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Route 640X Byron Bay – Lennox Head – Ballina – Lismore (Blanch’s trial service)

Our partner, Blanch’s Bus Company is pleased to announce a new express bus service running between Byron Bay and Lismore via Lennox Head and Ballina (and return). This service is currently a trial service, starting December 4, 2017, for a six-month period initially. The service is a joint initiative between Blanch’s and Transport for NSW.

640X & 641X Express Service Fares

All fares internally within the boundaries of Lismore will be based on 1 section full adult value of $2.20, with usual concessions.

All fares for travel externally from Lismore ( ie Ballina, Lennox Head, Byron Bay, Bangalow to Lismore ) will be based on a $6.60 full adult fare with usual concessions.


Passes must be produced for concession discounts each time a ticket is purchased. Unreadable passes are invalid. Passengers 16 years and over are required to pay full fare unless travelling to and from school, or upon presenting a valid school pass or the other valid ID. Note health care cards do not entitle travellers to concession fares.


Wheelchair access – Route usually serviced by a low floor wheelchair accessible vehicle. Periodic maintenance may affect availability. Please check prior to journey.
B - Journey operates via Beech Drive only
C - Connects at Mullumbimby with BVC 645 Service travelling to and from Ocean Shores
Q - Bus travels via Hayters Hill to Byron Bay school days. Departs from Bangalow Hotel
S - Journey operates NSW school days only
T - School days diverts via Catholic schools
V - Journey operates NSW school holidays only
X - Bus sets down at Swift St school days only
Y - Arrival time at Jonson St is 8.30am during school vacation
Z - Service commences from corner Bayshore Drive & Centennial Circuit on Saturdays
*** - Enter on request
.... - Journey does not operate past this timing point

Lost Property

Please take all items with you before you leave ths bus. If you find an item left on the bus, please hand it to the driver. Lost property enquiries for this service can be made at our depot, on 6686 2144 during office hours only. Please keep your bus tickets to help identify the bus involved.

*Weekends & Public Holidays

Route 641 operates weekdays. Route 637 operates weekdays and Saturday evenings (not Easter Saturday). Routes 664 and 665 operate weekdays and Saturdays (not Easter Saturday). Route 640 operates on weekdays, Saturdays and Sundays. On public holidays the Route 640 Sunday timetable operates (not Christmas Day).

Other Resources

Download Timetable

Download Route 640X Timetable
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General Travel Information

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