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.

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 February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Burbank in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

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 centre. The shortest flight to Burbank from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 15h 05m.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Burbank. The train journey from Burbank to Milwaukee takes 1h 19m and costs around $41 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from South Bend, expect to pay about $41 for a 2h 05m trip.


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 Hertz and Alamo, among others, in Chicago.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Burbank, including OurBus, Tornado Bus and Amtrak. From Madison, the bus ride to Burbank takes 131 miles and will cost you around $69. From Kalamazoo, the ticket costs about $38 for a journey of 195 miles.

Airports near Burbank

Airlines serving Burbank

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British Airways
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Air France
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Air Canada
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Alaska Airlines
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Spirit Airlines
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ITA Airways
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Aer Lingus
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Korean Air
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Japan Airlines
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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 $1.67 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 $20.00 and $26.66. 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 Standard car hire (Hyundai Santa Fe or similar) is, on average, 52% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.