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.

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Train, subway  •  2 h 8 min

  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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Main-Harvard to Artic - Dock 1 53x / ...
  2. Take the bus from Anaheim, CA to Burbank

$9 - $26

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 47 min

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

$26 - $49

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

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

$5 - $8

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

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

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The distance between Irvine and Universal Studios, Hollywood is 71 km. The road distance is 86 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to get from Irvine to Universal Studios, Hollywood, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Irvine to Universal Studios, Hollywood. However, there are services departing from Main-Harvard and arriving at Lankershim / Campo De Cahuenga via Anaheim, CA and Olive / San Fernando. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 47 min.

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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 Artic - Dock 1, Anaheim, CA, Burbank, Olive / San Fernando, and Lankershim / Campo De Cahuenga in around 3 h 47 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Subway from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Universal / Studio City Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Anaheim Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
53 min
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-Harvard to Artic - Dock 1
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Main-Culver to Artic - Dock 1
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net

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