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There are 10 ways to get from Foster City to Universal Studios, Hollywood by bus, subway, plane, 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

Bus, BART to Oakland, fly to Burbank  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the bus from E Hillsdale Blvd:Shell Blvd to Hayward BART Station
  2. Take the BART from Hayward BART Station to Coliseum BART Station
  3. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Burbank (BUR) OAK - BUR

$108 - $435

Cheapest option

Caltrain, bus Boltbus  •  10h 13m

  1. Take the Caltrain from Hillsdale Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to Hollywood Blvd Oakland-LA

$37 - $53

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Bus, BART to Oakland, fly to Los Angeles, subway  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the bus from E Hillsdale Blvd:Shell Blvd to Hayward BART Station
  2. Take the BART from Hayward BART Station to Coliseum BART Station
  3. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Los Angeles (LAX) OAK - LAX
  4. Take the subway from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Universal / Studio City Station

$53 - $205

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Burbank  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the Caltrain from Hillsdale Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Burbank (BUR) SJC - BUR

$67 - $317

Bus, Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Burbank  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Foster City Blvd:Metro Center Blvd to El Camino Real:W Hillsdale Blvd
  2. Take the Caltrain from Hillsdale Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  3. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Burbank (BUR) SFO - BUR

$77 - $466

Bus, Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Los Angeles, subway  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Foster City Blvd:Metro Center Blvd to El Camino Real:W Hillsdale Blvd
  2. Take the Caltrain from Hillsdale Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  3. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Los Angeles (LAX) SFO - LAX
  4. Take the subway from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Universal / Studio City Station

$77 - $256

Bus, BART, BART to Concord, fly to Burbank  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the bus from E Hillsdale Blvd:Shell Blvd to Hayward BART Station
  2. Take the BART from Hayward BART Station to MacArthur BART Station
  3. Take the BART from MacArthur BART Station to Concord BART Station
  4. Fly from Concord (CCR) to Burbank (BUR) CCR - BUR

$39 - $254

Caltrain, bus Megabus  •  9h 59m

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

$39 - $59

Caltrain, train  •  14h 19m

  1. Take the Caltrain from Hillsdale Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Los Angeles Union Station Coast Starlight

$75 - $193

Drive  •  6h 2m

  1. Drive from Foster City to Universal Studios, Hollywood 364.8 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Foster City to Universal Studios, Hollywood is to Caltrain and bus which costs $35 - $55 and takes 10h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Foster City to Universal Studios, Hollywood is to bus and BART and fly which costs $100 - $440 and takes 4h 27m.

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The distance between Foster City and Universal Studios, Hollywood is 324 miles. The road distance is 364.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Foster City to Universal Studios, Hollywood without a car is to Caltrain and bus which takes 9h 59m and costs $35 - $60.

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It takes approximately 4h 27m to get from Foster City to Universal Studios, Hollywood, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Oakland Airport to Burbank Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Foster City to Universal Studios, Hollywood is 365 miles. It takes approximately 6h 2m to drive from Foster City to Universal Studios, Hollywood.

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JetSuiteX and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Oakland Airport to Burbank Airport.

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There are 2521+ hotels available in Universal Studios, Hollywood. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Foster City to Universal Studios, Hollywood.
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  • Distance: 324.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 27m

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

You can take a train from Foster City to Universal Studios, Hollywood via El Camino Real:W Hillsdale Blvd, Hillsdale Caltrain, San Jose Diridon Caltrain, San Jose Diridon Station, Los Angeles Union Station, Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines, and Universal / Studio City Station in around 14h 19m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Concord to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $470
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Hayward BART Station to Coliseum BART Station
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Hayward BART Station to MacArthur BART Station
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
bart.gov
Subway from MacArthur BART Station to Concord BART Station
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
bart.gov
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Subway from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Universal / Studio City Station
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Hillsdale Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from Hillsdale Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from Hillsdale Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
10h 53m
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
$290 - $400
Bus operators
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from E Hillsdale Blvd:Shell Blvd to Hayward BART Station
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from Foster City Blvd:Metro Center Blvd to El Camino Real:W Hillsdale Blvd
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Boltbus

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