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

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

Travel times to Bluesfest (Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm):

  • 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

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 Busses

Timetables and routes to be confirmed closer to the event


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

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


  • Vehicles in the campground cannot leave the campgrounds once parked on-site. If you wish to use your car throughout the festival you will have to purchase daily parking passes.
  • Campers are not exempt from this fee as campers park for free at the campsite.