There are 6 ways to get from Byron Bay to Armidale by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to Tenterfield Coach Stop, Manners St 670T
  2. Take the bus from Tenterfield to Armidale

$49 - $77

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  9 h 31 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, Platfrom 1 32
  3. Take the bus from Urunga to Armidale

$69 - $100

Bus via Grafton Station, Coach Bay  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Grafton Station, Coach Bay 144
  2. Take the bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Glen Innes Coach Stop, Church St 141
  3. Take the bus from Glen Innes to Armidale

$67 - $95

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

$103 - $377

Bus to Brisbane, fly  •  5 h 13 min

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

$200 - $311

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

You can take a bus from Byron Bay to Armidale via Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St, Tenterfield Coach Stop, Manners St, and Tenterfield in around 8 h 16 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 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Ballina to Armidale via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Ballina to Armidale via Newcastle, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 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, Platfrom 1
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Northern Rivers Buslines
Website
buslinesgroup.com.au
Bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to Tenterfield Coach Stop, Manners St
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
buslinesgroup.com.au
New England Coaches
Website
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from Tenterfield to Armidale
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from Urunga to Armidale
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from Glen Innes to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
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
$7 - $11
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Grafton Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Glen Innes Coach Stop, Church St
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Byron Bay to Armidale?

The distance between Byron Bay and Armidale is 279 km. The road distance is 357 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Byron Bay to Armidale?

The cheapest way to get from Byron Bay to Armidale is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 4 h 35 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Byron Bay to Armidale?

The quickest way to get from Byron Bay to Armidale is to drive which takes 4 h 35 min and costs $40 - $60.

Is there a direct bus between Byron Bay and Armidale?

No, there is no direct bus from Byron Bay to Armidale. However, there are services departing from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St and arriving at Armidale via Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St and Tenterfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 16 min.

How long does it take to get from Byron Bay to Armidale?

It takes approximately 8 h 16 min to get from Byron Bay to Armidale, including transfers.