How to travel from Ballina to Eden, Australia

The distance between Ballina and Eden is around 988km (614 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 3h 10m.

6 routes found

We've found 6 different ways to get from Ballina to Eden 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 Merimbula (MIM).

  • Duration3h 10m
  • Flight time2h 35m
  • Typical cost
    A$590($395)
Operated by

Qantas

+ 2 others

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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 Canberra Station then take the bus to Eden Coach Stop Imlay St.

  • Duration21h 40m
  • Departstwice daily
  • Typical cost
    A$170($115)
Operated by

NSW TrainLink

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Drive

Drive to Eden.

  • Duration13h 45m
  • Distance1,191km (740 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Ballina and Eden

There are several options for getting from Ballina to Eden 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 21h 40m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 3h 10m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$590 ($395).

The distance between Ballina and Eden is around 988km (614 miles).

It takes around 3h 10m to get from Ballina and Eden by plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 13h 45m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Ballina to Eden is to fly which takes around 3h 10m and will set you back approx A$590 ($395).

The cheapest way to travel between Ballina and Eden, 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 Eden. We recommend that you fly from Ballina (BNK) to Merimbula (MIM). instead which will take 3h 10m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Ballina and Eden. We recommend that you fly from Ballina (BNK) to Merimbula (MIM). instead which will take 3h 10m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Ballina and Eden. Flights depart from Ballina (BNK) and arrive at Merimbula (MIM) - via Sydney (SYD). The flight takes around 2h 35m.

There is no direct flight from Ballina to Eden. There is however a flight that goes via Sydney (SYD). This services will take at least 3h 10m (not including layover time).

The flight from Ballina to Eden typically takes around 2h 35m. Flights depart from Ballina (BNK) and and arrive into Merimbula (MIM).

The closest major airport to Eden is Merimbula Airport (MIM) (MIM) which is approximately 17km (11 miles) from Eden. Moruya Airport (MYA) (MYA) 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 Eden. The distance is around 1,191km (740 miles) by road and it will take around 13h 45m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Ballina to Eden is to fly which takes, on average, 3h 10m and will usually cost around A$590 ($395).

How do I get from Ballina to Eden

Compare travel optionsbetween Ballina and Eden

Transport options from Ballina to Eden
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 1 similar
3h 10m
A$590($395)
every 20 mins988km (614 miles)
Bus and Plane4h 50m
A$665($445)
every 20 mins1,156km (718 miles)
Bus to Casino Station, Coach Bay, train + 2 similar
21h 40m
A$170($115)
twice daily1,468km (912 miles)
Bus and Train22h 25m
A$200($135)
once daily1,313km (816 miles)
Bus to Casino Station, Coach Bay, train22h 45m
A$170($115)
once daily1,369km (851 miles)
Drive
13h 45m
A$225($150)
on demand1,191km (740 miles)

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Airports near Eden

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

MIM
Merimbula Airport (MIM)
Domestic Airport
Distance
17km (11 miles) from Eden
MYA
Moruya Airport (MYA)
Domestic Airport
Distance
131km (81 miles) from Eden
CBR
Canberra International Airport (CBR)
International Airport
Distance
206km (128 miles) from Eden