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Hollywood Burbank Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Burbank Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

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BUR Airport Overview

hollywood burbank airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Hollywood Burbank Airport.

What to Expect

Hollywood Burbank Airport (code: BUR) consists of two interconnected domestic terminals, with Terminal A hosting nine departure gates, and Terminal B, five departure gates. There are a dozen or so eateries and shops spanning both sides of security.  WiFi is available to help pass the time. There are no private lounges at this airport.

Sleeping in Burbank Airport

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews.  For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See the Airport Hotels section below or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

Good to Know

The airport has a direct rail connection to downtown Los Angeles.

Covid-19 Update

Some airport reviews and tips in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos.

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In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Burbank Airport that provide free airport shuttles:

With Covid restrictions constantly changing, we recommend that you confirm shuttle availability prior to booking and/or prior to your arrival.

  • Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport – For airport pick-up, use the courtesy phone in the Hotel Shuttles pick-up area.  » Check Rates
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Los Angeles Burbank Airport  » Check Rates
  • Ramada Burbank Airport  » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Burbank Airport that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport Lounges

At the time of this update, pay-per-use lounges were not available.  If this information is not correct, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Burbank airport. Connect to the “NBC4” network.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Landside • Airside • outside, at the end of the valet parking lot.

Baby Care Facilities – There are 2 family washrooms available at the airport offering baby change facilities.

Currency Exchange – Not available.

Duty Free and Shopping – Duty Free is not available at the airport. You will find three Hudson News Gift Shops which open at 5:00AM and close at 7:00PM or 8:00PM depending on location.

Family Services – A Mamava nursing pod/station can be found on the 2nd Floor, Airside. The station provides a private, comfortable place for nursing including seating, a fold-­‐down table and power supply for pumping, and space for luggage or a stroller.

Food & Drinks – The airport has 14 food and beverage locations throughout the terminals. These include Guy Fieri’s American Kitchen and Bar Burbank, Wolfgang Puck Kitchen Counter, Guy Fieri’s Burger Joint as well as Jones Coffee Roasters.   At the time of this update, there were no 24-hour food or beverage concessions open at this airport.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Pet Relief Area – Travelling with a 4 legged companion? There is a pet relief area for pets to stretch their legs, drink water and take their potty breaks. Location: Terminal B.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers – Not available.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 5:30AM – 10:00PM.

Airlines

Hollywood Burbank airport is served by the following airlines:  Alaska Airlines • American Airlines • Delta Air Lines • JetBlue • Spirit Airlines • Southwest Airlines • United Airlines.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Bus

BUR Airport is a stop on three Metro Bus lines and the City of Burbank BurbankBus. Buses are available on the ground level of the Regional Intermodal Transportation Center (RITC) which can be accessed via the elevated moving walkway to/from the terminal. For route maps, schedules and fares, visit the Metro website.

BurbankBus connects the airport with downtown Burbank and Metro North Hollywood Station on weekdays. Weekend and holiday service is available on-demand, provided by the airport via SuperShuttle. For route maps, schedules and fares, visit the BurbankBus website.

Car Rentals

Car rental services are offered in the RITC (Regional Intermodal Transportation Center), a separate facility that houses the car rental agency service desks, rental vehicles and other modes of public transportation. The customer service area of the facility is accessible via an elevated moving walkway, located near Valet Parking in front of the airport terminal. Onsite car rental agencies include: Alamo • Avis • Budget • Dollar • Enterprise • Fox • Hertz • Midway • National • Payless • Thrifty.

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport shuttle service:  Coast Anabelle Hotel   •   Hampton Inn & Suites Los Angeles Burbank Airport   •  Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport  •    Quality Inn Burbank Airport  •  Ramada Burbank Airport  •   Travelodge by Wyndham Burbank-Glendale.

See also Airport Hotels above.

Taxis and Shared Ride Shuttles

Taxis and shared-ride shuttles are readily available at the pedestrian islands in front of the airport terminal. All taxis are metered and reservations are not required. Shared-ride shuttles are operated by Prime Time Shuttle, Roadrunner Shuttle and SuperShuttle.

Trains

Burbank Bob Hope Airport is accessible by rail service, via Bob Hope Airport Train Station. The train station is served by Metrolink trains on weekdays, and by daily service from Amtrak Pacific Surfliner trains. For Metrolink and Amtrak route maps, schedules and fares, visit the LOSSAN Rail Corridor Agency website.

Last updated: 2022-10-31

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.