How to travel from Albany to Yamba, Australia

The distance between Albany and Yamba is around 4,178km (2,596 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take the bus which takes around 8h 50m.

10 routes found

We've found 10 different ways to get from Albany to Yamba by plane, bus, train and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Plane and Bus

Fly from Albany (ALH) to Ballina (BNK) then take the bus to Yamba YHA.

  • Duration8h 50m
  • Flight time6h 35m
  • Typical cost
    A$1,100($740)
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Bus and Train

Take the bus to Transwa Bay Transwa East Perth Set-Down then take the train to Sydney Central Station then take the bus to Yamba YHA.

  • Duration3 days 19h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    A$955($645)
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Drive

Drive to Yamba.

  • Duration1 day 20h
  • Distance4,178km (2,596 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Albany and Yamba

There are several options for getting from Albany to Yamba by plane, bus, train and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus, then fly and then take the train which costs around A$710 ($480) and will take around 16hrs. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and then take the bus and arrive in approximately 8h 50m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$1,100 ($740).

The distance between Albany and Yamba is around 4,178km (2,596 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 3,376km (2,098 miles)

It takes around 8h 50m to get from Albany and Yamba by plane and bus. If you are travelling by car it will take around 1 day 20h to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Albany to Yamba is to fly and then take the bus which takes around 8h 50m and will set you back approx A$1,100 ($740).

The cheapest way to travel between Albany and Yamba, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus, then fly and then take the train which will typically cost around A$710 ($480) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Albany and Yamba. We recommend that you fly from Albany (ALH) to Ballina (BNK) then take the bus to Yamba YHA. instead which will take 8h 50m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Albany and Yamba. We recommend that you fly from Albany (ALH) to Ballina (BNK) then take the bus to Yamba YHA. instead which will take 8h 50m.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Albany to Yamba. We recommend that you fly from Albany (ALH) to Ballina (BNK) then take the bus to Yamba YHA. instead which will take 8h 50m.

The closest major airport to Yamba is Ballina Byron Airport (BNK) (BNK) which is approximately 70km (43 miles) from Yamba. Coffs Harbour Airport (CFS) (CFS) and Gold Coast Airport (OOL) (OOL) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

Yes it is possible to drive from Albany and Yamba. The distance is around 4,178km (2,596 miles) by road and it will take around 1 day 20h in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Albany to Yamba is to fly and then take the bus which takes, on average, 8h 50m and will usually cost around A$1,100 ($740).

How do I get from Albany to Yamba

Compare travel optionsbetween Albany and Yamba

Transport options from Albany to Yamba
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Plane and Bus + 7 similar
8h 50m
A$1,100($740)
once daily4,375km (2,719 miles)
Fly to Coffs Harbour (CFS), Bus8h 55m
A$1,100($740)
once daily4,254km (2,643 miles)
Fly to Gold Coast (OOL), bus9hrs
A$830($560)
once daily4,207km (2,614 miles)
Bus and Plane13h 55m
A$795($535)
once daily4,250km (2,641 miles)
Plane, Train and Bus11hrs
A$1,055($710)
twice daily4,365km (2,712 miles)
Plane, Bus and Train11h 25m
A$1,025($690)
every 20 mins4,288km (2,665 miles)
Fly to Armidale (ARM), bus and train12h 30m
A$1,315($885)
twice a week4,402km (2,735 miles)
Bus, Plane and Train16hrs
A$710($480)
once daily4,408km (2,739 miles)
Bus and Train
3 days 19h
A$955($645)
once a week5,088km (3,161 miles)
Drive
1 day 20h
A$790($530)
on demand4,178km (2,596 miles)

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Airports near Yamba

The following major airports near Yamba offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Australia and internationally.

BNK
Ballina Byron Airport (BNK)
Domestic Airport
Distance
70km (43 miles) from Yamba
CFS
Coffs Harbour Airport (CFS)
Domestic Airport
Distance
101km (63 miles) from Yamba
OOL
Gold Coast Airport (OOL)
International Airport
Distance
142km (89 miles) from Yamba