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Byron Bay Bluesfest

Travel to and from Bluesfest

Coming to Bluesfest?

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.

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.

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 Virgin Australia, Jetstar, 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.

    Independent Traveller

  • By Taxi:

    Book With GoByron - Ride Better - Bookings essential. Phone: (02)66209200 or visit

  • By Car:

    Parking is available on site with travel times to Bluesfest (Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm), depending on traffic:

    • Mullumbimby: 5 mins
    • Byron Bay: 10 mins
    • Ballina: 30 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
  • By Festival Shuttle Bus:

    Shuttle buses will be running to and from Byron Bay and surrounding areas.

    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.

  • By Bus or Train:

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

  • By 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: