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Cheap Car Hire Ballina Airport

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Ballina Airport (BNK)


Terminal Building,
(Country), Ballina Nsw, NS, New South Wales, 2478, Australia


(61) 2 6686 9955

Hours of Operation:

Sun - Fri 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM; Sat 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM


Location Information
Fastbreak Service
Fastbreak Pick up: Proceed to the Budget Fastbreak line or Budget rental counter. Present your driver licence and receive your rental agreement and keys.

Fastbreak Return: Park the vehicle and lock it. If a return agent is not available in the rental car park, proceed to the rental counter/office with your vehicle keys, mileage and fuel level. You can access your receipt online within 72 hours of returning your vehicle.
General Directions
COUNTER: Desk in main lobby of airport terminal.
CARS: In car park outside terminal entrance.
RETURNS: Same as pick-up.
AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Drop box located at Budget counter.

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Budget Ballina Airport Car Rental

Ballina is a lovely coastal town along the Pacific Highway two hours south of Brisbane. It sports some of the most beautiful surfing beaches and headlands in this area of Australia. The Ballina Byron Gateway Airport provides easy air service to Sydney, Melbourne and Newcastle aboard Virgin Australia, Regional Express and Jetstar. In addition you have easy access onsite to Budget Rent a Car so you can acquire a vehicle to see all the sights.

Budget has a wide variety of late model rental cars in Ballina Airport to suit your travel needs, including the economy Suzuki Swift or similar, the standard Toyota Corolla Sedan, the full size Toyota Camry or similar and the 8 seater Kia Carnival van or similar. Whatever your travel plans are we have the right rental car for you. Our fleet is constantly being updated with focus on your comfort and safety. If travelling in Ballina is new to you, make sure you add a portable GPS and Roadside Assistance in your car rental reservation to make your visit even easier.

Remember if you're a Qantas Frequent Flyer member, you can earn valuable Qantas Points when you rent a car or truck from Budget.

Things to Do and See around Ballina

The Richmond River and its estuaries provide home for many wildlife and is one of the area’s premier fishing destinations. Richmond River Cruises provides up close views of the river along with some commentary and history. In your Budget car hire you can drive to Pat Moreton Lookout atop Lennox Point to watch the surfers at Lennox Head Beach. In addition, it is a great place to watch for whales and dolphins in the season.

Within Ballina there are many shops and restaurants for you to explore. There are many nice restaurants and cafes offering the freshest of seafood and other local fare. Nearby is another one of Australia’s “Big Things” to see, the Big Prawn, recently saved from demolition. In addition you can visit the Ballina Naval and Maritime Museum along with some historical homes.

If you are in the mood for a walk the Kerry Saxby Walkways is a wonderful way to get some exercise and see some stunning sights along the ocean. With your Budget rental car you will also be able to visit the many beautiful National Parks in the area and hike their trails.

Ballina Airpot - Frequently Asked Questions


Where is Budget Rent A Car located at Ballina Airport?

The Budget counter is located in the arrivals hall at Ballina Airport.

How far is Ballina airport from Ballina centre/CBD?

It takes approx. 6 mins to drive from Ballina Airprot to the Ballina CBD in your rental car.

How much is the typical cost of renting a car from Ballina Airport?

The cost to rent a car in Ballina Airport depends on the type of car and the location. To find an accurate cost, enter your details in the search form today!