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There are 5 ways to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Arcadia by subway, tram, bus, 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, tram  •  1 h 29 min

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

$4

Cheapest option

Bus, line 187 bus  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Alameda & Pass to Lake Ave. & Colorado Blvd. Commuter Express 549
  2. Take the line 187 bus from Colorado Blvd and Lake Ave E to Huntington Dr and Santa Clara St E 187

$2 - $8

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Arcadia 21.7 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Arcadia 21.7 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  27 min

  1. Take an Uber from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Arcadia 21.7 miles

$25 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Arcadia is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Arcadia is to taxi which costs $110 - $140 and takes 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Arcadia. However, there are services departing from Alameda & Pass and arriving at Huntington Dr and Santa Clara St E via Colorado Blvd and Lake Ave E. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 53 min.

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The distance between Universal Studios, Hollywood and Arcadia is 18 miles. The road distance is 21.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Arcadia without a car is to subway and tram which takes 1 h 29 min and costs $4.

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It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Arcadia, including transfers.

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Universal Studios, Hollywood to Arcadia bus services, operated by Ladot, depart from Alameda & Pass station.

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Universal Studios, Hollywood to Arcadia bus services, operated by Foothill Transit, arrive at Huntington Dr and Santa Clara St E station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Universal Studios, Hollywood to Arcadia is 22 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Arcadia.

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There are 780+ hotels available in Arcadia. Prices start at $95 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Arcadia.
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  • Distance: 18.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 29 min

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

You can take a bus from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Arcadia via Alameda & Pass, Lake Ave. & Colorado Blvd., and Colorado Blvd and Lake Ave E in around 1 h 53 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Subway from Universal / Studio City Station to Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Tram from Union Station - Metro Gold Line to Arcadia Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Alameda & Pass to Lake Ave. & Colorado Blvd.
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Colorado Blvd and Lake Ave E to Huntington Dr and Santa Clara St E
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Arcadia
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$25 - $35
Assist
$26 - $35
Español
$26 - $35
UberX
$26 - $35
WAV
$26 - $35
UberXL
$40 - $55
Select
$65 - $85
Black
$90 - $120
Black SUV
$110 - $150
Lux
$130 - $170
Taxi from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Arcadia
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.com
Independent Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
taxi4u.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ladot.lacity.org
United Taxi Beverly Hills
Phone
+1 800-308-0700
Website
beverlyhills.unitedtaxi.com

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