The Krishna Village is located half way between Byron Bay and the Gold Coast, about 30mins inland from the Pacific Highway. The closest town is Murwillumbah, where several bus services stop on their way to Byron Bay, Brisbane and the Gold Coast.
The Krishna Village itself is part of the Hare Krishna Community and School between Murwillumbah and Tyalgum.
Our address is:
525 Tyalgum Rd.
Eungella, NSW 2484
Once you are here, please use our Krishna Village map to find your way around.
Getting from Murwillumbah to the Krishna Village
If you come to Murwillumbah by public transport and need a lift to the Krishna Village, please contact us at least 24hrs in advance to discuss options. Usually, we offer pick ups on Sun-Fri from 8:30am - 1:30pm from Murwillumbah (+ $10).
If you arrive later in the day or on a Sunday, please take a taxi (cost is about $30-35).
Tweed Taxis: (02) 6672 6666
Tweed Valley Taxis: (02) 6672 1344
Pickup from Gold Coast Airport:
Bharat, one of our team members, offers pickups from the Gold Coast airport for $70. To arrange dates & times, please contact him at least 1-2 days in advance on 0490 669 075.
Getting here by plane
The closest airport with the best connections to Murwillumbah is the Gold Coast Airport (33 km). Other airports nearby include Ballina Byron Gateway Airport (75km) and Lismore Regional Airport (87 km).
Gold Coast Airport
The following airlines operate to Gold Coast Airport:
Jetstar to/from Sydney, Newcastle, Melbourne, Adelaide and Cairns
Virgin Australia to/from Sydney, Canberra, Newcastle and Melbourne
Tiger Air to/from Melbourne
Pickup from Gold Coast Airport:
Daneshwar Benson, a friend of the Krishna Village, offers pickups from the Gold Coast airport for $70. To arrange dates & times, please contact him at least 1-2 days in advance on 0402 763 291.
Bus connection from Gold Coast Airport to Murwillumbah:
Take route 761 (Surfside Buses) to Tweed Heads. There, change to route 605 (Surfside Buses) from Tweed Heads to Murwillumbah. For more details, have a look at the Surfside buses website.
A variety of international airlines arrives in Brisbane. For national flights we recommend to use the Gold Coast Airport instead.
Bus connection from Brisbane airport to Murwillumbah:
Take the airport train to Varsity Lakes train station. From there, take the bus line 760 to Tweed Centro shopping centre. There, change to bus line 605 (Surfside Buses) to Murwillumbah.
http://translink.com.au and http://www.surfside.com.au/bus-timetables
Ballina Byron Gateway Airport
The following airlines operate to Ballina Airport:
Jetstar to/from Sydney and Melbourne
Virgin Australia to/from Sydney
Rex to/from Newcastle and Sydney
Bus connections have to be organised via Byron Bay
Complicated, we can't recommended this option. Better use a hire car if you fly via Ballina Byron Airport...
Lismore Regional Airport
The following airlines operate to Lismore Regional Airport:
Rex to/from Sydney
Bus connections have to be organised via Byron Bay as well
Complicated, we can't recommended this option. Better use a hire car, too...
Getting to Murwillumbah by bus
There are a number of companies operating bus services to and from Murwillumbah. Below you will find information about some of these companies.
Premier Motor Service
Operates north to Brisbane (city, not airport) and south to Byron Bay and on to Sydney, stopping at most towns and cities in between.
Phone: 13 34 10
Surfside Buslines (route 605)
Operates between Murwillumbah and the Gold Coast.
Phone: 13 12 30
Operates North to Brisbane and South to Sydney, stopping at most towns and cities in between. Doesn't stop in Murwillumbah, but in Tweed and Byron Bay - could be a convenient option for transfer to/from Brisbane Airport.
Phone: 1300 473 946
Getting to Murwillumbah by train
Murwillumbah itself doesn't have an operating train station anymore. The nearest interchange is “Casino”, from where you can take a bus to Murwillumbah.
Has train services that operate to Casino from Sydney and Brisbane (stopping at most towns and cities in between), with a connecting bus service to Murwillumbah.
Phone: 13 22 32 (in Australia) /+61 2 4907 7501 (outside Australia)
Operates public transport services in South East Queensland
Phone: 13 12 30 (in Australia) /+61 7 3851 8700 (outside Australia)
Getting to Murwillumbah with a hire car
We recommend comparing car hire options for the best deal, e.g. via https://www.vroomvroomvroom.com.au
Brisbane Airport: 07 3633 8666
Coolangatta Airport: 0713 63 33
Brisbane Airport: 07 3000 8600
Gold Coast - Coolangatta Airport: 07 5536 6955
Brisbane Airport - 07 3000 1030
Gold Coast - Coolangatta Airport - 07 5569 3877
Brisbane Airport - 07 38604996
Gold Coast / Coolangatta Airport - 07 55366133
Brisbane Airport - 1800 150 850