There are 5 ways to get from Union Station to Universal Studios, Hollywood by subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Subway  •  54 min

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

$2

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Cesar E Chavez / Broadway to Sunset / Virgil 2/302
  2. Take the bus from Vermont Ave. & Sunset Blvd. to Highland Ave. & Hollywood Blvd. DASH Hollywood

$4 - $8

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Union Station to Universal Studios, Hollywood 24.2 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Union Station to Universal Studios, Hollywood 24.2 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  29 min

  1. Take an Uber from Union Station to Universal Studios, Hollywood 24.2 miles

$28 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Union Station to Universal Studios, Hollywood is to subway which costs $2 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Union Station to Universal Studios, Hollywood is to taxi which costs $130 - $160 and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Union Station to Universal Studios, Hollywood. However, there are services departing from Cesar E Chavez / Broadway and arriving at Cahuenga / Broadlawn via Vermont Ave. & Sunset Blvd. and Highland / Hollywood. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

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The distance between Union Station and Universal Studios, Hollywood is 9 miles. The road distance is 24.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Union Station to Universal Studios, Hollywood without a car is to subway which takes 54 min and costs $2.

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The subway from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Universal / Studio City Station takes 25 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Union Station to Universal Studios, Hollywood bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Cesar E Chavez / Broadway station.

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Union Station to Universal Studios, Hollywood bus services, operated by Ladot, arrive at Highland Ave. & Hollywood Blvd. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Union Station to Universal Studios, Hollywood is 24 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Union Station to Universal Studios, Hollywood.

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There are 2388+ hotels available in Universal Studios, Hollywood. Prices start at $120 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 8.9 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

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

You can take a bus from Union Station to Universal Studios, Hollywood via Cesar E Chavez / Broadway, Sunset / Virgil, Vermont Ave. & Sunset Blvd., Highland Ave. & Hollywood Blvd., Highland / Hollywood, and Cahuenga / Broadlawn in around 1 h 52 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Cesar E Chavez / Broadway to Sunset / Virgil
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Vermont Ave. & Sunset Blvd. to Highland Ave. & Hollywood Blvd.
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Union Station to Universal Studios, Hollywood
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$28 - $40
Assist
$29 - $40
Español
$29 - $40
UberX
$29 - $40
WAV
$29 - $40
UberXL
$45 - $60
Select
$70 - $90
Black
$95 - $130
Black SUV
$120 - $160
Lux
$140 - $180
Taxi from Union Station to Universal Studios, Hollywood
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
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

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