Are you ready to start your holiday?
At Byron Bay Rent-A-Car we offer great prices on vehicles to suit everyone’s needs. With our free shuttle service from Ballina Airport to our conveniently located Ballina depot, within 5 minutes of collecting your luggage, you can be driving away in a comfortable and affordable rental car.
Looking for a great price on a car rental at Ballina Airport?
Our diverse fleet of vehicles are modern, reliable, easy to drive and super affordable. We have stylish MG3 Auto hatchbacks, a selection of cost-saving secondhand cars, Nissan X-Trail SUVs, Mystery Machine campervans, 8 seat people movers, rugged 4WD work utes and more. Our rates are often the cheapest car hire Ballina Airport has to offer.
Hire a car for the ultimate Byron Bay experience...
Byron Bay and Ballina are incredible holiday destinations, but there is so much richness to explore beyond the towns themselves. With only limited public transport options available, hiring a car is essential to fully experience the majestic beauty on offer. Hire a car and explore the picturesque hinterland, dine at iconic local cafés and restaurants, chill out by a waterfall, chase epic surf breaks and hike through the region’s spectacular national parks.
At Byron Bay Rent-A-Car we have a vehicle for everyone
We have stylish MG3 Auto hatchbacks and a selection of cost-saving secondhand cars for day trips, Nissan X-Trail SUVs for adventures that take you further away from the coast, Mystery Machine campervans for avid campers and 8 seat people movers for families and groups.
Choose your vehicle
Why Choose Byron Bay Rent-A-Car
Cars to Suit Your Budget
Great prices – more often than not, we deliver the cheapest car hire Byron Bay has to offer.
Airport Pick Up and Drop-Off
Free Ballina Airport Pick Up & Drop-Off
We offer a free shuttle service from Ballina Airport to our Ballina car hire depot (only 3 mins away).
Full Licence Not Required
P platers are in the clear with us. We accept both green and red Ps, and international licences.
No Young Driver Fee
Young drivers enjoy the same great prices on our fleet of rental cars with no added fees.
24/7 Roadside Assist
All our vehicles are covered by 24/7 roadside assist, so you can drive with peace of mind.
Unlimited KMs as Standard
Explore the beauty of Byron Bay, Gold Coast and surrounding areas with unlimited KMs.
Ballina Airport -
The Gateway to Northern Rivers NSW
Ballina Byron Gateway Airport is located at 210 Southern Cross Drive Ballina NSW 2478 and is situated just 5km from the coastal town of Ballina and 35km south of Byron Bay. The airport offers daily flights to Sydney and Melbourne, and flights to Newcastle 6 days a week through Jetstar, Virgin Australia, Qantas, Rex Airlines and FlyPelican.
Our free shuttle service from
Ballina Airport to your rental car
If you are flying into Ballina Airport, you can enjoy our complimentary shuttle service. One of our friendly local drivers will meet you at the terminal and drive you back to your rental car, which will be waiting for you at our Ballina depot. Within 5 minutes of collecting your luggage, you can be behind the wheel of your rental car, ready to start your holiday.
Our Ballina Car Hire depot is conveniently located at 9 North Creek Road (across the road from Aldi), only 2km away from Ballina Airport.
Need help booking online?
Call us 0437 628 121
Got a Question?
Byron Bay Car Hire FAQs
What is the cost of renting a vehicle?
Prices on the vehicles vary dependent on type of vehicle chosen. Our most affordable cars are our range of secondhand cars.
Do you offer liability reduction?
Yes, we offer two levels of liability reduction:
Partial: for $19 per day you can reduce your liability excess down to $550.
Full: for $29 per day you can reduce your liability excess down to $1.
Our standard cover provides insurance with a $3000 excess.
Do you provide refunds for cancellations?
We have a strict NO REFUND policy. If you are unable to take up your booking or end it before the designated date for whatever reason, we can offer you a Credit on future hires with Byron Bay Rent-A-Car.
Do you offer a shuttle service to Ballina Airport?
Yes. We offer free shuttle transfers from Ballina Airport to our local Ballina depot. Within 5 minutes of landing and collecting your luggage, you can be behind the wheel of your rental car, ready to start your holiday.
Simply choose Ballina Airport as your pickup location when booking online, and one of our drivers will send you a text to organise your pickup.
Can I pick up my vehicle from Gold Coast Airport?
Yes. For a small relocation fee, we will deliver your rental car to you at Gold Coast Airport. Simply select this option when booking online. Our team will contact you 2-3 hours before your flight to arrange a convenient location for you to collect your vehicle.
Do you hire baby seats?
What driver's licence do I need?
Will I be charged for extra kilometres per day?
No, you have unlimited kms per day.
Are there any restrictions as to where I can drive?
Byron Bay Rent-A-Car allow our vehicles to travel anywhere within a 250km radius from Byron Bay. Vehicles travelling outside of this area will breach terms and conditions of contract and roadside assist will be void.
Is there a minimum hire period?
There is NO minimum hire period. Our rates are based on a 24 hour hire period with vehicles expected to be returned at the same time of day as they were picked up.