexifare
$18 - $25
Byron Easybus
Phone
+612 6685 7447
Email
info@byronbus.com
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Byron Easybus
Bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Gold Coast Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
Byron Easybus
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Brisbane to Noosa Heads Junction
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Premier Motor Service
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay to Gold Coast Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
Skybus
Coast 2 Coast Bus Service
Phone
+61 (0) 435 031 564
Email
info@coast2coastbuses.com
Website
coast2coastbuses.com
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Noosa Heads
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$49 - $55
Schedules at
coast2coastbuses.com
Shuttle from Byron Bay to Noosa Heads
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$56 - $61
Schedules at
coast2coastbuses.com
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Nambour station to Sunshine Beach Rd at Noosa Plaza
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au

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Noosa Heads is 1 h behind Byron Bay. It is currently 11:13 PM in Byron Bay and 10:13 PM in Noosa Heads.

Yes, the driving distance between Byron Bay to Noosa Heads is 296 km. It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to drive from Byron Bay to Noosa Heads.

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Regional Express, Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jetstar offer flights from Ballina Airport to Maroochydore Airport.

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There are 653+ hotels available in Noosa Heads. Prices start at $106 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Byron Bay to Ballina Airport is to line 640 bus which takes 1 h and costs $10.

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