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There are 5 ways to get from Noosa Heads to Byron Bay by bus, train, car or shuttle

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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Bus Coast 2 Coast Bus Service  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Noosa Heads to Gold Coast Airport
  2. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay Byron Bay Express / ...

$62 - $82

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Noosa Junction to Brisbane Gx411 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma Street to Byron Bay Gx428 / ...

$23 - $71

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Sunshine Beach Rd at Noosa Plaza to Nambour station 631 / ...
  2. Take the train from Nambour, platform 1 to Roma Street, platform 8
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma Street to Byron Bay

$26 - $77

Drive  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Noosa Heads to Byron Bay 184.7 miles

$26 - $40

Shuttle  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Noosa Heads to Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St

$55 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Noosa Heads to Byron Bay is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Noosa Heads to Byron Bay is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Noosa Heads to Byron Bay. However, there are services departing from Noosa Heads and arriving at Byron Bay via Gold Coast Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 12 min.

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The distance between Noosa Heads and Byron Bay is 256 km. The road distance is 295.5 km.

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The best way to get from Noosa Heads to Byron Bay without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 12 min and costs $85 - $120.

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It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to get from Noosa Heads to Byron Bay, including transfers.

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Noosa Heads to Byron Bay bus services, operated by Coast 2 Coast Bus Service, depart from Noosa Heads station.

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Noosa Heads to Byron Bay bus services, operated by Skybus, arrive at Byron Bay station.

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Byron Bay is 1 h ahead of Noosa Heads. It is currently 7:00 AM in Noosa Heads and 8:00 AM in Byron Bay.

Yes, the driving distance between Noosa Heads to Byron Bay is 296 km. It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to drive from Noosa Heads to Byron Bay.

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Map of how to get from Noosa Heads to Byron Bay.
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  • Distance: 159.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 12 min

What companies run services between Noosa Heads, QLD, Australia and Byron Bay, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Noosa Heads to Byron Bay via Gold Coast Airport in around 5 h 12 min.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Nambour, platform 1 to Roma Street, platform 8
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Nambour to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Book at
Queensland Rail Travel
Bus operators
Coast 2 Coast Bus Service
Phone
+61 (0) 435 031 564
Email
info@coast2coastbuses.com
Website
coast2coastbuses.com
Bus from Noosa Heads to Gold Coast Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$49 - $55
Schedules at
coast2coastbuses.com
Shuttle from Noosa Heads to Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $60
Schedules at
coast2coastbuses.com
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
Skybus
Byron Easybus
Phone
+612 6685 7447
Email
info@byronbus.com
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
Website
Byron Easybus
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Byron Bay Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
Byron Easybus
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 Noosa Junction to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$11 - $16
Flexifare
$18 - $26
Bus from Brisbane Roma Street to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$15 - $22
Flexifare
$24 - $35
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Noosa Heads Junction to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Brisbane to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
Premier Motor Service
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Sunshine Beach Rd at Noosa Plaza to Nambour station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au

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