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Get ready for the ultimate Hollywood Movie Experience!

With a Universal Studios Hollywood ticket, you’ll go behind the scenes where Hollywood movies are made and Hollywood’s biggest stars work daily. Then, discover action-packed rides and attractions where the movie thrills come to life!

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Get Ready for the Ultimate Hollywood Movie Experience! With a Universal Studios Hollywood ticket, you can take a rare peek at the movie sets for blockbusters like The War of the Worlds and visit 13 city blocks of historic studio lot on The World Famous Studio Tour. Then, star in the thrilling rides, shows and attractions that cast you inside the movie action. You’ll face raging dinosaurs, battling TRANSFORMERS™, an army of mummy warriors and much more!

Explore The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and discover everything from magical spells to magical creatures, from dark villains to daring heroes. Make your way down the familiar passageways and corridors of Hogwarts™ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and visit iconic locations such as Dumbledore's office, the Defence Against the Dark Arts classroom, the Gryffindor™'s common room, the Room of Requirement, and more before soaring above Hogwarts™ castle with Harry Potter™ and his friends, coming face-to-face with an array of magical creatures.

Then use your Universal Studios Hollywood ticket to discover the exciting world of Illumination’s The Secret Life of Pets as you join Max, Duke, Gidget and Snowball on a journey through the streets of New York City. And don't miss the chance to learn Hollywood movie-making secrets at the Special Effects Show, where real Hollywood stuntmen and cutting-edge technology come together to recreate scenes from your favourite blockbuster movies! 

So, come experience Hollywood… Universal Studios Hollywood, the world’s largest real-life movie studio and theme park.

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Receive official gate-ready digital tickets instantly when purchasing Universal Studios Hollywood Tickets from AttractionTickets.com - buy now, use now and enjoy direct, fast-track entry to the park as you bypass the ticket and voucher lines. Simply scan your QR code at the entrance to Universal Studios Hollywood for hassle-free admission. 

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  • Universal Studios Hollywood Express: Get to the fun faster with Universal Express! Enjoy a full day's admission to Universal Studios Hollywood and skip the queues for your favourite rides and attractions with one-time express access to each ride, attraction and seated show. 
  • Universal Studios Hollywood VIP Experience: A must-have Universal Studios Hollywood ticket for any avid movie and theme park fan! Immerse yourself in a full day of moviemaking magic on this exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the Universal Studios movie and production facilities, plus front-of-line access to all rides and shows at Universal Studios Hollywood.

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Become an expert in Hollywood movie making - you can learn the secrets behind the makings of some of your favourite movies, by visiting the Special Effects Stage at Universal Studios Hollywood.

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The World-Famous Studio Tour at Universal Studios Hollywood

The World-Famous Studio Tour

Go behind the scenes on the Studio Tour to explore Hollywood’s most famous backlot, in the world’s largest working movie studio. Encounter the eerie plane crash from War of the Worlds, pass by the iconic Psycho House, come face-to-face with Amity Island's most famous resident - "Jaws“ New in 2022 and take an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the original Jupiter’s Claim set from Jordan Peele’s latest horror epic, NOPE. Come face-to-face with King Kong 360 3-D on the world's largest, most intense 3-D experience and Hold on tight for the grand finale of the Studio Tour, Fast & Furious – Supercharged!

Jurassic World – The Ride at Universal Studios Hollywood

Jurassic World – The Ride

Minimum Height Required: 42" (107cm)

Prepare yourself for the epic evolution of Jurassic World – The Ride. Enter an immersive land and come face-to-face with the Indominus rex as she stalks you through the jungle. Get caught in the fray as she’s confronted by her archrival, the Tyrannosaurus rex, in a battle for the ages. Your only hope for survival is to escape her grasp as you plunge down a giant 84- foot waterfall to safety.

Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™ at Universal Studios Hollywood

Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™

Minimum Height Required: 48” (122 cm)

Enter through the towering castle gates and make your way down the familiar passageways and corridors of Hogwarts™ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as you get ready to soar above the castle grounds as you join Harry Potter™ and his friends on an unforgettably thrilling adventure, coming face-to-face with an array of magical creatures. This amazing attraction uses groundbreaking, state-of-the-art technology (and a little magic) to create a one-of-a-kind ride.

The Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash at Universal Studios Hollywood

The Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash

Minimum Height Required: 34” (86cm)

Discover the exciting world of Illumination’s The Secret Life of Pets when you meet your favourite characters on The Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash. Join Max, Duke, Gidget, and Snowball on a journey through the streets of New York City as you get ready to celebrate at your very own welcome-home party.

Fast & Furious - Supercharged at Universal Studios Hollywood

Fast & Furious – Supercharged

Featured on The World-Famous Studio Tour, ride along with the all-star cast from the hit movies on an exhilarating high-speed chase that exceeds 120 miles per hour and catapults you into the high-stakes underworld of fast cars and international crime cartels. 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!

The Simpsons Ride™

The Simpsons Ride™

Minimum Height Required: 40" (102cm)

Grab a seat with The Simpsons™ on a virtual reality roller coaster ride. As the journey begins, someone is sabotaging Krustyland, Krusty the Clown's low-budget theme park, and you'll smash and blast through the park with Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie in an over-the-top non-stop adventure. Don't worry. We'll try to get you back in one piece!

Despicable Me

Despicable Me Minion Mayhem

Minimum Height Required: 40" (102cm)

Ever wanted to be a Minion? Join Gru, his daughters and the mischievous Minions on a heartwarming and thrilling ride. Start your adventure in Gru’s home, where you’re recruited for his latest scheme – one where you’ll become an actual Minion. After making it through “Minion training” things don’t go as planned! Within moments, you’re launched into an unforgettable trip through his supervillain laboratory. The laughs keep coming after the ride with an interactive, Minion-inspired dance party.

Transformers™: The Ride-3D

TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D

Minimum Height Required: 40" (102cm)

Prepare for the greatest battle you’ll ever ride! TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D is an immersive, next-generation thrill ride that blurs the line between fiction and reality. Based on the popular movie franchise, this mind-blowing Transformers adventure puts you in the middle of the ultimate war zone. Fight alongside Optimus Prime and try to survive as you protect the Allspark from Decepticons over four stories tall. Remember, the future of the human race is counting on you.

King Kong 360 3-D

King Kong 360 3-D

Don’t miss the award-winning King Kong 360 3-D created by Peter Jackson – The world’s largest 3-D experience. Your heart will pound. Your survival instincts will be on overload. Prepare to be caught in the middle of a terrifying struggle between a 35-foot T-Rex and the 8th wonder of the world – King Kong.

Revenge of the Mummy – The Ride at Universal Studios Hollywood

Revenge of the Mummy – The Ride

Minimum Height Required: 48" (122cm)

If you dare, Plunge High Speed Into Total Darkness and face heart-pounding special effects and unexpected twists at every turn as you escape the Mummy’s revenge in life-like horror. It WILL change you … forever! 

DreamWorks Theatre Featuring Kung Fu Panda at Universal Studios Hollywood

DreamWorks Theatre Featuring Kung Fu Panda

Join Master Po and more from DreamWorks’ blockbuster franchise on a thrilling journey of awesomeness destined to stimulate your senses, exercise your wit and unlock the hero within through the power of kung fu! DreamWorks Theatre Featuring Kung Fu Panda features state-of-the-art visual effects and cutting-edge technology, including the first-ever interior projection mapping, 360 surround sound audio and sweeping physical effects, to engulf you in a world of adventure.

WaterWorld at Universal Studios Hollywood

WaterWorld

Experience WaterWorld – Universal Studios #1 rated show. Join an adventure that surges to life with jumping jet skiers, perilous plunges, firefights, massive explosions, and an in-your-face plane crash you need to see to believe. With new sets, a new cast, and all-new action, WaterWorld is one show at Universal Studios Hollywood you just can’t miss!

Flight of the Hippogriff at Universal Studios Hollywood

Flight of the Hippogriff™

Minimum Height Required: 39″ (99 cm)

Enter the Care of Magical Creatures grounds and pass by Hagrid’s hut, where you’ll hear Fang barking. As you make your way onto the ride, Hagrid gives instructions on the proper way to approach a Hippogriff. A Hippogriff is a magical creature that has the front legs, wings, and head of a giant eagle and the body, hind legs, and tail of a horse. Flight of the Hippogriff™ is a family-friendly roller coaster that spirals and dives around the pumpkin patch, and then swoops past Hagrid’s hut.

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Tickets were great, and a reasonable price. We were happy to have them in advance. However, when we got to LA, we realised that we could have included Universal in a shared city ticket with other attractions. Would have been nice to know before twe bought them. Our fault, really, but that’s why it’s 4 not 5 stars.

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Excellent quick service as always

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Lorna Brown reviewed 04 Nov,2022

Easy to use e-tickets on the app. No problems at all with anything. Would buy again. Well recommended.

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Darren Thorp reviewed 26 Oct,2022

The theme park was relatively quiet with virtually no waiting times. All rides we’re working with a good number of characters around

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Gavin Secker reviewed 20 Oct,2022

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Are Universal Studios Hollywood tickets refundable?

Yes, all Universal Studios Hollywood Tickets purchased with AttractionTickets.com can be cancelled with a full refund up to 72 hours before the tour ticket visit date. We will also amend Universal Hollywood ticket dates free of charge outside 72 hours, subject to availability. We won't charge an amendment fee for changing the date of your ticket, but new prices may apply. 

Can you visit Universal Studios Hollywood in one day?

Depending on the time of the year, parks can be more or less busy and queue times will vary accordingly. During low season it is easy enough to cover most of the ground in a day, but if you wish to experience everything Universal Studios Hollywood has to offer and have a limited amount of time or are travelling during peak season, we would recommend upgrading to a Universal Express Pass ticket.

How many parks are there in Universal Studios Hollywood?

Universal Studios Hollywood has one theme park, a recording film studio and a shopping center called CityWalk. The theme park has several areas themed after iconic films such as Harry Potter, Walking Dead, Despicable Me and Jurassic World; a back lot tour and a variety of delectable restaurants to choose from.

How far is Universal Studios Hollywood from Anaheim?

Universal Studios Hollywood is around 45 minutes from Anaheim by car

How far is Universal Studios Hollywood from Disneyland California?

Universal Studios Hollywood is around 45 minutes from Disneyland Resort by car

How to get from Disneyland California to Universal Studios Hollywood?

The easiest way to get from Universal Studios Hollywood to Disneyland Resort is via car, taxi or Uber service (around $50 each way).

What time does Universal Studios Hollywood open?

Universal Studios Hollywood normally opens at 9.00am. Park hours are subject to change without notice, so we always recommend checking opening hours in advance of your visit to Universal Studios Hollywood. 

How far is Santa Monica from Universal Studios Hollywood?

Universal Studios Hollywood is about 30 minutes drive from Santa Monica or you can use the metro system, planning your journey on LA Metro

Where is it best to stay when visiting Universal Studios Hollywood?

Universal Studios Hollywood is ideally connected via LA's metro line. There are a number of hotels near the park around the Universal Studio City area, however most locations with a metro link will be easy reach, including near the Hollywood Blvd where you will find the Oscar's Dolby Theatre and Walk of Fame.

Is the Revenge of the Mummy ride at Universal Studios Hollywood scary?

Universal Studios Hollywood has many attractions to suit different preferences and age groups. Although the Revenge of the Mummy ride doesn't go upside down and it's drop is at a conservative height, there are elements to the ride that can be considered scary to a younger audience. Height restrictions for this ride are 48'' (122cm).

Is Universal Studios Hollywood busy on the 4th of July?

Universal Studios Hollywood is open all year and can be busy during school holidays and particularly during national holidays like Christmas, New Year, Easter, 4th of July etc. If you are visiting at this time we recommend upgrading to a Universal Express Pass ticket for the best park experience.

Should I buy Universal Studios Hollywood tickets in advance?

100% yes. Not only will you guarantee entry on the date you wish to visit, you will also enjoy significant savings compared to the gate price and save a significant amount of time when arriving at Universal Studios Hollywood. 

When you buy Universal Studios Hollywood tickets with AttractionTickets.com, you can book with confidence that you are purchasing an official gate-ready ticket that can be scanned at the entrance for direct entry to the park. Tickets can be cancelled or the visit date amended if your plans change so there is no benefit not to buy Universal Studios Hollywood tickets in advance. 

 

What is new at Universal Studios Hollywood?

The newest attractions at Universal Studios Hollywood are the epic Jurassic World - The Ride opened in 2019 and hilarious Secret Life of Pets: Off The Leash opened in 2021.

Where is Universal Studios Hollywood located?

Universal Studios Hollywood is located in Los Angeles, west of Griffiths Park and the Hollywood Sign. It is ideally connected to the city center via the metro with it's own stop, Universal Studio City Station, on the red line.

Do you need to bring ID to Universal Studios Hollywood?

We always recommend carrying your photo ID. Driving licence or a copy of the passport will suffice.

Is there a sorting hat at Universal Studios Hollywood?

True to the books and films, the Sorting Hat at Universal Studios Hollywood can be found in Hogwarts Castle where it will inform you of some of the ride's safety requirements as you move through the line of the Forbidden Journey ride.

What is the closest airport to Universal Studios Hollywood?

The closest international airport from Universal Studios Hollywood is the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) 27 miles from the parks. Bob Hope Airport is the closest domestic airport, only 6 miles away.

What movies were filmed at Universal Studios Hollywood?

Universal Studios Hollywood was first a film set before being a theme park as well. Much filming still is done on property. For more information check out our blog on 14 Film Sets You Can Visit at Universal Studios Hollywood.

What is there to do at CityWalk in Universal Studios Hollywood?

CityWalk is a shopping and dining area at Universal Studios Hollywood. Here you will find a variety of shops including Billabong, Abercrombie & Fitch, Sephora and the unmissable Universal Studios Store and 20 different dining options to cater to all tastes and budgets.

Can I hire a buggy or wheelchair at Universal Studios Hollywood?

You can hire electric mobility schooters and wheelchairs directly with Universal at an additional cost

Is smoking allowed at Universal Studios Hollywood?

Smoking is only allowed in designated smoking areas

Can you see the Hollywood sign from Universal Studios Hollywood?

The best viewing areas for the Hollywood Sign are Griffith Park and Observatory, Hollywood and Highland (where the Dolby Theatre is) and Barnsdall Art Park.

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