There are 4 ways to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Staples Center by subway, 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  •  55 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 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Staples Center 11 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  18 min

  1. Take an Uber from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Staples Center 11 miles

$15 - $22

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Staples Center is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Staples Center is to taxi which costs $60 - $75 and takes 18 min.

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The distance between Universal Studios, Hollywood and Staples Center is 8 miles. The road distance is 11 miles.

Get driving directions

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 30 minutes.

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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 30 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 30 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
$15 - $22
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$15 - $22
uberASSIST
$17 - $22
uberESPAÑOL
$17 - $22
uberX
$17 - $22
WAV
$17 - $22
uberXL
$24 - $35
UberSELECT
$35 - $50
UberBLACK
$50 - $65
UberSUV
$65 - $85
UberLUX
$75 - $95
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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