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Universal Studios Hollywood in Universal City, CA

100 Universal City PlazaUniversal City, CA 91608
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Overview

Ready to bring your favorite movies to life? Universal Studios Hollywood combines thrill, incredible special effects, and beloved characters for the ultimate movie experience. Go behind the scenes with exclusive tours of a real working movie studio or dive deep into the stories with jaw-dropping rides and shows. Minions, Harry Potter, the Walking Dead, Transformers and more are waiting for you!

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Universal City Travel Experts
  • Coolers are not permitted into the park.
  • General parking is $20 or $10 after 5:00 pm. Valet parking is also available for an additional fee.
  • Locker facilities range from $8 to $15, depending on the locker size and location.
  • Strollers, ECVs, and wheelchairs available to rent for a surcharge.
  • Purchase a Front of Line ticket to skip the lines for popular rides and shows.
  • Tickets do not include early park admission.

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Abby S.

Never a better treat than having a frozen Butterbeer in the Wizarding World. Go after 5pm for fewer crowds. We were able to enjoy our favorite attractions over and over again!

Description

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Universal Studios Hollywood®
Get ready for the ultimate Hollywood move experience!

Go behind the scenes on the world-famous Studio Tour to explore where Hollywood movies are made. Then, face action head-on in heart-pounding rides, shows and attractions that put you inside some of the world’s most popular movies and TV shows.

Despicable Me Minion Mayhem
Join Gru, his daughters and the mischievous Minions on a heartwarming and thrilling 3-D ride. Start your journey in Gru’s home, where you’re recruited for his latest scheme – one where you’ll become an actual Minion

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™
Explore the mysteries of HogwartsTM castle, visit the shops of HogsmeadeTM, and sample fare from some of the wizarding world’s best-known establishments. Plus experience Harry Potter and the Forbidden JourneyTM and Flight of the HippogriffTM that transport you into a world of magical thrills and excitement.

TRANSFORMERS™: The Ride-3D:
Experience the Ultimate Transformers Battle! Fusing HD 3D media and flight simulation technology, TRANSFORMERSTM: The Ride-3D is an immersive, next generation thrill ride that blurs the line between fiction and reality. Prepare for the greatest battle you’ll ever ride.

Fast & Furious – Supercharged
Hold on tight for the Studio Tour’s grand finale, Fast & Furious – Supercharged! Ride along with the all-star cast from the hit movies on an exhilarating high-speed chase that catapults you into the high-stakes underworld of fast cars. You’ll be engulfed in a world of cutting-edge, hyper-realistic special effects, including 3D-HD imagery projected onto the world’s most expansive 360-degree screens!

Studio Tour:
The world-famous Studio Tour offers a real, behind-the-scenes look at moviemaking secrets. Visitors can experience the largest street movie set in Hollywood history built with creative consultation from Steven Spielberg himself. Guests can see the sets from hit series and witness special effects used in blockbusters like The War of the Worlds and Universal Pictures’ King Kong.

Parking Fees:
  • General parking: $18
  • Preferred Parking: $25-$40
  • Valet Parking: $15 first 2 hours, $30 over 2 hours


LEGAL: HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR. (s17) TRANSFORMERS and all related characters are trademarks of Hasbro and are used with permission. © 2017 Hasbro. © 2017 DreamWorks, LLC and Paramount Pictures Corporation. All Rights Reserved. ©2017 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.

Reserve San Diego Customer Reviews

Reserve San Diego Customer
Pasadena, CA
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"Great Prices Universal Tickets"
March, 2017
very easy to use my experience was very good. I will be using this service again very soon Thank you reserve Los Angeles
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Luis M
Chicago, Illinois
"Fun"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed September 21, 2017 NEW
Its not as big as Universal Orlando but still a great place to visit when in LA. The Harry Potter area and Jurrasic park ride is worth the price of admission.
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Momrnurse
Palm Springs, California
"Love Universal Studios!!!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 21, 2017 NEW
Love universal studios!! There is so much to see and activities for all ages!! My now 12 year old and 4 year old had a blast.
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Christa B
Chula Vista
"The kids first visit"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed September 21, 2017 NEW
This is the first time I have been in almost 30 years. We took our kids for their first visit. They had a lot of fun. The park is quite clean, restrooms are very clean. Husband and I enjoyed the studio tour more than the kids did. Most of the rides incorporate some sort of virtual reality which can be a bit overwhelming after about three or four rides. We really enjoyed Wizarding World of Harry Potter. I recommend trying the Butterbeer. All of the food we bought was very good. Hamburgers were cooked well without being dry or tasting old. Fries were fresh and hot with good seasoning. Be sure to get a donut at Lard Lad. $6 and it was large enough for my family of 4 to share. Parking is very expensive. $25 for general parking, $35 for preferred parking, and I heard valet is $40. There is a drop off zone for Uber and Lyft. We bought our season passes through Costco, so we will be back. But even with the Costco price, it was still a bit pricy for what the park has to offer. All of the staff we encountered were very nice and friendly. Everyone knew their business well. We'll be back. It was a good time, but it is on the pricy side.
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RSRBOB
Orlando, Florida
"Great fun for the entire family."
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 20, 2017 NEW
UH has a great variety of rides, shows and attractions to keep your interest up all day. The back lot tour is also very interesting and informative. Well worth the time spent taking it. Just a fun place to spend a day if you like theme parks. Easily rivals Disney for quality and experience.
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Tatt2dRN
Los Angeles, California
"Fun time!"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed September 20, 2017 NEW
Universal Studios is pretty cool place. It's not too big, you can hit most of the rides in one day. Currently the longest lines are usually the ones' in Hogsmeade and the Studios Tour. If you can knock those out early you can pretty much see the rest in one day and not feel the need to return. It's also nice that you can exit and there are a ton of other restaurant choices to meet most cravings. On the other hand, if you are a local, it can be worth splurging the extra $9 for the annual pass. You end up on their email and they send you some offers. I have a free movie access for a friend and I to use before the end of October. It's cheaper than a Disney annual pass for sure!!!! All of that said, my favorite park areas are Hogsmeade and Springfield. Bothe areas are more immersive. I enjoyed going to Moe's Bar to have a beer and answering the phone at the end of the bar. Various simpson's characters talk to you! Hogsmeade is full of interactive magic areas where you can make things happen by the switch of your wrist if you have the right wand! There are wizarding characters around and you should definitely get beer at Hogsheads Tavern. The Butter Beer is with trying once. It's pretty sweet so be ready to follow with some water. But it is yummy, a cross between cream soda and root beer with a nice creamy foam on top.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Universal Studios Hollywood®

Are guests allowed to bring food or drink items into Universal Studios Hollywood?
We offer a variety of fresh, delicious food for our guests to enjoy at restaurants and concession stands throughout our property; however, we understand that guests may need to bring outside food and drink into our Parks. Please note the following guidelines for bringing food and drink into our Parks:

Acceptable items: Bottled water, small snacks, any food required for special dietary needs, any food required for medical purposes and medically-indicated nutritional supplements, baby food/baby formula.

Prohibited items: Large coolers of food, alcohol, glass containers, hard-sided coolers, soft-sided coolers larger than 8.5” wide x 6” high x 6” deep, coolers, suitcases, and bags with wheels. Please be advised that all bags and personal items are subject to inspection.

Can guests bring coolers into the Universal Studio?
Large coolers or any large bags are not allowed. Soft-sided insulated bags no larger than 8.5" wide x 6" deep is acceptable.

Do Universal Studios tickets expire?
Yes, the tickets are only valid for the date you selected.

How does my E-Ticket work?
It’s easy! Shortly after purchase, you will receive an admission ticket by email. Simply take your E-Ticket to the front gate/turnstile for entrance into the park.

Are tickets transferable? Can I give them to someone else?
No. Universal tickets are nontransferable and must be used by the same person on the reservation.

What are the parking fees?

  • General parking is $20. Parking after 5:00 pm is $10.
  • Preferred and valet parking available for additional fee.
  • Valet parking: $15 first 2 hours and $30 over 2 hours.

What are the restrictions for oversized vehicles and RV's?
If your vehicle is higher than 6’5” or if items are carried on the top or back of the car, you will be directed to outdoor, uncovered parking. Parking fees for oversized vehicles are the same as general parking. RVs, buses, and other commercial vehicles will be charged an additional fee. Overnight parking is not allowed on our property.

How long does it take to see the entire park?
If you don’t want to miss anything, we recommend that you spend a full day visiting the Park and Universal CityWalk Hollywood in the evening.

Do you have locker facilities?
Yes, lockers range from $8 to $15 depending on the size of the locker.

Can I bring my pet to the park?
Service Animals are welcome in all of our restaurant and merchandise locations, attraction queues and most other locations throughout Universal Studios Hollywood. Please stop by Guest Relations to register your Service Animal and obtain a Riders Guide. Pets, however, are prohibited from the Park and CityWalk.

Can I rent strollers and/or wheelchairs?
Yes, strollers and wheelchairs are available for rent just inside the Park, across from the Universal Studios Store. The rental fee for strollers and wheelchairs are:

  • Single Strollers – $15
  • Double Strollers – $25
  • Wheelchairs – $15
  • ECVs – $60
There is a $25.00 refundable deposit fee for wheelchair rentals.

Do I have to purchase a ticket for my baby?
Children 2 years old or younger are allowed to enter the Park for free.

What is child switch? How does it work?
At each of our attractions, we offer a “child switch” program.   If any child in your party cannot ride an attraction, one or two adults can wait with the child in the attraction’s Child Switch room. When the rest of your party returns, they switch with those who were waiting with the child, without having to wait in line again. Please ask any team member at the entrance of the attraction and they will be happy to assist you.

Is there a way to skip the attraction line?
Yes, a Front Of Line Ticket provides you with one-time priority access at each attraction and priority seating at each show, in addition to all day admission to the Park.

Do you offer the studio tour in foreign languages?
Yes!  We offer Studio Tours in both Spanish and Mandarin every day! Please visit Guest Relations for times.

Does this admission ticket include the early park admission?
No, the tickets offered on this site do not include the early park admission.

Does the park have smoking restrictions?
Yes. Smoking is only permitted in designated areas throughout the park.