There are 8 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Universal Studios, Hollywood by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from LAX via FlyAway to L. A. Union Station station LAX FlyAway Bus
  2. Take the subway from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Universal / Studio City Station Metro Red Line

$8 - $10

7 alternative options

Bus, line 901 bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Victory / Woodley LAX to Orange
  2. Take the line 901 bus from Woodley Station to North Hollywood Station 901

$11 - $16

Bus  •  1 h 55 min

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

$10 - $12

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

Shuttle  •  41 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  42 min

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

$110 - $160

Uber  •  42 min

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

$22 - $30

Questions & Answers

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.

More details

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

More details

The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Universal Studios, Hollywood is 14 miles. The road distance is 18.6 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Universal Studios, Hollywood, including transfers.

More details

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 Lankershim / Valleyheart via Woodley Station and Lankershim / Chandler. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 49 min.

More details

Map of how to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Universal Studios, Hollywood.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 13.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

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

You can take a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Universal Studios, Hollywood via Victory / Woodley, Woodley Station, North Hollywood Station, Lankershim / Chandler, and Lankershim / Valleyheart in around 1 h 49 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from LAX via FlyAway to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
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
25 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 Victory / Woodley
Ave. Duration
45 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 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
lawa.org
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Woodley Station to North Hollywood Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
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
$22 - $30
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$22 - $30
Assist
$23 - $30
Español
$23 - $30
UberX
$23 - $30
WAV
$23 - $30
UberXL
$35 - $50
Select
$55 - $75
Black
$75 - $100
Black SUV
$100 - $130
Lux
$110 - $150
Taxi from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Universal Studios, Hollywood
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Santa Monica Taxi
Phone
+1 310.444.4444
Website
facebook.com
Santa Monica Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877.733.3305
Website
layellowcab.com
https://www.smgov.net/
Website
smgov.net
Metro Cab Santa Monica
Phone
+1 310-444-7777
Website
metrocabsm.com
United Taxi Beverly Hills
Phone
+1 800-308-0700
Website
beverlyhills.unitedtaxi.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ladot.lacity.org
Independent Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
taxi4u.com
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.com
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
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Los Angeles Airport to Universal Studios, Hollywood
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport to Universal Studios, Hollywood
Estimated price
$110 - $160

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