There are 6 ways to get from Sydney to Byron Bay by 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Gold Coast, bus  •  4 h 20 min

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

$70 - $241

Cheapest option

Fly to Ballina  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Ballina (BNK) SYD - BNK

$60 - $200

4 alternative options

Fly to Brisbane, bus  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Brisbane (BNE) SYD - BNE
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane International Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre

$92 - $272

Train, bus  •  13 h 49 min

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

$84 - $119

Train, bus via Fassifern Station  •  16 h 18 min

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

$81 - $129

Drive  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Byron Bay 480.3 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Byron Bay is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 8 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Byron Bay is to fly and bus which costs $95 - $330 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Byron Bay is 624 km. The road distance is 768.5 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from Sydney to Byron Bay, including transfers.

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

Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Regional Express fly from Sydney to Byron Bay 5 times a day.

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 - $110
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$75 - $110
1st Class
$100 - $160
Train from Central Station to Fassifern Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$13 - $20
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Fassifern Station to Grafton Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$50 - $80
1st Class
$70 - $110
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

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