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. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Burbank has to offer.

When to visit Burbank

Burbank in December
Estimated hotel price
$82
1 night at 3-star hotel
Burbank in December
Estimated hotel price
$82
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Burbank

Plane

When flying to Burbank, you’ll arrive at Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), which is located 4 miles from the city center. The shortest domestic flight to Burbank departs from Boston and takes around 2h 49m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Burbank. The train journey from Burbank to Milwaukee takes 1h 19m and costs around $20 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from South Bend, expect to pay about $26 for a 2h 05m trip.

Car

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 Kyte and Routes Car & Truck Rentals, among others, in Chicago.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Burbank, including Amtrak, Greyhound and Tornado Bus. From Milwaukee, the bus ride to Burbank takes 85 miles and will cost you around $22. From Monona, the ticket costs about $86 for a journey of 210 miles.

Plane

When flying to Burbank, you’ll arrive at Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), which is located 4 miles from the city center. The shortest domestic flight to Burbank departs from Boston and takes around 2h 49m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Burbank. The train journey from Burbank to Milwaukee takes 1h 19m and costs around $20 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from South Bend, expect to pay about $26 for a 2h 05m trip.

Car

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 Kyte and Routes Car & Truck Rentals, among others, in Chicago.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Burbank, including Amtrak, Greyhound and Tornado Bus. From Milwaukee, the bus ride to Burbank takes 85 miles and will cost you around $22. From Monona, the ticket costs about $86 for a journey of 210 miles.

Airports near Burbank

Airlines serving Burbank

Lufthansa
Good (4,702 reviews)
KLM
Good (832 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,678 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,550 reviews)
Air France
Good (984 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,112 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,982 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,404 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,073 reviews)
Finnair
Good (840 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,823 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (839 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,567 reviews)
Spirit Airlines
Good (4,576 reviews)
Frontier
Okay (1,366 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (731 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (776 reviews)
ANA
Excellent (496 reviews)
Avianca
Good (1,327 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (955 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Burbank

Most booked hotels in Burbank

Hampton Inn and Suites Bridgeview Chicago
3 stars
Excellent (8.6, 460 reviews)
$174+
Hyatt Place Chicago Midway Airport
3 stars
Excellent (8.5, 887 reviews)
$186+
Hilton Chicago/Oak Lawn
3 stars
Good (7.6, 640 reviews)
$146+
Super 8 by Wyndham Bridgeview/Chicago Area
2 stars
Good (7, 401 reviews)
$73+
Sleep Inn Midway Airport Bedford Park
2 stars
Good (6.8, 1057 reviews)
$118+
Woodspring Suites Chicago Midway
2 stars
Good (6.6, 559 reviews)
$84+

Renting a car in Burbank

Renting a car in Burbank costs $65 per day, on average, or $196 if you want to rent if for 3 days.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 9% cheaper than airport locations in Burbank.

Expect to pay $3.75 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 $44.97 and $59.96. The most frequently booked car type in Burbank is Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Supplier choice rental cars (Class Special SUV or similar) are, on average, 60% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Renting a car in Burbank costs $65 per day, on average, or $196 if you want to rent if for 3 days.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 9% cheaper than airport locations in Burbank.

Expect to pay $3.75 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 $44.97 and $59.96. The most frequently booked car type in Burbank is Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Supplier choice rental cars (Class Special SUV or similar) are, on average, 60% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.