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There are 7 ways to get from Van Nuys to Universal City by bus, subway, taxi, car, 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.

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Bus  •  15m

  1. Take the bus from Van Nuys Station to North Hollywood Station 154 / ...

$1 - $3

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Line 901 bus, subway  •  26m

  1. Take the line 901 bus from Van Nuys Station to North Hollywood Station 154 / ...
  2. Take the subway from North Hollywood Station to Universal / Studio City Station Metro Red Line

$4

Line 233 bus, bus  •  45m

  1. Take the line 233 bus from Van Nuys / Victory to Moorpark / Van Nuys 233
  2. Take the bus from Ventura / Beverly Glen to Universal / Studio City Station 150/240 / ...

$3 - $6

Taxi  •  13m

  1. Take a taxi from Van Nuys to Universal City 8 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  13m

  1. Drive from Van Nuys to Universal City 8 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  13m

  1. Take an Uber from Van Nuys to Universal City 8 miles

$15 - $19

Walk  •  2h 38m

  1. Walk from Van Nuys to Universal City 8.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Van Nuys to Universal City is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Van Nuys to Universal City is to taxi which costs $45 - $55 and takes 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Van Nuys Station station and arriving at North Hollywood Station station. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15m.

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The distance between Van Nuys and Universal City is 6 miles. The road distance is 8 miles.

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The best way to get from Van Nuys to Universal City without a car is to bus which takes 15m and costs $1 - $3.

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The bus from Van Nuys Station to North Hollywood Station takes 15m including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Van Nuys to Universal City bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Van Nuys Station.

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Van Nuys to Universal City bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at North Hollywood Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Van Nuys to Universal City is 8 miles. It takes approximately 13m to drive from Van Nuys to Universal City.

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There are 2328+ hotels available in Universal City. Prices start at $111 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Van Nuys to Universal City.
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  • Distance: 6.4 miles
  • Duration: 15m

What companies run services between Van Nuys, CA, USA and Universal City, CA, USA?

Metro Los Angeles operates a bus from Van Nuys to Universal City every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 15m. Ladot also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Subway from North Hollywood Station to Universal / Studio City Station
Ave. Duration
4m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Van Nuys Station to North Hollywood Station
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Bus from Van Nuys / Victory to Moorpark / Van Nuys
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Bus from Ventura / Beverly Glen to Universal / Studio City Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Burbank Blvd. & Van Nuys Blvd. to Alameda & Pass
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Ladot
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Van Nuys to Universal City
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$15 - $19
Assist
$16 - $19
Español
$16 - $19
UberX
$16 - $19
WAV
$16 - $19
UberXL
$25 - $28
Select
$38 - $43
Black
$50 - $60
Black SUV
$65 - $75
Lux
$75 - $85
Taxi from Van Nuys to Universal City
Ave. Duration
13m
Estimated price
$45 - $55
United Taxi Beverly Hills
Phone
+1 800-308-0700
Website
beverlyhills.unitedtaxi.com
Independent Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
taxi4u.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ladot.lacity.org
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.com
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
Santa Monica Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877.733.3305
Website
layellowcab.com
Santa Monica Taxi
Phone
+1 310.444.4444
Website
facebook.com
Metro Cab Santa Monica
Phone
+1 310-444-7777
Website
metrocabsm.com
https://www.smgov.net/
Website
smgov.net
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
Yellow Star Taxi
Phone
+1 800-840-2227
Website
yellowstartaxi.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 661-260-2227
Oak Tree Taxi Cab
Phone
+1 661-478-0192

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