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There are 7 ways to get from Cape Byron to Sydney by plane, bus, taxi, train or car

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Fly from Ballina  •  2h 8m

  1. Fly from Ballina (BNK) to Sydney (SYD) BNK - SYD

$207 - $685

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Bus  •  10h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay to Sydney Gx423 / ...

$79 - $187

5 alternative options

Bus to Gold Coast, fly  •  3h 47m

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

$101 - $365

Taxi to Lismore, fly  •  2h 47m

  1. Take a taxi from Cape Byron to Lismore
  2. Fly from Lismore (LSY) to Sydney (SYD) LSY - SYD

$344 - $459

Bus via Chatswood  •  14h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay to Chatswood Pm11

$86 - $149

Bus, train  •  14h 16m

  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 Central Station 32

$99 - $171

Drive  •  8h 31m

  1. Drive from Cape Byron to Sydney 766.5 km

$95 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Cape Byron to Sydney is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 8h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Cape Byron to Sydney is to fly which costs $200 - $700 and takes 2h 8m.

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The distance between Cape Byron and Sydney is 626 km. The road distance is 766.5 km.

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The best way to get from Cape Byron to Sydney without a car is to bus which takes 10h 35m and costs $75 - $190.

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It takes approximately 2h 8m to get from Cape Byron to Sydney, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cape Byron to Sydney is to fly which takes 2h 8m and costs $200 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $190 and takes 10h 35m.

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The quickest flight from Ballina Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cape Byron to Sydney is 767 km. It takes approximately 8h 31m to drive from Cape Byron to Sydney.

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Regional Express, Virgin Australia and Jetstar offer flights from Ballina Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 2039+ hotels available in Sydney. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cape Byron to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 625.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 8m

What companies run services between Cape Byron, NSW, Australia and Sydney, NSW, Australia?

Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Regional Express fly from Cape Byron to Sydney 5 times a day. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Byron Bay to Sydney 3 times a day. Tickets cost $100 - $170 and the journey takes 10h 30m. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Ballina to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Ballina to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Ballina to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $320
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Ballina to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Lismore to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $420
Train operators
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Casino Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$75 - $100
First Class
$100 - $140
Bus operators
Byron Easybus
Phone
+612 6685 7447
Email
info@byronbus.com
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Gold Coast Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
Byron Easybus
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay to Gold Coast Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
Skybus
Byron Bay Express
Phone
+61 418 364 364
Email
bookings@byronbayexpress.com.au
Website
byronbayexpress.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay to Gold Coast Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
byronbayexpress.com.au
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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay to Sydney
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$100 - $130
Premium
$120 - $170
Advantage
$130 - $160
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay to Sydney
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Byron Bay to Chatswood
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
Premier Motor Service
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Casino Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Other operators
Taxi from Cape Byron to Lismore
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
GOBYRON
Phone
+61 2 6620 9200
Website
gobyron.com.au
Byron Bay Taxis & Limousines
Phone
+61 2 66209200
Website
gobyron.com.au

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The best way to get from Cape Byron to Ballina Airport is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs $95 - $120.

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