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Burbank Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Burbank Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the name of a hotel near the airport in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

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Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us about their time at Hollywood Burbank Airport.

What to Expect

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

Where to Sleep

As of May 2018, we have had no reviews from travellers who have tried to sleep in this airport since 2001. If you have slept in this airport, please write a review to help future travellers! For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

Good to Know

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

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Burbank Airport Information

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.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use airport lounges at this time.

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Burbank Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport - (5 minute walk or ride from the airport) This is the closest hotel to the airport. Free airport shuttle is available. For airport pick-up, use the courtesy phone in the Hotel Shuttles pick-up area, after you claim your bags. » Check Rates
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Los Angeles Burbank Airport - (5 minute drive from the airport) Free airport shuttle service runs from 5:30AM to 10:30PM. For airport pick-up, use the courtesy phone from the Hotel Shuttles pick-up area after you claim your luggage. The shuttle will arrive in 10 to 20 minutes. » Check Rates
  • Ramada Burbank Airport - (9 minutes from the airport) Reviews are mixed, but this is one of two budget hotels in the immediate area of the airport and it offers free airport shuttle service. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Burbank Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Burbank airport. Connect to the “BUR-Airport-WiFi” network.

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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 -There are 8 locations to serve you. At the time of this update, there were no 24-hour food or beverage concessions open at this airport.
  • Information Desk - Available from 12:00PM - 12:00AM (Daily). Location: 1st Floor, Landside.
  • 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, write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.

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Airport Hours

The airport is open 5:30AM - 10:00PM.

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As of February 2018, Burbank airport is served by the following airlines: American Airlines • Delta Air Lines • Southwest Airlines • United Airlines • Alaska Airlines • JetBlue.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


The 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 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 and Thrifty.

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport transportation service as a courtesy to their guests. Here are a few hotels offering airport shuttle service: Coast Anabelle Hotel   •   Days Inn Glendale   •   Embassy Suites by Hilton Los Angeles Glendale   •   Hampton Inn & Suites Los Angeles Burbank Airport   •   Holiday Inn Burbank   •   Hotel Amarano Burbank   •   Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport   •   Ramada Burbank Airport

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.


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.

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Last Updated: 27 October 2017

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