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What time to arrive at Universal for studio tour

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What time to arrive at Universal for studio tour

We have limited time @ Universal so want to get in line before park opens. First stop will be the Studio Tour. What time should we get to the gate on a weekday ? We are just doing normal tix, not VIP or Front Line.

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1. Re: What time to arrive at Universal for studio tour

The studio is smack in the middle of a morning traffic hour mess. Where will you be coming from and what time does the park open that day?

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2. Re: What time to arrive at Universal for studio tour

Come at least 30 minutes before opening time. If you're driving, add an extra 20-30 minutes to get into the parking area, find a space and to transfer from that space to the Park entrance. If you're arriving by metro bus or metro rail, add 15 minutes' wait for the tram 'up the hill' to the Park entrance.

Edited: 05 August 2012, 00:54
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3. Re: What time to arrive at Universal for studio tour

As allready asked, when is this vist for? as that will make a difference in how crowded the park is.

I have heard right now for summertime they are opening 30 min before regular opening time to ride the new Transformer ride at Universal which would have the longer lines if you waited till later to do that. If you are comming in August, i would suggest you consider going on the Transformer ride, first as well as any other rides you are interested in and then go on the Tour

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4. Re: What time to arrive at Universal for studio tour

Thanks so much for all the scoop. We are staying close to Universal so are happy to not have to deal w/ some of the traffic delays. Glad for the heads up on the other potential speedbumps.

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5. Re: What time to arrive at Universal for studio tour

For discount on attractions ticket such as Universal Studios you can look at the Mousesavers website which lists current discounts on attractions for you. (they dont sell tickets) They usually show about a $10 off discount.

mousesavers.com/discounts-and-deals-at-other…

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