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Universal Orlando Tickets - What You Need to Know 

For UK and Irish guests, there is a choice of Universal Tickets exclusively available to purchase before you travel - these tickets aren’t available at the gate! Each Universal Ticket option offers fantastic value for money compared to the shorter duration tickets available to purchase locally, and even include unlimited park-to-park admission for the duration of your ticket for maximum flexibility. 

All of our Universal Orlando Tickets are open-dated for maximum flexibility - all you have to do is select the calendar year you wish to visit, and then you can choose when to activate your tickets. Once we’ve received full payment, your gate-ready digital tickets will be available in your AttractionTickets.com customer account, ready for you to scan at the gate for direct entry to the parks.

Universal Orlando 3 Park Explorer Ticket

The complete Universal Orlando Resort experience. Enjoy the thrills of Universal Studios Florida and Universal Islands of Adventure, PLUS the water-drenched adventures of Universal Volcano Bay Water Theme Park*, and all club access to select entertainment venues at Universal CityWalk as much as you want for up to 14 days. And if you book today, you’ll get the Universal Orlando 3 Park Explorer Ticket for the same price as the 2 Park Ticket! 

Universal Orlando 2 Park Explorer Ticket

The ideal Universal Ticket for anyone wanting to keep their adventures on dry land! Experience park-to-park admission to both Universal Studios Florida and Universal Islands of Adventure, plus all club access to select entertainment venues at Universal CityWalk for up to 14 consecutive days. The 2 Park Explorer Ticket costs less than two single day entry tickets making it excellent value! 

Orlando Combo Tickets

Get better value by combining Universal Tickets with other Florida parks. Our unique selection of multi-park ticket combinations has been specially created to help you create your perfect holiday experience and offer the cheapest solution to visit up to 12 of Florida’s best-loved theme parks. All of the Orlando Combo Tickets listed below include admission to Universal Studios Florida, Universal Islands of Adventure, Universal Volcano Bay Water Theme Park*, and all-club access to select entertainment venues at Universal CityWalk.

 

*Universal Volcano Bay Water Theme Park is subject to seasonal closures.

 

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Take your holiday to the next level at Universal Orlando Resort with this amazing deal. Get the Universal 3 Park Explorer Ticket for the price of the 2 Park Explorer Ticket which means you get admission to Universal's Volcano Bay water theme park for FREE!

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  • Universal Endless Summer Resort - Dockside Inn and Suites

    Universal Orlando Resort™

    3 star hotel

    Value

    Unwind at a carefree escape that perfectly blends the cool, calm feeling of a coastal retreat with the fun and convenience of staying in a Universal Orlando Resort hotel. Plus enjoy exclusive benefits like Early Park Admission* and complimentary transportation to all the Universal Parks.
  • Universal Cabana Bay Beach Resort

    Universal Orlando Resort™

    3 star hotel

    Prime Value

    Enjoy vibrant, retro-style with rooms and suites with stellar recreation from a cool lazy river and pools to bowling and more.
  • Universal Aventura Hotel

    Universal Orlando Resort™

    3 star hotel

    Prime Value

    Universal Aventura Hotel - with commanding views of all three Universal Orlando Resort theme parks, is a perfectly priced escape where open, airy spaces and casual comfort meet sleek style.
  • Universal Endless Summer Resort – Surfside Inn and Suites

    Universal Orlando Resort™

    3 star hotel

    Value

    Universal Endless Summer Resort - Surfside Inn and Suites introduces extra affordability to your Universal holiday and combines a relaxed and easy vibe, with a fun surf and beach theme woven throughout.
  • Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

    Universal Orlando Resort™

    4 star hotel

    Preferred

    Loews Sapphire Falls Resort brings Caribbean-inspired relaxation and tropical elegance to Universal Orlando, offering an island escape in the heart of an unforgettable adventure.
  • Hard Rock Hotel®

    Universal Orlando Resort™

    5 star hotel

    Premier

    Live Like a Rock Legend at the coolest hotel in town. You’ll feel like you just stepped off the stage, surrounded by the music, style, and bold attitude of the rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle.
  • Loews Royal Pacific Resort

    Universal Orlando Resort™

    4 star hotel

    Premier

    Be swept away to a South Seas escape filled with tropical wonders, exotic food and carefree fun.
  • Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

    Universal Orlando Resort™

    5 star hotel

    Premier

    Enjoy an escape inspired by the seaside village of Portofino in Italy. Perfectly appointed rooms and suites, gorgeous vistas and incredible cuisine welcome you to celebrate la dolce vita – the sweet life.
  • Universal Stella Nova Resort

    Universal Orlando Resort™

    3.5 star hotel

    Prime Value

    The all-new Universal Stella Nova Resort was inspired by the infinite vastness of the unknown universe, and the wonder of what lies beyond our world. Opening January 21, 2025, it’s where you’ll take off for amazing adventures and exclusive theme park benefits at the parks; it’s also where you’ll touch down for relaxation and recharging between the fun.
  • Universal Terra Luna Resort

    Universal Orlando Resort™

    3.5 star hotel

    Prime Value

    Universal Terra Luna Resort opens 25 February 2025 and represents another world in Universal Orlando Resort accommodations. Much more than a launchpad into amazing adventures at the parks of Universal Orlando; it’s also a landing zone for relaxation and recharging between the fun. Give your clients a new way to stay at Universal Orlando.

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Universal Studios Florida

The number one movie and TV based theme park in the world.

Immerse yourself in the next generation of blockbuster entertainment at Universal Studios Florida. You’ll enter The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ - Diagon Alley™, encounter Illuminations’ mischievous Minions, crash through Krustyland with The Simpsons, and join forces with the TRANSFORMERS Autobots as you find yourself right in the middle of the action.

Highlights:

  • The Simpsons Ride
  • Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts™
  • Hogwarts™ Express*
  • TRANSFORMERS: The Ride 3-D
  • Despicable Me Minion Mayhem
  • Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit
Father and Son explore Hogwarts™ castle at Universal's Islands of Adventure

Universal Islands of Adventure

Journey through the legendary worlds of incredible heroes.

Located right next door to Universal Studios Florida and included in the price of your Universal Orlando Explorer Ticket, experience the innovative thrills and unexpected adventures of Universal Island of Adventure theme park. Explore The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ - Hogsmeade™ where you can ride the thrilling roller coaster, Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure™. Plus experience the apex predator of roller coasters: Jurassic World VelociCoaster.

Highlights:

  • Jurassic World VelociCoaster
  • Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure™
  • Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™
  • Skull Island: Reign of Kong
  • The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man®
  • The Incredible Hulk Coaster®
Honu Splashdown at Universal's Volcano Bay

Universal Volcano Bay

Experience an adventure-drenched water theme park like no other!

Live the carefree island life at Universal Volcano Bay. It’s a water theme park like no other where thrills and relaxation flow in perfect harmony. With the power of the TapuTapu wearable, you can make the most of your time and enjoy unparalleled convenience throughout the park. It’s a tropical paradise just a short distance away from everything Universal Orlando Resort has to offer.

Highlights:

  • Punga Racers
  • Honu ika Moana
  • Maku Puihi Round Raft Rides
  • TeAwa, The Fearless River
  • Ohyah & Ohno Drop Slides
  • Taniwha Tubes
Universal CityWalk

Universal CityWalk

Universal CityWalk is Orlando’s hottest spot for entertainment

Home to the best of the best in live music, fine and casual dining, shopping, dancing, state-of-the-art cinemas and more, Universal CityWalk is Orlando’s hottest spot for entertainment. Head to Universal CityWalk for great places to eat, movie screens and hot night spots. Plus, Self-parking is Free* after 6pm for all guests.

Highlights:

  • The Cowfish® Sushi Burger Bar
  • The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen
  • Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.™ Restaurant & Market
  • NBC Sports Grill & Brew
  • Bob Marley - A Tribute to Freedom℠
  • Hard Rock Cafe® Orlando

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3 PARKS. SPECTACULAR HOTELS. ENDLESS AWESOME!

Universal Orlando Resort has at least 3 days of fun and that’s if you don’t come back for more… but you will definitely want to come back for more! Universal Studios Florida is the world’s premier movie and TV based theme park, while Universal Islands of Adventure is home to some of the world’s most thrilling roller coasters. Then there’s Universal Volcano Bay Water Theme Park, which blends pure relaxation with 19 thrilling attractions - more than any other Orlando water park!

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Take your holiday to the next level at Universal Orlando Resort. Three amazing theme parks provide days of thrills and adventure beyond your imagination. Breathtaking resort hotels put you close to all the action. Plus, Universal CityWalk offers a dazzling variety of dining and entertainment options from early in the morning until the wee hours of the evening. It’s days and nights of endless fun for every member of the family. 

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™

Universal Orlando Resort is the only place where you can experience the magic and excitement of Harry Potter across two parks. 

At Universal Studios Florida, step through the brick wall into The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ - Diagon Alley™, where you can choose a wand at Ollivanders™, eat lunch at the Leaky Cauldron™, and fight Voldemort on Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts™. With a Universal Explorer Ticket you can then head to King’s Cross Station to board the Hogwarts™ Express and ride all the way to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ - Hogsmeade™ at Universal Islands of Adventure. Here you can explore Hogwarts™ Castle on Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™ and fly through the Forbidden Forest on Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure™, before heading to the Three Broomsticks™ for a refreshing Butterbeer™.  

Epic Universe - Opening in 2025 

Prepare for an adventure more epic than ever before when Universal Epic Universe, the fourth theme park at Universal Orlando Resort, opens in 2025. Guests will be able to experience even more beloved stories across multiple lands, plus a brand-new hotel, for a truly unforgettable experience. Stay tuned for more information as it’s announced! 

Universal Express 

Get to the fun faster with Universal Express access! Add Universal Express to your Universal Orlando Explorer Tickets and skip the queue once per participating attraction at both Universal Studios Florida and Universal Islands of Adventure. Or choose Universal Express Unlimited for unlimited priority access across all participating attractions on your chosen date. 

Guests staying at the Universal Orlando Premier Hotels - Hard Rock Hotel®, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, and Loews Portofino Bay Hotel - will benefit from Universal Express Unlimited included in the cost of their hotel and ticket package! 

 

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Guests staying at Universal’s on-site hotels receive Early Park Admission† to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ & Universal Express℠ Unlimited ride access.

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions for Universal Orlando Resort Tickets

Duration of Visit

  • How many days do I need to visit Universal Orlando Resort?

    We would recommend 2 days per park if you want to take advantage of everything they have to offer, as well as revisiting your favourites. During busier times of year an extra day may help. Don't forget, with your 14 day ticket you don't need to commit to a full day at the parks, you can come and go as you please, hopping between the theme parks with full flexibility! If you have limited time, we strongly recommend getting to the parks early in the day or including a Universal Express Pass ticket in your booking to skip the queues.

  • Are 2 days enough to visit Universal Orlando Resort?

    We recommend planning at least one day for each park. If you wish to experience everything Universal Orlando Resort has to offer in a limited time or during peak season, we would recommend upgrading to a Universal Express Pass ticket.

General Information

  • When is the best time to visit Universal Orlando Resort?

    Universal Orlando Resort is open year-round, so the best time to visit is really up to your personal preference! If you wish to celebrate any of the bank holidays in the parks or even bask in an American style Halloween, Universal will usually have something special going for you to enjoy, just don't forget they can get busier during school holidays. We strongly recommend getting into the parks early in order to get the quickest access to the most popular rides.

  • Are there any Black Friday deals for Universal Orlando Resort?

    We have many deals for Black Friday for all the main Orlando parks including Universal Orlando Resort. Check out our Special Offers page for more information.

  • How to plan a visit to Universal Orlando Resort

    Planning your visit to Universal Orlando Resort ahead of time is important as there is so much to do! Make sure you check out our blog on How to Plan a Theme Park Holiday and 14 Expert Tips to Make Sure You Get the Best Out of Orlando

  • What are the must dos at Universal Orlando Resort for 2024?

    The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is always a crowd pleaser and Universal Orlando Resort has taken the excitement even further by adding Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure in Islands of Adventure. Other recent additions include The Bourne Stuntacular live-action stunt show and Illumination's Villain-Con Minion Blast in Universal Studios Florida and the thrilling Jurassic World VelociCoaster in Islands of Adventure.

  • What should I take with me for my visit to Universal Orlando Resort?

    With Florida having tropical weather, it is sunny and warm most of the year with occasional showers and some chilly/colder spells in the winter months. Sun cream, sunglasses, a poncho or umbrella and comfortable shoes are must haves! And of course, don't forget your tickets! If you are looking for any tips on how to pack for your family holiday to Orlando feel free to visit our blog How To Pack for a Family Holiday containing lots useful information.

  • Does Universal Orlando Resort have fast passes?

    Universal Orlando Resort has two types of fast passes which you can be purchased separately to your tickets on our Universal Express Pass ticket page. Additionally, you can get free Express Passes by staying on-site at any of their premier properties. Please visit our Universal Premier Hotels page for more information and prices.

  • Where is it best to stay when visiting Universal Orlando Resort?

    Staying on-site at Universal Orlando Resort not only allows you to be at the center of all things Universal, but also allows you to access exclusive benefits. Universal have four different hotel categories to suit all budgets and style preferences, but if you do not wish to stay in a Universal property, there are many options on International Drive that are close by. Visit our Universal Hotels page for more information and prices

  • Does Disney own Universal Orlando Resort?

    Universal Orlando Resort is owned by NBCUniversal/Comcast and is completely separate from Walt Disney World

  • What time is the parade at Universal Orlando Resort?

    Parade times and schedule may vary. For up to date information you can download the Universal app or pick up a park map and schedule at the park entrance.

  • What's on at Universal Orlando Resort?

    Universal Orlando Resort loves to celebrate big events like Christmas, Halloween, Mardi Gras etc. Celebrations usually span over a number of weeks. We recommend checking directly with the Universal Orlando Resort for up to date information.

  • Can you buy fast passes for Universal Orlando Resort?

    You can pre-purchase either fast pass ride access (skip the line once per ride) or unlimited fast pass. For more information please visit Universal Orlando Express Passes

  • How many theme parks are there in Universal Orlando Resort and what are they called?

    There are currently three theme parks at Universal Orlando Resort; Universal Islands of Adventure, Universal Studios Florida and Universal Volcano Bay Water Theme Park. 

    A fourth theme park, Universal Epic Universe, will be opening at Universal Orlando Resort in 2025. 

  • When does Epic Universe open at Universal Orlando Resort?

    Epic Universe will be opening at Universal Orlando Resort in 2025. There's no official opening date yet but a recent announcement gave us more information about the 5 lands coming to the new park

Ticket Information

  • What tickets should I buy for Universal Orlando Resort?

    Universal Orlando Resort run a variety of different ticket options and offers throughout the year. The best value ticket you can pre-purchase in the UK is without a doubt the 3 Park Universal Explorer 14 day ticket, which is currently on offer at the same price of a 2 Park Explorer for 2024 visits. This gives you unlimited access and flexibility to visit Universal Studios, Universal's Islands of Adventure and Universal's Volcano Bay over a period of 14 days. 

  • Can I buy one day tickets to Universal Orlando Resort?

    Universal Orlando Resort do not sell 1 day tickets in the UK but rather offer an excellent price for unlimited access to all 3 Universal Parks for 14 days which typically works out cheaper than buying a 1 day access to the 3 parks individually at the front gate.

  • Can I buy tickets for Universal Epic Universe?

    Tickets are not currently on sale for Universal Epic Universe, the new theme park opening at Universal Orlando Resort in 2025, but you will be able to purchase them from us as soon as they are available!

Facilities & Amenities

  • Where is the will call kiosk at Universal Orlando Resort?

    Will call Kiosks at Universal Orlando Resort are located at the front of each park and can also be found in the reception area of any of the Universal on-site hotels.

  • Is there free Wi-Fi in Universal Orlando Resort?

    Free wi-fi is available on all Universal Orlando Resort parks, hotels and CityWalk.

Food & Drink

  • Can you bring food into Universal Orlando Resort?

    Inside the park you can bring: bottled water (maximum 2 litres), small snacks that do not require heating, any food required for medical purpose, any food required for special dietary needs, baby food/baby formula and soft-sided insulated bags no larger than 8.5" wide x 6" high x 6" deep.

Restrictions

  • Can you bring umbrellas into Universal Studios Orlando?

    Yes, umbrellas can be brought into the parks and are also available to purchase in the gift shops should you need.

  • Is smoking allowed at Universal Orlando Resort?

    Smoking is only allowed in designated smoking areas

Location

  • How far is Universal Orlando Resort from Downtown Orlando?

    Universal Orlando Resort is conveniently located just off International Drive and around 15 minutes by car to Downtown Orlando

  • How far is Disney World from Universal Orlando Resort?

    Universal Orlando Resort is around 20 minutes drive from Walt Disney World. If you aren't driving, taxis can be found at the hotel or you can book and an Uber service around $20/$30 each way. Alternatively, Mears Transportation offers scheduled shuttle services at specific times throughout the day at around $20/$25 + tax return per person which can be booked directly through Mears Transportation. If you’re looking to visit both parks, take a look at our Disney World & Universal combo ticket deals or browse our other Disney Tickets.

  • How far is Universal Orlando Resort from SeaWorld Orlando?

    Universal Orlando Resort is about 10 minute drive from SeaWorld usually less than $10 through Uber. From the CityWalk bus loop you can also catch the shuttle bus that connects the two parks. If you’re looking to visit various parks, check out our Orlando combination ticket packages.

  • How far is Universal Orlando Resort from Davenport?

    Universal Orlando Resort is about 20 minutes drive from Davenport.

  • How to get from Orlando Airport to Universal Orlando Resort?

    Universal Orlando Resort is around 20 minutes drive from the airport. Taxis are readily available and around $40 or an Uber service can be called upon at around $20/$30.

  • How far is Miami from Universal Orlando Resort?

    Miami is about 3.5h drive from Universal Orlando Resort.

Fun Facts

  • How big is Universal Orlando Resort?

    Universal Orlando Resort spans 541 acres and includes 2 theme parks, 1 water park, 1 entertainment district and 8 resort hotels. 

Rides & Attractions

  • What rides are closed at Universal Orlando Resort?

    Ride closures can vary. We recommend checking directly with the Universal Orlando Resort for up to date information.

  • Is Harry Potter open at Universal Orlando Resort?

    The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is open year-round. Ride closures can vary. We recommend checking directly with the Universal Orlando Resort for up to date information.

Opening Information

  • What time does Universal Orlando Resort open?

    Opening times may vary depending on week days and season. We recommend checking directly with the Universal Orlando Resort for up to date information.

Accessibility

  • Can I hire a buggy or wheelchair at Universal Orlando Resort?

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

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