The cheapest times to fly from SYD to GFN are

  • January 8th to July 29th (except the weeks of January 15th and January 22nd)
  • November 5th to December 9th

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 SYD to GFN is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $417 for Thursday flights during late December, or as low as $313 for Monday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Grafton

Flying from Sydney (SYD) to Grafton (GFN) will usually cost between $313 to $325 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $313. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $348. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $35 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $314 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SYD to GFN flight.

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

SYD to GFN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SYD to GFN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Sydney. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.63, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to GFN, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SYD. Thursdays 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 $4 (1%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $314. Return trip prices are from the GFN to SYD 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 SYD to GFN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 32 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from SYD to GFN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Gold Coast Airport (OOL) in Gold Coast

  • 114 miles (183 km) away from GFN
  • Usually 73.25% less expensive than GFN
  • Nonstop flights available

See SYD to OOL flights

Destination alternative #2: Coffs Harbour Airport (CFS) in Coffs Harbour

  • 39 miles (63 km) away from GFN
  • Usually 72.29% less expensive than GFN
  • Nonstop flights available

See SYD to CFS flights

Destination alternative #3: Ballina Byron Gateway Airport (BNK) in Ballina

  • 72 miles (116 km) away from GFN
  • Usually 63.06% less expensive than GFN
  • Nonstop flights available

See SYD to BNK flights

Destination alternative #4: Port Macquarie Airport (PQQ) in Port Macquarie

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from GFN
  • Usually 43.63% less expensive than GFN
  • Nonstop flights available

See SYD to PQQ flights

Destination alternative #5: Armidale Airport (ARM) in Armidale

  • 100 miles (161 km) away from GFN
  • Usually 28.82% less expensive than GFN
  • Nonstop flights available

See SYD to ARM flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: Rex, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Grafton Airport to Sydney International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 309 miles or 497 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SYD to GFN flight is about 1 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Sydney and Grafton?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code GFN
Destination airport name Grafton Airport
City Grafton
Country Australia
Latitude -29.8
Longitude 153


Other Resources

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