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There are 9 ways to get from Newcastle to Byron Bay by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Newcastle to Gold Coast, bus  •  4 h 33 min

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

$74 - $281

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle to Byron Bay Gx243 / ...

$50 - $95

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Fly Newcastle to Ballina  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Ballina (BNK) NTL - BNK

$79 - $560

Train to Sydney, fly to Ballina  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Ballina (BNK) SYD - BNK

$74 - $221

Train to Sydney, fly to Gold Coast, bus  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Gold Coast (OOL) SYD - OOL
  3. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre

$84 - $262

Fly Newcastle to Brisbane, bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Brisbane (BNE) NTL - BNE
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane Domestic Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre

$68 - $262

Train, bus  •  11 h 26 min

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

$65 - $94

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  12 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Heatherbrae to Byron Bay

$67 - $93

Drive  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle to Byron Bay 393.5 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle to Byron Bay is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 7 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle to Byron Bay is to fly and bus which costs $100 - $400 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newcastle and arriving at Byron Bay. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 55 min.

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The distance between Newcastle and Byron Bay is 507 km. The road distance is 629.6 km.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Byron Bay without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 55 min and costs $75 - $130.

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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Newcastle to Byron Bay, including transfers.

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Newcastle to Byron Bay bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Newcastle station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Byron Bay is to fly which takes 4 h 48 min and costs $110 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $130 and takes 9 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Newcastle Airport to Gold Coast Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Newcastle to Byron Bay.
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  • Distance: 317 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 33 min

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

FlyPelican flies from Newcastle to Byron Bay 6 times a week. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Newcastle to Byron Bay 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $95 and the journey takes 9 h 55 min. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Newcastle to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Newcastle to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Newcastle to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Newcastle to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
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 Newcastle to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
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
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Newcastle to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
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 Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $22
1st Class
$21 - $30
Train from Broadmeadow Station to Casino Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$55 - $85
1st Class
$80 - $120
Bus operators
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Domestic Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$15 - $21
Flexifare
$23 - $35
Bus from Newcastle to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$50 - $75
Flexifare
$65 - $95
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Newcastle to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Heatherbrae to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
premierms.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
$6 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle to Byron Bay is 630 km. It takes approximately 7 h 14 min to drive from Newcastle to Byron Bay.

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Jetstar offers flights from Newcastle Airport to Gold Coast Airport.

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There are 410+ hotels available in Byron Bay. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Newcastle Airport is to bus which takes 28 min and costs $3 - $5.

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