There are 6 ways to get from San Diego to Burbank Airport (BUR) by train, bus, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Pacific Surfliner

$30 - $80

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, line 94 bus  •  4 h 17 min

  1. 5818
  2. 94 / ...

$2 - $5

4 alternative options

Bus, line 94 bus  •  3 h 58 min

  1. 9486 / ...
  2. 94 / ...

$21 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 21 min

  1. 134.5 miles

$13 - $19

Fly to Burbank  •  4 h 18 min

  1. SAN - BUR

$132 - $602

Fly to Los Angeles, train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. SAN - LAX

$116 - $364

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Burbank Airport (BUR), USA?

Amtrak operates a train from San Diego to Burbank Airport (BUR) 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $80 and the journey takes 3 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Burbank Airport (BUR) via Los Angeles, Ca, 7th / Decatur, 5th / Broadway, and Hill / 5th in around 3 h 58 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Burbank Bob Hope Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Hill / 5th to Hollywood Way / Thornton
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Hill / College to Hollywood Way / Thornton
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net

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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Diego and Burbank Airport (BUR) is 198 km. The road distance is 215 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Burbank Airport (BUR) is to Amtrak Thruway and line 94 bus which costs $2 - $5 and takes 4 h 17 min.

The quickest way to get from San Diego to Burbank Airport (BUR) is to drive which takes 2 h 21 min and costs $13 - $19.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak and arriving at Burbank Bob Hope Airport Amtrak. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Burbank Airport (BUR). However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Hollywood Way / Thornton via 7th / Decatur and Hill / 5th. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 58 min.

The train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Burbank Bob Hope Airport Amtrak takes 3 h 22 min including transfers and departs four times a day.