There are 5 ways to get from Sydney to Ballina Airport (BNK) by plane, train, taxi, bus or car

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Fly to Ballina  •  2 h 38 min

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

$52 - $192

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Fly to Lismore  •  3 h 43 min

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

$212 - $387

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)

$184 - $246

Bus  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Ballina

$88 - $112

Drive  •  8 h 28 min

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

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Ballina Airport (BNK). However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Ballina Byron Gateway Airport, Southern Cross Dr via Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 15 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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The best way to get from Sydney to Ballina Airport (BNK) without a car is to train and taxi which takes 12 h 39 min and costs .

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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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Sydney to Ballina Airport (BNK) bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Sydney station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Ballina Airport (BNK) is to fly which takes 2 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Ballina Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Sydney to Ballina Airport (BNK) bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Ballina station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Ballina Airport (BNK) is 742 km. It takes approximately 8 h 28 min to drive from Sydney to Ballina Airport (BNK).

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Regional Express, Virgin Australia and Jetstar offer flights from Sydney Airport to Ballina Airport.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Ballina Airport (BNK).
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  • Distance: 376.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 38 min

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. Alternatively, Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Sydney to Ballina Airport (BNK) once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $110 and the journey takes 13 h 5 min.

Airlines
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
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
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
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
$70 - $110
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$70 - $110
1st Class
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Casino Station to Ballina Airport (BNK)
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Rose city Taxi
Phone
+1 860-886-2226
Website
rose-city-taxi.com

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There are 408+ hotels available in Ballina Airport (BNK). Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 23 min and costs .

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