There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan Beach to Universal Studios, Hollywood by bus, subway, taxi, car 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.

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Bus, subway  •  1h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Highland Ave & 14th St to 37th St Transitway Station 438A
  2. Take the subway from Pershing Square Station to Universal / Studio City Station Metro Red Line

$4 - $8

4 alternative options

Line 232 bus, bus  •  3h 1m

  1. Take the line 232 bus from Sepulveda / Manhattan Beach to LAX City Bus Center 232
  2. Take the bus from LAX Terminal 1 Lower Level FlyAway Stop to Hollywood & Vine / Hollywood FlyAway LAX FlyAway-LAX2HW

$12 - $14

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan Beach to Universal Studios, Hollywood 23.3 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan Beach to Universal Studios, Hollywood 23.3 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  35 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manhattan Beach to Universal Studios, Hollywood 23.3 miles

$30 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan Beach to Universal Studios, Hollywood is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan Beach to Universal Studios, Hollywood is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 35 min.

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The distance between Manhattan Beach and Universal Studios, Hollywood is 18 miles. The road distance is 23.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan Beach to Universal Studios, Hollywood without a car is to bus and subway which takes 1h 41m and costs $4 - $9.

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It takes approximately 1h 41m to get from Manhattan Beach to Universal Studios, Hollywood, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan Beach to Universal Studios, Hollywood is 23 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Manhattan Beach to Universal Studios, Hollywood.

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There are 1629+ hotels available in Universal Studios, Hollywood. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 17.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 41m

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

You can take a bus from Manhattan Beach to Universal Studios, Hollywood via LAX City Bus Center, LAX Terminal 1 Lower Level FlyAway Stop, Hollywood & Vine / Hollywood FlyAway, Hollywood / Vine Station, and Universal / Studio City Station in around 3h 1m.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Subway from Pershing Square Station to Universal / Studio City Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Bus operators
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Highland Ave & 14th St to 37th St Transitway Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
Ladot
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Sepulveda / Manhattan Beach to LAX City Bus Center
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Metro Los Angeles
LAX FlyAway
Phone
(714) 507-1170 / (310) 834-1002
Website
flylax.com
Bus from LAX Terminal 1 Lower Level FlyAway Stop to Hollywood & Vine / Hollywood FlyAway
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
LAX FlyAway
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Manhattan Beach to Universal Studios, Hollywood
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$30 - $35
Assist
$32 - $36
Español
$32 - $36
UberX
$32 - $36
WAV
$32 - $36
UberXL
$50 - $60
Select
$75 - $85
Black
$100 - $120
Black SUV
$130 - $150
Lux
$160 - $180
Taxi from Manhattan Beach to Universal Studios, Hollywood
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Santa Monica Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877.733.3305
Website
layellowcab.com
Santa Monica Taxi
Phone
+1 310.444.4444
Website
facebook.com
Metro Cab Santa Monica
Phone
+1 310-444-7777
Website
metrocabsm.com
https://www.smgov.net/
Website
smgov.net
United Taxi Beverly Hills
Phone
+1 800-308-0700
Website
beverlyhills.unitedtaxi.com
Independent Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.com
United 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 Independent Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
Taxi Service Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 323-980-6060
Website
taxislacounty.com

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