Universal Studios Hollywood Discount Tickets 2021: $94.50

Take advantage of these top 11 deals on Universal Studios Hollywood Discount Tickets to save between $4 – $14 on tickets with cheap Universal Studios tickets starting from $94.50 to $99.50. Other ways to save on Universal Studios Tickets include Universal Studios Military Discount, Universal Studios Group Discount, Multi-Attraction Pass Discount, and many more.

Go on thrill rides and go behind the scenes of a real working movie studio via The World Famous Studio Tour.

2021 Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights Discount Tickets are also available.


Universal Studios Hollywood Tickets Discount

Ticket Deal #1: Save $4 – $14 on 1-Day General Admission

The cheapest Universal Studios Hollywood discount tickets available right now are $93.50 for child tickets and $96.50 for adults tickets for California Resident 1-Day General Admission and $94.50 for child tickets and $99.50 for adults tickets for 1-Day General Admission for non-California residents.

With these cheap Universal Studios tickets, you can save between $4 to $14 on tickets depending on the day you wish to visit and you get to enjoy all the rides, shows and activities at Universal Studios Hollywood. There is a $2 convenience fee when purchasing these tickets from AresTravel (authorized retailer) but you can go straight to the gate with either a printed ticket or a mobile ticket.

Ticket Deal #2: Save $4 to $10 on 1-Day General Admission Tickets

Another deal to take advantage of are these discounted Universal Studios Hollywood tickets which can save you between $4 to $10 depending on the day of your visit. Tickets start at $99 for child tickets and $105 for adults when visiting during non-peak dates.

Also, if you buy a Southern California package (hotel + tickets), you can use our promo code TOTS for an additional $10 discount.

Ticket Deal #3: 7% – 22% Off Groupon deal

Universal Studios Hollywood Groupon deal is available at $113 for child tickets and $119 for adult tickets when visiting mid-peak dates. With this Groupon Universal Studios deal, you can save $5 on tickets. Groupon also offers other dates but the rates are comparable to getting them directly from Universal Studios (online). Mid-Peak dates are between 8/16/21 to 12/16/21 and 1/6/22 – 3/31/22. Ticket deals #1 & #2 may still be cheaper though but if you’re used to purchasing from Groupon, then this is the next best deal.

Ticket Deal #4: Universal Studios Hollywood + other Los Angeles Attractions

Save on Universal Studios Hollywood tickets and other Los Angeles attractions by getting the Go Los Angeles Card. Use a 3, 5, or 7 Day Pass within a 2-week period and visit Universal Studios and 37 other major attractions in Los Angeles.

Note: We used this option (Go Orlando card) when we visited Orlando to visit various attractions outside of Disney World so I know this is a pretty good way to save when visiting Los Angeles attractions.

The 3-day pass is $154 for child tickets and $182 for adults, the 5-day pass is $222 for children and $247 for adults, while the 7-day pass is $249 for child and $287 for adults. You can visit the other attractions below on top of visiting Universal Studios Hollywood.

  • Knott’s Berry Farm
  • Legoland California
  • Six Flags Magic Mountain
  • Warner Bros. Studio Tour
  • Aquarium of the Pacific
  • Madame Tussauds Hollywood
  • Pacific Park at Santa Monica Pier
  • Hollywood Movie Stars Tour
  • OUE Skyspace LA
  • Dolby Theatre Guided Tour
  • TCL Chinese Theaters Guided Tour
  • San Diego Zoo
  • Sony Pictures Studio Tour
  • California Science Center IMAX
  • Natural History Museum
  • La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
  • LA Zoo and Botanical Gardens
  • Queen Mary
  • Grammy Museum
  • and many more. Check HERE for a complete listing.

Ticket Deal #5: Group Discount

You can avail yourself of Universal Studios Group Discount if you’re going as a group of 10 or more. To pre-purchase group tickets, call 1-800-959-9688 (Monday – Friday, 8a.m. – 5p.m. & Saturday – Sunday, 7:30a.m. – 4:30p.m.). Do compare the rate with ticket deal #1 to #3 though, it may still be cheaper.

Ticket Deal #6: Military Discount

Universal Studios Military Discount options are available to all active and retired U.S. military personnel all year long. To qualify, you must be Active Duty, Retiree, 100% disabled Veteran, Medal of Honor Recipient, Active Guard/Reserve, spouse/dependent ID cardholder of those categories (or DOD NAF/GS employee, “if applicable”).

You must be able to have access to a military base in order to purchase tickets as they are not available at the Universal Studios Hollywood box office.

Tickets for these specially priced offers must be purchased in advance and can only be obtained at participating Military Ticket Offices throughout the United States. Military or U.S. Government I.D. is required to purchase.

Cheap Universal Studios Hollywood Tickets

Ticket Deal #7: AAA Discount

Does AAA offer discounts for Universal Studios? Yes, they do!

AAA members can save $20 on VIP tickets and up to $20 to $34 savings on Universal Express and 1-Day General Admission Tickets. Do compare their prices (final price with taxes and fees) with deals #1 to #3 before purchasing to make sure you’re getting the best deal.

Universal Studios Hollywood AAA discount can be purchased online or at participating AAA offices. AAA Universal Studios tickets are not available at the gate.

Ticket Deal #8: Costco Discount

Costco sells Universal Studios Hollywood Tickets online and MAY (we cannot guarantee) has them available in-store at a Costco location near Universal Studios. Universal Studios Hollywood Costco Tickets are for 3-day visits. You’d have to log in as a member to see the price.

We have read the reviews and some say that it is a good deal while others say that it is a hassle to use as you have to register the tickets per visit. Someone also commented that if it doesn’t work, you’d have to bring them back to a Costco store. Do purchase with caution – read the fine print and reviews before purchasing.

Universal Studios Hollywood Studio Tour

Ticket Deal #9: Universal Studios + Disneyland Combo Tickets

Bundle to save by buying discounted Universal Studios Hollywood + Disneyland Combo tickets which include either a 2-Day, 3-Day 4-Day, or 5 Day Disneyland® Resort 1-Park Per Day Ticket with or without MaxPass and a 1-Day Universal Studios Hollywood™ General Admission Ticket. Enjoy admission for each day to visit either Disneyland® Park or Disney California Adventure® Park on each day of use. Please note: This ticket is NOT valid for visits to both Disneyland theme parks on the same day.

Ticket Deal #10: Annual Pass

If you plan to visit multiple times a year, I would suggest getting a Universal Studios Hollywood Annual Pass to save. $189 for Silver Annual Pass, $249 for Gold Annual Pass. A Gold Annual Pass includes free general parking, 15% discount on in-park food, beverages, and merchandise. You also get invited to special events and so much more.

Ticket Deal #11: Universal Vacation Package

Take advantage of the Universal Vacation Package which combines Universal Studios Hollywood Tickets and one of the 61 hotels available to save big.

Check the Universal Studios Hollywood nearby hotels.

Universal Studios Hollywood with Toddlers

Universal Studios Hollywood Tickets 2021 (Full-Price):

  • California Resident 1-Day: $99 – $129
  • California Resident Universal Express: $169 – $279
  • 1-Day General Admission: $109 – $129
  • Universal Express: $179 – $279
  • VIP Experience: from $349
  • Annual Pass: $189 for Silver Annual Pass, $249 for Gold Annual Pass
  • Children 2 years old or younger are allowed to enter Universal Studios for free (no ticket needed).

Universal Studios Hollywood Tips – Know Before You Go:


Parking at Universal Studios Hollywood is $28 before 5 PM and $10 after 5 PM for general parking.

You can also choose Front Gate Parking, Preferred Parking, and Valet Parking. For  Electric Vehicle Charging Stations, there are 4 garages to choose from.

If you are staying at either the Hilton Universal or Sheraton Universal Hotel, both offer a shuttle service to take you to the park.

Studio Tour:

The Studio Tour is free with a general admission ticket to Universal so you can enjoy both the rides, shows and the Studio Tour. 


Universal Studios Hollywood Hours vary by day. Check the online calendar before visiting so you can on time to beat the crowd.


Always bring a light jacket even in the warmer months as Universal Studios Hollywood is situated on a hill so the weather may be windy at times especially if you’re at the higher level. Also, bring a hat!


Universal Studios Hollywood is located at 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608. It is located about 27 miles north of Los Angeles International Airport. From Universal Studios, Disneyland is 35 miles away or an hour drive or more depending on traffic. 

Universal Studios New Rides and Shows:

  • Halloween Horror Nights 2021 is slated to return on select night this September 9 to October 31 and will include a terrifying maze featuring Netflix’s supernatural masterpiece, The Haunting of Hill House. Check Universal Studios Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights Discount Tickets to save.
  • A lively new ride, “The Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash!,” is now open. The innovative adventure will blend live, dimensional and animated characters with hyper-realistic media as guests zip along a track aboard ride vehicles through bustling New York City streets towards the Pet Adoption event and the ultimate happy ending:  forever homes.  Along the way, guests will face an array of challenges and meet up with fellow animal pals eager to help guide them toward their destination.

Enjoy the Hogsmeade village within The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and all the Universal Studios Hollywood Rides like The Simpsons Ride and Despicable Me Minion Mayhem Ride.

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