There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Burbank by plane, subway, train, bus 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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Fly San Francisco to Burbank  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Burbank (BUR) SFO - BUR

$70 - $447

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Caltrain, bus  •  8 h 10 min

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

$38 - $54

5 alternative options

Fly San Francisco to Los Angeles  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Los Angeles (LAX) SFO - LAX

$76 - $247

Fly San Jose to Burbank  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Burbank (BUR) SJC - BUR

$102 - $347

BART to Oakland, fly to Burbank  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to West Oakland BART Station
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Burbank (BUR) OAK - BUR

$113 - $443

Caltrain, train  •  12 h 34 min

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

$73 - $189

Drive  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Burbank 367.2 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Burbank. However, there are services departing from Millbrae Caltrain and arriving at Burbank Amtrak via San Jose Diridon Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 34 min.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Burbank is 331 miles. The road distance is 367.2 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Burbank without a car is to Caltrain and bus which takes 8 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Burbank, including transfers.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Burbank train services, operated by Caltrain, depart from Millbrae Caltrain station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Burbank is to fly which takes 1 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can Caltrain and train, which costs and takes 12 h 34 min.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Burbank Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Burbank train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Burbank Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Burbank is 367 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Burbank.

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United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Burbank Airport.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Burbank.
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  • Distance: 331.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

What companies run services between San Francisco Airport (SFO), USA and Burbank, CA, USA?

Southwest Airlines and United Airlines fly from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Burbank every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Burbank via San Jose Diridon Caltrain and San Jose Diridon Station in around 12 h 34 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to West Oakland BART Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
bart.gov
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station to Burbank Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 24 min
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

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There are 2117+ hotels available in Burbank. Prices start at $117 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to San Jose Airport is to shuttle which takes 45 min and costs .

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