There are 6 ways to get from Sydney to Ballina Airport (BNK) by plane, train, taxi, 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.

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Fly to Ballina  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Ballina (BNK) SYD - BNK

$52 - $192

5 alternative options

Fly to Lismore  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Lismore (LSY) SYD - LSY

$212 - $392

Train, taxi  •  12 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Casino Station 31 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Casino Station to Ballina Airport (BNK)

$197 - $260

Train, bus  •  16 h 54 min

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

$86 - $133

Bus, train  •  17 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 to Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St 100
  2. Take the bus from Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St to Taree Station, Coach Bay 150 / ...
  3. Take the train from Taree Station to Grafton Station 31 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St 143

$73 - $103

Drive  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Ballina Airport (BNK) 464 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Ballina Airport (BNK) is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 8 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Ballina Airport (BNK) is to fly which costs $70 - $260 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Ballina Airport (BNK) is 602 km. The road distance is 742.4 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to get from Sydney to Ballina Airport (BNK), including transfers.

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What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Ballina Airport (BNK), Australia?

Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Regional Express fly from Sydney to Ballina Airport (BNK) 5 times a day.

Airlines
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
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
Flights from Sydney to Lismore
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Casino Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$75 - $110
1st Class
$100 - $160
Train from Central Station to Fassifern Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$13 - $20
1st Class
$19 - $28
Train from Fassifern Station to Grafton Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$50 - $80
1st Class
$70 - $110
Train from Taree Station to Grafton Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
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
Bus from Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St to Taree Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Port Stephens Coaches
Website
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 to Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Casino Station to Ballina Airport (BNK)
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Rose city Taxi
Phone
+1 860-886-2226
Website
rose-city-taxi.com

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