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

$77 - $250

Cheapest option

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

$67 - $209

4 alternative options

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 International Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre

$99 - $281

Ferry, train, bus  •  15 h 19 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 / ...

$90 - $141

Train, bus  •  16 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Hornsby Station to Grafton Station 31 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St 143

$82 - $129

Drive  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Manly Beach to Byron Bay 483.4 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manly Beach to Byron Bay is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 8 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manly Beach to Byron Bay is to ferry and fly and bus which costs $100 - $340 and takes 4 h 42 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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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Manly Beach to Byron Bay, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Manly Beach to Byron Bay. However, you can take the ferry to Circular Quay, Wharf 2, take the walk to Circular Quay Station, take the train to International Airport Station, take the walk to Sydney airport, fly to Gold Coast, take the walk to Gold Coast Airport, then take the bus to Byron Bay. Alternatively, you can take the ferry to Circular Quay, Wharf 2, take the walk to Circular Quay Station, take the train to International Airport Station, take the walk to Sydney airport, fly to Ballina, take the walk to Ballina Byron Gateway Airport, Southern Cross Dr, then take the line 640 bus to Byron Bay.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $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 20 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
$75 - $120
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$75 - $120
1st Class
$100 - $160
Train from Hornsby Station to Grafton Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $95
1st Class
$85 - $130
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
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
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
$6 - $8
Schedules at
manlyfastferry.com.au

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