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.

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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

$68 - $95

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Bus Premier Motor Service  •  9 h 41 min

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

$71 - $100

Bus Crisps Coaches  •  10 h 9 min

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

$98 - $127

Drive  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Byron Bay to Armidale 223.2 miles

$30 - $50

Fly from Ballina  •  5 h 47 min

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

$102 - $376

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

$198 - $306

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The cheapest way to get from Byron Bay to Armidale is to drive which costs $40 - $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 $40 - $65 and takes 4 h 35 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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It takes approximately 9 h 30 min to get from Byron Bay to Armidale, including transfers.

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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 9 h 41 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ballina Airport to Armidale Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Byron Bay to Armidale.
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  • Distance: 174.6 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 30 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 9 h 41 min. Alternatively, Jetstar, Qantas and three other airlines fly from Byron Bay to Armidale 5 times a day.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Ballina to Armidale via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Ballina to Armidale via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 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 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
$21 - $30
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$21 - $30
1st Class
$29 - $45
Bus operators
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 - $10
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 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
New England Coaches
Website
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from Urunga to Armidale
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
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
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
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
$30 - $45
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$14 - $20
Flexifare
$22 - $35
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Armidale
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85
Schedules at
crisps.com.au

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