Getting to the Park

Driving Directions

100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608

Driving to Universal Studios Hollywood is easy (despite the false rumors you may have heard about Los Angeles freeways!). For specific directions, please use the map on the left.


Before 5pm After 5pm
Front Gate $35 $30
Closest to Theme Park
 Preferred Parking $25 $20
Reduce a few minutes off your walk, whether you’re headed to the Theme Park or CityWalk
General Parking $18 $10
Valet Parking $15 first 2 hours
$30 over 2 hours

For your convenience, you can buy General or Preferred Parking online along with your tickets. RV (Recreational Vehicle) parking is also available for an additional fee.

Public Transportation

Also, numerous public bus routes stop in Universal City.

For rail and bus schedules or additional public transportation information, call MTA at (800) COMMUTE or (213) 626-4455. Or visit

Across the street from the subway station and the bus stop is a free Universal Studios shuttle bus. This free shuttle will take you to the main entrances of Universal Studios Hollywood and CityWalk Hollywood.

This shuttle service runs 7 days a week, with pick-ups approximately every 10-15 minutes.

Shuttle service begins at 7:00 am every morning. Service continues until approximately 2 hours after the theme park closes (Check here for Park hours.) Please refer to the posted times at each shuttle stop for information on the last departing shuttle.


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