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Public transportation services, licensed taxis and rideshare, private transfer companies and car rental services in Burbank airport (BUR)

Transportation

 

Ride-sharing services such as Uber or Lyft, taxis, buses and trains, are the transportation options that make connection between the airport and the urban area.


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Ride-sharing - Vehicles pick passengers up in front of Terminal B.

Bus - Line 169 from Metro (Tel +1 323 466 3876) goes to the city centre on weekdays, stopping at Kaiser Foundation Hospital, Panorama Mall, Van Nuys airport and station, Fallbrook Shopping Center, Warner Center Transit Hub and Canoga Station. Routes 94 and 794 travel to Sun Valley, Burbank, Glendale and Sylmar stations. Bus 222 operates every day between the airport and Sun Valley Station, Regional Intermodal Transportation Center, Hollywood Bowl, Vine and Highland stations, and several film studios. Line 165 runs to Fallbrook Center, Westfield, Van Nuys and Burbank Station. The fare is USD1.75.
On the other hand, the NoHo-Airport service from BurbankBus (Tel +1 818 246 4258) has a cost of USD1.00 and runs from Monday to Friday every 15-45 minutes to North Hollywood Station and the city centre, between 5:30 am and 10:30 pm.

Train - From the airport's south station depart trains from Metrolink (Tel +1 800 371 5465) that run to downtown Burbank, Glendale, Union Station, Van Nuys, Northridge, Chatsworth, Camarillo, Oxnard and East Ventura. On the other hand, at the north station (connected to the terminals through a free, on-demand shuttle service), you can board services to downtown Burbank, Glendale, Union Station, Sun Valley, Newhall, Santa Clarita, Palmdale and Lancaster. Journey time to the city centre is 5 minutes and has a cost of USD2.00-2.50.
There are also services from Amtrak Pacific Surfliner (Tel +1 800 872 7245) to San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, Anaheim, Santa Ana and San Diego, among other destinations.

Taxi - Ranks are situated on the island across from Terminal B. Companies present at the enclosure are: City Cab (Tel +1 818 848 1000), United Taxi (Tel +1 800 892 8294) and Checker Cab (Tel +1 800 750 4400). The trip to the city centre takes between 30 and 40 minutes.

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Latest updates: March 12, 2020

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Transportation Tips to/from the airport?

 
While there are issues that seem more than obvious, it is always advisable to take into account when moving from or to the airport, and especially if you go on some public transport.
 
 1- To the airport - It is convenient to go out with a little more anticipation than you would commonly suggest. If you choose a taxi or a private car service, always keep in mind peak transit times, demonstrations, strikes or events that may take more or less the trip to the airport from where you are. It is always good to be informed about what happens in the place where you find yourself.
If you have a shared transfer service, please have a contact Tel in case of any delay on the part of the company. In these cases, a scheduled collection schedule is already in tenter.
If you are using public transport (bus, train), have the schedules (weekends and holidays usually have fewer frequencies), if you have to transfer and also how to board (if you need a card or boarding pass or paying at the moment to the driver or rider). These are details that seem obvious, but it is advisable to know not to have surprises and suffer a delay that could bring complications.
If you rent a car to get to the airport check well, where you must leave the vehicles. In some airports, there is an exclusive parking lot for rental cars.
 
 2 -From the airport- here is a little less stressful as you don't have the pressure to miss the flight. In the worst case you will arrive later to the place where you are going to stay or to the meeting point where you try to arrive. Once you get out of the plane, pick up your suitcase and finish with the required arrival procedures. Then you have to look for the public transport signs or consult the airport staff. It is very useful to inform the timetables of the buses in case you arrive late at night. Not all of them work 24 hours a day. The same goes for taxis. If you have hired a private car service, keep ready the mobile app to contact the driver. Some transport services hired, have a person waiting for you, identified with a sign.
If you rent a car to go from the airport to your final destination, for more peace of mind it is recommended to reserve it earlier. Rental counters are usually available at arrivals hall.