Local Transport Guide

The Northern Rivers Transport Guide
Including Tweed, Byron, Ballina, Lismore, Kyogle, Clarence Valley & Richmond Valley

This transport guide will help you find out how to choose more active or sustainable modes of transport in your day-to-day life – leading to a happier, healthier, more environmentally friendly lifestyle.

This website has been compiled by the Northern Rivers Social Development Council’s (NRSDC) Transport Development Project (TDP) from information available. Whilst all care has been taken in the preparation of this site, NRSDC & the TDP accepts no liability for any inconvenience, loss or injury, howsoever caused, that may occur by the express or implied reliance on this information.

Airport Shuttle

Byron Easy Bus operates 2 daily return shuttles between Casino and Coolangatta (Gold Coast) and Brisbane airports. Call (02) 6685 7447 or visit locations include the Casino Visitor Information Centre, the Lismore Transit Centre, Southern Cross University and townships between Lismore and Byron Bay.

Car Hire

Choose car hire with a local Richmond Valley business, pickup and return in Casino.

Richmond River Hire
112 North Street, Casino
Phone: (02) 6662 6866

Most other major car rental companies allow pickup from Lismore airport.

Road Closures and Road Conditions

All road closures for Richmond Valley Council and other Northern Rivers councils are compiled on the Northern Rivers MyRoadInfo - a centralised information website service. Use this handy website to plan your flood routes throughout the Richmond Valley, or to take note of planned maintenance during your travels.

To get the most up-to-date information for a particular road, be sure to click on the details link against each road.


The Northern Rivers Carpool is a free, online service for anyone who wants to save money, meet new people and reduce their carbon footprint while travelling to work or study.

Northern Rivers Carpool will match you with other people travelling in the same direction to your place of work or study. It's so easy! Carpooling can save you time and money, reduces driving stress, make new friends, and helps reduce greenhouse emissions.

Further information visit the Northern Rivers Carpool website.