Directions from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Universal City

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Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 13 min

  1. LAX to Hollywood

$8 - $10

6 alternative options

Bus via Universal / Studio City Station  •  1 h 31 min

  1. LAX to Hollywood

$10 - $12

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. 18.5 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  42 min

  1. 18.5 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  42 min

  1. 18.5 miles

$110 - $160

Shuttle  •  41 min

$16 - $75

Uber  •  42 min

  1. 18.5 miles

$23 - $35

What companies run services between Los Angeles Airport (LAX), USA and Universal City, CA, USA?

LAX FlyAway operates a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Universal City every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 13 min.

Bus operators
LAX FlyAway
Website
lawa.org
Bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Hollywood
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
lawa.org
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Universal City
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$23 - $35
uberASSIST
$25 - $35
uberESPAÑOL
$25 - $35
uberX
$25 - $35
WAV
$25 - $35
uberXL
$35 - $50
UberSELECT
$55 - $75
UberBLACK
$75 - $100
UberSUV
$95 - $130
UberLUX
$110 - $150
Taxi from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Universal City
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
https://www.smgov.net/
Website
smgov.net
Metro Cab Santa Monica
Phone
+1 310-444-7777
Website
metrocabsm.com
Santa Monica Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877.733.3305
Website
layellowcab.com
Santa Monica Taxi
Phone
+1 310.444.4444
Website
facebook.com
Independent Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
taxi4u.com
United Taxi Beverly Hills
Phone
+1 800-308-0700
Website
beverlyhills.unitedtaxi.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ladot.lacity.org
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.com
http://www.weho.org/
Website
weho.org
Taxi Service Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 323-980-6060
Website
taxislacounty.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
United Independent Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport to Universal City
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Shuttle from Los Angeles Airport to Universal City
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Universal City is 22 km. The road distance is 30 km.

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Universal City is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Universal City is to shuttle which takes 41 min and costs $16 - $75.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal and arriving at Hollywood. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

The bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Hollywood takes 1 h 13 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.