Universal Studios Hollywood Tickets

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Universal Studios Hollywood | The ultimate Hollywood adventure

One of the absolute must-visit attractions in Los Angeles is Universal Studios Hollywood. This legendary theme park is more than just a movie studio - it's a place where magic comes to life. Imagine stepping into your favorite movies and TV shows, getting an up-close look at behind-the-scenes action, and experiencing thrilling rides that will leave you breathless. On this page, you’ll find all the information you need for your visit to Universal Orlando including ticket options, top rides and attractions, timings, directions, and more!

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Universal Studios Hollywood


General timings: Monday to Sunday from 10 AM to 6 PM
Closed on: Universal Studios Hollywood is open throughout the year.
Best time to visit: Weekdays and winters are ideal if you want to avoid crowds. 

Address: 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608, United States | Find on Maps

  • By subway: The red line rail will take you to the nearest metro station.
  • Nearest stop: Universal City/ Studio City
    A free shuttle service running from the metro station to Universal Studios is available.
  • By bus: Bus numbers 155 and 224 pass through Universal Orlando.
  • Nearest stop: Burbank Station, Universal Studios Station
  • By car: Universal Studios Hollywood is approximately 25 miles from Los Angeles International Airport.
  • Parking: Parking at the facility is available with charges ranging from $10 to $70. Electric vehicle charging is also available.

  • The main entrance is located on Universal Hollywood Drive, where you'll find ticket booths and security checkpoints.
  • For guests staying at one of the nearby hotels, there is a separate entrance through the Universal CityWalk.
  • First aid stations: Universal Studios Hollywood offers two primary first aid stations. The first station can be found on the Upper Lot, while the second station is positioned between Jurassic Cafe and the Character Shop on the Lower Lot.
  • Restroom: Restroom facilities are conveniently distributed throughout the Theme Park and Universal CityWalk, with all restrooms equipped with wheelchair-accessible amenities and diaper-changing stations.
  • Security: The safety and security of our visitors and staff are paramount at Universal Studios. We maintain close collaboration with local and federal authorities to ensure that we receive the most current security updates and briefings.
  • Gift shop: The Universal Studio Store provides the most extensive range of adult and children's clothing, accessories, toys, and souvenirs featuring beloved characters and attractions found within the Park.
    Free wifi: Free wifi is available at theme parks and CityWalk

Universal Studios Hollywood boasts more than 50 dining options to satisfy every craving. Some of them are:

  • Antojitos Cocina Mexicana: Immerse yourself in the flavors, sounds, and visuals of Mexico at Antojitos Cocina Mexicana. Discover genuine Mexican cuisine in the heart of Universal CityWalk.
  • Ben & Jerry's: Visit the well-loved national ice cream chain for a refreshing break and fulfill your desire for delectable, frozen treats.
  • Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.: Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. offers a variety of seafood options along with a range of Southern classics, including award-winning baby back ribs, fried chicken, fresh seafood dishes, and homemade desserts.
  • Hollywood & Dine: Experience dining like a celebrity as you savor a selection of seasonal favorites and delightful culinary creations at Hollywood & Dine.

Universal Studios Hollywood offers more than 30 stores to shop from. Here are our top choices:

  • 1-UP Factory™: This incredibly enjoyable shop is your destination for a wide range of merchandise inspired by the Mushroom Kingdom!
  • Abercrombie & Fitch: Embrace your utmost comfort and confidence with Abercrombie's latest collection of casual attire, available for men, women, and children.
  • Illumination's The Secret Life of Pets: Explore themed clothing, plush toys, and souvenirs inspired by "The Secret Life of Pets." You can also meet a furry friend at the Adopt-A-Pup Station.
  • Smoking is not allowed within the Park.
  • All visitors are required to go through metal detection before entering the theme park.
  • Before entering the theme park, all bags, backpacks, purses, and packages may be subject to X-ray and/or additional inspection. Coolers, suitcases, and bags with wheels are not allowed.
  • Prohibited items include explosives, weapons, alcohol, marijuana, illegal drugs, clothing that may pose a safety risk or disturbance, attire that could create a false impression of being associated with Universal or emergency personnel, segways, hoverboards, and drones.
  • Selfie sticks are allowed at Universal's discretion but must be stowed on rides and attractions, including the Studio Tour.
  • Only baby food and small snacks are permitted, as well as food with special dietary requirements.
  • Every ride has different age, height, and weight restrictions. Please make sure you check before entering the line.
  • Plan your visit in advance and check the official website for any updates or special events.
  • Wear comfortable shoes as you'll be doing a lot of walking.
  • Consider purchasing express passes to skip the lines and make the most of your day.
  • Don't forget to bring sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses, as Southern California weather can be sunny and warm.

Frequently asked questions about Universal Studios Hollywood tickets

Where do I book Universal Studios Hollywood tickets?

Book your tickets to Universal Studios Hollywood here.

What can I see with my Universal Studios Hollywood tickets?

Your tickets give you unlimited access to all the rides and attractions inside the theme park.

Can I purchase tickets online in advance?

Yes, buying your Universal Studios Hollywood tickets online in advance is highly recommended. It allows you to skip the ticket lines and head straight into the excitement.

How long should I spend at Universal Studios Hollywood?

You should plan to spend at least a full day at Universal Studios Hollywood to make the most of all the thrilling attractions, shows, and entertainment it offers.

Are there any height or age restrictions for certain rides and attractions?

Yes, some rides and attractions have height and age restrictions for safety reasons. These restrictions are clearly posted at the entrance to each attraction.

Can I bring outside food or beverages into the park?

Outside food and beverages are typically not allowed inside the park, with exceptions for special dietary needs and baby food.

Is there a designated area for nursing mothers or parents with infants?

Yes, there are nursing stations and facilities available for parents with infants. Check the park map for their locations.

Are there any options for stroller or wheelchair rentals at Universal Studios Hollywood?

Yes, stroller and wheelchair rentals are available within the park.

Are pets allowed in the park, and is there a kennel service available?

Pets are not allowed in the park, but there is a pet kennel service available for a fee. However, you can take your service animals inside except on the rides.

How much does parking cost at Universal Studios Hollywood, and are there preferred parking options?

Parking fees vary based on standard, preferred, and VIP parking options. Prices can also depend on the time of year, so it's advisable to check the website for current rates.

Is there a lost and found department or process for items left in the park?

Universal Studios Hollywood has a Lost and Found department to help guests locate lost items.

Is it worth visiting Universal Studios Hollywood?

Absolutely! Universal Studios Hollywood is a must-visit destination for movie lovers and thrill-seekers alike. You'll have a blast experiencing the magic of famous films and TV shows brought to life.