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Splendour in the Grass 2018

Splendour in the Grass

Yelgun, North Byron Bay Parklands



There is no train station in Byron Bay however the closest station to the Parklands is Casino. From there, buses will be operating between the station and Byron Bay.


Trackwork is carried out on an ongoing basis to maintain the safety, reliability and efficiency of the Sydney Trains network. Trackwork may affect how you travel to and from events. For the latest information, check travel alerts and trackwork or use the Trip Planner.

There are a number of frequent shuttle buses as well as scheduled bus services running from surrounding areas to get you to the Parklands.

See the detailed timetable for times, locations and ticket costs on the Splendour in the Grass Festival bus information page.

Buses will be running between the festival and Byron Bay, Suffolk Park, Mullumbimby, Brunswick Heads, Ocean Shores, New Brighton, South Golden Beach, North Ocean Shores, Crabbes Creek, Mooball, Burringbar, Pottsville, Hastings Point, Cabarita, Casuarina, & Kingscliff.

  • Tickets for services heading to the festival can be purchased from bus attendants prior to boarding the bus.
  • Tickets for services leaving the festival can be purchased at the Bus Ticket Booth or the Information booth. 

Services to and from Ballina, Lennox Head, Lismore and Bangalow will be provided by Ballina Buses, see timetables or call (02) 6686 3666

For service disruption information check travel alerts or use the Trip Planner.



Heavy traffic is expected on roads approaching the Parklands including the Pacific Motorway and Tweed Valley Way so expect some delays and allow extra travel time.

For the latest traffic information visit Live Traffic NSW or download a real-time traffic app.

The taxi rank will be located near Gate C just off Tweed Valley Way. Look for the Taxi Rank and Pick Up / Drop Off signs.

The following taxi companies operate services in the Byron Bay area and surrounds:

Byron Bay Taxis (Byron Bay, Brunswick Heads & Mullumbimby Areas                         

02 6685 5008

 Tweed Taxis (Areas north of North Byron Parklands)

1300 656 818

 Gold Coast Taxis (Gold Coast)

07 5588 1234

 Kingscliff Tweed Coast Taxis (Kingscliff to Pottsville)

1300 992 487

For details of taxi networks servicing the NSW area visit NSW Taxi Council.

Parking restrictions will be in place on local roads, so make sure you plan ahead and purchase your parking pass if you plan on driving to the festival as fines will apply for illegal parking.

All vehicles entering the Parklands need to carry a pre-purchased Parking Pass. For more information visit Splendour in the Grass FAQ page 

The number of vehicle passes available each day will be capped so plan ahead.

Accessible trips are shown in the Trip Planner with the wheelchair icon. You can select "accessible services only" in the Options to ensure you only see accessible services. Only trip plans with accessible train platforms, ferry wharves and buses will be presented. See accessible travel or download a transport app (select the "Accessibility" filter).

For more information on Accessibility at the Festival visit the Splendour in the Grass FQA’s page