There are 4 ways to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Griffith Observatory by subway, bus, taxi, towncar or foot

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, bus  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the subway from Universal / Studio City Station to Vermont / Sunset Station Metro Red Line
  2. Take the bus from Vermont Ave. & Sunset Blvd. to Vermont Canyon Rd DASH Observatory

$3 - $7

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Griffith Observatory 8.3 miles

$40 - $50

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Griffith Observatory 8.3 miles

$8 - $13

Walk  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Walk from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Griffith Observatory 7.2 miles

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

There is no direct connection from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Griffith Observatory. However, you can take the walk to Universal / Studio City Station, take the subway to Vermont / Sunset Station, take the walk to Vermont Ave. & Sunset Blvd., take the bus to Vermont Canyon Rd, then take the walk to Griffith Observatory. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Griffith Observatory.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Subway from Universal / Studio City Station to Vermont / Sunset Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Vermont Ave. & Sunset Blvd. to Vermont Canyon Rd
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Griffith Observatory
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$8 - $13
uberASSIST
$11 - $16
uberESPAÑOL
$11 - $16
uberX
$11 - $16
WAV
$11 - $16
uberXL
$19 - $25
UberSELECT
$30 - $40
UberBLACK
$40 - $55
UberSUV
$50 - $70
UberLUX
$60 - $80
Taxi from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Griffith Observatory
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
http://www.weho.org/
Website
weho.org
Taxi Service Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 323-980-6060
Website
taxislacounty.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
United Independent Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ladot.lacity.org
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.com
Independent Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
taxi4u.com
United Taxi Beverly Hills
Phone
+1 800-308-0700
Website
beverlyhills.unitedtaxi.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Griffith Observatory?

The distance between Universal Studios, Hollywood and Griffith Observatory is 5 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Griffith Observatory?

The cheapest way to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Griffith Observatory is to subway and bus which costs $2 - $7 and takes 1 h 4 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Griffith Observatory?

The quickest way to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Griffith Observatory is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs $40 - $50.

How long does it take to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Griffith Observatory?

It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Griffith Observatory, including transfers.

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