Byron Bay Bluesfest

Travel to and from Bluesfest

Coming to Bluesfest?

*Please note below times and pick up addresses are from the 2018 event. These could be subject to change for the 2019 event. 

Travelling to Bluesfest is easy and hassle free whether you are local or coming from interstate. Located approximately 10 minutes from Byron Bay, 30 minutes from Ballina Airport and 40 minutes from Gold Coast Airport.

Our Bluesfest Home is located on Bundjalung land at Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm. Situated between Byron Bay and Brunswick Heads, it is approximately 10 minutes north of Byron and 5 minutes south of Brunswick Heads.

Local festival shuttle busses – the most convenient way to get to Bluesfest

Shuttle buses will be running to and from Byron Bay and surrounding areas including the Tweed Coast.

Blanch’s Bus company will be offering shuttle bus services to and from Byron Bay, Lennox Head and Ballina. View timetable here

Brunswick Valley Coaches will be offering shuttle bus services to and from Bangalow, Mullumbimby, Brunswick Heads and Ocean Shores. View timetable here

J&B Bus Service will be offering a shuttle bus service to from Pottsville to Chinderah stopping in Hastings Point, Cabarita, Casuarina, Kingscliff and Chinderah: View timetable here

J and B Buses Blues Festival Timetable - Tweed Coast (Northern Route)

1st Bus Departs Blues Festival @ 9.30 PM. Last Bus Departs Site @ 12.30 AFlying to Bluesfest?
Ballina Byron Gateway Airport is our airport partner. It is the closest airport to Byron Bay and is just under a 30 minute drive to the festival ( )

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

Other Airports

  • Gold Coast/Coolangatta Airport is 45 minutes drive.
  • Brisbane International & Domestic Airport travel time is approx 1 hr 50 mins to Bluesfest.

Vehicle Hire

Thanks to Thrifty our official event vehicle hire company we can offer you the best deals with upgrades and discounts when booking through the Thrifty booking tile located on this page

With a wide range of vehicle hire options Thrifty can get you to the festival in style.