Cheap flights from Sydney to Byron Bay

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 Byron Bay? 

  • Direct flights to Byron Bay from Sydney are via Jetstar, REX, or Virgin Australia. There are several non-stop flights to Byron Bay that depart daily.
  • Our calendar tool can search for flights across a whole month, allowing you to see when the cheapest routes depart.

How easy is it to depart on flights from Sydney to Byron Bay? 

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

  • Terminals 2 or 3 – are the domestic terminals for Sydney Airport and operate flights to Byron Bay. 

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

Arrive at Sydney Airport at least 1 hour before your flight to Byron Bay is due to depart.

What do I need before I fly from Sydney to Byron Bay?

  • 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 is Byron Bay Airport like?

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

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

This airport has a café, two ATMs, free WiFi, 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. You can also find accommodation in Byron Bay with Skyscanner, by checking out our hotels search page.

  Sydney Ballina/Byron Bay
Average cost of a meal for 2 people $80 $80
Average cost of a coffee $4.00 $4.30
Average cost of a taxi from the airport to the CBD $45-55 $20/100

What about return flights from Byron Bay to Sydney?

Click the Return button when searching for your outbound flights and you can see your options, or go to our Byron Bay to Sydney flights page for more detailed route information.

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Please note that the information provided above is accurate as of November 2018

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