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.

When to visit Burbank

Burbank in December
Estimated hotel price
$135
1 night at 3-star hotel
Burbank in December
Estimated hotel price
$135
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 centre. The shortest flight to Burbank from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 25h 19m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Burbank. The train journey from Burbank to Milwaukee takes 1h 19m and costs around $34 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from South Bend, expect to pay about $43 for a 2h 05m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Burbank is to pick up a car hire from Chicago, which is about 13 miles from Burbank. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Thrifty, 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 $36. From Grand Rapids, the ticket costs about $125 for a journey of 205 miles.

Plane

When flying to Burbank, you’ll arrive at Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), which is located 4 miles from the city centre. The shortest flight to Burbank from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 25h 19m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Burbank. The train journey from Burbank to Milwaukee takes 1h 19m and costs around $34 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from South Bend, expect to pay about $43 for a 2h 05m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Burbank is to pick up a car hire from Chicago, which is about 13 miles from Burbank. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Thrifty, 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 $36. From Grand Rapids, the ticket costs about $125 for a journey of 205 miles.

Airports near Burbank

Airlines serving Burbank

Lufthansa
Good (4,685 reviews)
KLM
Good (843 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,724 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,465 reviews)
Air France
Good (970 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,110 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,951 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,376 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,194 reviews)
Finnair
Good (786 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (847 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,897 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,553 reviews)
Spirit Airlines
Good (4,571 reviews)
Frontier
Okay (1,354 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (696 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (770 reviews)
ANA
Excellent (511 reviews)
Avianca
Good (1,332 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (948 reviews)
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Where to stay in Burbank

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Extended Stay America Suites - Chicago - Midway and Best Western Inn & Suites - Midway Airport.

Where to stay in popular areas of Burbank

Hiring a car in Burbank

Expect to pay $1.65 per litre in Burbank (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $19.69 and $26.25. 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 car hire (Class Special SUV or similar) is, on average, 60% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay $1.65 per litre in Burbank (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $19.69 and $26.25. 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 car hire (Class Special SUV or similar) is, on average, 60% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.