There are 9 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Universal Studios, Hollywood by bus, subway, tram, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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, subway  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza LAX to Union Station
  2. Take the subway from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Universal / Studio City Station Metro Red Line

$11 - $12

Cheapest option

Bus, tram, subway  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from G Shuttle Stop at Terminal 2 Lower Level to Aviation Blvd. Green Line Station
  2. Take the tram from Aviation / LAX Station to Willowbrook - Rosa Parks Station - Metro Green Line
  3. Take the tram from Willowbrook - Rosa Parks Station - Metro Blue Line to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines
  4. Take the subway from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Universal / Studio City Station

$6

7 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Hollywood LAX to Hollywood

$10 - $12

Bus via Barham / Lake Hollywood Dr  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Hollywood LAX to Hollywood

$9 - $13

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Universal Studios, Hollywood 18.6 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Universal Studios, Hollywood 18.6 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  42 min

  1. Take a town car from Los Angeles Airport to Universal Studios, Hollywood 18.6 miles

$110 - $160

Shuttle  •  41 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Los Angeles Airport to Universal Studios, Hollywood

$16 - $75

Uber  •  42 min

  1. Take an Uber from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Universal Studios, Hollywood 18.6 miles

$23 - $35

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

LAX FlyAway operates a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Universal Studios, Hollywood every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 13 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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Tram from Aviation / LAX Station to Willowbrook - Rosa Parks Station - Metro Green Line
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Tram from Willowbrook - Rosa Parks Station - Metro Blue Line to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Subway from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Universal / Studio City Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
LAX FlyAway
Website
lawa.org
Bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
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
Lax
Website
laxflyaway.org
Bus from G Shuttle Stop at Terminal 2 Lower Level to Aviation Blvd. Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
laxflyaway.org
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Universal Studios, Hollywood
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
$100 - $130
UberLUX
$110 - $150
Taxi from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Universal Studios, Hollywood
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 Studios, Hollywood
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Shuttle from Los Angeles Airport to Universal Studios, Hollywood
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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Questions & Answers

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

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Universal Studios, Hollywood. However, there are services departing from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal and arriving at Barham / Lake Hollywood Dr via Hollywood / Vine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 34 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Universal Studios, Hollywood, including transfers.

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