How to travel from Ballina to Perth, Australia

The distance between Ballina and Perth is around 3,735km (2,321 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 6h 55m.

5 routes found

We've found 5 different ways to get from Ballina to Perth 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 Perth (PER).

  • Duration6h 55m
  • Flight time6h 15m
  • Typical cost
    A$535($360)
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Bus and Train

Take the bus to Sydney then Albury and then to 85 Franklin St then take the train to Perth.

  • Duration3 days 5h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    A$1,050($705)
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Drive

Drive to Perth.

  • Duration1 day 21h
  • Distance4,295km (2,669 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Ballina and Perth

There are several options for getting from Ballina to Perth by plane, bus, train and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus and then fly which costs around A$435 ($295) and will take around 7h 35m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 6h 55m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$535 ($360).

The distance between Ballina and Perth is around 3,735km (2,321 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 3,614km (2,246 miles)

It takes around 6h 55m to get from Ballina and Perth by plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 1 day 21h to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Ballina to Perth is to fly which takes around 6h 55m and will set you back approx A$535 ($360).

The cheapest way to travel between Ballina and Perth, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus and then fly which will typically cost around A$435 ($295) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Ballina and Perth. We recommend that you fly from Ballina (BNK) to Perth (PER). instead which will take 6h 55m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Ballina and Perth. We recommend that you fly from Ballina (BNK) to Perth (PER). instead which will take 6h 55m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Ballina and Perth. Flights depart from Ballina (BNK) and arrive at Perth (PER) - via Sydney (SYD). The flight takes around 6h 15m.

There is no direct flight from Ballina to Perth. There is however a flight that goes via Sydney (SYD). This services will take at least 6h 55m (not including layover time).

The flight from Ballina to Perth typically takes around 6h 15m. Flights depart from Ballina (BNK) and and arrive into Perth (PER).

The closest major airport to Perth is Perth Airport (PER) (PER) which is approximately 10km (6 miles) from Perth. Busselton Airport (BQB) (BQB) and Geraldton Airport (GET) (GET) 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 Perth. The distance is around 4,295km (2,669 miles) by road and it will take around 1 day 21h in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Ballina to Perth is to fly which takes, on average, 6h 55m and will usually cost around A$535 ($360).

How do I get from Ballina to Perth

Compare travel optionsbetween Ballina and Perth

Transport options from Ballina to Perth
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 2 similar
6h 55m
A$535($360)
every 2 hours3,905km (2,427 miles)
Bus and Plane7h 35m
A$435($295)
twice daily3,735km (2,321 miles)
Plane, Bus and Train9h 50m
A$540($360)
once daily4,216km (2,620 miles)
Bus and Train
3 days 5h
A$1,050($705)
once a week5,017km (3,118 miles)
Drive
1 day 21h
A$570($385)
on demand4,295km (2,669 miles)

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Airports near Perth

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

PER
Perth Airport (PER)
International Airport
Distance
10km (6 miles) from Perth
BQB
Busselton Airport (BQB)
Domestic Airport
Distance
198km (123 miles) from Perth
GET
Geraldton Airport (GET)
Domestic Airport
Distance
368km (229 miles) from Perth