The average price of a 7-day trip to Ballina is $2,729 for a solo traveler, $4,901 for a couple, and $9,189 for a family of 4. Ballina hotels range from $53 to $239 per night with an average of $71, while most vacation rentals will cost $210 to $610 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Ballina Byron Gateway Airport (BNK) are between $1,298 and $3,138 per person for economy flights and $4,073 to $9,847 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $34 to $75 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Ballina, NW, AU

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to BNK and stay in a Ballina hotel:

  • February 19th to March 18th
  • April 23rd to June 17th
  • July 30th to November 11th (except the week of October 8th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Ballina is usually early September.

 

Average Ballina Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Ballina for a week is $1,273-$4,324($182-$618 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $34 to $75 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $711 to $2,761 for economy

Lodging: $54 to $73 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $141 to $173 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Ballina for a week is $3,396-$8,364($485-$1,195 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $68 to $150 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,422 to $5,522 for economy

Lodging: $54 to $73 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $141 to $173 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Ballina for a week is $4,444-$14,806($635-$2,115 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $136 to $300 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,844 to $11,044 for economy

Lodging: $108 to $146 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $226 to $277 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Ballina

How cheap can you make a vacation to Ballina? The cheapest trip to Ballina is about $162 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 0% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $148 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $47.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Ballina for a week is $1,133-$4,169($162-$596 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $20 to $40 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $711 to $2,761 for economy

Lodging: $47 to $53 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $148 to $188 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Ballina for a week is $1,984-$7,210($283-$1,030 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $40 to $80 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,422 to $5,522 for economy

Lodging: $47 to $53 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $148 to $188 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Ballina for a week is $3,968-$13,970($567-$1,996 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $80 to $160 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,844 to $11,044 for economy

Lodging: $94 to $106 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $222 to $301 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is possible but not easy to travel to Ballina cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Ballina Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Ballina.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Ballina for a week is $2,984-$13,713($426-$1,959 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $65 to $158 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,019 to $6,019 for first class

Lodging: $85 to $239 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $610 to $1,098 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Ballina for a week is $5,458-$20,838($780-$2,977 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $130 to $316 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,038 to $12,038 for first class

Lodging: $85 to $239 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $610 to $1,098 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Ballina for a week is $10,916-$37,722($1,559-$5,389 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $260 to $632 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $8,076 to $24,076 for first class

Lodging: $170 to $478 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $976 to $1,537 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Ballina Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Ballina is about average than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Ballina due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Ballina Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Ballina hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Ballina.

 

Flight Costs to Ballina

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $3,138 average in late December to a low of $1,298 in early September. Median flight price is $1,818. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Ballina our data includes 22 originating airports, and 22 airlines. The area has much more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Ballina from an airport like Henry E. Rohlsen (STX) in Christiansted, VI (the United States) for an average $4,777 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Sydney International (SYD) in Sydney (Australia) at an average of just $124.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Monday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Ballina, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $1,840, so you can easily save about 142% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Ballina can easily cost $300 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $20 per person. Private tours can cost $597 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

 

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