There are 7 ways to get from Adelaide to Byron Bay by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Gold Coast, bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Gold Coast (OOL) ADL - OOL
  2. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre

$114 - $361

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Fly to Brisbane, bus  •  8 h

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Brisbane (BNE) ADL - BNE
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Byron Bay Visitor Centre

$95 - $362

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Fly to Ballina  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Ballina (BNK) ADL - BNK

$170 - $400

Bus  •  37 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from 85 Franklin St to Albury
  2. Take the bus from Albury station to Sydney
  3. Take the bus from Sydney to Byron Bay

$167 - $255

Train, bus via Casino Station  •  42 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Sydney
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Casino Station 31 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St 173 / ...

$370 - $785

Train, bus  •  43 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Sydney Indian Pacific
  2. Take the bus from Chatswood to Byron Bay

$370 - $779

Drive  •  22 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Byron Bay 1219.3 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Byron Bay is to fly and bus which costs $130 - $500 and takes 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Byron Bay is to fly and bus which costs $150 - $500 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Adelaide to Byron Bay. However, there are services departing from 85 Franklin St and arriving at Byron Bay via Albury station and Sydney. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 15 min.

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The distance between Adelaide and Byron Bay is 1580 km. The road distance is 1950.9 km.

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Byron Bay without a car is to bus which takes 37 h 15 min and costs $230 - $360.

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Adelaide to Byron Bay, including transfers.

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Adelaide to Byron Bay bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from 85 Franklin St station.

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Byron Bay is to fly which takes 7 h 19 min and costs $230 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $230 - $360 and takes 37 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Adelaide Airport to Gold Coast Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Adelaide to Byron Bay bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Byron Bay station.

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Byron Bay is 30 min ahead of Adelaide. It is currently 4:51 AM in Adelaide and 5:21 AM in Byron Bay.

Yes, the driving distance between Adelaide to Byron Bay is 1951 km. It takes approximately 22 h 36 min to drive from Adelaide to Byron Bay.

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Map of how to get from Adelaide to Byron Bay.
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  • Distance: 987.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 21 min

What companies run services between Adelaide, SA, Australia and Byron Bay, NSW, Australia?

Virgin Australia, Jetstar and two other airlines fly from Adelaide to Byron Bay hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Adelaide to Byron Bay via Albury, Albury station, and Sydney in around 37 h 15 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Adelaide to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Adelaide to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Adelaide to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Adelaide to Ballina via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Adelaide to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Adelaide to Brisbane via Canberra
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Adelaide to Brisbane via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Adelaide to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Adelaide to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Adelaide to Gold Coast via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Adelaide to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Adelaide to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Adelaide to Brisbane via Canberra
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Adelaide to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Adelaide to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Adelaide to Gold Coast via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Adelaide to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Adelaide to Ballina via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $390
Flights from Adelaide to Ballina via Maroochydore, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $390
Flights from Adelaide to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Adelaide to Brisbane via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Adelaide to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Train operators
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Adelaide Parklands to Sydney
Ave. Duration
27 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$290
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$490 - $650
Low Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $700
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$600 - $800
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Casino Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$75 - $110
1st Class
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Byron Bay Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
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 Brisbane Roma Street to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$13 - $20
Flexifare
$22 - $30
Bus from Sydney to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$65 - $100
Flexifare
$80 - $120
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from 85 Franklin St to Albury
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Albury station to Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Chatswood to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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