There are 3 ways to get from Surfers Paradise to Byron Bay by bus or car

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Bus  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Byron Bay Gx423 / ...

$5 - $40

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Line 777 bus, bus  •  2h 31m

  1. Take the line 777 bus from Broadbeach South station, stop B to Gold Coast Airport 777
  2. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay Byron Bay Express / ...

$26 - $52

Drive  •  1h 5m

  1. Drive from Surfers Paradise to Byron Bay 90.4 km

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Surfers Paradise to Byron Bay is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Surfers Paradise to Byron Bay is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Surfers Paradise and arriving at Byron Bay. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 30m.

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The distance between Surfers Paradise and Byron Bay is 74 km. The road distance is 90.4 km.

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The best way to get from Surfers Paradise to Byron Bay without a car is to bus which takes 2h 30m and costs $5 - $40.

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The bus from Surfers Paradise to Byron Bay takes 2h 30m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Surfers Paradise to Byron Bay bus services, operated by Byron Bay Express, depart from Surfers Paradise station.

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Surfers Paradise to Byron Bay bus services, operated by Byron Bay Express, arrive at Byron Bay station.

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Byron Bay is 1h ahead of Surfers Paradise. It is currently 2:55 AM in Surfers Paradise and 3:55 AM in Byron Bay.

Yes, the driving distance between Surfers Paradise to Byron Bay is 90 km. It takes approximately 1h 5m to drive from Surfers Paradise to Byron Bay.

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Map of how to get from Surfers Paradise to Byron Bay.
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  • Distance: 74.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 30m

What companies run services between Surfers Paradise, QLD, Australia and Byron Bay, NSW, Australia?

Byron Bay Express operates a bus from Surfers Paradise to Byron Bay 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Three other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Byron Bay Express
Phone
+61 418 364 364
Email
bookings@byronbayexpress.com.au
Website
byronbayexpress.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
byronbayexpress.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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$27 - $35
Premium
$27 - $40
Advantage
$26 - $31
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
2h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Jonson St At Carlyle St
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
Premier Motor Service
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Broadbeach South station, stop B to Gold Coast Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
TRANSLink QLD
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
$18 - $28
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
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
Byron Easybus

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