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Imagine casting spells with a wand like Harry Potter™, becoming a mischievous Minion, or being in the middle of an intergalactic showdown with the Autobots and Decepticons. Maybe you’d like to adventure with E.T., race with the crew fromFast & Furious, or fight aliens with the MEN IN BLACK™.

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Immerse yourself in the next generation of blockbuster entertainment at Universal Studios Florida, where cutting-edge rides, shows and attractions bring your favorite movies, television and more to life atUniversal Orlando Resort.

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TRANSFORMERS™: The Ride-3D at Universal Studios Florida, Part of Universal Orlando Resort

The latest experience at Universal Studios to put you in the middle of the action is The Bourne Stuntacular, an action-packed adventure based on the blockbuster films — the first of many starring roles waiting for you here. Join a high-octane chase at Fast & Furious — Supercharged, zap aliens at MEN IN BLACK™ Alien Attack™, save Earth from the Decepticons at TRANSFORMERS™: The Ride-3D, survive the Revenge of the Mummy, and help a lovable alien phone home at the park’s longest-running attraction, E.T. Adventure.

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You can also rock out at Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit, an adrenaline- and music-fueled roller coaster that reaches speeds of 65 mph. Or, take a wild tour of the Big Apple with late night’s reigning king at Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon.

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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ — Diagon Alley™ at Universal Studios Florida, Part of Universal Orlando Resort

Of course, anyone in possession of Floo powder might want to teleport directly to Diagon Alley™, half ofThe Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ at Universal Orlando Resort. This faithful reproduction of the famous wizarding retail district also features themed shopping and dining, as well as the thrilling ride, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts™. And at King's Cross Station, you can board the Hogwarts™ Express — which can take you directly to Hogsmeade™ Station atUniversal’s Islands of Adventure. (Please note: Hogwarts™ Express requires a park-to-park ticket or Annual Pass. Additional restrictions apply.)

Learn more:The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ : Tips for the Best Experience

There’s a lot of animated fun to be had at Universal Studios, too, starting with Despicable Me Minion Mayhem,and Woody Woodpecker’s Nuthouse Coaster, among other hijinks.

And that’s still not a wrap! You’ll also find unforgettable character encounters, live entertainment, dining and shopping around every corner. Read on for more information about Universal Studios Florida at Universal Orlando Resort, where you’re always the star.

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    Ticket Types

    Build your ultimate adventure at Universal Orlando Resort with your choice of tickets.

    Base Tickets

    These starter tickets are designed for visiting either Universal Studios Florida, Universal's Islands of Adventure or Universal's Volcano Bay. One park per day. Multi-Day Base Tickets are also available.

    Park to Park Tickets

    Visit two or all three Universal Orlando Resort parks in the same day. Multi-Day Park-to-Park Admission Tickets are also available.

    Travel Tip: When you’re planning your visit to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™, please note that Diagon Alley™ is located in Universal Studios Florida and Hogsmeade™ is located in Universal's Islands of Adventure. Jumping onboard Hogwarts™ Express (magical train transport between The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ — Hogsmeade™ and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ — Diagon Alley™) is only possible with a park-to-park ticket (additional restrictions apply).

    Universal Express Pass

    When you add Universal Express access to your theme park admission, you get to skip the regular lines at most of your favorite rides and attractions and fit way more fun into your day. Separate theme park admission required.

    Participating attractions and rides at Universal Studios Florida (subject to change without notice):

    • The Bourne Stuntacular
    • Despicable Me Minion Mayhem
    • E.T. Adventure
    • Fast & Furious – Supercharged
    • Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts™
    • Hogwarts™ Express: King’s Cross Station (park-to-park admission ticket required; additional restrictions apply)
    • Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit
    • MEN IN BLACK™: Alien Attack™
    • Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon
    • Revenge of the Mummy
    • TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D
    • Woody Woodpecker’s Nuthouse Coaster
  • Ride the movies and be a part of the action at various stage shows, simulator rides, rollercoasters and more.Please note that some experiences at Universal Studios Florida are not suitable for all ages and heights.

    Despicable Me Minion Mayhem

    Join Gru, his daughters and the mischievous Minions this unpredictable ride.Despicable Me Minion Mayhem. Your journey starts in Gru's home, where you're recruited for his latest scheme — one where you'll become an actual Minion. But when things don't go as planned, you’re launched into an unforgettable trip through his super villain laboratory. Gru, Margo, Edith and Agnes race along with you through every twist and turn. The laughs keep coming after the ride with an interactive, Minion-inspired dance party. Take the floor and show off your best moves — it's heartwarming and humorous family fun for everyone.

    Height restrictions: 40 inches (102 cm). Children between 40-48 inches (102-122 cm) must be accompanied by supervising companion.

    E.T. Adventure

    Jump on a bike with E.T. and race through town to help him save his dying planet just like in the heartwarming sci-fi classic. Journey over the city lights and past the silver moon as you reach his magical planet, where you’ll meet unbelievable creatures who welcome you in song.

    Height restrictions: 34 inches (87 cm). Children between 34-48 inches (87-122 cm) must be accompanied by supervising companion.

    Fast & Furious — Supercharged

    Join “the family” for a wild ride at Universal Studios Florida! Inspired by the blockbusterFast & Furiousfranchise, the attraction features vehicle replicas and props that put you directly in the movies.

    Height restrictions: 40 inches (102 cm). Children under 48 inches (122 cm) must be accompanied by supervising companion.

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    Harry Potter and the Escape From Gringotts™

    Beneath Diagon Alley’s famous fire-breathing dragon, journey deep underground on this multi-dimensional thrill ride. As you navigate perilous subterranean vaults, you’ll encounter Harry, Ron and Hermione while evading the wrath of villains Voldemort™, Bellatrix, trolls and other creatures that stand between you and a safe return to Diagon Alley™.

    Height restrictions: 42 inches (107 cm)

    Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit

    Rock out to your very own song choice as you climb 17 stories over Universal Studios Florida before rolling down at 65 mph. Experience the world’s first non-inverting loop. You can also purchase a video showing the highlights of your ride. It doesn’t get more Hollywood than that!

    Height restrictions: 51 inches (130 cm) and must be under 79 inches (201 cm)

    Kang & Kodos’ Twirl ‘n’ Hurl

    Calling all Earth-Humans: Kang & Kodos, those doomed, drooling aliens fromThe Simpsons™, have landed with a ride that will send your stomach into the stratosphere. Pilot your very own flying saucer, swooping up and down as you circle one of the animated alien fiends from Rigel 7.

    Height restrictions: Children under 48 inches (122 cm) must be accompanied by supervising companion.

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    MEN IN BLACKAlien Attack

    You’re the new recruit at MIB. Now it’s up to you to safeguard the Earth from menacing aliens! Trainees immediately dive into action and test out their skills blasting aliens as they enter the MEN IN BLACK™ top-secret headquarters.

    Height restrictions: 42 inches (107 cm). Children under 48 inches (122 cm) must be accompanied by supervising companion.

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    Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon

    Face off with comedian andThe Tonight Showhost, Jimmy Fallon, on a hilarious journey through New York City. Race through the hurried streets of mid-town, zoom over skyscrapers and even take a dive in the East River. Laugh and discover who will win in the end!

    Height restrictions: 40 inches (102 cm)

    Revenge of the Mummy

    Inspired by the hitMummymovies, this ride sends you on a precarious adventure, dodging danger at every turn. Come face-to-face with your darkest fears: creepy bugs, free falling, terrifying pitch darkness and generally feeling out of control. Escape ancient curses and figure out mysteries, if you’re up for it.

    Height restrictions: 48 inches (122 cm)

    The Simpsons Ride

    Enjoy a fun-filled adventure through Krustyland with The Simpsons™ on The Simpsons Ride™.

    Height restrictions: 40 inches (102 cm)

    TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D

    Get psyched for a thrill-packed action adventure as you find yourself right in the middle of an intergalactic showdown between the Autobots and the Decepticons. It all emerges right in front of you as you fight side-by-side with Optimus Prime and Bumblebee, trying to keep the AllSpark away from the enemy.

    Height restrictions: 40 inches (102 cm). Children 40-48 inches (102-122 cm) must be accompanied by supervising companion.

  • Some of your favorite characters come to life during live shows and entertainment at Universal Studios Florida.

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    Universal’s Cinematic Celebration at Universal Studios Florida, Part of Universal Orlando Resort

    Animal Actors on Location!

    You’re bound to be delighted by some of the most talented stars from movies and TV. In this case, autographs might be tricky, as the stars are dogs, cats, birds and even pigs. Learn the training secrets and skills necessary to be an animal performer or celebrity. Heartwarming and memorable, this show is always a fan favorite.

    The Blues Brothers®Show

    Jake and Elwood perform, donning their trademark attire: dark suits, sunglasses and porkpie hats. They bring their Chicago attitudes and musical talents to the stage for an unforgettable show. Look for Mabel the Waitress belting out tunes while her sax-playing sidekick, Jazz, tries to keep up!

    DreamWorks Destination

    Madagascar. Trolls. Puss in Boots. Kung Fu Panda. Many of DreamWorks Animation’s most popular characters are appearing together in a fun, interactive experience at Universal Orlando. Dance with them. Strike a pose with them. And enjoy it all in air-conditioned comfort. It’s a meet & greet like no other!

    Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration

    On select nights, this epic show lights up Universal Studios Florida with a colossal celebration of music, water and light for a movie experience like no other. Set to music from the world’s biggest films, incredible cinematic moments come to life with powerful projections and massive walls of water for an amazing show that makes Universal Studios Florida bolder and brighter than ever.

    Universal Orlando’s Horror Make-up Show

    Discover how top make-up and special effects artists create incredibly lifelike special effects for the movies. Be mesmerized by a wonderful mishmash of movie clips, props, creature make-up demonstrations and behind-the-scenes how-tos. Be sure to peruse the curated collection of prop and make-up effects from Universal’s most infamous horror flicks.Parental guidance is recommended.

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    You never know who you’ll see when you visit Universal Studios Florida, including Illumination’s Minions, The TRANSFORMERS, Hello Kitty, SpongeBob SquarePants, Shrek and Donkey, Hollywood favorites, and more. (Please note that all characters at Universal Studios Florida are subject to change.)

  • These immersive lands at Universal Studios Florida are fun for all ages.

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    The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ — Diagon Alley™

    Hidden from the Muggles™, Diagon Alley™ continues its centuries-old activities for industrious witches and wizards. You'll find popular attractions such as Gringotts™ Money Exchange, as well as Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts™. There's much more toThe Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ than what's found within Universal Studios Florida — put on your cloak and gettips for the best experience.

    Springfield U.S.A.

    Enjoy a fun-filled adventure through Krustyland with The Simpsons™ on The Simpsons Ride™.

    Woody Woodpecker’s Kid Zone

    Enter Woody Woodpecker’s wacky play zone, and you may never want to leave. It’s the ultimate in play-area fun with 12,500 foam balls, 15,000 gallons of water, gadgets, squirters, and a lively, kid-friendly roller coaster.

  • Kids will have a blast at these imaginatively themed play areas at Universal Studios Florida.

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    Fievel’s Playland at Universal Studios Florida, Part of Universal Orlando Resort

    Curious George Goes to Town

    Curious George®is up to his old antics again. This time it seems “someone” has let all the circus animals out of their trailer, and now they are all over town! Join Curious George®in this ample playground overflowing with fun for all ages.

    Fievel’s Playland

    Filled with oversized props fromAn American TailandFievel Goes West, this play area invites kids to see the world through Fievel’s eyes with a 30-foot spider web, giant tin cans, swaying rope bridges, a 1,000-gallon cowboy hat and enormous cowboy boot, and even a 200-foot water slide.

  • There couldn’t be a more diverse mix of dining choices on the streets and backlots of Universal Studios Florida. Whatever you’re craving, there’s a good chance you’ll find it.

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    Fast Food Boulevard

    Enjoy a great meal and atmosphere at any of these great eats: Lisa’s Teahouse of Horror, The Frying Dutchman, Cletus’ Chicken Shack, Krusty Burger, Luigi’s Pizza and Flaming Moe’s. Also, Bumblebee Man’s Taco Truck is parked nearby.

    Finnegan’s Bar & Grill

    It’s your lucky day when you cross the green threshold into this ever-popular Irish pub. Live music and a delicious offering of pub staples like pot pie, beef stew and shepherd’s pie make every day feel like St. Paddy’s Day. Guests 21 and up can also enjoy the premium draft sampler with five 4-ounce beer samples, or atraditionalIrish coffee.

    Kwik-E-Mart

    Explore original souvenirs, apparel, plush and toys! With original merchandise created for Springfield U.S.A., there’s something for every Simpsons fan to enjoy.

    Louie’s Italian Restaurant

    As you stroll along the Big Apple set, you’ll spy a kitschy, green-striped awning where guests enter and immediately are greeted by the smell of pizza pies baking. Other popular menu entrees include savory fettuccini alfredo and home-style spaghetti and meatballs.

  • Stock up on one-of-a-kind collectibles based on your favorite character and other mementos of Universal Studios Florida.

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    SpongeBob StorePants

    Dive into the underwater world of Bikini Bottom, where you’ll find SpongeBob SquarePant’s iconic pineapple house along with his pet snail, Gary. Everything’s nautical and SpongeBob-themed: apparel, gifts, candy, toys and more. Chuckle at Squidward’s management policies and get a chance to see his house, too. Fans will also enjoy a special meet-and-greet with SpongeBob at various times throughout the day.

    Super Silly Stuff

    Want to take a Minion or two home with you? Or maybe a fluffy unicorn? Filled to the brim with toys, apparel, candy, accessories and more, this is the place to find the most exclusiveDespicable Memerchandise. And if you’re looking for Gru-approved gadgets, this store is filled with some of Dr. Nefario’s most unique inventions. Stop in and pick up a fart gun for that special person in your life. They'll be so glad you did.

    The Supply Vault

    Located near the TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D, this retail space almost seems like an attraction in and of itself. Set in true-to-the-movie style, it replicates a military complex where cashiers are all N.E.S.T. soldiers. Discover a variety of Transformers-themed merchandise (new and old movie versions), including T-shirts, hats, toys and more. Plus, serious chocoholics won’t want to pass up the chocolate AllSpark, a solid chocolate replica of the ancient artifact.

    Universal Studios Store

    Whether you’re looking for a Scooby-Doo plush toy or a JAWS beach towel, you’ll find it here. As the official store of all things Universal — characters and movies — it’s the perfect one-stop shop for apparel, gifts, toys and souvenirs.

  • Add even more value to your Universal Studios Florida visit by planning your trip during these special events.

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    Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort

    Holidays at Universal Orlando

    Anyone can “Ho-ho-ho” and “Fa-la-la” for the holidays. But if you want to scream and laugh your jingle bells off, you’ve got to awesome up your holiday at Universal Orlando Resort. Join the celebration of Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ with festivities in both lands. Catch the larger-than-life balloons of Universal’s Holiday Parade Featuring Macy’s. Enjoy The GrinchmasTM Who-liday Spectacular starring the GrinchTM. And top it off with a stay at one of Universal’s spectacular hotels. From the parks to the hotels to Universal CityWalk, there’s themed entertainment, food and fun around every corner. It’s the biggest, loudest, awesomest holiday celebration of the season. And it’s only at Universal Orlando Resort.

    Mardi Gras

    It’s the most spectacular party of the year. Every spring, Mardi Gras’ festive floats and outstanding street performers parade through the streets of Universal Studios Florida. Thousands of beads are tossed into the crowd, and on select nights, you can catch major headliners live in concert. Expect authentic New Orleans cuisine such as beignets, bananas foster, jambalaya and an assortment of Mardi Gras-inspired cocktails.

    Rock the Universe

    Rock the Universe is an unforgettable weekend of faith and fun. Experience two nights of powerful tunes from Christian music’s brightest stars and mind-blowing rides at Universal Studios Florida during this separately ticketed event.

    Halloween Horror Nights

    Experience terrifying haunted houses, sinister scare zones, outrageous live entertainment and some of the park’s most exhilarating attractions during this separately ticketed event. You definitely need someone to cling to, someone to hide behind, somebody to panic with. Because just as in horror films where the first to wander off meets a terrible fate, there’s one thing to remember at Halloween Horror Nights: Never go alone.

    WARNING: EVENT MAY BE TOO INTENSE FOR YOUNG CHILDREN AND IS NOT RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13. NO COSTUMES OR COSTUME MASKS ALLOWED.

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    VIP Experience

    Feel like a celebrity on this specialized guided tour. You’ll be personally escorted through Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Islands of Adventure or both theme parks. This experience includes:

    • Priority access to all rides and attractions
    • Exclusive behind-the-scenes experiences
    • Complimentary valet parking for one vehicle
    • Reserved seating at shows
    • Complimentary breakfast and lunch on the day of your tour (select tours)
    • Complimentary full-service dinner at one of Universal’s dining venues on the day of your tour (select tours)

    Please note: Separate theme park admission required for all VIP experiences.

    Seasonal VIP Experiences

    Experience these seasonal VIP experiences at Universal Studios Florida.

    Halloween Horror Nights Tours

    Gain incomparable access to the premier Halloween event, if you can stand it. Not recommended for children under the age of 13.

    Halloween Horror Nights R.I.P. Tour

    Join other fans and get the blood-red carpet treatment with the ultimate Halloween Horror Nights experience: a guided V.I.P. walking tour of the event. See more with Priority V.I.P. entry to haunted houses and participating attractions.

    Separate Halloween Horror Nights event admission is required for all R.I.P. Tour experiences.

    WARNING: EVENT MAY BE TOO INTENSE FOR YOUNG CHILDREN AND IS NOT RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13. NO COSTUMES OR COSTUME MASKS ALLOWED.

    Halloween Horror Nights Behind the Screams: Unmasking The Horror Tour

    Take a daytime V.I.P. tour for a lights-on look at Halloween Horror Nights haunted houses.

    DUE TO THE INTENSELY GRAPHIC NATURE AND LIGHTS-ON VIEWING WITHIN THE HAUNTED HOUSES, THE UNMASKING THE HORROR TOURS ARE NOT RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13. NO COSTUMES OR COSTUME MASKS ALLOWED

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FAQs

Is 1 day at Universal Studios worth it? ›

If you plan in advance, and visit smartly, you'll be able to do everything on your list within a single day. While this will no doubt be an action-packed day, all the fast-paced running around will be worth it!

Can I wear leggings to Universal? ›

What do people wear to Universal Studios? People wear casual, lightweight, comfortable clothing and comfortable walking shoes to Universal Studios. Items like t-shirts, shorts, leggings, and sneakers are most commonly worn.

Can you finish both Universal parks in 1 day? ›

The simple answer is: Yes! it's toadally possible to fit Universal Studios Florida and Universal's Islands of Adventure into one day. What makes park hopping easy at Universal Orlando is the fact that the two parks are right next to each other.

How many miles do you walk a day at Universal Studios? ›

BEST PRICE GUARANTEE! The best price on the exact same theme park tickets, guaranteed! Free Shipping & Tax Included. According to friends, family, and personal experience, we walk at least 10-12 miles on an average day visiting the parks.

Is Hogwarts Express worth it? ›

The main reason is this is the only way to make sure you see absolutely everything that the Wizarding World of Harry Potter has to offer. The other main reason we think the Hogwarts Express is worth it is that it's a convenient way to travel between the two parks and you can enjoy a different experience both ways.

What is not allowed at Universal? ›

Prohibited items include: weapons, alcohol, marijuana, power-driven devices such as Segways and Hoverboards, and any other items Universal personnel deem to be inappropriate, disruptive, or harmful.

What are you not allowed to bring into Universal? ›

In terms of restrictions, you cannot bring alcoholic beverages, food that requires heating or refrigeration, glassware and glass containers, picnic lunches, folding chairs, and hard-sided coolers inside the park. Soft-sided coolers are permissible, but they cannot be bigger than 8.5” x 6” x 6”.

Can you take a backpack into Universal? ›

Can you bring a backpack to Universal Orlando? Universal Orlando allows backpacks into the parks, provided you do not pack any prohibited items. However, keep in mind that you will not be permitted to bring a backpack on most of the rides.

Can you do universal in 6 hours? ›

Most people would say 6-7 hours is the average time needed to see the best of Universal Studios, so pretty much one full day. You could certainly spend multiple days there seeing all the theme park has to offer but 6-7 hours should cover the main sights and experiences to get through that you are interested in.

What time should I get to Universal? ›

As such we recommend arriving at the entrance to the park itself 30 minutes before the opening time for you're desired date. So, if the park opens at 9am on the day you visit, aim to arrive at the entrance at 8.30am.

How can I see Harry Potter world in one day? ›

The only way to see all of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in one day is to have the park to park pass. If you don't, you're going to miss one of the parks, it's that simple. You will need a park to park ticket to ride the train between Hogsmeade Station and Kings Cross Station.

What day is least crowded at Universal Studios? ›

Traditionally, Mondays are the busiest, with business tapering off every day until Sunday, usually the slowest day. Holiday weekends are different, and during Halloween Horror Nights, weekends may be busier.

How do you skip all lines at Universal? ›

The Universal Express Unlimited pass allows you to bypass the regular lines an unlimited number of times per participating attraction. Can I purchase a Universal Express pass the day of my visit? The Universal Express passes are available for purchase in-park at the front gates of either theme park.

How many miles walking is Universal Studios? ›

Universal Studios is a 2.1 mile (5,000-step) route located near Orlando, Florida, USA. This route has an elevation gain of about 55.8 ft and is rated as easy.
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Length2.1 mi
Est. Steps5000
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Can you do both Harry Potter parks in one day? ›

Yes, it is possible to see both Diagon Alley and Hogsmeade in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in one day. You will need a one-day two-park ticket to experience all that the Wizarding World has to offer, since Diagon Alley is located in Universal Studios and Hogsmeade is located in Islands of Adventure.

Can you walk around Universal for free? ›

Universal CityWalk

Actually, you can't really miss it—walking routes from Universal Studios Hollywood's main parking structure take you right through CityWalk. Plus, there's no admission, so you can visit CityWalk even if you don't have tickets to the theme park.

Do you need a 2 park ticket to ride Hogwarts Express? ›

You'll need a Park-to-Park ticket to ride the Hogwarts™ Express and visit both lands of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™. The train travels between Hogsmeade™ in Universal's Islands of Adventure and Diagon Alley™ in Universal Studios Florida.

How many hours is the Hogwarts train ride? ›

How long is the Hogwarts Express train journey? The journey takes around 1 hour and 30-40 minutes each way.

Can I ride Hogwarts train with 1 day 1 park ticket? ›

However, if you have one-park-only tickets, you will not be able to ride the Hogwarts Express, and you will want to make sure that you plan your morning and evening in the same park each day; for example, you won't be able to do the morning in Diagon Alley and the evening in Hogsmeade on the same day with a one-park ...

Can you bring bottled water into Universal? ›

Q: Can I bring food and drinks to Universal Studios Hollywood? A: The park allows visitors to carry water bottles (maximum 2 liters), small snacks, and special food items for dietary and medical requirements. Soft-sided insulated bags are also allowed as long as they are no larger than 8.5" wide x 6" high x 6" deep.

Do you need shoes at Universal? ›

All accommodations can be made in person by visiting Guest Services at the entrance to both Universal Studios Florida and Universal's Islands of Adventure. Shoes and shirts must be worn at all times. Read all health and safety requirements for each attraction as they are not all the same.

Can you bring refillable water bottles into Universal Studios? ›

A Reusable Water Bottle. Ideally you already have one, but if not, consider one around 16-32 oz that is double walled to keep your drink from getting hot! Plastic or Metal only– no glass allowed in Universal! Also consider one without a straw, as those can be easier to clean while you are traveling.

Can you bring purses inside Universal? ›

The bags you bring to the park do not have to be clear. However, all bags, backpacks, purses, and packages are subject to X-ray and/or additional inspection prior to entering the theme parks or CityWalk. Suitcases and bags with wheels are prohibited.

Can you take your phone on rides at Universal? ›

At Universal, riders are instructed to leave any loose items -- including cell phones, keys and change - in a locker or with a non-rider.

Can I bring soda to Universal? ›

Can I Take Drinks Into Universal Studios? Yes so long as you follow these rules: Only non-alcoholic drinks are allowed. No Glass bottles are permitted.

Where do you put your bags at Universal? ›

Most of these rides allow you to safely store items that can fit in your pocket or small fanny pack that can tuck under your shirt. However, all other large items (purses, camera bags, backpacks, etc.) must go inside the ride locker.

Can I bring sandwiches to Universal Studios? ›

You may bring in any food items. No glass containers are allowed, and the cooler or container needs to be soft sided. over a year ago.

Are ride lockers free at Universal? ›

Lockers are one price for the day with unlimited in/out privileges. Lockers are limited to availability.

Is Universal Studios free after 6pm? ›

This is just what it sounds like: CityWalk offers complimentary admission all day, every day. After 6 p.m., parking is free as well, except during Halloween Horror Nights. And you'll never pay parking fees when you arrive on public transportation or stay at an official Universal Orlando Resort Hotel.

How long is the train ride at Universal? ›

Hogwarts Express (Universal Orlando Resort)
Hogwarts Express
Duration4:01
Height restrictionSupervision required if under 48 inches (120 cm)
No. of TracksSingle (with passing loop)
Track gauge1,800 mm (5 ft 107⁄8 in)
32 more rows

What time do they stop letting people in at Universal? ›

Typically, the park will open 9:00am, and stay open until at least 6:00 pm. Park hours vary seasonally, and are longer in the summer and during parts of the winter holidays. However, summer is also the hottest and busiest at the park, and the winter holidays are very popular as well.

What is the slowest month at Universal Studios? ›

Here are the days we expect to have the lowest crowd levels at Universal Studios Hollywood in 2023:
  • Weekdays in January (minus the week of New Year's Day and the days around MLK Day)
  • Weekdays in February (minus the days around Presidents Day)
  • March 1-10.
  • April 17-30.
  • Weekdays in May (except for Memorial Day)

Can you sleep at Universal? ›

Let's get comfy! The 2-bedroom suites at Universal's Endless Summer Resort, as well as the Family Suites at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort, provide plenty of room for your party to spread out. The spacious accommodations sleep up to six and include a kitchenette and dining area.

What time does free parking start at Universal? ›

Universal reminds guests that parking after 6 p.m. is free to all guests. More information can be found at universalorlando.com.

What is the best time of day to go to Harry Potter world? ›

To beat the crowds, it's best to go to the parks during the non-peak times, which are first thing in the morning and just before closing (most guests visit theme parks between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm).

How much does a day at Harry Potter World cost? ›

Wizarding World of Harry Potter Cost

Wizarding World Tickets- Park to Park. $100- $170/per person, per day. Express Passes. $80- $100/ per person, per day.

How much is a one day ticket to Harry Potter World? ›

To visit both in one day, you have to get a park-to-park ticket. I believe a one-day park-to-park ticket is $165 per person. You can easily explore both Harry Potter areas in one day, particularly if you aren't trying to do everything else in the Universal parks.

How many days do you really need at Universal Studios? ›

One day is enough to see the highlights of the park and ride some of the most popular rides. Yet, if you want to experience everything that Universal Studios has to offer, we recommend spending at least two days in the park.

Do you need 1 or 2 days at Universal Studios? ›

Spending one day at Universal Studios Hollywood is enough, especially if you use an express pass ticket. To make the experience more memorable upgrade to a VIP experience ticket. Alternatively, if you want to have a more leisurely experience we suggest visiting the park for 2 days.

How many days should you do at Universal Studios? ›

Three days is ideal, particularly with a park-to-park pass, as it will allow you to fully explore each park and revisit your favorite attractions. A highlights tour of both parks can be done in one long day, but it would be tiring and you would miss many delightful smaller attractions.

Can you do Harry Potter World in one day? ›

Yes, it is possible to see both Diagon Alley and Hogsmeade in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in one day. You will need a one-day two-park ticket to experience all that the Wizarding World has to offer, since Diagon Alley is located in Universal Studios and Hogsmeade is located in Islands of Adventure.

Can you do Universal in 6 hours? ›

Most people would say 6-7 hours is the average time needed to see the best of Universal Studios, so pretty much one full day. You could certainly spend multiple days there seeing all the theme park has to offer but 6-7 hours should cover the main sights and experiences to get through that you are interested in.

How late does Universal stay open? ›

Typically, the park will open 9:00am, and stay open until at least 6:00 pm. Park hours vary seasonally, and are longer in the summer and during parts of the winter holidays. However, summer is also the hottest and busiest at the park, and the winter holidays are very popular as well.

How much is 4 days at Universal? ›

Universal Orlando Ticket Prices
TicketSingle Park TicketPark-to-Park Ticket
3-Day Adult$279.01-$396.71$342.91-$379.61
3-Day Child (3-9)$268.36-$296.96$332.27-$359.96
4-Day Adult$292.86-$316.29$362.09-$386.58
4-Day Child (3-9)$282.21-$345.64$351.44-$375.93
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What ride to do first at Universal? ›

You can ride the Wizarding World rides — Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey and Flight of the Hippogriff — first thing in the morning as it is the first area to open before the rest of the park opens.

Which Universal park should you go to first? ›

There isn't an advantage to starting your day with one park over the other. However, it comes down to the rides that you want to do the most. Our favorite ride is the VelociCoaster, so if we were visiting the park, we'd go to Islands of Adventure first.

Can you do all 3 Universal parks in 2 days? ›

If you have more than 2 days to spend at the parks then you don't have to worry about a complex itinerary. Two days is enough time to experience all the popular attractions and anything more will give you some breathing room.

How many days do you need at Harry Potter? ›

Another popular question we receive, is how many days should I plan at Harry Potter World? And as you can imagine there are so many amazing things to do in each section, you should give yourself at least two days to experience everything the Wizarding World of Harry Potter has to offer.

Is there enough to do at Universal Studios Orlando for 5 days? ›

With five days of access, you can stretch out your time and really be able to soak up all that the parks have to offer without feeling rushed to do everything at one time. Another big tip we offer for anyone doing a Universal vacation is to stay on property.

How far is Universal from Disney? ›

In fact, Disney World is only about 9 miles away from Universal Studios, which means, if you are driving the most direct route in good traffic, the journey time is only approximately 15 minutes. Universal Studios is located closest to Orlando, found towards the Southwest of the city.

Can I take my own food to Harry Potter world? ›

You are welcome to bring your own food to consume in our Backlot area or outside picnic area.

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