There are 3 ways to get from Brisbane to Byron Bay by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Byron Bay Visitor Centre Southbound - Brisbane Int. to Byron / ...

$12 - $45

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Central, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2 Bdvl / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre Southbound - Brisbane Int. to Byron / ...

$33 - $44

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Byron Bay 104.1 miles

$14 - $22

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop and arriving at Byron Bay Visitor Centre. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Byron Bay is 143 km. The road distance is 166.5 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Byron Bay without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 30 min and costs .

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The bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Byron Bay Visitor Centre takes 2 h 30 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Brisbane to Byron Bay bus services, operated by Byron Easybus, depart from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop station.

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Brisbane to Byron Bay bus services, operated by Byron Easybus, arrive at Byron Bay Visitor Centre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Byron Bay is 167 km. It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to drive from Brisbane to Byron Bay.

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There are 411+ hotels available in Byron Bay. Prices start at $96 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Byron Bay.
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  • Distance: 89.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

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

Byron Easybus operates a bus from Brisbane to Byron Bay every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Greyhound Australia also services this route once daily.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus operators
Byron Easybus
Website
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
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $28
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
$12 - $30
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$13 - $20
Flexifare
$21 - $30

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