With its glorious harbour, golden beaches and spectacular sunsets, Sydney knows how to sparkle. From Bondi to the Blue Mountains, explore the city’s endless natural attractions, world-class restaurants and hidden cocktail bars. Whether you enjoy a show at the Opera House or discover unique suburbs brimming with edgy boutiques and galleries, Sydney never disappoints.View our Sydney travel guide
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Reasons to fly with Qantas
Visiting from Ballina (Byron) to Sydney
Ballina to Sydney (BNK to SYD)
The approximate time for direct flights from Ballina to Sydney is 1 hour and 14 minutes.
When to visit
With mild winters and hot summers, Australia’s Harbour City is enticing at any time of the year. If you’re looking for warm weather without the middle-of-summer heat and holiday crowds, the best time to visit is between September and November or February and April. Temperatures range around 16 to 20°C in autumn. January offers a calendar filled of outdoor events and beaches to enjoy, temperatures range around 27°C in summer.
What is the main airport called?
Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD).Opens in a new tab or window Is an international airport in Sydney, Australia located 8 km south of the Sydney central business district, in the suburb of Mascot.
Arriving in Sydney
The warm and friendly Sydney Airport staff will greet you when you land and from there, getting into the CBD and surrounding suburbs is easy.
Getting into Sydney from Sydney Airport
For a quick and affordable option, the Airport Link train will take you to Central Station in about 13 minutes. Alternatively, there are taxis, ride share, transfers, town cars and car hire providers available.
Getting around Sydney
With a reliable and easy-to-use public transport network operating day and night, Sydney is very easy to explore. Purchase a pay-as-you-go Opal from a convenience store or train station and take advantage of the trains, buses, light rail and ferries across the city. Uber and taxis are a handy way to take you to where you want to go or you can rent a car.
Fly from Byron Bay
We want your journey from Byron Bay to be as smooth as possible and the below information will help make that happen.
What is the main airport called?
Ballina Byron Gateway Airport.Opens in a new tab or window It is located just five minutes from Ballina CBD and less than 30 minutes to Byron Bay and Lismore. Taxis, rideshare vehicles, hire cars and hire cars are available at the airport for your convenience.
Passengers on Qantas flights from Byron Bay are allocated checked baggage. If you need more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.
Experience the Qantas difference
Fly with Qantas and enjoy a comfortable journey with familiar smiles waiting to welcome you onboard.
Enjoy peace of mind knowing baggage is included on all Qantas flights. Find out all you need to know about checked baggage.
Food and drinks on every flight
Enjoy a meal or snack every time you fly with us, as well as a range of refreshments including beer and wine+.
Enjoy a range of entertainment on every flight including TV, the latest movies and more+.