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There are 6 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  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the subway from Universal / Studio City Station to Hollywood / Western Station Metro Red Line

$3 - $5

5 alternative options

Subway, bus via Hollywood / Argyle  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the subway from Universal / Studio City Station to Hollywood / Vine Station Metro Red Line
  2. Take the bus from Hollywood / Argyle to Los Feliz / Vermont 180/181

$3 - $5

Subway, bus  •  1 h 15 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 - $5

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

$12 - $17

Walk  •  2 h 17 min

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Griffith Observatory is to subway which costs $2 - $5 and takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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The distance between Universal Studios, Hollywood and Griffith Observatory is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Griffith Observatory without a car is to subway which takes 1 h 20 min and costs $2 - $5.

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It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Griffith Observatory, including transfers.

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There are 2533+ hotels available in Griffith Observatory. Prices start at $103 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Griffith Observatory.
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  • Distance: 3.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

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

Metro Los Angeles operates a vehicle from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Griffith Observatory every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 8 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Subway from Universal / Studio City Station to Hollywood / Western Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Subway from Universal / Studio City Station to Hollywood / Vine Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Subway from Universal / Studio City Station to Vermont / Sunset Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Hollywood / Argyle to Los Feliz / Vermont
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Vermont Ave. & Sunset Blvd. to Vermont Canyon Rd
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
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
$12 - $17
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$12 - $17
Assist
$12 - $17
Español
$12 - $17
UberX
$12 - $17
WAV
$12 - $17
UberXL
$20 - $27
Select
$30 - $45
Black
$40 - $55
Black SUV
$55 - $70
Lux
$65 - $85
Taxi from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Griffith Observatory
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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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