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Visitor Information

Brisbane is the nearest Australian capital city to the Northern Rivers.  Travelling south on the Pacific Highway it will take approximately 2 hours to drive.  Driving from Sydney (the next closest capital city), and travelling north on the Pacific Highway, it will take approximately 8 hours to arrive in the Northern Rivers.  Unfortunately there are limited bus and rail services to the Northern Rivers but the following websites might offer some assistance.

CountryLink Trains

Country Bus Services

Depending on where you depart from you may be required to stop-over in Sydney and catch a regional flight to the Northern Rivers.  QANTASJetstarVirgin Blue and Regional Express (REX)are all airlines that fly into the Northern Rivers daily. Airports are located at the Gold Coast, Ballina, Lismore & Grafton.

The below websites may be helpful in organising your visit

Northern Rivers Tourism

Ballina Airport

Gold Coast Airport

Lismore Visitor Information

Grafton Visitor Information 

Murwillumbah Visitor Information