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There are 4 ways to get from Brisbane to Byron Bay by bus, train or car

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma Street to Byron Bay Gx428 / ...

$12 - $45

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3h 46m

  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 Byron Bay Express / ...

$23 - $44

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Westfield Garden City to Byron Bay Pm41

$23 - $40

Drive  •  1h 49m

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Byron Bay 104.1 miles

$14 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Byron Bay is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 1h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Byron Bay is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 1h 49m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brisbane Roma Street and arriving at Byron Bay. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 25m.

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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 2h 25m and costs $18 - $65.

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The bus from Brisbane Roma Street to Byron Bay takes 2h 25m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Brisbane to Byron Bay bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Brisbane Roma Street station.

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

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Byron Bay is 1h ahead of Brisbane. It is currently 6:08 PM in Brisbane and 7:08 PM in Byron Bay.

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

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Byron Bay.
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  • Distance: 89.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 25m

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

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Brisbane to Byron Bay every 4 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $35 and the journey takes 2h 25m. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
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 Brisbane Roma Street to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$15 - $22
Flexifare
$24 - $35
Byron Easybus
Phone
+612 6685 7447
Email
info@byronbus.com
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Byron Bay Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
Byron Easybus
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
1h
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 Brisbane to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Westfield Garden City to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
Premier Motor Service
Skybus
Byron Bay Express
Phone
+61 418 364 364
Email
bookings@byronbayexpress.com.au
Website
byronbayexpress.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
byronbayexpress.com.au
Book at
byronbayexpress.com.au

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