With its coastal location and proximity to the Gold Coast and Ballina, getting to Byron Bay is an easy task. Just a 45 minute drive from Coolangatta Airport (OOL), Byron Bay is easily reached via the M1 Motorway. All major airlines provide service to Coolangatta Airport including Virgin Australia, Qantas, Jetstar and Tigerair along with three international airlines. Ballina/Byron Gateway Airport (BNK) is just a 30 minute drive away and offers direct service from Sydney, Melbourne and Newcastle.