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Byron Bay Bluesfest

Travel to and from Bluesfest

Hello everyone!

Bluesfest may be a few kilometers out of town, but rest assured getting to and from the Festival will be hassle free.

Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, our Bluesfest Home, is situated in between Byron Bay and Brunswick Heads. It is approx 10 minutes drive north of Byron and 10 minutes south of Brunswick Heads.

Ballina Byron Gateway Airport ( is the closest airport to Byron Bay - under 30 minutes drive from the airport to town

The airport offers up to 58 direct flights per week on Virgin Australia, Jetstar, FlyPelican and Rex.

Flying to Bluesfest?

Thanks to our airline partner Virgin Australia, flights can be purchased via the booking tile on this page.

Purchase flights today and gain access to the best available airfares flying with Virgin. Velocity Frequent Flyer members will also earn both Velocity Frequent Flyer Points and status credits on their Bluesfest flights.



  • Gold Coast/Coolangatta Airport is 45 minutes drive.
  • Brisbane International & Domestic Airport travel time is approx 1 3/4 hours to get to Bluesfest.
  • Shuttle buses will be running to and from Byron Bay and surrounding areas.
  • Our address is Lot 103 - 105 Pacific Highway, Tyagarah.

Blanch's Bus company will be offering shuttle bus services to and from Byron Bay, Lennox Head and Ballina. The full bus time table will be released closer to the Festival .

Brunswick Valley Coaches will be offering shuttle bus services to and from Bangalow, Mullumbimby, Brunswick Head and Ocean Shores. The full bus time table will be released closer to the Festival.

Transport is also available from outside the local area, see below!

How to get to Byron:




Flights arrive daily to Ballina and the Gold Coast airports, and occasionally to Lismore Airport. Shuttle buses go from all airports to Bluesfest and surrounds.

Ballina Byron Gateway Airport  (south) is about a thirty minute drive along the highway to Bluesfest

Gold Coast Airport  (which is located to the north) takes about 45 minutes to get to Bluesfest

Brisbane International & Domestic  (north) takes approx 1 3/4 hours to get to Bluesfest.


Flights arriving at and departing from Brisbane International Airport and Gold Coast International Airport,

Gold Coast airport (which is located to the north) is about 45 minutes from Bluesfest.

Airport Bus Transfers:

Servicing Ballina, Byron Bay, Brisbane Airport, Brisbane City and Gold Coast, via the Bluesfest Site during the festival:

Servicing Brisbane and Gold Coast:

Servicing Byron Bay and Ballina:


Travel times to Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm (by car), depending on traffic:

  • Mullumbimby: 5 mins
  • Byron Bay: 15 mins
  • Ballina: 35 mins
  • Coffs Harbour: 3 hrs 20 mins
  • Surfers: 1 hr
  • Brisbane GPO: 1 hr 45 mins
  • Brisbane Airport: 1 hr 50 mins
  • Noosa: 3 hrs 25 mins


Taxi - 02 66 855008 -

For luxury transport contact Byron Bay Luxury Transfers on 0488 426600




Travel from Sydney, Brisbane via the Gold Coast, to Byron Bay : 


Thanks to you can now carpool to Bluesfest

There is also a new locally designed and developed car pool app called Miler!

Miler has been created to sustainably connect drivers and passengers going the same way. Miler is a unique blend of ride sharing convenience, social networking and resource saving at the touch of a button.

More info available at: | Download iOS App | Miler Facebook Page | email: