Yamba Directions and Transport Options

Getting here by Car

A drive to Yamba is a short trip from Brisbane or a pleasant drive from Sydney. Yamba is a short exit from the Pacific Hwy along the Clarence River.

Click below for easy directions:

Getting here by Air

The nearest airport is Grafton Airport. There is also a private airstrip on Palmers Island, just outside Yamba. Yamba is also serviced by Lismore and Ballina airports, with several daily flights to Sydney. Check flight schedules and prices with airline providers.

Airlines that Fly to the Yamba region:

Nearby Airports:

Shuttle Service

Getting here by Train

Countrylink travels from Sydney, Brisbane & Melbourne (including other regional areas such as Wagga Wagga, Goulburn & Kempsey) to Grafton with local transfers to Yamba available.

Countrylink Travel Centre
Through Street, South Grafton
13 22 32 or (02) 6640 9438

Getting here by Bus or Coach

Several bus companies service the Clarence Valley from major metropolitan and regional cities, many of which have regular services travelling the Pacific Highway. Regular route bus services in the Clarence Valley link the major centres of Grafton, Iluka, Maclean and Yamba and surrounding villages.

Busways Northcoast
Clarence Valley public transport bus service covers Grafton, Ulmarra, Maclean, Yamba & Iluka. Services to Copmanhurst & Jackadgery also available.
(02) 6645 8941
Grafton: (02) 6642 2954

Countrylink Travel Centre
Through Street, South Grafton
13 22 32 or (02) 6640 9438

Greyhound Pioneer
National Bus Service
13 14 99

Kirklands Buslines
Grafton - Lismore - Ballina - Byron Bay
(02) 6622 1499

Premier Motor Service
Australian East Coast Bus Service
13 34 10

Renting a Car

If you choose to leave your car at home and travel to Yamba by air, rail or bus, you can hire a car from one of several local companies and take in the sights of this spectacular area at your own pace.

Avis Car Rentals
Grafton Airport & United Petrol Station, 105 Bent St, South Grafton (pick-up/drop-off point only)
(02) 6643 2922

Thrifty Car Rental
Yamba Marina, Yamba Road, Yamba NSW 2464
(02) 6646 9898

Cnr Pacific Highway & Hunter Street, South Grafton (at Raven Smash Repairs)
13 27 27

Hertz Rent-A-Car
Cnr Prince & Oliver Streets, Grafton (behind Ampol service station)
(02) 6642 8585

Grafton Car & Ute Hire
Cnr Ryan & Kelly Streets, South Grafton
(02) 6642 7700


Airport Transfers, Taxis & Limousines

Clarence Valley Airport Shuttle
Airport shuttle from all major regional airports
(02) 6645 3461 

Dux Limousines
Stretch Limousines and hire cars.
(02) 6646 3800 or 0424 966 390

Northland Prestige Limousines
New Street, South Grafton
1300 784 353

Northland Prestige Limousines (Airport Transfers)
New Street, South Grafton
1300 784 353

Taxi / Airport Shuttle
Yamba Taxis 1 Bent Street, Yamba NSW 2464
13 10 08

Grafton Taxis
Pound Street, Grafton
131 008 or (02) 6642 3622

Maclean Taxis
3 Morven Street, Maclean
(02) 6645 2122