There are 3 ways to get from Riverside to Universal Studios, Hollywood by bus, subway, train or car

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Bus, subway  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Riverside, CA to Los Angeles, CA
  2. Take the subway from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Universal / Studio City Station Metro Red Line

$10 - $19

2 alternative options

Train, subway  •  2 h 25 min

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

$12 - $15

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Riverside to Universal Studios, Hollywood 64.1 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Riverside to Universal Studios, Hollywood is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riverside to Universal Studios, Hollywood is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The distance between Riverside and Universal Studios, Hollywood is 57 miles. The road distance is 64.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to get from Riverside to Universal Studios, Hollywood, including transfers.

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The nearest airport to Universal Studios, Hollywood is Burbank (BUR) Airport which is 4.1 miles away. Other nearby airports include Los Angeles (LAX) (13.9 miles), Long Beach (LGB) (25.3 miles), Santa Ana (SNA) (42.7 miles) and San Diego (SAN) (118.5 miles).

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Map of how to get from Riverside to Universal Studios, Hollywood.
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  • Distance: 56.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 5 min

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

There is no direct connection from Riverside to Universal Studios, Hollywood. However, you can take the bus to Los Angeles, CA, take the walk to Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines, take the subway to Universal / Studio City Station, then take the walk to Universal Studios, Hollywood. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Riverside to Universal Studios, Hollywood via L. A. Union Station station, Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines, and Universal / Studio City Station in around 2 h 25 min.

Train operators
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
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Riverside-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators

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