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

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

Train  •  2 h 57 min

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

$28 - $53

Cheapest option

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

2 alternative options

Line 6 bus, train  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 6 bus from Main & Oak to Otc 6
  2. Take the train from Oxnard station to Downtown Burbank station Ventura County Line

$12 - $18

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

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

$5 - $9

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Ventura to Universal Studios, Hollywood station. 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.

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The distance between Ventura and Universal Studios, Hollywood is 55 miles. The road distance is 59.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Ventura to Universal Studios, Hollywood without a car is to train which takes 2 h 57 min and costs $27 - $55.

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

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Ventura to Universal Studios, Hollywood bus services, operated by Ventura County Transportation Commission, depart from Pacific View Mall station.

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The best way to get from Ventura to Universal Studios, Hollywood is to train which takes 2 h 57 min and costs $27 - $55. Alternatively, you can bus and line 750 bus, which costs $3 - $10 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Ventura to Universal Studios, Hollywood.
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  • Distance: 54.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 57 min

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, you can take a bus from Ventura to Universal Studios, Hollywood via Thousand Oaks Transit Center, Oxnard St. & Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga Canyon / Oxnard, and Universal / Studio City Station in around 4 h 25 min.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ventura Amtrak to Burbank 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
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Oxnard station to Downtown Burbank station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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
Gold Coast Transit
Website
goldcoasttransit.org
Bus from Main & Oak to Otc
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
goldcoasttransit.org

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