How to travel from Ballina to Beechworth, Australia

The distance between Ballina and Beechworth is around 1,130km (702 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take the bus which takes around 4hrs.

7 routes found

We've found 7 different ways to get from Ballina to Beechworth 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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Plane and Bus

Fly from Ballina (BNK) to Albury (ABX) then take the bus to Ford St/Camp St.

  • Duration4hrs
  • Flight time2h 55m
  • Typical cost
    A$495($330)
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Bus

Take the bus to Sydney then Albury and then to Ford St/Camp St.

  • Duration21h 20m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    A$255($170)
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Bus and Train

Take the bus to Casino Station Coach Bay then take the train to Central Station and then to Albury Station Platform 1 then take the bus to Ford St/Camp St.

  • Duration21h 25m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    A$185($125)
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Drive

Drive to Beechworth.

  • Duration13h 55m
  • Distance1,299km (807 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Ballina and Beechworth

There are several options for getting from Ballina to Beechworth by plane, bus, train and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around A$175 ($120) and will take around 22hrs. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and then take the bus and arrive in approximately 4hrs, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$495 ($330).

The distance between Ballina and Beechworth is around 1,130km (702 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,053km (654 miles)

It takes around 4hrs to get from Ballina and Beechworth by plane and bus. If you are travelling by car it will take around 13h 55m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Ballina to Beechworth is to fly and then take the bus which takes around 4hrs and will set you back approx A$495 ($330).

The cheapest way to travel between Ballina and Beechworth, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around A$175 ($120) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Ballina and Beechworth. We recommend that you fly from Ballina (BNK) to Albury (ABX) then take the bus to Ford St/Camp St. instead which will take 4hrs.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Ballina and Beechworth. It typically takes around 21h 20m and departs once daily.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Ballina to Beechworth. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Sydney and Albury. These services run once daily and will take a minimum of 21h 20m.

Greyhound Australia, Firefly Express, PTV Regional Transit and Premier Motor Service run regular bus services between Ballina and Beechworth. Buses run once daily and take around 21h 20m on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Ballina to Beechworth. We recommend that you fly from Ballina (BNK) to Albury (ABX) then take the bus to Ford St/Camp St. instead which will take 4hrs.

The closest major airport to Beechworth is Albury Airport (ABX) (ABX) which is approximately 40km (25 miles) from Beechworth. Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL) (MEL) and Canberra International Airport (CBR) (CBR) 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 Beechworth. The distance is around 1,299km (807 miles) by road and it will take around 13h 55m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Ballina to Beechworth is to fly and then take the bus which takes, on average, 4hrs and will usually cost around A$495 ($330).

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Transport options from Ballina to Beechworth
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Plane and Bus + 1 similar
4hrs
A$495($330)
twice daily1,130km (702 miles)
Bus and Plane5h 35m
A$450($305)
twice daily1,295km (805 miles)
Bus + 1 similar
21h 20m
A$255($170)
once daily1,492km (927 miles)
Bus via Hornsby22hrs
A$175($120)
4 times a week1,420km (883 miles)
Bus and Train + 1 similar
21h 25m
A$185($125)
once daily1,562km (971 miles)
Bus to Casino Station, Coach Bay, train21h 30m
A$185($125)
once daily1,562km (971 miles)
Drive
13h 55m
A$170($115)
on demand1,299km (807 miles)

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Airports near Beechworth

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

ABX
Albury Airport (ABX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
40km (25 miles) from Beechworth
MEL
Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL)
International Airport
Distance
219km (136 miles) from Beechworth
CBR
Canberra International Airport (CBR)
International Airport
Distance
254km (158 miles) from Beechworth