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Cheapest Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Ballina (BNK)

Airfares from Kingsford Smith Intl. to Ballina - Byron Gateway for one-way flights were as low as AU$45 and round trip flights were AU$90 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.


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Sydney to Ballina Flight Information

Find the Cheapest Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Ballina (BNK)

Work hard, travel harder! Wotif brings you the cheapest Sydney to Ballina flights, making it possible to have a five star holiday without that five star price tag. Browse and compare our top SYD to BNK routes and airport options. So, go ahead and treat yourself, your sweetheart, or the kids to an unforgettable holiday this year.

Sydney to Ballina Information

Traveling From
Kingsford Smith Intl.
Origin Airport
Origin Airport IATA Code
Traveling To
Ballina - Byron Gateway
Destination Airport
Destination Airport IATA Code
Number of Airlines Serving
Average Flight Time
1 hours 18 mins
Direct Flight Time
1 hours 15 mins
Flight Price

Frequently asked questions

Can I take a flight from SYD to Ballina - Byron Gateway Airport (BNK) right now?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor is where you should go for important info on Ballina Byron Gateway Airport quarantine and flying restrictions. Check before you fly to avoid getting caught in a bind.
How long is the flight from Kingsford Smith Intl. Airport (SYD) to Ballina Byron Gateway Airport?
The flight from SYD to BNK is a cruisy 1 hour and 17 minutes. Enough time to grab a cuppa and browse through the in-flight mag.
What airlines fly direct from Sydney Airport to Ballina - Byron Gateway Airport (BNK)?
You can skip the stress of bolting through an unfamiliar airport to make your connecting flight when venturing from Sydney to Ballina. A variety of airlines have direct flights. Suss out Jetstar and Virgin Australia to get you started.
What happens if I need to change my flight booking to Ballina Byron Gateway Airport due to COVID-19?
If your travel plans to Ballina - Byron Gateway Airport (BNK) have been affected by COVID-19, you may be able to make a no-change-fee cancellation and score a credit that you can use on another flight. Sign in to your Wotif account to see if your booking is eligible. If you still have questions, our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more info.
Does Wotif offer flights with flexible change policies?
Some airlines offer the option to change your Ballina Byron Gateway Airport flight without a fee. That way, you won’t get stung with extra costs — but you’ll have to pay any difference between the old flight and the new one. Stress less by keeping your eye out for the “no change fees” filter when you book.
How many flights are there from SYD to BNK?
Hear that? It’s the beautiful sound of your plane zooming off to Ballina. All you need to do is choose one of the 3 flights that operate daily from Sydney Airport to Ballina - Byron Gateway Airport (BNK).
If I'm planning to fly, what are some airlines that have COVID-19 measures and social distancing rules?
There are many airlines that have social distancing rules and use COVID-19 measures, including Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Rex Regional Express. Now you can take that long overdue vacation with confidence knowing that strategies, which may include electrostatic cleaning and providing passenger masks, are in place.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
Here’s an insider tip: Monday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2021, we found that flights departing on a Monday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Saturday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Thursday though; generally, our data showed that it had the highest average ticket price.
What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?
Guess what? It turns out that early in the week is the best time to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2021, we found that flights purchased on a Monday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on the weekend also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Friday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you’re booking on that day.
How far in advance can I book a flight?
Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Wotif up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to Wotif’s 2021 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing just 1 week prior to travel.*According to flight demand on from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.
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Sydney to Ballina Flight Deals from AU$90

Considering a quick trip to Ballina, but not sure which is the best route for you? Well, you’re in luck! Wotif has done the hard work, so all you need to do is check out these flights from SYD to BNK. With heaps of cheap fares from Sydney, we guarantee you’ll be arriving to your holiday destination in style without emptying your bank account in the process.

It’s easy to book flights to Ballina from Sydney  

For a huge choice of flights, simply enter your travel dates and hit search and we’ll hunt out fantastic deals on one-way, return and multi-city airfares to Ballina from Sydney from 10 different airlines. If you click the ‘direct flights’ box, you see flights that’ll get you to Ballina in just 1 hour(s) and 15 mins, too.   

Snap up great deals on flights to Ballina from Sydney 

Choose from 19 flights a day on average, with prices starting at AU$90 and rising to AU$104 depending on the cabin class, travel dates, and airline carrier. And if you’re up for a last-minute getaway, you can get great deals on flights from Sydney to Ballina today!  

Find cheap airfares to Ballina from Sydney 

Here are our insider tips for bagging a flight bargain: 

  • Look for midweek flights and late night, early morning arrival and departure times
  • Check out other airports near Sydney and Ballina
  • Avoid peak season (prices tend to be lower in October)
  • Be flexible with your travel dates and you can usually get cheaper options  

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Great places to stay after flight from Sydney to Ballina

Ballina Palms Boutique Motel
Ballina Palms Boutique Motel
4 out of 5
Cnr Owen Street & Bentinck Street, Ballina, NSW
The price is AU$159 per night from 8 Oct to 9 Oct
per night
8 Oct - 9 Oct
Stay at this 4-star motel in Ballina. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and room service. Popular attractions Ballina Visitor Information Centre and Ballina Naval ...
9.4/10 Exceptional! (567 reviews)
"Few thing as needed fixing up in the room"

Reviewed on 26 Sep. 2023

Ballina Palms Boutique Motel
Ramada Hotel and Suites Ballina Byron
Ramada Hotel and Suites Ballina Byron
4.5 out of 5
2 Martin Street, Ballina, NSW
The price is AU$225 per night from 2 Oct to 3 Oct
per night
2 Oct - 3 Oct
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Ballina. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 3 restaurants. Our guests praise the restaurant in our reviews. Popular attractions ...
9/10 Wonderful! (1,001 reviews)
"Despite the restaurant being closed. Plenty of food options nearby. Rhianna on the desk was very helpful sort out some ongoing trip logistics"

Reviewed on 24 Sep. 2023

Ramada Hotel and Suites Ballina Byron
The Cubana Ballina
The Cubana Ballina
3 out of 5
329 River St, Ballina, NSW
The price is AU$181 per night from 28 Sep to 29 Sep
per night
28 Sep - 29 Sep
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Ballina. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a beach shuttle. Popular attractions Saunders Oval and Ballina Fair ...
9.4/10 Exceptional! (68 reviews)
"Clean and exactly what was advertised."

Reviewed on 23 Sep. 2023

The Cubana Ballina
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on from , as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.