Getting To Bluesfest

Bluesfest’s home is located on Byron Events Farm (formerly Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm) just off the Pacific Highway between Byron Bay and Brunswick Heads. Check it out on Google Maps! There will be plenty of signage on the highway guiding you in the right direction. It will be hard to miss Bluesfest!

Click the dropdowns below to find all of the info you need for getting to Bluesfest Byron Bay. Once you arrive on-site and you’ve been directed where to go, be sure to check out our Festival Maps here so you can navigate your way around the stages, campgrounds, car parks, stalls and so much more!


Festival Times

Thursday 1 April

Start 2:00pm  |  Finish 12:00am

Friday 2 April

Start 11:00am  |  Finish 12:00am

Saturday 3 April

Start 11:00am  |  Finish 12:00am

Sunday 4 April

Start 11:00am  |  Finish 12:00am

Monday 5 April

Start 11:00am |  Finish 12:00am

5 Day Season Campers can arrive and set up from 10am Wednesday, 31st of March.




Entry Gates

There are two entrances to the festival
North

The North entrance is for day patrons travelling in cars to the Bluesfest festival, coming from the North.

South

The South entrance is for day patrons travelling in cars to the Bluesfest festival, coming from the South.

The Campers entry point, day patron drop off, buses and taxis are located at the South entrance.

There is disabled parking at both entrances. Please follow the signs and direction from the traffic controllers.

Check out our festival maps here!




Travel

Our beautiful Bluesfest fields are located on Bundjalung Land at Byron Events Farm, approximately 10 minutes north of the iconic Byron Bay and 5 minutes south of the picturesque Brunswick Heads.

Travelling to Bluesfest is easy and hassle-free whether you are local or coming from interstate. We are located only 30 minutes from Ballina Airport and 40 minutes from Gold Coast Airport.

Travel times to Bluesfest (Byron Events Farm):

  • Mullumbimby: 5 mins
  • Byron Bay: 15 mins
  • Ballina: 35 mins
  • Coolangatta/Gold Coast Airport: 50 mins
  • Coffs Harbour: 3 hrs 20 mins
  • Surfers: 1 hr 10 mins
  • Brisbane GPO: 1 hr 45 mins
  • Brisbane Airport: 1 hr 50 mins
  • Noosa: 3 hrs 25 mins



Festival Transport

Coming to Bluesfest?

Thrifty Vehicle Hire

Our official event vehicle hire company Thrifty offers vehicle hire.

Ballina Byron Gateway Airport

Travelling to Bluesfest is easy and hassle-free whether you are local or coming from interstate:

 

If you are flying in for Bluesfest, the local airport, Ballina Byron Gateway Airport is situated less than 30 minutes by car from the festival. The airport offers up to 58 direct flights per week direct from Melbourne, Sydney and Newcastle:

Sydney – Jetstar, Virgin Australia, QANTAS

Melbourne – Jetstar

Newcastle – FlyPelican

Book your flight direct via airport partner websites.




Buses & Timetables

Local Festival Shuttle Buses

CLICK HERE FOR LOCAL BUS TIMETABLES

Buses north of the Byron Shire

  • J & B Buses
    PH: 02 6672 8685

Buses in the Byron Shire and Ballina/Lennox Head

  • Blanch’s Buses (also operates as Brunswick Valley Coaches – BVC)
    PH: 02 6686 2144

Taxi

Book With GoByron. Phone: (02) 6620 9200 or visit gobyron.com.au

Bus or Train

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

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:




Festival Day Parking

Paid Parking

  • Purchase a parking pass for each day of the festival if parking on site.
  • 2 wheeled vehicles are exempt from this fee.
  • Purchase your parking pass here.

Campers Car Parking

  • Campers are exempt from this fee as campers park for free at the campsite under the condition that vehicles in the campground do not leave the campgrounds once parked on-site.
  • If you wish to leave the campsite with your vehicle throughout the festival you will have to purchase daily parking passes. Purchase your parking pass here.