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There are 11 ways to get from Modesto to Universal Studios, Hollywood by bus, train, night bus, car, plane or subway

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Modesto, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 1429 / ...

$38 - $89

Cheapest option

Bus ACN Autobuses  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Modesto to Lamont 498 Sacramento / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lamont to Los Angeles 498 Sacramento / ...

$4

9 alternative options

Train, night bus  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Modesto Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak San Joaquins
  2. Take the night bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Burbank Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Train, bus via Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Modesto Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak San Joaquins
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Train, bus  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Modesto Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak San Joaquins
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Burbank Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service / ...

Drive  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Modesto to Universal Studios, Hollywood 305.4 miles

$29 - $45

Bus to Oakland, fly to Burbank  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Modesto, Ca to Hayward, Ca
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Burbank (BUR) OAK - BUR

$119 - $462

Bus, BART to San Francisco, fly to Burbank  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Modesto, Ca to Hayward, Ca
  2. Take the BART from Hayward BART Station to 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station
  3. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Burbank (BUR) SFO - BUR

$90 - $495

Bus to San Jose, fly to Burbank  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Modesto, Ca to Hayward, Ca
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Burbank (BUR) SJC - BUR

$80 - $349

Bus to Merced, fly to Los Angeles, subway  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Modesto, Ca to Merced, Ca
  2. Fly from Merced (MCE) to Los Angeles (LAX) MCE - LAX
  3. Take the subway from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Universal / Studio City Station

$79 - $168

Bus to Sacramento, fly to Burbank  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Modesto, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Burbank (BUR) SMF - BUR

$131 - $349

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The cheapest way to get from Modesto to Universal Studios, Hollywood is to bus which costs $3 - $5 and takes 9 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Modesto to Universal Studios, Hollywood is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 6 min.

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The distance between Modesto and Universal Studios, Hollywood is 285 miles. The road distance is 305.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Modesto to Universal Studios, Hollywood without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 46 min and costs $35 - $90.

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It takes approximately 7 h 46 min to get from Modesto to Universal Studios, Hollywood, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Oakland Airport to Burbank Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Modesto to Universal Studios, Hollywood is 305 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to drive from Modesto to Universal Studios, Hollywood.

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JetSuiteX and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Oakland Airport to Burbank Airport.

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There are 2384+ hotels available in Universal Studios, Hollywood. Prices start at $111 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Modesto to Universal Studios, Hollywood.
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  • Distance: 285.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 46 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Modesto to Universal Studios, Hollywood every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 6 h 35 min. ACN Autobuses also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Sacramento to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Merced to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Modesto Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $280
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Hayward BART Station to 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bart.gov
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Modesto, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Bus from Modesto, Ca to Hayward, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Modesto, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Bus from Modesto, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Modesto to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Modesto to Lamont
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Lamont to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Modesto to Merced
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Modesto to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Burbank Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com

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