Byron Bay travel guide

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You're Going to Love Byron Bay

With a population of 6,764, Byron Bay is a must-see destination in New South Wales, Australia. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

Where to Eat in Byron Bay

If you’re looking for affordable options, Karkalla (10/8 Fletcher St) and Kouzina Byron Bay (Arts & Industrial Estate 1 Acacia St) are great picks.

When to visit Byron Bay

Byron Bay in October
Estimated hotel price
C$ 82
1 night at 3-star hotel
Byron Bay in October
Estimated hotel price
C$ 82
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Byron Bay


When flying to Byron Bay, you’ll arrive at Ballina Byron (BNK), which is located 14 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to Byron Bay from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 26h 50m.


Another option to get to Byron Bay is to pick up a car rental from Brisbane, which is about 89 miles from Byron Bay. You’ll find branches of Apex and Bargain Car Rentals, among others, in Brisbane.

Airports near Byron Bay

Airlines serving Byron Bay

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
Good (1,738 reviews)
Air France
Good (638 reviews)
United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
Good (1,704 reviews)
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Air Canada
Good (2,667 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (606 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (589 reviews)
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Etihad Airways
Good (445 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (3,462 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (220 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
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Korean Air
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Where to stay in Byron Bay

From 5-star hotels such as the Crystalbrook Byron to great affordable options like the The Lord Byron, Byron Bay offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around C$ 181 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 390 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include The Surf House and Aquarius Backpacker Resort.

Where to stay in popular areas of Byron Bay

Most booked hotels in Byron Bay

Waves Byron Bay
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 218+
Byron Bay Yha
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
C$ 32+
Arts Factory Lodge
Good (7, Good reviews)
C$ 31+

Renting a car in Byron Bay

Expect to pay C$ 1.46 per litre in Byron Bay (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 17.51 and C$ 23.35.