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Universal Studios Hollywood Express™

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Universal Studios Hollywood Express™

Universal Studios Hollywood Express™

comment The best option to beat the ride queues

Ticket Details

Ticket Details

  • BEAT THE CROWDS - enjoy the rides 30 minutes before the park opens with FREE Early Park Admission - valid for entries until 23rd May 2019 (subject to availability, cancellation and change).
  • Offical Gate-ready Ticket - bypass the ticket/voucher lines with direct entry to Universal Studios Hollywood
  • Print your tickets in advance or simply present on your smart phone for instant access
  • Full day's admission to Universal Studios Hollywood
  • Skip the ride queues - ONE-TIME EXPRESS ACCESS to each ride, attraction and seated show at Universal Studios Hollywood
  • Off-Peak Any Day Tickets are perfect for visits during off-peak dates as you are not restricted to the date chosen at the time of booking. Tickets are open-dated giving you the flexibility to visit any time 5 January-26 June 2019, 20 August-13 December 2019, 4 January - 31 March 2020.
  • Date specific tickets must be purchased for visit during 27 June-18 August 2019 and 14 December 2019-03 January 2020 and are the only way to guarantee admission and express ride access during the Summer and Christmas holidays.

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Our guide to Universal Studios Hollywood Express™

Skip the regular ride queues at Universal Resort Hollywood with the Universal Express™! Your Universal Express™ includes a full day’s admission to Universal Studios and one-time express access to each ride, attraction and seated shows. If you hate queuing then this is the perfect ticket for you!

Each day Universal Studios Hollywood only offers a limited number of Universal Express and peak dates often sell and are not available at the front gate – pre-book your Universal Express™ now to to avoid disappointment. With a pre-purchased Universal Express your admission and express access to the rides is guaranteed.

Ticket Validity:

  • Universal Express™ Off-Peak Any Day Tickets are open-dated and can be used on any off-peak date throughout the year, so you are not restricted to the date chosen at the time of booking. Valid dates are 5 January-26 June 2019, 19 August-13 December 2019, 6 January-31 March 2020.
  • Universal Express™ Date Specific Tickets must be purchased for peak visit dates including the Summer and Christmas Holidays. Pre-booking a date specific Universal Express™ is the only way to guarantee getting front of line ride access on the following dates: 27 June-18 August 2019 and 14 December 2019-3 January 2020. Tickets must be used on the date selected.

With your Universal Studios Hollywood Tickets you can discover a host of thrilling rides, shows and attractions including:

  • From magical spells to magical creatures, from dark villains to daring heroes, it's all here at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™. Explore the mysteries of Hogwarts™ castle, visit the shops of Hogsmeade™, and sample fare from some of the wizarding world's best-known establishments. Plus experience pulse-pounding rides and attractions that transport you into a world of magical thrills and excitement.
  • NEW for 2019: This summer, brace yourself for the opening of the new epic adventure- Jurassic World™ - The Ride - based on the blockbuster film franchise. Be there when the gates open to experience just how real it is!
  • Hold on tight for the all-new 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 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!
  • Get a closer look at where and how your favourite movies are made on the world-famous Studio Tour. Keep an eye out for actual production of tomorrow's hit films as you tour through soundstages, Backlot streets, fantastic movie-making demonstrations and astounding special effects.
  • Be part of the battle as you embark on a mission to defend the Allspark from the evil clutches of the Decepticons© in Transformers: The Ride 3D.
  • Experience King Kong 360 3-D. Your heart pounds. Your adrenaline flows. Your survival instincts are on overload. You’re caught in the middle of a terrifying struggle between a 35-foot T. Rex and the 8th Wonder of the World – King Kong. You’ve never experienced him this real before.
  • Despicable Me Minion Mayhem - Join Gru, his daughters and the rebellious 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.
  • Enter the post-apocalyptic world of AMC’s “The Walking Dead” in a year-round attraction that is beyond your wildest screams! Prepare to fight for survival in a fully immersive journey as you navigate through a world overrun by hungry walkers.
  • Plunge high speed into total darkness on Revenge of the Mummy℠ – The Ride as you escape the Mummy's revenge in life-like horror. 
  • Don’t miss the enhanced new Special Effects Show, where real Hollywood stuntmen and cutting-edge technology come together to recreate scenes from your favorite blockbuster movies!

Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions for Universal Studios Hollywood Express™

  • You will be sent a gate ready Universal Studios Hollywood e-ticket not a voucher, ensuring minimum fuss when you arrive at Universal Studios Hollywood. Your e-ticket is exchanged at guest services for your Universal Express Lanyard that must be worn in order to get to the front of the lines. Please note - If you are not travelling within the next 72 hours then it can take up to 7 days for your e-tickets to be uploaded.
  • The Universal Express gives you one-time priority access to each ride and attraction plus one-time priority seating at all live shows. If you wish to enjoy any of the rides, attractions or shows a second time you must join the regular queue. 
  • Off-Peak Any Day Tickets are open-dated and can be activated on ANY of the following off-peak dates: 5 January-28 June 2019, 19 August-13 December 2019, 6 January-31 March 2020.Any Day Tickets Tickets are not valid for use 1-4 January 2019, 27 June-18 August, 14 December 2019-3 January 2020.
  • Date Specific tickets must be purchased for visits 1-4 January 2019, 27 June-18 August, 20 December 2019-31March 2020. You MUST visit Universal Studios Hollywood on the date selected.
  • Please Note: Universal Studios Hollywood tickets are not valid at Universal Orlando Resort.
  • Once booked and confirmed the Universal Express is non-refundable and non-changeable. 100% cancellation fees apply.


Frequently Asked Questions for Universal Studios Hollywood Express™

  • What does the 'Express' include?
    The Universal Express includes Park admission and one-time express access to each attraction and priority seating at each show (excluding children's play areas, food and retail locations).
  • Do I have to choose a specific date when book a Universal Express?
    During the peak Summer and Christmas Holidays, date specific tickets must be selected and the only way to guarantee admission with express ride access on these dates. Admission is only valid on the date selected. However, if you are planning to visit during non-peak dates (5 January-26 June 2019, 19 August-14 December 2019, 6 January-31 March 2020) you will be sent an Any Day Ticket. The Universal Express™ Any Day Ticket gives you the flexibility to visit Universal Studios Hollywood on any valid off-peak date, so you are not restricted to the date chosen at the time of booking. Tickets are activated when you pass through Universal Studios Hollywood turnstyle.

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