• Our partners include:

  • Greyhound USA
  • VIA Rail
  • Amtrak
  • Acela Express
  • Megabus
  • SuperShuttle
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia

There are 4 ways to get from Irvine to Universal Studios, Hollywood by train, subway, 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.

Recommended option

Train, subway  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station Orange County Line
  2. Take the subway from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Universal / Studio City Station Metro Red Line

$10 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Main-Culver to Artic - Dock 1 53x / ...
  2. Take the train from Anaheim Regional Trans. Intermodal Ctr to Los Angeles Union Station Pacific Surfliner

$26 - $49

Line 59 bus, bus  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the line 59 bus from University-Ent 3773 Mariposa Villa to The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 3 59
  2. Take the bus from Santa Ana, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9480 / ...

$15 - $34

Drive  •  1h 3m

  1. Drive from Irvine to Universal Studios, Hollywood 53.9 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Irvine to Universal Studios, Hollywood is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1h 3m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Irvine to Universal Studios, Hollywood is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1h 3m.

More details

The distance between Irvine and Universal Studios, Hollywood is 45 miles. The road distance is 53.9 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Irvine to Universal Studios, Hollywood without a car is to train and subway which takes 2h 5m and costs $10 - $13.

More details

It takes approximately 2h 5m to get from Irvine to Universal Studios, Hollywood, including transfers.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Irvine to Universal Studios, Hollywood is 54 miles. It takes approximately 1h 3m to drive from Irvine to Universal Studios, Hollywood.

Get driving directions

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

More details

Map of how to get from Irvine to Universal Studios, Hollywood.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 44.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 5m

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

You can take a bus from Irvine to Universal Studios, Hollywood via The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 3, Santa Ana, Ca, Los Angeles, Ca, 7th / Decatur, Wilshire / Vermont, Wilshire / Vermont Station, and Universal / Studio City Station in around 3h 47m.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Anaheim Regional Trans. Intermodal Ctr to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Main-Culver to Artic - Dock 1
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from University-Ent 3773 Mariposa Villa to The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 3
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Santa Ana, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Santa Ana to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Santa Ana to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.