There are 9 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Burbank by plane, tram, subway, bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly San Francisco to Burbank  •  1 h 32 min

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

$70 - $447

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, CA to Burbank via Oakland

$37 - $60

7 alternative options

Fly San Francisco to Los Angeles  •  3 h

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

$76 - $247

Fly San Francisco to Long Beach, tram  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Long Beach (LGB) SFO - LGB
  2. Take the tram from Del Amo Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines

$66 - $248

BART to Oakland, fly to Burbank  •  3 h 36 min

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

$113 - $442

Fly San Jose to Burbank  •  3 h 7 min

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

$102 - $347

Caltrain, bus  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Mateo Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Limited / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6853 / ...

$45 - $107

Caltrain, train  •  12 h 9 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Bullet / ...
  2. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Burbank Bob Hope Airport Amtrak Coast Starlight

$72 - $189

Drive  •  6 h 5 min

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

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Burbank is to bus which costs $35 - $60 and takes 8 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Burbank is to fly which takes 1 h 32 min and costs $70 - $450.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Burbank is 530 km. The road distance is 587 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Burbank, including transfers.

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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 Bob Hope Airport Amtrak via San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 9 min.

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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, Megabus operates a bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Burbank every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $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 39 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 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Francisco to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport to Montgomery St.
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
bart.gov
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Mateo Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Burbank Bob Hope Airport 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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $90

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