Gold Coast to Byron Bay
Fancy a day at the beach? Take a road trip from the Gold Coast to Byron Bay in a comfortable and convenient Greyhound Bus!
From the glitz and glamour of the Gold Coast to the laid-back lifestyle and unspoilt natural environment of Byron Bay, this is a short trip that can be as relaxing or as action-packed as you want it to be.
On your bus trip from the Gold Coast to Byron Bay, you can soak up the sun in Surfers Paradise; hit the world-class surf breaks and crystal-clear waters of Coolangatta; and enjoy the simple pleasures of the sleepy seaside village of Brunswick Heads.
Once you arrive in Byron Bay, you’ll be spoilt for choice! You can witness incredible views of the ocean and keep an eye out for turtles, whales, dugongs and dolphins from the iconic Byron Bay Lighthouse; go hunting for souvenirs and local organic food at the Byron Bay Markets on the first Sunday of each month; take a trip to nearby Nimbin, the alternative capital of Australia; and get your adrenaline pumping with a tandem skydive.
If you’re already a surfer, you’ll definitely want to bring your board. We’ve got plenty of room in our oversized luggage bins, so it can stay with you the whole time.
On the bus from the Gold Coast to Byron Bay, you can kick back, relax and enjoy the comfort of a state-of-the-art Greyhound bus, with reclining leather seats, free WiFi, in-seat USB chargers and panoramic windows now standard in all of our coaches.
We offer seat selection when you book your travel from the Gold Coast to Byron Bay, so the days of queuing up early to score a window seat are over. You can follow your journey’s progress with our real-time coach tracker, and you can even earn G-Dollars to put towards your next great Greyhound adventure when you join our Greyhound Rewards program!
Answer the call of the beach and book your ticket from the Gold Coast to Byron Bay now!
STOPS BETWEEN GOLD
COAST & BYRON BAY*
Southport (Gold Coast)
Surfers Paradise (Gold Coast)
Coolangatta (Gold Coast)
*Not all stops are available
on every service
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Where do buses depart from on the Gold Coast and in Byron Bay?
On the Gold Coast, buses to Byron Bay depart from the Gold Coast Transit Centre, Corner Gold Coast Highway and Beach Road, Surfers Paradise. In Byron Bay, buses to the Gold Coast depart from 84 Jonson Street.
What amenities can I expect on the bus?
All our buses from the Gold Coast to Byron Bay come with free WiFi, USB chargers, reclining seats, and a restroom.
How long does it take to get from the Gold Coast to Byron Bay?
The bus trip from the Gold Coast to Byron Bay takes approximately 3h 20m.
How much is a bus ticket from the Gold Coast to Byron Bay?
All our bus fares come in three tiers – Early Bird, Advantage and Premium – with prices varying based on how far in advance you are making a booking. You can find the most up-to-date price for your trip by searching available trips online or by calling our customer service team on 1300 473 946. For more information on different types of available fares visit our Compare Fares page.
Where can I buy a ticket?
The easiest and cheapest way to buy a bus ticket for your Gold Coast to Byron Bay trip is to book directly on our website. Your ticket is then saved in your My Greyhound account where you can manage your booking, and simply show an electronic copy of your ticket on your phone to the bus driver when you board.
You can also book your trips on the phone by contacting our friendly customer service on 1300 473 946, at our ticket outlets/travel agencies, or directly with the bus driver*.
*Please note that all bookings made through our call centre, travel centres and tickets purchased directly from drivers will incur a booking fee of $5.
**For more information see our FAQ page.