Getting Here

Casino situated on the banks of the Richmond River is easily accessible by either Road, Rail, Air or Bus! 



Casino is fortunate to be accessible by air having 4 domestic and international Airports close by including a short 2.5hr drive from Brisbane domestic/international airport. 

Lismore Regional Airport - Thanks to REX landing only 25km away from Casino.

Ballina Byron Gateway Airport - A short 45min drive from the Casino CBD is Ballina Byron Gateway Airport. With multiple daily flights thanks to Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Rex Airlines getting to Casino from anywhere in Australia has never been easier!

Gold Coast Airport - The unique location of the Gold Coast Airport, servicing both the South East Queensland and Northern New South Wales has seen the ability to welcome over 6.4 million domestic and international passengers annually.

Brisbane Airport - Coming from afar? Fly into Brisbane Domestic or International Airport!



Casino railway station has been serving the town since 1930. Located on the North Coast Line, Casino is accessible via rail from Sydney NSW to Brisbane Queensland.



Local Buses

If you are travelling by bus, make sure you check out bus time tables travelling daily from far and wide.

Evans Head Shuttle Bus Service

Hertz Northern Rivers will be offering a shuttle bus service in Evans Head for:

Beef Meets Reef on Sunday 20 May: Park your car at Stan Payne Oval in Evans Head and catch the shuttle from 10am until 3pm between Stan Payne Oval and Oak Street, Evans Head. Gold coin donation proceeds will support the Westpac Helicopter Service.

Hertz Northern Rivers will also be offering a shuttle bus to and from Evans Head to Casino on the following days.  Limited seats available. Book now by contacting the Woodburn Evans Head RSL Club (02) 6682 4282.

Beef Week Races on Friday 25 May: departing Evans Head Bowlo at 11am and Evans Head RSL at 11.15am. Return from the Casino Racecourse after the last race at approx. 4pm. Cost: $10pp return fare.

Beef Week Saturday 26 May: departing Evans Head Bowlo @ 10am & Evans Head RSL @ 11.15am. Return to Evans Head from the Cecil Hotel in Casino @ approx. 4pm. Cost: $10pp return fare.

Casino CBD Shuttle Bus Service

Make sure you avoid parking issues in the Casino CBD on Beef Week Saturday 26 May and jump on one of our free shuttle busses in Casino. Hertz Northern Rivers will be offering two different 30-minute shuttle bus options to and from the Casino CBD.
The Casino bus shuttles will run from 8am to 12 noon and 1pm to 3pm. Gold coin donation. Check the two shuttle bus loops out below.
Casino South/Gays Hill Line will take you from South, Crawford Square, Charles Ave and many more stops to Casino Library – where buses will drop visitors to all the action in the Casino CBD.

Stops include:

  • Casino Library Carpark
  • Bus Stop at QEP Hartley Street
  • Corner Adams & Hare Street
  • Crawford Square on Light Street
  • Bus Stop Kalinda Place
  • Corner of Figtree and lakeside Dr (Both Ends)
  • Bus Stop on Charles Ave
  • Corner Lakeside Dr and Wills Place
  • Bus Stop Corner of Diary & Hare Street\
  • Casino Library Carpark

Casino North/West/East Line
will pick you up from near the hospital, West End School, near Casino High School, plus many more stops to take you to the festival and back.

Stops include:

  • Corner of Canterbury Street and Croke Lane (Edward Park)
  • Hotham Street and Canterbury Street
  • Bus Stop on Gitana Street (opposite Cedars Nursing Home)
  • Hotham Street Opposite Loco Lane
  • Hotham Street Opposite Clarence Street
  • Hotham Street Opposite Churchhill Cresent
  • Hotham Street Opposite Kurrajong Ave
  • Sheppard Street Opposite Oak Ave
  • Corner of Barling Street and Queensland Road
  • Corner of Fredricks and Sandilands Street
  • Dyraaba Street Opposite Foscars
  • Dyraaba Street Opposite Wheat Street
  • Cumberland Street on the corner of Short Street
  • Clarke Street Opposite Frances Street
  • Johnston Street Bus Stops (opposite Country Crumbs & Opposite East Street)
  • Casino Library Carpark



Casino is located on the North Coast of New South Wales making it a picturesque drive from the Eastern Capital Cities. Located on the junction of the Summerland Way and the Bruxner Highway, Casino is a convenient 229km from Brisbane and 719km from Sydney. 


To book a standard taxi or maxi-taxi in Casino, call (02) 6662 1100.

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