Cheap flights from Sydney to Ballina

Flight information Sydney to Ballina Byron Gateway

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Average flight time, total distance 611 kilometres

1h 15min

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Ballina Byron Gateway

1 airport

Which airlines fly from Sydney to Ballina?

How easy is it to depart from Sydney Airport?

Sydney Airport is the busiest airport in the country, and there are plenty of domestic connections from here. This airport has 3 terminals.

  • Terminals 2 or 3 – are the domestic terminals for Sydney Airport.

T2 and T3 are well facilitated domestic terminals, with dining and shopping outlets, premier airline lounges, ATMs, free WiFi, and information desks. The T-Bus and the AirTrain offer transfers between terminals for $6, though transfers are free if you’ve flown with Qantas or Virgin Australia. 

Arrive at the airport at least 1 hour before your flight is due to depart. 

What do I need before I depart from Sydney?

  • A form of photo-ID is required for domestic air travel.
  • Please be aware, that if you are not an Australian citizen or resident, you may need to carry your passport.

What information do I need to know before arriving in Byron Bay?

Ballina Bryon Gateway Airport serves Byron Bay and the greater Ballina region. This airport has 1 terminal. 

  • Main Terminal – flights arriving from Sydney will be directed here. 

This airport has a café, two ATMs, a visitor information desk, and public telephones.

What is the weather like in Byron Bay?

  • Byron Bay has a lovely climate, with summers at 27°C, the shoulder seasons are almost as warm, settling at 25° Winters hover between 11 and 20°C.

Is there a time difference between Sydney and Byron Bay?

  • There is no time difference between Sydney and Byron Bay. 

Is Byron Bay cheaper than Sydney?

Ballina and Byron Bay are a little cheaper than Sydney, and you will find that there are great camping spots here, and health retreats in this part of Australia.

  Sydney Ballina/Byron Bay
Average cost of a meal for 2 people $90 $80
Average cost of a coffee $3.90 $4.30
Average cost of a taxi from the airport to the CBD $45 $15-80

Please note that the information provided above is accurate as of November 2017 

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.