There are 4 ways to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Staples Center by subway, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Subway  •  53 min

  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  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Staples Center 11.1 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Staples Center 11.1 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  18 min

  1. Take an Uber from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Staples Center 11.1 miles

$14 - $20

Questions & Answers

The distance between Universal Studios, Hollywood and Staples Center is 8 miles. The road distance is 11.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Staples Center without a car is to subway which takes 53 min and costs .

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

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

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There are 2592+ hotels available in Staples Center. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Staples Center.
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  • Distance: 8.3 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

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

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

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
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Staples Center
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$14 - $20
Assist
$15 - $20
Español
$15 - $20
UberX
$15 - $20
WAV
$15 - $20
UberXL
$24 - $35
Select
$35 - $50
Black
$50 - $65
Black SUV
$65 - $85
Lux
$75 - $100
Taxi from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Staples Center
Ave. Duration
18 min
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
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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