Tips and Tricks for Less Queuing Time at Universal Studios Japan, Osaka

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  • Planning to visit the renowned Universal Studios in Japan on your travels this year? Located in the heart of Osaka, this theme park is always crowded and packed full of visitors from all over the world. Hence, it’s important that you gear yourself up on the tips and tricks for this particular visit!

    Buy Your Tickets Early

    It is always a good idea to purchase your entrance tickets well before the day of the visit to prevent getting stuck in the super long queue at the main ticketing office counter. There are a few ways to get your tickets beforehand and buying through a travel agency would be one of the highly recommended options. You could probably save up to 30 minutes of queue time (and that’s if it’s on one of the good, less-crowded days).

    Another option is to buy online from the official Universal Studios website itself.

    If you’re staying at one of the partner hotels of Universal Studios Japan, you can also purchase your tickets from there.

    Harry Potter Craze

    In terms of attractions in the theme park, Universal Studios Japan will definitely not let you down. In fact, they launched ‘The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Park’ in 2014 and all the Harry Potter fans were dying to have a taste of the renowned “Butterbeer” at the village of “Hogsmeade”.

    Universal Express Pass

    Due to the large crowds, some visitors may want to skip the long queues altogether to enjoy more attractions. This is possible with the Universal Express Pass that is sold for an additional fee aside from the Studio Pass. There are two kinds of Universal Express Passes that offer shortened waiting times for either the top 7 popular attractions of the park (7,600 yen) or the top 4 (5,200 yen).

    Would you like to stay in Osaka? Check out all the hotels in the area here!

    Universal Studios Japan Website


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