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 ( www.ballinabyronairport.com.au )
Ballina airport offers up to 58 direct flights per week on Jetstar,
Virgin Australia, FlyPelican and Rex.
- Gold Coast/Coolangatta Airport is 45 minutes drive.
- Brisbane International & Domestic Airport travel time is approx 1 hr 50 mins to Bluesfest.
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.
Book With GoByron - Ride Better - Bookings essential. Phone: (02)66209200 or visit www.gobyron.com.au
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 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: