There are 8 ways to get from Newcastle to Ballina by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Newcastle to Ballina  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Ballina (BNK) NTL - BNK

$79 - $560

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Broadmeadow Station to Grafton Station 31 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St 143

$67 - $96

6 alternative options

Fly Newcastle to Gold Coast, bus  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Gold Coast (OOL) NTL - OOL
  2. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange

$78 - $288

Train to Sydney, fly to Ballina  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Ballina (BNK) SYD - BNK

$76 - $223

Train to Sydney, fly to Gold Coast, bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Gold Coast (OOL) SYD - OOL
  3. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange

$90 - $271

Fly Newcastle to Brisbane, bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Brisbane (BNE) NTL - BNE
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange

$92 - $268

Train, night bus  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Broadmeadow Station to Casino Station 31 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St 161

$68 - $97

Drive  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle to Ballina 375.6 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle to Ballina is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 6 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle to Ballina is to fly which costs $100 - $800 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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The distance between Newcastle and Ballina is 483 km. The road distance is 600.9 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Newcastle to Ballina, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Newcastle, NSW, Australia and Ballina, NSW, Australia?

FlyPelican flies from Newcastle to Ballina 6 times a week.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Newcastle to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Newcastle to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Newcastle to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Newcastle to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Newcastle to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Newcastle to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $23
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Broadmeadow Station to Casino Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $90
1st Class
$85 - $130
Train from Broadmeadow Station to Grafton Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$50 - $75
1st Class
$70 - $110
Bus operators
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Night bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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