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Cheap flights to Ballina from $2,941

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 20/8. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
BOS — BNK
21 Apr — 28 Apr1
1 adult
So 21/4
So 28/4

Flights to Ballina in 2024

Find the latest flights to Ballina in 2024, with up-to-date prices and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 603,200 searches and data was last updated on 16 April 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

August

Average price

$195

Return from

$83

One-way from

$44
High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average for return flights in April 2024
From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Ballina Byron
One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Ballina Byron (BNK)

Cheap flights to Ballina in April & May 2024

Discover affordable flights and deals to Ballina in April and May 2024. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 603,200 searches and data was last updated on 16 April 2024.
The following deals offer some of the lowest prices we've found on flights heading to Ballina in April and May 2024. If these prices don't match your budget, be sure to check back soon for more deals.
Di 21/518:52SJC - BNK
2 stops23h 18mQantas Airways
Sa 25/508:40BNK - SJC
2 stops32h 19mQantas Airways
Deal found 15/4$4,612

Ballina 2024 flight deals

Explore flight deals for Ballina in 2024, offering the best prices and options to suit your preferences. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 603,200 searches and data were last updated on 16 April 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Ballina in 2024 at this time. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Di 20/811:30SFO - BNK
2 stops35h 15mSingapore Airlines
Sa 24/812:45BNK - SFO
2 stops37h 55mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 15/4$2,941
Mo 28/1022:15DFW - BNK
1 stop20h 55mQantas Airways
Fr 1/1118:20BNK - DFW
2 stops54h 45mQantas Airways
Deal found 15/4$3,527
Mo 28/1017:55DFW - BNK
2 stops30h 00mQantas Airways
Fr 1/1118:20BNK - DFW
2 stops54h 45mQantas Airways
Deal found 14/4$3,552
Di 23/717:43IAD - BNK
2 stops27h 27mMultiple Airlines
Di 30/711:35BNK - IAD
2 stops25h 49mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/4$3,998
Di 23/717:27DCA - BNK
2 stops27h 43mMultiple Airlines
Di 30/711:35BNK - DCA
3 stops35h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/4$4,004
Di 3/908:30DCA - BNK
2 stops36h 40mQantas Airways
Sa 7/916:40BNK - DCA
2 stops46h 08mQantas Airways
Deal found 15/4$4,007
Di 3/908:30DCA - BNK
2 stops36h 40mQantas Airways
Sa 7/916:40BNK - DCA
2 stops46h 08mQantas Airways
Deal found 14/4$4,015
Di 20/822:15SFO - BNK
1 stop27h 10mQantas Airways
Sa 24/808:40BNK - SFO
2 stops41h 19mQantas Airways
Deal found 15/4$4,041
Di 23/717:43IAD - BNK
2 stops27h 27mMultiple Airlines
Di 30/711:35BNK - IAD
3 stops26h 24mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/4$4,236

Find flights to Ballina within your budget

Locate flights to Ballina that fit your budget, with regularly updated fares and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 603,200 searches and data was last updated on 16 April 2024.

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$2,941 - $4,545

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Return

Price

San FranciscoBallina Byron

SFO - BNK

SFOBNK

San Francisco

Di 20/8

2 stops35h 15m

Ballina Byron

Sa 24/8

2 stops37h 55m

$2,941

Washington, D.C. Dulles IntlBallina Byron

IAD - BNK

IADBNK

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Di 23/7

2 stops27h 27m

Ballina Byron

Di 30/7

2 stops25h 49m

$3,998

Washington, D.C. Reagan-NationalBallina Byron

DCA - BNK

DCABNK

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Di 23/7

2 stops27h 43m

Ballina Byron

Di 30/7

3 stops35h 30m

$4,004

Washington, D.C. Reagan-NationalBallina Byron

DCA - BNK

DCABNK

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Di 3/9

2 stops36h 40m

Ballina Byron

Sa 7/9

2 stops46h 08m

$4,007

Washington, D.C. Reagan-NationalBallina Byron

DCA - BNK

DCABNK

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Di 3/9

2 stops36h 40m

Ballina Byron

Sa 7/9

2 stops46h 08m

$4,015

San FranciscoBallina Byron

SFO - BNK

SFOBNK

San Francisco

Di 20/8

1 stop27h 10m

Ballina Byron

Sa 24/8

2 stops41h 19m

$4,041

Washington, D.C. Dulles IntlBallina Byron

IAD - BNK

IADBNK

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Di 23/7

2 stops27h 27m

Ballina Byron

Di 30/7

3 stops26h 24m

$4,236

Washington, D.C. Dulles IntlBallina Byron

IAD - BNK

IADBNK

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Di 3/9

2 stops39h 10m

Ballina Byron

Sa 7/9

2 stops54h 40m

$4,526

Washington, D.C. Dulles IntlBallina Byron

IAD - BNK

IADBNK

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Di 3/9

2 stops39h 10m

Ballina Byron

Sa 7/9

3 stops54h 40m

$4,545

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Average price of flights to Ballina by month

Plan your trip to Ballina by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight to Ballina is currently $0 while a return flight costs $4,035. Price data was last updated on 7 April 2024.

Currently, August is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Ballina (average of $104). Flying to Ballina in November will prove the most costly (average of $136). There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

January

$192

February

$184

March

$198

April

$181

May

$173

June

$179

July

$189

August

$162

September

$209

October

$196

November

$212

December

$162

Peak season

Located in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Ballina is a laid-back beach town just a short flight from Melbourne and Sydney and a two hour drive south of Brisbane. It is known for being a prime whale watching spot from June to November, so many whale watchers book flights to Ballina during this period. In general, most people arrive on cheap flights to Ballina during January and February, Easter is also a popular time with families. November and December become very busy due to Schoolies, Christmas celebrations, and the Boxing Day Races. Start booking your flights to Ballina well in advance if you plan to travel at any of these times. Neighbouring Byron Bay is a tourist hot spot and holds many festivals throughout the year. If Byron Bay is busy, then Ballina accommodation will be booked up from the overspill of visitors. Some of the major Byron Bay festivals to note are: the Byron Bay International Film Festival (March),  Blues & Roots Festival (April), Splendour in the Grass (July), Writers Festival (August), Sample Food Festival (September), Byron Bay Surf Festival (October), Mullum Music Festival (November).

Off Season

There’s no bad time to visit Ballina, the town has a humid subtropical climate so it’s warm all year round, but if you prefer less rain then visit between July and December. The months from January to June receive the most rainfall, with March being the wettest month of all. Visitors wanting to do outdoor activities should plant to look for cheap flights to Ballina outside of this month.   

When is the best time to book a flight to Ballina?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight to Ballina. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.

If you’re after lower rates for accommodation and cheap flights to Ballina, try booking your flight tickets after the Easter holidays and before the September/October school holidays. October through early December is also a good time to look for the cheapest flights to Ballina.

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When is the cheapest time to fly to Ballina?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return to Ballina. Price data was last updated on 14 April 2024.
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Users looking for the lowest fares to Ballina should consider flying on Tuesday at midday, when prices are typically cheapest. Budget-minded travellers will want to avoid Thursday evenings, when prices are usually at their highest.
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Reviews of airlines servicing Ballina

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Ballina. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Ballina. Reviews last updated 16 April 2024.
Get a feel of what it's like to fly with Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas Airways to Ballina by reading reviews from past customers. Users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.

Comfort

7.6

Food

6.8

Entertainment

6.8

Overall

7.8

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Great crew, they were helping us with the kids. Highly recommended!

7.8
Good
691 reviews

Comfort

7.6

Food

6.8

Entertainment

6.8

Overall

7.8

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Great crew, they were helping us with the kids. Highly recommended!

6.9
Okay
687 reviews

Comfort

7.6

Food

6.8

Entertainment

6.8

Overall

7.8

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Great crew, they were helping us with the kids. Highly recommended!

What is good to know if travelling to Ballina?

Related info for your journey

  • How long is the flight to Ballina?

    Flights from Sydney to Ballina – 1 hr 15 mins Flights from Melbourne to Ballina – 2 hrs 10 mins Flights from Perth to Ballina – 7 hrs 35 mins

  • Which airlines operate flights to Ballina?

    Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Regional Express are the three main airlines that operate flights to Ballina Byron Gateway Airport (BNK). Services operate from Newcastle, Melbourne and Sydney. If flying from Sydney, you can take a Regional Express flight to Lismore Airport (LSY) which is 30 minutes away but offers cheap flights to Byron Bay. Gold Coast Airport (OOL), an hour’s drive away, is also an option for flights to Ballina.

  • How to get from the airport to the city centre?

    Ballina Byron Gateway Airport (BNK) is 5 km from Ballina CBD. There are airport transfers and shuttles to link the airport with Ballina and other towns in the region. Bus and coach services operate in the Ballina, Lennox Head, Byron Bay and Mullumbimby areas. There are plenty of rental-car companies with desks at the airport if you wish to explore this part of New South Wales.

  • What does BNK mean?

    Great question - BNK just means Ballina Byron Airport. Now you’ll know what this unique code and ones like it mean when you look for flights!

  • What airport do you fly into for flights to Ballina?

    Booking a flight to Ballina Byron (BNK) is your only option if you intend on flying to Ballina. It is only a 3.1 km journey from Ballina Byron to Ballina’s city centre. BNK handles an average of 20 flights per day from Sydney. You should also have a few airline options to choose from. 3 airlines have flights to Ballina Byron from Sydney.

  • Can I find cheaper flights to Ballina if I am willing to have stopovers?

    Yes, flights with stopovers are often cheaper than direct flights. Keep an eye out for flight deals to Ballina on Cheapflights that require 1 or 2 stops for potential cost savings.

  • What is the best airline to fly to Ballina?

    Based on reviews from Cheapflights users, Virgin Australia is rated the highest out of the airlines that fly to Ballina.

  • What is the cheapest airport to fly to in Ballina?

    Ballina Byron Airport is currently the cheapest airport to fly to in Ballina. One-way flights to Ballina Byron Airport typically cost $42, while return flights cost around $53.

  • How much is a return flight to Ballina?

    A return flight to Ballina will typically cost around $108, however they can be found for as little as $34.

  • Where does the fastest flight to Ballina depart from?

    For those looking to save time traveling to Ballina, Sydney offers the quickest one-way flight (1 hour 15 minutes).

  • Does Ballina Byron Airport have car hire?

    Yes. Those touching down at Ballina Byron Airport can take advantage of the car hire services offered upon their arrival.

  • Are there hotels close to Ballina Byron Airport?

    Yes. Ballina Byron Airport has hotels nearby for those requiring accommodations. Northlakes Studio is the closest property to Ballina Byron Airport (0.0 km away from Ballina Byron Airport).

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