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

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Bus, train  •  6 h 46 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 Kempsey Station 32

$34 - $49

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay to Kempsey

$40 - $55

Drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Byron Bay to Kempsey 218.3 miles

$30 - $45

Fly, bus  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Ballina (BNK) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) BNK - PQQ
  2. Take the bus from Port Macquarie Airport to Belgrave St At John St

$91 - $384

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Byron Bay and arriving at Kempsey. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 6 h 50 min.

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The distance between Byron Bay and Kempsey is 281 km. The road distance is 349.2 km.

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The best way to get from Byron Bay to Kempsey without a car is to bus and train which takes 6 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to get from Byron Bay to Kempsey, including transfers.

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Byron Bay to Kempsey bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Byron Bay station.

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There is no direct flight from Ballina Airport to Port Macquarie Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Byron Bay to Kempsey bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Kempsey station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Byron Bay to Kempsey is 349 km. It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to drive from Byron Bay to Kempsey.

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Virgin Australia, Regional Express, Jetstar and Qantas offer flights from Ballina Airport to Port Macquarie Airport.

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There are 122+ hotels available in Kempsey. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Byron Bay to Kempsey.
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  • Distance: 175.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 46 min

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

Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Byron Bay to Kempsey once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 6 h 50 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Ballina to Port Macquarie via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Casino Station to Kempsey Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
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
$6 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Port Macquarie Airport to Belgrave St At John St
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay to Kempsey
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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