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How to Get Discount Universal Studios Hollywood Tickets
April 15, 2024

UPDATED APRIL 2024. Our Universal Studios Hollywood Ticket Guide breaks down the different types of tickets available at Universal Studios Studios Hollywood and what each ticket type includes. This guide also covers ticket discounts, rules and anything else you’ll need to know before buying tickets. If you're planning a Universal Studios Studios Hollywood vacation, read this first.

Universal Studios Hollywood Tickets 101

Universal Studios Studios Hollywood brings your favorite TV shows and movies to life through rides, shows and more. If you are at the very beginning stages of planning a Universal Studios Hollywood vacation, you’re in the right place. We have the best discount ticket options available for Universal Studios Hollywood right here.

Universal Studios Hollywood Ticket Types

There are two main ticket types available for guests visiting Universal Studios Hollywood:
  • 1-Day (or longer) Tickets - General Admission
  • 1-Day Tickets with Universal Express
  • VIP Experience
Each ticket type has its own perks and offers different levels of flexibility. As the industry leader for discount Universal Studios Hollywood ticketsdiscount Universal Studios Hollywood tickets, we’re here to break down what Universal Studios Hollywood ticket type is right for you and answer all of your questions.

Universal Studios Studios Hollywood Resort Ticket

The most entry-level ticket for Universal Studios Hollywood is a 1-Day ticket, which includes general admission to attractions and shows. Occasionally, you may find a deal on a 2-Day General Admission ticket as well and we have all those deals available on our website as soon as they’re available. This Universal Studios Hollywood ticket allows you to experience: Please note: no theme park reservations are required to visit Universal Studios Hollywood at this time, however tickets are date specific. If you need to visit on a different date than originally selected, you’ll need to change your ticket.

Universal Studios Hollywood Tickets with Universal Express

If you're looking to live like a celebrity you’ll want our Universal Studios Hollywood Express Pass tickets. This ticket includes one-day admission to Universal Studios Hollywood, one-time priority access to all rides, shows, attractions and behind-the-scenes privileges at select attractions.

This feature is very popular among guests, so pre-purchase to guarantee Universal Express privileges! Express access is a separate line with a shorter wait time at participating rides, attractions, and seated shows.

Universal Studios Studios Hollywood VIP Experience

Ever wanted to be treated like a movie star? With the VIP Experience you can enjoy just that. This unique experience includes an extensive guided tour of the immense Universal Studios Hollywood and its motion picture studio with access to areas of the studio lot that the general public never sees.

Afterwards, enjoy time to explore the vast Park on your own, when you can skip the queues at every attraction with the included Universal Express. You’ll also get the best seats in the house for every show, enjoy a delicious gourmet lunch, and more.

Universal Studios Hollywood Special Event Tickets

Universal Studios Hollywood Resort occasionally hosts events outside of regular theme park hours that require a separate ticket.

Seasonal events that require a special event ticket include:

Your regular theme park tickets will not work for entry into special ticketed events. For example, if you have a 1-Day ticket and are visiting Universal Studios Hollywood on a day it is hosting Halloween Horror Nights, your regular admission ticket ends at regular park closing hours that day.

In order to stay for party hours, you will need to purchase a Halloween Horror Nights ticket.

Universal Studios Hollywood Resort Ticket Rules

Now that we’ve gone over the different Universal Studios Hollywood ticket types, we're going to cover some of the rules that you need to be aware of that apply to all of the different Universal Studios Hollywood tickets.
  • Unlike other area theme parks, you do not need a theme park reservation to visit Universal Studios Hollywood.
  • Universal Studios Hollywood theme parks tickets are date specific.
  • All Universal Studios Hollywood tickets must be used by the same person. You may not resell or share tickets with another person.
  • Child ages for Universal Studios Hollywood tickets are 3-9. If your children are 10 or older, they'll need an adult ticket. Kids ages two and under do not require a ticket or theme park reservation.
  • Universal Express can be added to your ticket on the day of your visit (subject to availability).
  • Universal Studios Hollywood tickets are non-refundable, you can make any changes to your tickets before use. This includes modifying them to different dates.

Buying Your Universal Studios Hollywood Tickets

We hope this article helped you narrow down what is best for your Universal Studios Hollywood visit. Since tickets are date specific, we recommend purchasing your tickets as soon as you know you’ll be going.

Whether you're looking for Universal Studios Hollywood tickets or the whole package, our team would love to help. You can purchase all of our Universal Studios Hollywood tickets at a discount online, or you can call our travel experts 855-GET-AWAY.

How to Get Discount Universal Studios Hollywood Tickets

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