English Language School

Established 1998

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Byron Bay is situated 820km North of Sydney and 168km South of Brisbane. The nearest airport is at Ballina, 30 kilometres South from Byron Bay. Jetstar and Virgin Blue offer flights to Ballina from Sydney. Please e-mail us and we will advise you of the best way to arrive safely in Byron Bay


Brisbane Airport Transfer $270 * 168 klms 1hr 50 mins
Brisbane Airport Transfer - Shared $175pp * 168 klms 1hr 50 mins
Gold Coast Airport Transfer $150 65 klms 45 minutes
Ballina Airport Transfer $110 30 klms 25 minutes


* Important: For flight arrivals from 10pm until 6am inclusive, a late night/early morning surcharge applies. Brisbane $60 and Gold Coast $30.


One of our representatives will greet you at Brisbane (International or domestic), Gold Coast or Ballina Airports and transfer you to Byron Bay by car. This service is often the best choice after a long flight from your country. Please email us for airport pick up details if you are arriving in Brisbane.


Sydney International Airport: Students who fly to Sydney need connecting flights to:


Option 1: Ballina (Jetstar or Virgin Blue - Flight time:1 hour) ... Pick-up : $110 per person


Option 2: Gold Coast (Coolangatta) (Jetstar or Virgin Blue or Tiger Airways - Flight time:1 hr 10 min) ... Pick-up: $150 per person



Self travel


Step 1: Fly to Brisbane International Airport


Step 2: Take a Byron Bay Shuttle Bus to your Byron Bay address - from $70 per person (150 minutes). This shuttle bus services leaves the International and domestic terminals 4- 5 times per day. For more details please see: or


We will meet you at the bus stop!