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There are 4 ways to get from Universal City to Staples Center by 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.

Recommended option

Subway  •  31m

  1. Take the subway from Universal / Studio City Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines Metro Red Line

$2

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  18m

  1. Take a taxi from Universal City to Staples Center 11.1 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  18m

  1. Drive from Universal City to Staples Center 11.1 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  18m

  1. Take an Uber from Universal City to Staples Center 11.1 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Universal City to Staples Center is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Universal City to Staples Center is to taxi which costs $60 - $75 and takes 18m.

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The distance between Universal City and Staples Center is 8 miles. The road distance is 11.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Universal City to Staples Center without a car is to subway which takes 31m and costs $2.

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The subway from Universal / Studio City Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines takes 20m including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Yes, the driving distance between Universal City to Staples Center is 11 miles. It takes approximately 18m to drive from Universal City to Staples Center.

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There are 2215+ hotels available in Staples Center. Prices start at $102 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Universal City to Staples Center.
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  • Distance: 8.4 miles
  • Duration: 31m

What companies run services between Universal City, CA, USA and Staples Center, CA, USA?

Metro Los Angeles operates a vehicle from Universal City to Staples Center every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 20m.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Subway from Universal / Studio City Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Universal City to Staples Center
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$15 - $22
Assist
$16 - $22
Español
$16 - $22
UberX
$16 - $22
WAV
$16 - $22
UberXL
$25 - $35
Select
$35 - $50
Black
$50 - $65
Black SUV
$65 - $85
Lux
$80 - $100
Taxi from Universal City to Staples Center
Ave. Duration
18m
Estimated price
$60 - $75
United Independent 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 Taxi Beverly Hills
Phone
+1 800-308-0700
Website
beverlyhills.unitedtaxi.com
Independent Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
taxi4u.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ladot.lacity.org
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.com

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