How to travel from Ballina to Coffs Harbour Airport (CFS), Australia

The distance between Ballina and Coffs Harbour Airport (CFS) is around 206km (128 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to drive which takes around 2h 25m.

3 routes found

We've found 3 different ways to get from Ballina to Coffs Harbour Airport (CFS) by bus and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Bus

Take the bus to Coffs Harbour.

  • Duration4h 15m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    A$46($31)
Operated byGreyhound Australia+ 1 others

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Drive

Drive to Coffs Harbour Airport (CFS).

  • Duration2h 25m
  • Distance206km (128 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Ballina and Coffs Harbour Airport (CFS)

There are several options for getting from Ballina to Coffs Harbour Airport (CFS) by bus and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around A$46 ($31) and will take around 4h 15m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can drive and arrive in approximately 2h 25m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$40 ($27).

The distance between Ballina and Coffs Harbour Airport (CFS) is around 206km (128 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 168km (104 miles)

It takes around 4h 15m to get from Ballina and Coffs Harbour Airport (CFS) by bus. If you are travelling by car it will take around 2h 25m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Ballina to Coffs Harbour Airport (CFS) is to drive which takes around 2h 25m and will set you back approx A$40 ($27).

The cheapest way to travel between Ballina and Coffs Harbour Airport (CFS), if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around A$46 ($31) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Ballina and Coffs Harbour Airport (CFS). We recommend that you drive to Coffs Harbour Airport (CFS). instead which will take 2h 25m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Ballina and Coffs Harbour Airport (CFS). It typically takes around 4h 15m and departs once daily.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Ballina to Coffs Harbour Airport (CFS). However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Coffs Harbour. These services run once daily and will take a minimum of 4h 15m.

Greyhound Australia and Premier Motor Service run regular bus services between Ballina and Coffs Harbour Airport (CFS). Buses run once daily and take around 4h 15m on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

The easiest way to get to Coffs Harbour Airport (CFS) from Ballina is to drive which will take 2h 25m and cost around A$40 ($27).

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Ballina to Coffs Harbour Airport (CFS). We recommend that you take the bus to Coffs Harbour. instead which will take 4h 15m.

Drive yourself

Yes it is possible to drive from Ballina and Coffs Harbour Airport (CFS). The distance is around 206km (128 miles) by road and it will take around 2h 25m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Ballina to Coffs Harbour Airport (CFS) is to take the bus which takes, on average, 4h 15m and will usually cost around A$46 ($31).

How do I get from Ballina to Coffs Harbour Airport (CFS)

Compare travel optionsbetween Ballina and Coffs Harbour Airport (CFS)

Transport options from Ballina to Coffs Harbour Airport (CFS)
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Bus + 1 similar
4h 15m
A$46($31)
once daily248km (154 miles)
Bus to Coffs Harbour5h 25m
A$48($32)
once daily280km (174 miles)
Drive
2h 25m
A$40($27)
on demand206km (128 miles)

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