There are 9 ways to get from Sydney to Yamba by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Grafton, bus  •  4h 58m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Grafton (GFN) SYD - GFN
  2. Take the bus from Spring St At Zuber Lane to Yamba Coach Stop, Claude St

$233 - $318

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Bus via McLachlan Park, River St  •  11h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to MacLean Pm12

$68 - $101

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Fly to Ballina, bus  •  6h 4m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Ballina (BNK) SYD - BNK
  2. Take the bus from Ballina to Yamba YHA

$120 - $358

Fly to Gold Coast, bus  •  7h 31m

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

$111 - $323

Fly to Coffs Harbour, bus  •  7h 50m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) SYD - CFS
  2. Take the bus from Coffs Harbour to Yamba YHA

$154 - $468

Fly to Lismore, bus  •  7h

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Lismore (LSY) SYD - LSY
  2. Take the bus from Woodburn to Yamba YHA

$243 - $409

Bus  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Yamba YHA Gx244

$95 - $160

Train, bus  •  11h 53m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Grafton Station 33
  2. Take the bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Yamba Coach Stop, Claude St 143 / ...

$75 - $133

Drive  •  7h 17m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Yamba 663.6 km

$90 - $140

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Yamba is to bus via McLachlan Park, River St which costs $65 - $110 and takes 11h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Yamba is to fly and bus which costs $230 - $320 and takes 4h 58m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sydney and arriving at Yamba YHA. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 25m.

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The distance between Sydney and Yamba is 532 km. The road distance is 663.6 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Yamba without a car is to bus which takes 10h 25m and costs $95 - $160.

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It takes approximately 4h 58m to get from Sydney to Yamba, including transfers.

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Sydney to Yamba bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Sydney station.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Grafton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Sydney to Yamba bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Yamba YHA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Yamba is 664 km. It takes approximately 7h 17m to drive from Sydney to Yamba.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Yamba.
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  • Distance: 532.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 58m

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Yamba, NSW, Australia?

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Sydney to Yamba YHA once daily. Tickets cost $95 - $160 and the journey takes 10h 25m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Grafton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $240
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Sydney to Lismore
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $460
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Train operators
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Grafton Station
Ave. Duration
10h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
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Transport NSW
Economy
$65 - $90
First Class
$90 - $120
Bus operators
Busways Grafton
Email
infoline@busways.com.au
Website
busways.com.au
Bus from Spring St At Zuber Lane to Yamba Coach Stop, Claude St
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Busways Grafton
Bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Yamba Coach Stop, Claude St
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Busways Grafton
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 Ballina to Yamba YHA
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$28 - $35
Premium
$28 - $40
Advantage
$27 - $33
Bus from Byron Bay to Yamba YHA
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$30 - $40
Premium
$30 - $45
Advantage
$30 - $40
Bus from Coffs Harbour to Yamba YHA
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$30 - $45
Premium
$35 - $50
Advantage
$35 - $45
Bus from Woodburn to Yamba YHA
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$24 - $30
Premium
$23 - $35
Advantage
$21 - $26
Bus from Sydney to Yamba YHA
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$95 - $120
Premium
$110 - $160
Advantage
$120 - $150
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 4 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
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to MacLean
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
Premier Motor Service
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Yamba Coach Stop, Claude St
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
Transport NSW

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Regional Express offers flights from Sydney Airport to Grafton Airport.

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There are 221+ hotels available in Yamba. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $18.

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