There are 6 ways to get from Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood by tram, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Tram, subway  •  1h 17m

  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

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Line 501 bus  •  1h 16m

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

$3 - $6

4 alternative options

Line 780 bus  •  1h 41m

  1. Take the line 780 bus from Colorado / Los Robles to Hollywood / Western 180/181 / ...

$4

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood 15 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood 15 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood 15 miles

$22 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood is to taxi which costs $80 - $100 and takes 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood. However, there are services departing from Walnut / Raymond and arriving at Lankershim / Valleyheart via Lankershim / Chandler. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Pasadena station to Universal Studios, Hollywood station. However, there are services departing from Memorial Park Station and arriving at Universal / Studio City Station via Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 17m.

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The distance between Pasadena and Universal Studios, Hollywood is 12 miles. The road distance is 15 miles.

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The best way to get from Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood without a car is to tram and subway which takes 1h 17m and costs $4.

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It takes approximately 1h 17m to get from Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood, including transfers.

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Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Walnut / Raymond station.

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Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood train services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Memorial Park Station.

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Map of how to get from Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood.
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  • Distance: 12 miles
  • Duration: 1h 17m

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

Metro Los Angeles operates a bus from Walnut / Raymond to North Hollywood Station every 30 minutes. 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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Subway from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Universal / Studio City Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Walnut / Raymond to North Hollywood Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Bus from Colorado / Los Robles to Hollywood / Western
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $26
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uber.com
Pool
$22 - $26
Assist
$23 - $26
Español
$23 - $26
UberX
$23 - $26
WAV
$23 - $26
UberXL
$38 - $43
Select
$55 - $65
Black
$75 - $85
Black SUV
$95 - $110
Lux
$110 - $130
Taxi from Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
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
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

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Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at North Hollywood Station.

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Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood train services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Universal / Studio City Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood is 15 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Pasadena to Universal Studios, Hollywood.

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There are 1626+ hotels available in Universal Studios, Hollywood. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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