There are 6 ways to get from Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood by bus, tram, 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  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Robles Ave. & Cordova St. to Alameda & Pass Commuter Express 549

$1 - $3

5 alternative options

Line 501 bus  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 501 bus from Raymond / Holly to North Hollywood Station 501

$3 - $6

Tram, subway  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the tram from Memorial Park Station to Union Station - Metro Gold Line Metro Gold Line
  2. Take the subway from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Universal / Studio City Station Metro Red Line

$4

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood 14.1 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood 14.1 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood 14.1 miles

$17 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood is to taxi which costs $75 - $95 and takes 19 min.

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The distance between Pasadena and Universal Studios, Hollywood is 12 miles. The road distance is 14.1 miles.

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The bus from Los Robles Ave. & Cordova St. to Alameda & Pass takes 37 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Los Robles Ave. & Cordova St. and arriving at Alameda & Pass. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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The best way to get from Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 13 min and costs $1 - $3.

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Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood bus services, operated by Ladot, arrive at Encino Park & Ride station.

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Map of how to get from Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood.
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  • Distance: 12 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 13 min

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

Ladot operates a bus from Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 37 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Memorial Park Station to Union Station - Metro Gold Line
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
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
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Los Robles Ave. & Cordova St. to Alameda & Pass
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Raymond / Holly to North Hollywood Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$17 - $24
Assist
$18 - $24
Español
$18 - $24
UberX
$18 - $24
WAV
$18 - $24
UberXL
$29 - $40
Select
$45 - $60
Black
$60 - $80
Black SUV
$75 - $100
Lux
$90 - $120
Taxi from Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.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
Independent Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
taxi4u.com
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.com
United Taxi Beverly Hills
Phone
+1 800-308-0700
Website
beverlyhills.unitedtaxi.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ladot.lacity.org

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