How to travel from Ballina to Burnie, Australia

The distance between Ballina and Burnie is around 1,674km (1,040 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 4h 5m.

9 routes found

We've found 9 different ways to get from Ballina to Burnie by plane, bus, train, ferry 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 Burnie (BWT).

  • Duration4h 5m
  • Flight time3h 20m
  • Typical cost
    A$240($160)
Operated byJetstar+ 3 others

3 similiar routes

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Bus, Train and Ferry

Take the bus to Sydney then take the train to Southern Cross then take a ferry to Devonport then take the bus to Burnie City Terminus.

  • Duration1 day 10h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    A$405($270)
Operated by

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Car and Ferry

Drive to Port Melbourne then take a ferry to Devonport then drive to Burnie.

  • Duration1 day 2h
  • Departstwice daily
  • Typical cost
    A$355($240)
Operated by

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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Ballina and Burnie

There are several options for getting from Ballina to Burnie by plane, bus, train, ferry and car. The cheapest option is to fly which costs around A$240 ($160) and will take around 4h 5m.

The distance between Ballina and Burnie is around 1,674km (1,040 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,523km (946 miles)

It takes around 4h 5m to get from Ballina and Burnie by plane.

The quickest way to get from Ballina to Burnie is to fly which takes around 4h 5m and will set you back approx A$240 ($160).

The cheapest way to travel between Ballina and Burnie is to fly which will typically cost around A$240 ($160) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Ballina and Burnie. We recommend that you fly from Ballina (BNK) to Burnie (BWT). instead which will take 4h 5m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Ballina and Burnie. We recommend that you fly from Ballina (BNK) to Burnie (BWT). instead which will take 4h 5m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Ballina and Burnie. Flights depart from Ballina (BNK) and arrive at Burnie (BWT) - via Melbourne (MEL). The flight takes around 3h 20m.

There is no direct flight from Ballina to Burnie. There is however a flight that goes via Melbourne (MEL). This services will take at least 4h 5m (not including layover time).

The flight from Ballina to Burnie typically takes around 3h 20m. Flights depart from Ballina (BNK) and and arrive into Burnie (BWT).

The closest major airport to Burnie is Burnie Wynyard Airport (BWT) (BWT) which is approximately 17km (10 miles) from Burnie. Devonport Airport (DPO) (DPO) and Hobart Airport (HBA) (HBA) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

No, its not really possible or feasible to drive from Ballina to Burnie. We recommend that you fly from Ballina (BNK) to Burnie (BWT). instead which will take 4h 5m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Ballina to Burnie is to fly which takes, on average, 4h 5m and will usually cost around A$240 ($160).

How do I get from Ballina to Burnie

Compare travel optionsbetween Ballina and Burnie

Transport options from Ballina to Burnie
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 3 similar
4h 5m
A$240($160)
every 3 hours1,674km (1,040 miles)
Plane and Bus4h 35m
A$275($185)
every 2 hours1,747km (1,086 miles)
Bus and Plane5h 55m
A$465($310)
twice daily1,829km (1,136 miles)
Fly to Launceston (LST), bus5h 60m
A$300($205)
every 20 mins1,920km (1,193 miles)
Bus, Train and Ferry + 3 similar
1 day 10h
A$405($270)
once daily2,241km (1,393 miles)
Bus to Sydney, train and ferry1 day 10h
A$460($310)
once daily2,227km (1,384 miles)
Bus to Casino Station, Coach Bay, train and ferry1 day 10h
A$375($250)
once daily2,298km (1,428 miles)
Bus to Casino Station, Coach Bay, train and ferry1 day 10h
A$375($250)
once daily2,298km (1,428 miles)
Car and Ferry
1 day 2h
A$355($240)
twice daily2,059km (1,279 miles)

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Airports near Burnie

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

BWT
Burnie Wynyard Airport (BWT)
Domestic Airport
Distance
17km (10 miles) from Burnie
DPO
Devonport Airport (DPO)
Domestic Airport
Distance
46km (28 miles) from Burnie
HBA
Hobart Airport (HBA)
International Airport
Distance
238km (148 miles) from Burnie