You can fly to Ballina/Byron airport from Sydney on Virgin, Jetstar or Rex Air (flights daily) or direct flights from Melbourne with Jetstar (daily). Le Paradis is around 10 minutes from the airport and rental cars are readily available although it is wise to book ahead, especially in peak holiday seasons or long weekends. Pick ups or limousine transfers can also be arranged upon request.
Alternatively, access to Le Paradis via Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide has been made easier with an increase in direct fights to Coolangatta/Gold Coast airport. Air New Zealand has commenced direct flights from Auckland and Christchurch to Coolangatta along with Virgin Blue which has commenced direct flights from Canberra. Since the upgrade to the Pacific Highway, transfer from Coolangatta to Le Paradis is now an easy 50 minutes.
Many international flights now also arrive into Brisbane airport with regular transfers available from the airport to Byron Bay/Ballina by shuttle bus, coach, private car rental or luxury transfer.
Le Paradis is located on the easternmost point in Australia, on the Far North Coast of NSW. It lies on the coastal escarpment between Byron Bay and Lennox head and is equidistant between Byron Bay and Ballina.
Le Paradis provides easy access to Lennox Head, Bangalow and all other local amenities and attractions. It is a leisurely 1.45 hours drive south of the capital of Queensland, Brisbane, 1 hours drive south of Surfers Paradise, and 10 hours drive north of Sydney. There is only one traffic light between the Brisbane CBD and Le Paradis!
A range of private transport companies provide regional passengers services for the resident population as well as airport shuttle services for tourists.
With its network of trains and coaches, Countrylink provides safe and reliable transport from all parts of NSW, Melbourne, plus a service from Brisbane to Byron Bay/Ballina. There is also a daily service from Sydney to Byron Bay via train to Grafton or Casino and then bus to Byron Bay or Ballina. Refer to www.countrylink.info for timetables, fares and online booking.