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Lismore is 45km inland from Byron Bay, 100km south of the Gold Coast and is serviced by Regional Express Airlines (REX) offering passengers 52 flights per week between Sydney and Lismore.

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Lismore is located on the Bruxner Highway providing easy access via car. Lismore is within 2.5 hours drive of Brisbane, with Sydney approximately 9 hours by road. If you are looking for driving directions you just can't go past a visit to the Lismore Visitor Centre where you can pick up a selection of fabulous maps. You can also plan your trip in advance by using the travel planner. Just type in the location you are travelling from and the location you eant to travel to and the planner will provide the dest driving rout and map journey for you. The travel planner is available here.


Lismore airport is just 5 minutes drive from the CBD and there is taxi, limousine and hire car services available. Facilities include a spacious fully air-conditioned terminal, free parking, off site secure undercover parking, Caddies cafe and there are lounge and meeting rooms available for hire. Lismore is serviced daily by Regional Express Airlines.
Qantas and Virgin Blue service the Gold Coast Airport one hour north of Lismore, and Ballina, only 25 minutes east of Lismore.


Several coach operators provide services to Lismore from major centres throughout Australia.

Northern Rivers Buslines
02 6626 1499 or
Alstonville, Byron Bay, Ballina, Bangalow, Lennox Head, Tenterfield, Grafton

Premier Motor Service
13 34 10 or
Daily - Brisbane - Lismore - Sydney and NSW South Coast


CountryLink services are available from Sydney to Casino with a change over and bus from Casino to Lismore.
13 22 32 or

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