The cheapest times to fly from BNK to SYD are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • May 7th to June 17th
  • July 30th to October 7th (except the weeks of September 3rd and September 17th)
  • mid to late November

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from BNK to SYD is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $222 for Sunday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $87 for Wednesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Sydney

Flying from Ballina (BNK) to Sydney (SYD) will usually cost between $99 to $173 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $104. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $168. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $64 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $117 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BNK to SYD flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BNK to SYD route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

BNK to SYD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BNK to SYD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Ballina. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $35 (24%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $108. Return trip prices are from the SYD to BNK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BNK to SYD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 40 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BNK to SYD? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Emirates, Jetstar, Pelican Airlines, Qantas, Rex, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sydney International Airport to Ballina Byron Gateway Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 380 miles or 612 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BNK to SYD?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BNK to SYD flight is about 1 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Ballina and Sydney?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from BNK to SYD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BNK
Origination airport name Ballina Byron Gateway Airport
City Ballina
Country Australia
Latitude -28.8
Longitude 153.6

Return Airport

Destination code SYD
Destination airport name Sydney International Airport
City Sydney
Country Australia
Latitude -33.9
Longitude 151.2


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