getting here


Located on the Bruxner Highway and easily accessed by car, Lismore is within a 2.5 hour drive of Brisbane and around 9 hours from Sydney.

Lismore is serviced by Regional Express Airlines (REX) offering passengers 52 flights per week between Sydney and Lismore. Lismore Regional Airport is only a 5 minute drive away from the City Centre with taxi, limousine and hire car services available. There’s friendly service, plenty of free parking during daylight hours, secure paid parking overnight, free wireless internet access, a meeting room and a spacious, air-conditioned terminal with refreshments, light meals and gourmet coffee available.

Lismore Regional Airport
13 17 13

Regional Express Airlines
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Several coach and bus operators provide services to Lismore from major centres throughout Australia and the region. For the latest timetables, contact the Lismore Transit Centre on 02 6621 8620 or the following companies:

Northern Rivers Buslines
02 6626 1499 or 1300 367 077

Wallers Bus Co.
02 6622 6266 or 0428 255 284

Nimbin - Byron Bay Shuttle Bus
0413 217 153

Premier Motor Service
13 34 10

Byron Easy Bus
02 6685 7447

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

NSW Trainlink
13 22 32

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02 6621 9022                                                                       

Budget Car Hire
02 6622 1900

02 6621 8855                                   

Realistic Car Rentals
02 6622 1566

02 6622 2266

Simes Bros

02 6621 5416

Carl Heydon Elegant Cars
02 6689 1490

Lismore Luxury Limousines
02 6622 5466 or 0418 216 414

Lismore Taxis
131 008

The Lismore Late Nighter bus service operates every Saturday night between 11.30am and 3.45am travelling from the city centre to most suburban areas of Lismore. Fares are $3.00 each way and a security officer accompanies the bus from midnight. For Late Nighter map and timetable information, visit Council’s website

  • Airlines

  • Rotorwing Helicopters Pty. Ltd.

    Rotorwing Helicopters Pty. Ltd.


    Providing Helicopter Services to Lismore and the greater community. Charters, Training, Joy-flights and Water bombing Fire support (more)

  • Regional Express (REX) Airlines

    Regional Express (REX) Airlines

    Rex Airlines is the primary service connecting Lismore Regional Airport to multiple capital and regional airports in Australia. It operates daily from Lismore (more)

  • Airports

  • Lismore Regional Airport

    Lismore Regional Airport


    Rex and Lismore Regional Airport will treat you to the best in country hospitality and facilities on your next trip to the Far North Coast. From the time you (more)

  • Car Rentals

  • Hertz Rent-a-Car

    Hertz Rent-a-Car


    New South Wales is one of Australia's most diverse states, encompassing 1400km of magnificent beaches, fertile river valleys and hinterland areas, the winter (more)

  • Thrifty Car & Truck Rentals Lismore

    Thrifty Car & Truck Rentals Lismore


    Whether you’re in Brisbane or Broome, Darwin or Dubbo, we’re never far away. We have more than 210 convenient locations at all major airports and (more)

  • Budget Car Hire Lismore

    Budget Car Hire Lismore


    Budget Rent a Car is renowned for meticulously maintained vehicles and quality service. We offer a wide range of cars, 4WDs and mini buses as well as Australia (more)

  • Avis Car Hire Lismore

    Avis Car Hire Lismore


    When you need a rental car for 30 days to a maximum of 11 months, Avis offers you great savings and fast convenient services with our Mini Lease Program. (more)

  • Realistic Car Rentals Lismore

    Realistic Car Rentals Lismore


    Realistic Car rentals is based in Lismore, far north coast northern rivers NSW. We supply new and near new late model cars and utilities for rental on a daily, (more)

  • Byron Easy Bus

    Byron Easy Bus


    Take the stress out of travelling catch the easybus, we can connect you to Gold Coast, Ballina and Brisbane airport with Byron Easy Buses fast, reliable airport (more)

  • Europcar



    Europcar offers a reliable service at competitive rates, with over 100 locations across Australia including major airports, capital cities and many suburbs and (more)

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