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There are 5 ways to get from Byron Bay to Port Macquarie by bus, car or plane

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Bus Premier Motor Service  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay to Grafton Gx422 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Grafton City South to Port Macquarie

$38 - $64

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Bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay to Port Macquarie Gx421

$35 - $65

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Byron Bay to Port Macquarie 248.7 miles

$35 - $55

Fly from Ballina  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Ballina (BNK) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) BNK - PQQ

$89 - $380

Bus to Brisbane, fly  •  6 h 24 min

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

$117 - $277

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The cheapest way to get from Byron Bay to Port Macquarie is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 4 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Byron Bay to Port Macquarie is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 4 h 44 min.

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

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The distance between Byron Bay and Port Macquarie is 317 km. The road distance is 397.9 km.

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The best way to get from Byron Bay to Port Macquarie without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 34 min and costs $50 - $95.

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It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to get from Byron Bay to Port Macquarie, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Byron Bay to Port Macquarie is to bus which takes 6 h 34 min and costs $50 - $95. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $120 - $550 and takes 6 h 39 min.

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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 Port Macquarie bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Port Macquarie station.

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Map of how to get from Byron Bay to Port Macquarie.
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  • Distance: 198 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 34 min

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

You can take a bus from Byron Bay to Port Macquarie via Grafton and Grafton City South in around 6 h 34 min. Alternatively, Jetstar, Qantas and two other airlines fly from Byron Bay to Port Macquarie 4 times a day.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Ballina to Port Macquarie via Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
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
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
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 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 to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$35 - $50
Flexifare
$45 - $65
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
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Grafton City South to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Byron Easybus
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 Port Macquarie is 398 km. It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to drive from Byron Bay to Port Macquarie.

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

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There are 192+ hotels available in Port Macquarie. Prices start at $71 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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