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There are 2 ways to get from Gold Coast to Byron Bay by bus or car

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Bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Byron Bay Gx428 / ...

$7 - $20

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Byron Bay 56.8 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Byron Bay is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Byron Bay is to bus which costs $10 - $28 and takes 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Surfers Paradise and arriving at Byron Bay. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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The distance between Gold Coast and Byron Bay is 74 km. The road distance is 90.8 km.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Byron Bay without a car is to bus which takes 45 min and costs $10 - $28.

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The bus from Surfers Paradise to Byron Bay takes 45 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Gold Coast to Byron Bay bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Surfers Paradise station.

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Gold Coast to Byron Bay bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Byron Bay station.

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Byron Bay is 1 h ahead of Gold Coast. It is currently 4:52 PM in Gold Coast and 5:52 PM in Byron Bay.

Yes, the driving distance between Gold Coast to Byron Bay is 91 km. It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to drive from Gold Coast to Byron Bay.

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Map of how to get from Gold Coast to Byron Bay.
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  • Distance: 46.5 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

What companies run services between Gold Coast, QLD, Australia and Byron Bay, NSW, Australia?

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Gold Coast to Byron Bay every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $20 and the journey takes 45 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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 Surfers Paradise to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$7 - $11
Flexifare
$14 - $20
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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