Big Volcano® (Wollumbin) Visitor Guide

Northern Rivers NSW and Gold Coast QLD transportation services, including scheduled coach, train and airlines, and public transport services.

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Transportation: Scheduled and Charter

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The Ballina, Byron Bay, Casino, Gold Coast region is very well served by scheduled coach, train and airline services, with two international airports withing 90 minutes drive, and 3 domestic regional airports serving the region.

Taxi cab services each of the major towns and surrounding local areas, and a wide variety of public bus services plying local routes between towns and villages in the region, from Evans Head and the Clarence Valley in the south, north to Brisbane in Queensland, and west to Tenterfield and New England.

Visitor information about this region and Australia for overseas visitors

Airports

  NameLocality Map Telephone
  Regional Airports QLD/NSW -
  Ballina Byron Gateway Airport: BNK Ballina (02) 6681 1858
  Gold Coast Airport: OOL Bilinga (07) 5589 1100
  Brisbane International Airport: BNE Brisbane (07) 3406 3000
  Lismore Airport: LSY Lismore (02) 6622 8296
  Sydney Airport: SYD Sydney (02) 9667 9111

Airlines

  NameLocality Map Telephone
  Air Asia: OOL, SYD National 1300 76 0330
  Air New Zealand: BNE, OOL, SYD National 13 24 76
  Jetstar: BNE, BNK, OOL, SYD National 13 15 38
  Scoot: OOL, SYD National (02) 8520 1888
  Tiger Airways: BNE, OOL, SYD National (03) 9999 2888
  Virgin Australia Airlines: BNE, BNK, OOL, SYD National 13 67 89
  QANTAS: BNE, BNK, OOL, SYD National 13 13 13
  Air North: ISA, OOL, TSV Intrastate 1800 627 474
  Regional Express (REX) Airlines: BNK, LSY, SYD Intrastate 13 17 13

Airport Transfer Services

  NameLocality Map Telephone
  Airtrain services: BNE Brisbane/Gold Coast -
  Byron Bay Airbus: BNK, LSY, OOL Byron Bay (02) 6684 3232
  Byron easyBus : BNE,OOL, BNK Byron Bay (02) 6685 7447
  Xcede Airport Transfers:  BNK, OOL Byron Bay (02) 6620 9200
  Gold Coast Tourist Shuttle:  OOL Gold Coast (07) 5574 5111
  Con-X-ion: BNE, OOL Surfers Paradise (07) 5591 2525
  AAExpress (Air Asia X): Brisbane <> OOL Brisbane (07) 3103 0198
1.00 PM to 9.00 PM, Mon-Fri only

Charter Hire: Bus, Coach, Limousine and Car

  NameLocality Map Telephone
Big volcano icon See also; Car, Motorbike, Bicycle Rentals (Self Drive) Regional Directory -
  Business Class Transfers: BNE, OOL Gold Coast 1300 763 005
  Gold Coast Shuttle: BNE, OOL Gold Coast 0401 946 041
  Gold Coast Tourist Shuttle:  OOL Gold Coast (07) 5574 5111
  Coolangatta Tweed Tours and Transfers: BNE, OOL Gold Coast (07) 5668 9129
  Black Label Transfers: BNE, OOL Gold Coast 1300 255 522
  Ballina Airport Transfers: BNK Ballina 1800 992 066
  Northern Breeze Tours Banora Point (07) 5524 2264
  Byron Bay Limousines Byron Bay (02) 6620 9200
  Elle Limousines Kingscliff 1800 355 811
  Tweed Coast Limousines Kingscliff 1800 442 199
  Mazzers Kyogle Coaches Kyogle 1300 888 469
  Captain Harry's Charter Mullumbimby (02) 6684 3324
  Tweed Valley Limousines Murwillumbah (02) 6672 1444
  Elegant Car Hire Nimbin (02) 6689 1490
  Pottsville -Tweed Coast Limousine Service Pottsville (02) 6676 4464
  Brims Coaches Uki (02) 6679 5145

Interstate Services: Coaches, Trains

  NameLocality Map Telephone
Going Places logo Going Places Regional Transport Information

Extensive information by locality, providing all public transport services, timetables, school services, accessibility info and licensed private operators with some web site links.

Northern Rivers, NSW -
  Country Transport Service Information NSW Country 13 15 00
  NSW Trainlink Updated NSW/National 13 22 32
  Sunstate Charters Intrastate QLD/NSW (07) 3868 1688
  Greyhound Australia National 1300 473 946
  Premier Motor Service National 13 34 10

Public Transport: Buses and Taxis

  NameLocality Map Telephone
Going Places logo Going Places Regional Transport Information

Extensive information by locality, providing all public transport services, timetables, school services, accessibility info and licensed private operators with some web site links.

Northern Rivers, NSW -
Big volcano icon See also; Car, Motorbike, Bicycle Rentals (Self Drive) Regional Directory -

Buses

  Surfside Buslines: Gold Coast - Tweed Shire Ashmore (07) 5571 6555
  Blanch's Bus Company: Ballina - Mullumbimby incl. Bangalow, Byron Bay, Lennox Head, Suffolk Park. Ballina (02) 6686 2144
24 hr timetable info
  Brunswick Valley Coaches: Mullumbimby - Brunswick Heads and area - Murwillumbah Ballina (02) 6686 2144
24 hr timetable info
  TransLink: Gold Coast - Brisbane bus, train services Gold Coast 13 12 30
  Wallers Coaches: Lismore - Nimbin - Uki - Murwillumbah Lismore (02) 6622 6266
  Northern Rivers Buslines: Ballina - Lismore, Tenterfield - Geneva - Kyogle - Casino - Lismore, Lismore - Evans Head - Grafton Lismore (02) 6626 1499
  Springbrook/Mudgeeraba Bus Service Springbrook (07) 5533 5133

Taxi Hire

  NameLocality Map Telephone
  Ballina Taxis and Hire Cars Ballina (02) 6686 9999
  Byron Bay Taxis and Limousines Byron Bay (02) 6685 5008
  Casino Cabs Casino (02) 6662 1100
  Evans Head Taxi Service Evans Head 0428 660 511
  Gold Coast Cabs: Ormeau to Coolangatta Helensvale 131 008 (QLD)
(07) 5588 1234
  Tweeds Coast Taxis Kingscliff Kingscliff (02) 6674 1530
  Kyogle Taxi Service Kyogle (02) 6632 1555
  Lismore Taxis Lismore 131 008
(02) 6621 2618
  Tweed Valley Taxis: All areas Murwillumbah (02) 6672 6666
  Tweed Heads Coolangatta Taxis: Tweed Heads 133 422 (Tweed Heads)
1300 656 818
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