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There are 10 ways to get from Foster City to Burbank by bus, plane, train, subway or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus to Oakland, fly to Burbank  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the bus from E Hillsdale Blvd:Shell Blvd to Hayward BART Station
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Burbank (BUR) OAK - BUR

$108 - $435

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Bus  •  9h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Palo Alto Transit Center to Eastridge Transit Center 522 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose to Burbank FlixBus

$18 - $32

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Bus, Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Burbank  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Foster City Blvd:Metro Center Blvd to El Camino Real:W Hillsdale Blvd
  2. Take the Caltrain from Hillsdale Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  3. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Burbank (BUR) SFO - BUR

$77 - $466

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Burbank  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the Caltrain from Hillsdale Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Burbank (BUR) SJC - BUR

$67 - $317

Bus, BART to Oakland, fly to Los Angeles, train  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the bus from E Hillsdale Blvd:Shell Blvd to Hayward BART Station
  2. Take the BART from Hayward to Coliseum
  3. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Los Angeles (LAX) OAK - LAX
  4. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Downtown Burbank station

$56 - $210

Bus, Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Los Angeles, train  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Foster City Blvd:Metro Center Blvd to El Camino Real:W Hillsdale Blvd
  2. Take the Caltrain from Hillsdale Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  3. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Los Angeles (LAX) SFO - LAX
  4. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Downtown Burbank station

$80 - $261

Bus, BART, BART to Concord, fly to Burbank  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the bus from E Hillsdale Blvd:Shell Blvd to Hayward BART Station
  2. Take the BART from Hayward to MacArthur
  3. Take the BART from MacArthur to Concord
  4. Fly from Concord (CCR) to Burbank (BUR) CCR - BUR

$39 - $254

Caltrain, bus  •  8h 46m

  1. Take the Caltrain from Hillsdale Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to Burbank Station

$38 - $56

Caltrain, train  •  12h 55m

  1. Take the Caltrain from Hillsdale Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Burbank Amtrak Coast Starlight

$73 - $191

Drive  •  5h 57m

  1. Drive from Foster City to Burbank 363.6 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Foster City to Burbank is to bus which costs $18 - $35 and takes 9h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Foster City to Burbank is to bus and fly which costs $100 - $440 and takes 3h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Foster City to Burbank. However, there are services departing from Foster City Blvd:Metro Center Blvd and arriving at Burbank via El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd, Palo Alto Transit Center and San Jose. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 7m.

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The distance between Foster City and Burbank is 324 miles. The road distance is 363.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Foster City to Burbank without a car is to Caltrain and bus which takes 8h 46m and costs $35 - $60.

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It takes approximately 3h 29m to get from Foster City to Burbank, including transfers.

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Foster City to Burbank bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, depart from Palo Alto Transit Center station.

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The best way to get from Foster City to Burbank is to bus which takes 9h 7m and costs $18 - $35. Alternatively, you can Caltrain and train, which costs $70 - $200 and takes 12h 55m.

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The quickest flight from Oakland Airport to Burbank Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Foster City to Burbank bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Burbank station.

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Map of how to get from Foster City to Burbank.
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  • Distance: 323.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 29m

What companies run services between Foster City, CA, USA and Burbank, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Foster City to Burbank via El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd, Palo Alto Transit Center, Eastridge Transit Center, and San Jose in around 9h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Foster City to Burbank via El Camino Real:W Hillsdale Blvd, Hillsdale Caltrain, San Jose Diridon Caltrain, and San Jose Diridon Station in around 12h 55m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Concord to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $470
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Hillsdale Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from Hillsdale Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from Hillsdale Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Hayward to Coliseum
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Hayward to MacArthur
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
bart.gov
Subway from MacArthur to Concord
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
bart.gov
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Downtown Burbank station
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station to Burbank Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Bus operators
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from E Hillsdale Blvd:Shell Blvd to Hayward BART Station
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from Foster City Blvd:Metro Center Blvd to El Camino Real:W Hillsdale Blvd
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Palo Alto Transit Center to Eastridge Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Foster City to Burbank is 364 miles. It takes approximately 5h 57m to drive from Foster City to Burbank.

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JetSuiteX and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Oakland Airport to Burbank Airport.

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