Byron Bay Side Motel - Getting Here

Airports at Brisbane, Coolangatta and Ballina service Byron Bay.

Driving from Coolangatta 45 minutes, Brisbane 2 hours (170kms) & Ballina 25 minutes. Driving from Sydney takes 10 hours (800kms).

International flights arrive into Brisbane & Gold Coast Airports and flights from Sydney or Melbourne fly into Ballina/Byron Airport with regular transfers available from the airport to Byron Bay via shuttle bus coach and private car rental. Or fly to Ballina/Byron Airport from Sydney on Virgin, Jetstar or Rex Air (flights daily) or Melbourne on Jetstar (flights 3 xs weekly).

Airport Transfers

For transfers between Byron Bay, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Coolangatta

Byron Bay Airbus 0400 247 287

Byron Bay Airport Transfers 6684 3232

Xcede 1300 233 113

Byron Easy Bus 6685 7447


Steve's Tours Airport Express 0414 660 031 $15 per person Ballina to Byron Bay Per Person


Country Link 13 22 32 provides a daily service from Sydney to Byron Bay via train to Grafton or Casino and then bus to Byron Bay. Make your bookings by internet or phone. The East Coast Discovery Pass is the most economical way to explore the East Coast by train.

Coach Bus to Byron Bay

Coach Travel to Byron Bay is a popular affordable way to travel with buses arriving regularly at the Bus Depot located in the centre of town just around the corner from Byron Bay Side Central motel.


Greyhound Australia 1300 473 946 - Greyhound Australia is Australia's only national bus service providing comfortable, hassle-free, and affordable coach services to people of all ages and to all corners of Australia. Greyhound's Aussie Kilometre Pass is purchased in kilometre blocks starting at 2000km and increasing in blocks of 1000km to a maximum of 20,000km.


Premier Ph 133410 - operate coaches on the popular Sydney to Cairns route. Premier offers cheap travel passes with unlimited stops three along a specified route Melbourne to Cairns, Sydney to Cairns and Sydney to Brisbane.


Oz Experience 1300 300 028 is the biggest of the backpacker bus operators. They go everywhere except Western Australia and their passes allow you to hop on and off at stops along the way. Oz Experience includes a lot of extras on its trips such as visits to National Parks and sheep and cattle stations.


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