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

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Bus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay to Coffs Harbour Gx423 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Coffs Harbour to Armidale

$59 - $99

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Bus via Glen Innes  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay to Grafton
  2. Take the bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Glen Innes Tourist Centre, Church St 141
  3. Take the bus from Glen Innes to Armidale

Bus, train  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Casino Station, Coach Bay 172 / ...
  2. Take the train from Casino Station to Urunga Station 32
  3. Take the bus from Urunga to Armidale

$62 - $94

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay to Urunga
  2. Take the bus from Urunga to Armidale

$67 - $97

Drive  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Byron Bay to Armidale 223.2 miles

$30 - $50

Fly from Ballina  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Ballina (BNK) to Armidale (ARM) BNK - ARM

$101 - $375

Bus to Brisbane, fly  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Brisbane International Airport
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Armidale (ARM) BNE - ARM

$189 - $292

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The cheapest way to get from Byron Bay to Armidale is to drive which costs $45 - $65 and takes 4 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Byron Bay to Armidale is to drive which costs $45 - $65 and takes 4 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Byron Bay to Armidale. However, there are services departing from Byron Bay and arriving at Armidale via Coffs Harbour. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 36 min.

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The distance between Byron Bay and Armidale is 279 km. The road distance is 357.2 km.

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The best way to get from Byron Bay to Armidale without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 36 min and costs $80 - $140.

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It takes approximately 7 h 36 min to get from Byron Bay to Armidale, including transfers.

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Byron Bay to Armidale bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Byron Bay station.

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The best way to get from Byron Bay to Armidale is to bus which takes 7 h 36 min and costs $80 - $140. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $140 - $550 and takes 6 h 2 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ballina Airport to Armidale Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Byron Bay to Armidale bus services, operated by New England Coaches, arrive at Armidale station.

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Map of how to get from Byron Bay to Armidale.
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  • Distance: 174.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 36 min

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

You can take a bus from Byron Bay to Armidale via Coffs Harbour in around 7 h 36 min. Alternatively, Jetstar, Qantas and three other airlines fly from Byron Bay to Armidale every 4 hours.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Ballina to Armidale via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Ballina to Armidale via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Ballina to Armidale via Newcastle, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Brisbane to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Casino Station to Urunga Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$20 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
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 to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$19 - $28
Flexifare
$28 - $40
Bus from Byron Bay to Grafton
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$13 - $19
Flexifare
$21 - $30
Bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Brisbane International Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$15 - $22
Flexifare
$23 - $35
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay to Urunga
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
New England Coaches
Phone
02 6732 1051
Website
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from Coffs Harbour to Armidale
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from Urunga to Armidale
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Glen Innes Tourist Centre, Church St
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Casino Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Glen Innes to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
crisps.com.au
Byron Easybus
Phone
+612 6685 7447
Email
info@byronbus.com
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Brisbane International Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au

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Yes, the driving distance between Byron Bay to Armidale is 357 km. It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to drive from Byron Bay to Armidale.

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FlyPelican, Jetstar, Virgin Australia and two other airlines offer flights from Ballina Airport to Armidale Airport.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Armidale. Prices start at $75 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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