There are 4 ways to get from Ventura to Universal Studios, Hollywood by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Ventura Amtrak to Burbank Bob Hope Airport Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$28 - $53

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Ventura, CA to Los Angeles, CA 4591

$2

2 alternative options

Bus, line 750 bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Pacific View Mall to Thousand Oaks Transit Center
  2. Take the bus from Thousand Oaks Transit Center to Oxnard St. & Topanga Canyon Blvd.
  3. Take the line 750 bus from Topanga Canyon / Oxnard to Universal / Studio City Station 750

$3 - $10

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Ventura to Universal Studios, Hollywood 59.3 miles

$5 - $9

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

Amtrak operates a train from Ventura to Universal Studios, Hollywood 5 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 34 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a bus from Ventura to Universal Studios, Hollywood once daily, and the journey takes 2 h 9 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ventura Amtrak to Burbank Bob Hope Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Phone
(800) 438-1112
Website
goventura.org
Bus from Pacific View Mall to Thousand Oaks Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Bus from Thousand Oaks Transit Center to Warner Center Loop 1
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Thousand Oaks Transit Center to Oxnard St. & Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Topanga Canyon / Oxnard to Universal / Studio City Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ventura and Universal Studios, Hollywood is 88 km. The road distance is 95 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ventura to Universal Studios, Hollywood is to Amtrak Thruway which costs $2 and takes 3 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from Ventura to Universal Studios, Hollywood is to drive which takes 1 h 5 min and costs $5 - $9.

No, there is no direct bus from Ventura to Universal Studios, Hollywood. However, there are services departing from Pacific View Mall and arriving at Universal / Studio City Station via Thousand Oaks Transit Center and Topanga Canyon / Oxnard. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

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