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

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Fly to Gold Coast, bus  •  5h 26m

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

$104 - $360

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Fly to Brisbane, bus  •  8h 8m

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Brisbane (BNE) ADL - BNE
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane Domestic Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre

$93 - $361

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Fly to Ballina  •  7h 29m

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

$169 - $399

Bus  •  36h 45m

  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

$160 - $252

Train, bus via Casino Station  •  39h 29m

  1. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Sydney
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Casino Station 33 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St 173 / ...

$359 - $771

Train, bus  •  40h 2m

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

$349 - $765

Drive  •  22h 36m

  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 - $550 and takes 8h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Byron Bay is to fly and bus which costs $140 - $550 and takes 5h 26m.

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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 36h 45m.

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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 36h 45m and costs $220 - $360.

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It takes approximately 5h 26m 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 7h 29m and costs $230 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $220 - $360 and takes 36h 45m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Adelaide to Byron Bay.
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  • Distance: 987.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 26m

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

Jetstar, Virgin Australia and three other airlines fly from Adelaide to Byron Bay hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Adelaide to Byron Bay via Albury station and Sydney in around 36h 45m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Adelaide to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Adelaide to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Adelaide to Gold Coast via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Adelaide to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Adelaide to Ballina via Gold Coast, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $390
Flights from Adelaide to Ballina via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Adelaide to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Adelaide to Brisbane via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Adelaide to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Adelaide to Gold Coast via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Adelaide to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Adelaide to Ballina via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Adelaide to Ballina via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Adelaide to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Adelaide to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Adelaide to Gold Coast via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Adelaide to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Adelaide to Ballina via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $390
Flights from Adelaide to Ballina via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $390
Flights from Adelaide to Ballina via Gold Coast, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $390
Flights from Adelaide to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Adelaide to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$180 - $350
Flights from Adelaide to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Adelaide to Brisbane via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday
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
24h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$280 - $650
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Great Southern Rail
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$284
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$480 - $650
Low Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $650
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$600 - $800
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Casino Station
Ave. Duration
11h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$70 - $110
1st Class
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Skybus
Byron Easybus
Phone
+612 6685 7447
Email
info@byronbus.com
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
Byron Easybus
Bus from Brisbane Domestic Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
Byron Easybus
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 Airport Domestic to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$15 - $21
Flexifare
$23 - $35
Bus from Sydney to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$65 - $95
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
14h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Albury station to Sydney
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Chatswood to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
Premier Motor Service
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
Transport NSW

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Byron Bay is 30m ahead of Adelaide. It is currently 8:22 PM in Adelaide and 8:52 PM in Byron Bay.

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

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Tigerair Australia, Jetstar, Qantas and Virgin Australia offer flights from Adelaide Airport to Gold Coast Airport.

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There are 561+ hotels available in Byron Bay. Prices start at $134 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Adelaide Airport is to bus which takes 18m and costs $4.

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