There are 4 ways to get from Encinitas to Universal Studios, Hollywood by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$32 - $64

Cheapest option

Line 101 bus, bus  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 101 bus from Highway 101 & K St to Oceanside Transit Center 101
  2. Take the bus from Oceanside, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9488

$19 - $42

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Encinitas to Universal Studios, Hollywood 107.1 miles

$10 - $16

Train, fly, subway  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Encinitas Station to San Diego - Santa Fe Depot
  2. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Los Angeles (LAX) SAN - LAX
  3. Take the subway from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Universal / Studio City Station

$113 - $358

What companies run services between Encinitas, CA, USA and Universal Studios, Hollywood, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Encinitas to Universal Studios, Hollywood every 2 hours. Tickets cost $28 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Encinitas to Universal Studios, Hollywood via Oceanside Transit Center, Oceanside, Ca, Los Angeles, Ca, 7th / Decatur, Wilshire / Vermont, Wilshire / Vermont Station, and Universal / Studio City Station in around 4 h 54 min.

Airlines
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
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Train from Encinitas Station to San Diego - Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Subway from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Universal / Studio City Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Bus from Highway 101 & K St to Oceanside Transit Center
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Oceanside, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$25 - $35

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Encinitas and Universal Studios, Hollywood is 157 km. The road distance is 171 km.

The cheapest way to get from Encinitas to Universal Studios, Hollywood is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1 h 58 min.

The quickest way to get from Encinitas to Universal Studios, Hollywood is to drive which takes 1 h 58 min and costs $10 - $16.

It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Encinitas to Universal Studios, Hollywood, including transfers.