Getting to Ballina Shire
GETTING TO BALLINA SHIRE
Ballina is located on the north coast of New South Wales and is bordered by the sparkling Pacific Ocean and the lush green hills of the hinterland. Whether you are travelling by air, road or rail, from north, south, east or west, your journey will be a spectacularly scenic and enjoyable one!
Get there quicker .... Fly direct!
The Ballina Byron Gateway Airport is located 5 kilometres from Ballina's CBD and is serviced daily by regional and national carriers including Fly Pelican, Jetstar, Regional Express and Virgin Australia. Multiple daily direct flights are available to and from Sydney, Melbourne and Newcastle. With all the facilities you need in an easy to use terminal and so close to Ballina, the airport is the best way to start or end your journey to the Ballina region. Click on the logo for the latest flight information and airline deals.
Ballina is located at the juncture of the Pacific and Bruxner Highways and is within an easy drive of many regional and state hubs. Listed below are approximate distances and driving times from neighbouring centres:
Alstonville - 13 km - 14 minutes
Bangalow - 26 km - 25 minutes
Brisbane Airport - 200 km - 2 hours 30 minutes
Byron Bay - 37 km - 37 minutes
Casino - 62 km - 1 hour
Coffs Harbour - 207 km - 2 hours 17 minutes
Evans Head - 38 km - 45 minutes
Grafton - 132 km - 1 hour 50 minutes
Coolangatta Airport - 92 km - 1 hour 20 minutes
Kyogle - 75 km - 1 hour 20 minutes
Lennox Head - 12 km - 15 minutes
Lismore - 31 km - 37 minutes
Maroochydore - 300 km - 4 hours
Nimbin - 62 km - 1 hour
Port Macquarie - 370 km - 5 hours
Sydney - 740 km - 9 hours 30 minutes
Yamba - 97 km - 1 hour 20 minutes
Transport NSW TranLink Rail stops at Casino Railway Station daily. TrainLink provide transfers from Casino to Ballina included in the cost of your ticket.
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