There are 6 ways to get from Manly Beach to Byron Bay by ferry, 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.

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Ferry, fly to Gold Coast, bus  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Gold Coast (OOL) SYD - OOL
  3. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre

$73 - $247

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Ferry, fly to Ballina  •  5 h

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Ballina (BNK) SYD - BNK

$63 - $206

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Ferry, fly to Brisbane, bus  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Brisbane (BNE) SYD - BNE
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane Domestic Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre

$82 - $288

Ferry, train, bus  •  15 h 18 min

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2
  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 / ...

$82 - $130

Bus  •  16 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Chatswood to Byron Bay

$83 - $114

Drive  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Manly Beach to Byron Bay 483.4 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Manly Beach to Byron Bay. However, there are services departing from Manly Wharf, East Esplanade, Stand C and arriving at Byron Bay via Chatswood. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 1 min.

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The distance between Manly Beach and Byron Bay is 614 km. The road distance is 773.5 km.

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The best way to get from Manly Beach to Byron Bay without a car is to ferry and train and bus which takes 15 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Manly Beach to Byron Bay, including transfers.

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Manly Beach to Byron Bay bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Chatswood station.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Gold Coast Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Manly Beach to Byron Bay bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Byron Bay station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manly Beach to Byron Bay is 774 km. It takes approximately 8 h 48 min to drive from Manly Beach to Byron Bay.

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Qantas, Tigerair Australia, Jetstar and Virgin Australia offer flights from Sydney Airport to Gold Coast Airport.

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There are 411+ hotels available in Byron Bay. Prices start at $96 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manly Beach to Byron Bay.
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  • Distance: 383.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

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

Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Manly Beach to Byron Bay once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $110 and the journey takes 13 h 50 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
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
$70 - $110
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$70 - $110
1st Class
$100 - $150
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
$22 - $28
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Domestic Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.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 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 Brisbane Airport Domestic to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$15 - $22
Flexifare
$23 - $35
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
$6 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Chatswood to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Ferry operators
Manly Fast Ferry
Website
manlyfastferry.com.au
Ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
manlyfastferry.com.au

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