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BOS — BNK
16 Apr — 23 Apr1
1 adult
Tue 16/4
Tue 23/4

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 910,493 searches and data was last updated on 11 April 2024.

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£963
From London to Ballina Byron

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Users looking for the lowest fares to Ballina should consider flying on Saturday evenings, when prices are typically cheapest. Budget-minded travellers will want to avoid Monday 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 11 April 2024.
Read reviews from past customers who have flown Qatar Airways, Qantas Airways and Emirates to Ballina. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
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4,097 reviews

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8.3

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8.2

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8.1

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8.3

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7.9

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1 / 10

Delayed flight a bit annoying but staff all good and surprisingly the main course of vegan meals were good.

8.1
Very Good
4,097 reviews
8.1
Very Good
4,097 reviews

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8.1

Crew

8.3

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Food

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Delayed flight a bit annoying but staff all good and surprisingly the main course of vegan meals were good.

7.7
Good
4,513 reviews
8.1
Very Good
4,097 reviews

Overall

8.1

Crew

8.3

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Food

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Delayed flight a bit annoying but staff all good and surprisingly the main course of vegan meals were good.

7.7
Good
1,034 reviews
8.1
Very Good
4,097 reviews

Overall

8.1

Crew

8.3

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Food

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Delayed flight a bit annoying but staff all good and surprisingly the main course of vegan meals were good.

7.3
Good
1,410 reviews
8.1
Very Good
4,097 reviews

Overall

8.1

Crew

8.3

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Food

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Delayed flight a bit annoying but staff all good and surprisingly the main course of vegan meals were good.

Ballina lies south of Byron Bay in the Northern Rivers region. While Byron Bay is the better known town of the two, Ballina is great for visitors looking for a quieter time. Many people will base themselves in Ballina and take day trips to Byron Bay.

Ballina’s wonderful climate, great location at the mouth of the Richmond River, superb beaches (South Ballina Beach is the star) and hinterland, offer lots of options for travellers. There are the water-based attractions, such as swimming, scuba diving, surfing, fishing, boating, whale-watching (between June and November) and dolphin watching (all year) – and the seafood is always fresh and wonderful.

Close to Ballina, the Victoria Park Nature Reserve is one of the remnants of the Big Scrub. The reserve covers 17.5 hectares (43 acres), with eight hectares (20 acres) of untouched rainforest, and clearly marked walking trails.

Ballina climate

As in the rest of this part of New South Wales, the climate is sub-tropical. Summer temperatures (December to February) hit about 30 C (86 F) and winter temperatures (June to August) are 20 C (68 F).

Getting around Ballina

There are plenty of rental-car companies with desks at the local airports. Airport transfers and shuttles also link the airports with Ballina and other towns in the region.

A rental car is essential if you’re planning on getting around this part of New South Wales. Bus and coach services in the Ballina, Lennox Head, Byron Bay and Mullumbimby areas are operated by Blanch’s Bus Company.

What is good to know if travelling to Ballina?

  • Visit the Thursday Plantation and discover the magic of natural therapies in a rainforest garden, sculpture park and Tea Tree Maze. 
  • A three-hour cultural tour of Ballina and the surrounding areas will take visitors to mythological sites to hear stories of local Aboriginal legends. The full tour takes in morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea. 
  • One of the best markets in the area is the Channon Craft Market in Lismore. There are more than 250 stalls every month selling fresh produce, therapeutic goods and services, art, crafts and more.
  • The Ballina Naval and Maritime Museum on Regatta Avenue tells the story of this region and contains the original Las Balsas raft and the largest collection of Naval and Merchant Ships in Australia.

Related info for your journey

  • When is the best time to fly to Ballina?

    This part of New South Wales is a year-round destination, meaning there’s really no bad time to visit Ballina.  Peak Season:  January and February are the busiest months. Easter is also a popular time with families. Whale-watching season runs from June to November, making it a popular time to visit as well. Ballina will also be busy when Byron Bay holds its many festivals. Accommodations in Ballina and Lismore often booked-up to handle the overspill from Byron. Off Season:  Low season rates for accommodations kick in after the Easter holiday and last until the September/October school holidays.

  • What does BNK mean?

    Ballina Byron Airport is BNK. This code is created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use IATA codes to identify the departing or arrival airports in the flight routes they service.

  • 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 1.9 mi journey from Ballina Byron to Ballina’s city center.

  • 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 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 £55, while return flights cost around £70.

  • 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 mi away from Ballina Byron Airport).

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