Burbank travel guide

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You're Going to Love Burbank

With a population of 28,925, Burbank is a must-see destination in Illinois, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country.

Where to Eat in Burbank

If you’re looking for affordable options, Chuck's Southern Comforts Cafe - Burbank (6501 W. 79th street) and Mattsons (8150 S Cicero Ave) are great picks.

When to visit Burbank

Burbank in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Burbank in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
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How to Get to Burbank


When flying to Burbank, you’ll arrive at Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), which is located 4 miles from the city center. Airlines that fly from the United States to Burbank include Southwest, Delta and Frontier. The shortest domestic flight to Burbank departs from Atlanta and takes around 2h 06m.


Amtrak is the most popular train carrier serving Burbank, followed by OurBus. The train journey from Burbank to Milwaukee takes 1h 19m and costs around $25 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from South Bend, expect to pay about $25 for a 1h 54m trip.


Another option to get to Burbank is to pick up a car rental from Chicago, which is about 13 miles from Burbank. You’ll find branches of Routes Car & Truck Rentals and Kyte, among others, in Chicago.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Burbank, including Greyhound, Tornado Bus and FlixBus. From Milwaukee, the bus ride to Burbank takes 90 miles and will cost you around $17. From Madison, the ticket costs about $27 for a journey of 110 miles.

Airports near Burbank

Airlines serving Burbank

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British Airways
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Air France
Good (498 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (3,202 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,443 reviews)
Air Canada
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Alaska Airlines
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Spirit Airlines
Good (2,859 reviews)
ITA Airways
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Aer Lingus
Good (484 reviews)
Korean Air
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Japan Airlines
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Where to stay in Burbank

Where to stay in popular areas of Burbank

Most booked hotels in Burbank

Hampton Inn and Suites Bridgeview Chicago
Excellent (8.6, 476 reviews)
Hyatt Place Chicago Midway Airport
Excellent (8.5, 885 reviews)
Hampton Inn Chicago-Midway Airport
Excellent (8.2, 734 reviews)
Hilton Chicago/Oak Lawn
Good (7.8, 608 reviews)
Woodspring Suites Chicago Midway
Good (6.7, 348 reviews)
Sleep Inn Midway Airport Bedford Park
Good (6.6, 1066 reviews)
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Renting a car in Burbank

Renting a car in Burbank costs $56 per day, on average.

Expect to pay $3.79 per gallon in Burbank (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.42 and $60.57. The most frequently booked car type in Burbank is Mini (Dodge Grand Caravan or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Toyota Yaris or similar) are, on average, 54% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.