Getting to Byron Bay


Byron Bay can be accessed by air from four airports. The main airport is the Gold Coast Airport. You can check and compare flight availability for all airlines online at I Want That Flight

Gold Coast Airport is approximately 40 minutes north of Byron, it has many flights daily and is serviced by Qantas, Jetstar, Virgin and Tiger Airways.  All major car hire companies have a desk in the arrivals hall at this airport.

Ballina Byron Gateway Airport is aprroximately 20 minutes south of Byron Bay and has a more linited selection of flights serviced by Virgin Australia, Jetstar and REX.  There are car hire desks located at this airports arrivals hall.

Brisbane International & Domestic Airport a 2hr drive north, Brisbane Airport is a major domestic and international airport. Qantas City Flyer Service operates hourly flights to Brisbane from major citys.  Brisbane Airport also has an Airtrain  service which convieniently runs from the door of the airport to as far south as Varcity Lakes only 1 hour north of Byron Bay. 

Lismore Regional Airport  is serviced by REX Regional Express Airlines, offering an airlink link for smaller rural towns.  Lismore is a half hours drive west of Byron Bay.


Airport Transfers

Ballina Byron Gateway & Gold Coast Airport Service

Xcede Airport TransfersXcede  Operating a regular transfer shuttle service from Ballina and Coolangatta Gold Coast Airports.  Prices start at $35 on way and discounted rates apply for six or more travellers, book online for a discount or call 6620 9200.


Brisbane Airport Service

Brisbane 2 Byron  Operate a daily express 2hr transfer service from Brisbane Airport and Brisbane City to Byron Bay surf boards travel free.  This service operates twice a day only so check the schedual before booking flights prices start from $54 on way.

Airporter Byron Bay run a service picking up from the Brisbane Airport to Varcity Lakes Airtrain Station which is one hour north of Byron, a great alternative should your brisbane flight not line up with a direct trasfer service.