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Getting to Nimbin By Car

Located inland of Byron Bay and to the north of Lismore, Nimbin is easily accessed by car. The village is within a 1.5-hour drive of both the Gold Coast and Byron Bay and 30 minutes from Lismore. Recommend that drivers join and check this Facebook group: nth coast RDT locations  Or invite a designated driver? MardiGrass is a wonderful experience for non-cannabis lovers too!


Flying in on your Magic Carpet

Nimbin’s closest airport is Lismore Regional Airport, serviced by Regional Express Airlines (REX).

The Gold Coast Airport in Coolangatta is located 81 kilometres to the north, just over the border to South East Queensland. The drive south to Nimbin meanders through some of the Green Cauldron’s most stunning landscapes and picturesque villages.

Alternatively, the Ballina Byron Gateway Airport, 65 kilometres east of Nimbin, transports visitors to and from the heart of the Northern Rivers and is just minutes away from some of Australia’s most iconic beaches.


By Bus

Greyhound Australia
(Brisbane-Byron Bay-Sydney)
1300 473 946

Premier Coaches
13 34 10

Gosel’s Bus Company
02 6677 9394

Ballina Buslines
02 6686 3666

Kinetic Tweed Coast
(Murwillumbah-Gold Coast Airport-train stations)
07 5579 5932


By Train

NSW Trainlink services are available from Sydney to Casino with a change over and bus from Casino to Lismore.

NSW Train Link
13 22 32