There are 3 ways to get from Ballina Airport (BNK) to Brisbane by bus, train or car

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Line 640 bus, bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 640 bus from Ballina Byron Gateway Airport, Southern Cross Dr to Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St 640
  2. Take the bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop Northbound - Byron to Brisbane Int. / ...

$20 - $52

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange to Gold Coast Airport Northbound - Casino to Brisbane Int. / ...
  2. Take the train from Varsity Lakes, platform 2 to Central, platform 3 Vlbd / ...

$45 - $59

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Ballina Airport (BNK) to Brisbane 117 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Ballina Airport (BNK) to Brisbane is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ballina Airport (BNK) to Brisbane is to drive which takes 2 h 1 min and costs $22 - $35.

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The distance between Ballina Airport (BNK) and Brisbane is 161 km. The road distance is 187 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Ballina Airport (BNK) to Brisbane, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ballina Airport (BNK) to Brisbane. However, there are services departing from Ballina Byron Gateway Airport, Southern Cross Dr and arriving at Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop via Byron Bay Visitor Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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What companies run services between Ballina Airport (BNK), Australia and Brisbane, QLD, Australia?

You can take a bus from Ballina Airport (BNK) to Brisbane via Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St and Byron Bay Visitor Centre in around 4 h 10 min.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Varsity Lakes, platform 2 to Central, platform 3
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus operators
Blanch's Bus Company
Phone
(02) 6686 2144
Email
info@blanchs.com.au
Website
blanchs.com.au
Bus from Ballina Byron Gateway Airport, Southern Cross Dr to Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
blanchs.com.au
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange to Gold Coast Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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