Ballina travel guide

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You're Going to Love Ballina

With a population of 14,242, Ballina is a must-see destination in New South Wales, Australia. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. We recommend you stay at least 5 days in order to fully appreciate everything Ballina has to offer.

When to visit Ballina

Ballina in November
Estimated hotel price
C$ 157
1 night at 3-star hotel
Ballina in November
Estimated hotel price
C$ 157
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Ballina

Plane

When flying to Ballina, you’ll arrive at Ballina Byron (BNK), which is located 2 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to Ballina from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 37h 25m.

Car

Another option to get to Ballina is to pick up a car rental from Brisbane, which is about 102 miles from Ballina. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and Crazy Clark's Car Rentals, among others, in Brisbane.

Plane

When flying to Ballina, you’ll arrive at Ballina Byron (BNK), which is located 2 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to Ballina from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 37h 25m.

Car

Another option to get to Ballina is to pick up a car rental from Brisbane, which is about 102 miles from Ballina. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and Crazy Clark's Car Rentals, among others, in Brisbane.

Airports near Ballina

Airlines serving Ballina

Emirates
Excellent (2,109 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,978 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,403 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,074 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (932 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (839 reviews)
ANA
Excellent (496 reviews)
China Eastern
Good (65 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
Good (941 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (554 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,745 reviews)
Air New Zealand
Excellent (314 reviews)
Hawaiian Airlines
Good (1,608 reviews)
Virgin Australia
Good (266 reviews)
Jetstar
Good (318 reviews)
AirAsia X
Good (31 reviews)
IndiGo
Good (343 reviews)
Rex
Excellent (22 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Ballina

Most booked hotels in Ballina

Ballina Palms Boutique Motel
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
C$ 155+
Ramada Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Ballina Byron
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 181+
Almare Tourist Motel
3 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 116+
Australian Hotel
3 stars
Good (6.2, Good reviews)
C$ 82+

Renting a car in Ballina

Expect to pay C$ 1.57 per litre in Ballina (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 18.76 and C$ 25.02. The most frequently booked car type in Ballina is Intermediate (Class Intermediate SUV or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact rental cars (Mitsubishi Eclipse or similar) are, on average, 34% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Expect to pay C$ 1.57 per litre in Ballina (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 18.76 and C$ 25.02. The most frequently booked car type in Ballina is Intermediate (Class Intermediate SUV or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact rental cars (Mitsubishi Eclipse or similar) are, on average, 34% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.