There are 6 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

$35 - $55

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Bus, train via Grafton Station, Coach Bay  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Grafton Station, Coach Bay 144
  2. Take the train from Grafton Station to Kempsey Station 36 / ...

$37 - $53

Drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Byron Bay to Kempsey 218.3 miles

$30 - $45

Fly Ballina to Port Macquarie, 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

Bus to Lismore, fly to Grafton, train  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
  2. Fly from Lismore (LSY) to Grafton (GFN) LSY - GFN
  3. Take the train from Grafton Station to Kempsey Station

$110 - $155

Bus to Brisbane, fly to Port Macquarie, bus  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) BNE - PQQ
  3. Take the bus from Port Macquarie Airport to Belgrave St At John St

$127 - $295

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The cheapest way to get from Byron Bay to Kempsey is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Byron Bay to Kempsey is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4 h 11 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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It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to get from Byron Bay to Kempsey, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Byron Bay to Kempsey. However, you can take the bus to Casino Station, Coach Bay, take the walk to Casino Station, then take the train to Kempsey Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Byron Bay to Kempsey via Grafton Station, Coach Bay and Grafton Station in around 7 h 35 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Lismore to Grafton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Ballina to Port Macquarie via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Ballina to Port Macquarie via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
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
$28 - $45
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$28 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
Train from Grafton Station to Kempsey Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$18 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
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 Grafton Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
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
Bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
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
Ballina Buslines
Website
buslinesgroup.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
buslinesgroup.com.au
Blanch's Bus Company
Phone
(02) 6686 2144
Email
info@blanchs.com.au
Website
blanchs.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
blanchs.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Jonson St Opp Tourist Information Centre to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
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
$35 - $45
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au

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