There are 8 ways to get from Canberra to Byron Bay by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly to Gold Coast, bus  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Gold Coast (OOL) CBR - OOL
  2. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre

$145 - $303

Cheapest option

Fly to Ballina  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Ballina (BNK) CBR - BNK

$86 - $388

6 alternative options

Fly to Brisbane, bus  •  7 h 3 min

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

$174 - $374

Bus, train  •  18 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Casino Station 31 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St 173 / ...

$104 - $175

Train, bus  •  19 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Canberra Station to Central Station 634 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Casino Station 31 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St 173 / ...

$113 - $174

Bus, train via Fassifern Station  •  19 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney Central Station
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Fassifern Station
  3. Take the train from Fassifern Station to Grafton Station 31 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St 143

$105 - $172

Bus  •  26 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 781
  2. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 791
  3. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop 361
  4. Take the bus from Tamworth to Brisbane
  5. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Byron Bay Visitor Centre

$184 - $225

Drive  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Canberra to Byron Bay 644.7 miles

$90 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canberra to Byron Bay is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 11 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canberra to Byron Bay is to fly and bus which costs $190 - $410 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The distance between Canberra and Byron Bay is 850 km. The road distance is 1031.6 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Canberra to Byron Bay, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canberra to Byron Bay. However, there are services departing from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row and arriving at Byron Bay Visitor Centre via Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay, Dubbo Station, Coach Bay, Tamworth and Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 8 min.

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

Virgin Australia, FlyPelican and four other airlines fly from Canberra to Byron Bay hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canberra to Byron Bay via Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay, Dubbo Station, Coach Bay, Tamworth Station, Coach Stop, Tamworth, Brisbane, and Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop in around 26 h 8 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Canberra to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Canberra to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Canberra to Ballina via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $380
Flights from Canberra to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Canberra to Brisbane via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Canberra to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Canberra to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Canberra to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Canberra to Ballina via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Canberra to Ballina via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Canberra to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Canberra to Brisbane via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Canberra to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Canberra to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Canberra to Ballina via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $380
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Canberra to Ballina via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Canberra to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Casino Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$75 - $120
1st Class
$100 - $160
Train from Canberra Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Central Station to Fassifern Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$13 - $20
1st Class
$19 - $28
Train from Fassifern Station to Grafton Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$50 - $80
1st Class
$70 - $110
Bus operators
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane International Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Byron Bay Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney Central Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$24 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $50
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Tamworth to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$86
Schedules at
crisps.com.au

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