Car Hire at Burbank Airport
This information is correct as of August 2015
Whether you want to don your shades and mingle with the rich and famous in LA, soak up the sun in Santa Barbara or ride off into the sunset on horseback in Burbank, you can find the best car hire at Burbank Airport with Skyscanner.
Where to hire a car at Burbank Airport
There are eleven car hire companies with desks at Burbank Airport: Thrifty, National, Payless, Midway, Hertz, Fox, Enterprise, Dollar, Budget, Avis and Alamo. All of the desks are inside the terminal, so you don’t need to go far to pick up your car.
Petrol stations near Burbank Airport
Depending on your car rental agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank.
Luckily there is a Sevan Gas Station located just 11 minutes drive from Burbank Airport. From the airport, get on to North Hollywood Way; take a right onto Cohasset Street then right on to North Glenoaks Boulevard. Take a right on to Scott Road and the petrol station will be on the right hand side.
Driving around Burbank Airport
Burbank Airport, south-west of Bristol, is linked via the A38 to the main motorways the M5 and M4 which intersect near Bristol directly into the city centre. The M4 links Bristol to London and Bristol to the lovely Devon coast both approximately two hours away by car north and south respectively.
Getting to your destination
We’ve put together a quick guide on getting to the most popular destinations from Burbank Airport.
This sunny Riviera city sits on a spectacular coastline. With European ad Spanish influences it has a touch of the exotic. Sophisticated and hipppy-ish, in Santa Barbara visitors can take in a world renowned zoo, enjoy wine tasting and walks through historic parks, shop in boutiques and designer stores or simply soak up the Mediterranean climate on beautiful Butterfly Beach.
It takes just under 2 hours to reach Santa Barbara from Burbank Airport. Get on to Hollywood Way and merge onto the CA-134. From here take the US-101 Highway then exit at 96B for Garden Street. Continue on this road following signs for Santa Barbara.
The City of Angels is a year round city of sun, glamour and celebrity hang-outs. Mingle with the rich and famous on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, stroll Santa Monica Pier for a spectacular sunset, get a taste of the movies at Universal Studios, explore diverse ethnic communities, admire the Paul Getty Museum and the works on display in the Museum of Art or simply be amazed at bronzed bodies on display on Muscle Beach. Every street and sight is an icon in its own right.
Los Angeles is just a 30 minute drive from Burbank Airport. Get on to the I-5 S Golden State Freeway taking the exit towards California and the 110S. Merge onto the CA-110 and exit for the I-5 S. Take the exit for Los Angeles and follow the signs for the centre.
Burbank may have a small town feel but this is where movie dream are made. This retro throwback calls to mind Disney and the Warner Bros, nestled at the foot of the Hollywood Hills. Downtown, Burbank is a hive of retro and vintage boutiques, mega malls, arcades and amusements. Ride horses in the surrounding hills to admire this film buffs paradise from one of the best views in the city.
It takes just 15 minutes to reach Burbank from the airport. Take Thornton Avenue from the airport and continue on to North Lincoln Street. Take a right on to North San Fernando Boulevard and onto North Victory Place. Take a left on to Burbank Boulevard and follow signs for the city centre.
Parking in Burbank is in parking garages and street level parking lots which provide over 5,700 free parking spaces to Burbank Town Centre to customers and shoppers. Some hotels in Burbank offer free car parking.
Prices subject to change