There are 6 ways to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Malibu by 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

Tram, line 534 bus  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station Metro Expo Line
  2. Take the line 534 bus from 5th / Colorado to Civic Center / Malibu Library 534

$5 - $7

5 alternative options

Bus, line 534 bus  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford Sb & Wilshire Ns to 7Th Sb & Olympic Blvd Ns R7
  2. Take the line 534 bus from Olympic / 7th to Civic Center / Stuart Ranch 534

$5 - $12

Line 734 bus, line 1 bus, line 534 bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 734 bus from Sepulveda / Ventura to Hilgard / Westholme 734 / ...
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Hilgard Sb & Westholme Fs to Colorado Wb & 5Th Ns 1 / ...
  3. Take the line 534 bus from 5th / Colorado to Civic Center / Stuart Ranch 534

$5 - $10

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Malibu 32.3 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Malibu 32.3 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  41 min

  1. Take an Uber from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Malibu 32.3 miles

$30 - $45

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

You can take a bus from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Malibu via Universal / Studio City Station, Hollywood / Vine Station, Argyle Ave. & Hollywood Blvd., Oxford Ave. & Wilshire Blvd., Oxford Sb & Wilshire Ns, 7Th Sb & Olympic Blvd Ns, and Olympic / 7th in around 3 h 21 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from 5th / Colorado to Civic Center / Malibu Library
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Olympic / 7th to Civic Center / Stuart Ranch
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Sepulveda / Ventura to Hilgard / Westholme
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from 5th / Colorado to Civic Center / Stuart Ranch
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Oxford Sb & Wilshire Ns to 7Th Sb & Olympic Blvd Ns
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Hilgard Sb & Westholme Fs to Colorado Wb & 5Th Ns
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Malibu
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$30 - $45
uberASSIST
$35 - $50
uberESPAÑOL
$35 - $50
uberX
$35 - $50
WAV
$35 - $50
uberXL
$60 - $80
UberSELECT
$90 - $120
UberBLACK
$130 - $170
UberSUV
$160 - $200
UberLUX
$180 - $230
Taxi from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Malibu
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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 Malibu?

The distance between Universal Studios, Hollywood and Malibu is 33 km. The road distance is 52 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Malibu is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 41 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Malibu is to taxi which takes 41 min and costs $140 - $180.

Is there a direct bus between Universal Studios, Hollywood and Malibu?

No, there is no direct bus from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Malibu. However, there are services departing from Universal / Studio City Station and arriving at Civic Center / Stuart Ranch via Sepulveda / Ventura, Hilgard Sb & Westholme Fs and 5th / Colorado. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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

It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Malibu, including transfers.

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