How to travel from Ballina to Batemans Bay, Australia

The distance between Ballina and Batemans Bay is around 880km (547 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 3h 5m.

5 routes found

We've found 5 different ways to get from Ballina to Batemans Bay by plane, bus, train and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Fly

Fly from Ballina (BNK) to Moruya (MYA).

  • Duration3h 5m
  • Flight time2h 40m
  • Typical cost
    A$390($260)
Operated by

Regional Express

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Bus to Casino Station, Coach Bay, train

Take the bus to Casino Station Coach Bay then take the train to Central Station and then to Kiama Station then take the bus to Promenade Plaza Orient St.

  • Duration18h 40m
  • Departstwice daily
  • Typical cost
    A$170($115)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Drive

Drive to Batemans Bay (bay).

  • Duration11h 15m
  • Distance994km (618 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Ballina and Batemans Bay

There are several options for getting from Ballina to Batemans Bay by plane, bus, train and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus and then take the train which costs around A$170 ($115) and will take around 18h 40m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 3h 5m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$390 ($260).

The distance between Ballina and Batemans Bay is around 880km (547 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 825km (512 miles)

It takes around 3h 5m to get from Ballina and Batemans Bay by plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 11h 15m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Ballina to Batemans Bay is to fly which takes around 3h 5m and will set you back approx A$390 ($260).

The cheapest way to travel between Ballina and Batemans Bay, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus and then take the train which will typically cost around A$170 ($115) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Ballina and Batemans Bay. We recommend that you fly from Ballina (BNK) to Moruya (MYA). instead which will take 3h 5m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Ballina and Batemans Bay. We recommend that you fly from Ballina (BNK) to Moruya (MYA). instead which will take 3h 5m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Ballina and Batemans Bay. Flights depart from Ballina (BNK) and arrive at Moruya (MYA) - via Sydney (SYD). The flight takes around 2h 40m.

There is no direct flight from Ballina to Batemans Bay. There is however a flight that goes via Sydney (SYD). This services will take at least 3h 5m (not including layover time).

The flight from Ballina to Batemans Bay typically takes around 2h 40m. Flights depart from Ballina (BNK) and and arrive into Moruya (MYA).

The closest major airport to Batemans Bay is Moruya Airport (MYA) (MYA) which is approximately 22km (14 miles) from Batemans Bay. Canberra International Airport (CBR) (CBR) and Merimbula Airport (MIM) (MIM) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

Yes it is possible to drive from Ballina and Batemans Bay. The distance is around 994km (618 miles) by road and it will take around 11h 15m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Ballina to Batemans Bay is to fly which takes, on average, 3h 5m and will usually cost around A$390 ($260).

How do I get from Ballina to Batemans Bay

Compare travel optionsbetween Ballina and Batemans Bay

Transport options from Ballina to Batemans Bay
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 1 similar
3h 5m
A$390($260)
every 2 hours880km (547 miles)
Plane and Bus5hrs
A$420($280)
once daily993km (617 miles)
Bus to Casino Station, Coach Bay, train + 1 similar
18h 40m
A$170($115)
twice daily1,142km (710 miles)
Bus and Train19h 10m
A$185($125)
once daily1,088km (676 miles)
Drive
11h 15m
A$130($89)
on demand994km (618 miles)

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Airports near Batemans Bay

The following major airports near Batemans Bay offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Australia and internationally.

MYA
Moruya Airport (MYA)
Domestic Airport
Distance
22km (14 miles) from Batemans Bay
CBR
Canberra International Airport (CBR)
International Airport
Distance
100km (62 miles) from Batemans Bay
MIM
Merimbula Airport (MIM)
Domestic Airport
Distance
136km (85 miles) from Batemans Bay