Flights from Sydney to Byron Bay

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Travel Restrictions for Sydney to Byron Bay Flights

Travelling domestically has changed due to the evolving situation with COVID-19. Before you take off on a flight from Sydney to Byron Bay, it's important to know whether there are any potential restrictions, additional quarantine requirements, or airline regulations set by the New South Wales government on domestic travel. As both locations are in New South Wales, it is unlikely that there will be any restrictions.

To find more information regarding domestic travel restrictions, visit our COVID-19 Travel Hub.


Airport Information Between Sydney (SYD) and Byron Bay (BNK)

Departing Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD)

Sydney Airport (SYD) is one of, if not the busiest airport in the country, complete with world-class facilities and a number of terminals, both domestic and international. Located only 8km from the city, the quickest way to get to Sydney Airport is with the train. Top up your Opal Card at your nearest station and hop on board the T8 Airport Line. Trains leave every 10 minutes from 5:00 a.m. to midnight 7-days a week.

If you're travelling on a tight budget, the most affordable option to get to the airport is with the bus. The Route 400 service stops at T1 International and T3 Domestic and only costs AUD 5.60 one-way. For those that don't want to use public transport, you can also catch a taxi or an Uber to the airport.

Want to leave your car at the airport? Book your parking online, get a cheaper rate and have more spending money for your trip to Byron Bay. For shorter trips, it is best to park in P1 or P2 - it offers the best rates for short-term stays. For longer stays, leave your car in P3.

Domestic departures leave from Terminal 2 if you’re flying with Jetstar, Tigerair, Virgin Australia and others. All departures with Qantas depart from Terminal 3.


Arriving at Ballina Byron Gateway Airport (BNK)

Ballina Airport (BNK) is a small airport thirty minutes away from Byron Bay. The airport is complete with all essentials, including ATMs, cafes and free WiFi. All flights from Sydney will arrive at the main terminal.

The easiest way to head toward Byron Bay from the airport is via the local bus. Route 640 runs a daily service into town; fares cost AUD 9.60 for adults and AUD 4.80 for children. Taxi’s into Byron Bay can end up being quite expensive due to the distance, costing around AUD 80 to 90.

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Book Cheap Flights from Sydney to Byron Bay

Byron Bay is one of Australia's most popular surfing towns. Thanks to its seven major breaks, surfers from around the world flock here to catch some waves. But that's not all the city has to offer, it's also home to beautiful rainforest regions, excellent marine life sightings and it's famous Blues Fest.

With 34 direct flights a week from Sydney to Byron Bay, you can be exploring this region of New South Wales in just 1h 15 min. Book your trip with either Jetstar or Virgin Australia and use Webjet to uncover the lowest airfare prices for your travel dates.

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The Cheapest Time to Fly from Sydney to Byron Bay

The cost of flights from Sydney to Byron Bay varies depending on the airline you travel with, and when you choose to fly.

With dozens of flights departing from Sydney each week, you won't have a problem finding the perfect departure and arrival time next time you fly from Sydney to Byron Bay.

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Things to Do in Byron Bay

  • Watch the sunrise from the Byron Bay Lighthouse. It's located on Australia's most easterly point and offers beautiful views of the surrounding landscape. The trail to the lighthouse takes around 45-minutes one-way, and you can also make a detour to Fisherman's Lookout to watch the morning surfers.
  • No trip to Byron Bay would be complete without a surf lesson. You can choose from two-hour lessons or sign up for a weekend surfing getaway.
  • If you're visiting Byron Bay between May and October, you'll be in for a treat. During these months the humpback whales and dolphins make their way down the coastline. It's the perfect excuse to go on a kayak trip and get up close with these magnificent creatures.
  • One the best ways to explore Byron is by bike. Its cheap and there are countless bike trails to explore. From leisurely rides through the town centre to coastal and rainforest tracks, you'll be spoilt for choice


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