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. Consider staying at least one whole day in Ballina to see all of its attractions.

When to visit Ballina

Ballina in August
Estimated hotel price
S$ 152
1 night at 3-star hotel
Ballina in August
Estimated hotel price
S$ 152
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 3 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Ballina from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 17h 10m.

Car

Another option to get to Ballina is to pick up a car hire from Brisbane, which is about 164 km 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 3 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Ballina from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 17h 10m.

Car

Another option to get to Ballina is to pick up a car hire from Brisbane, which is about 164 km 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 (2,102 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,940 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,361 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,215 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (928 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (846 reviews)
ANA
Excellent (516 reviews)
China Eastern
Good (70 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
Good (920 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (556 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,628 reviews)
Air New Zealand
Good (318 reviews)
Hawaiian Airlines
Good (1,599 reviews)
Virgin Australia
Good (270 reviews)
Jetstar
Good (312 reviews)
AirAsia X
Good (31 reviews)
IndiGo
Good (351 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)
S$ 158+
Ramada Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Ballina Byron
4 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
S$ 177+
Almare Tourist Motel
3 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
S$ 119+
Australian Hotel
3 stars
Good (6.2, Good reviews)
S$ 85+

Hiring a car in Ballina

Expect to pay S$ 1.52 per litre in Ballina (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 18.20 and S$ 24.26. 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 car hire (Toyota Corolla or similar) is, on average, 40% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay S$ 1.52 per litre in Ballina (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 18.20 and S$ 24.26. 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 car hire (Toyota Corolla or similar) is, on average, 40% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.