Why Visit Universal Studios Beijing?

Universal Beijing Resort (北京环球度假区), located in Beijing’s Tongzhou District, adjacent to the East Sixth Ring Road and the Beijing-Harbin Expressway, opened on September 20, 2021. It is Asia’s third and Beijing’s first world-class amusement park. Providing visitors with immersive and interactive experiences by recreating movie scenes, characters, and plots, Universal Beijing is an extravaganza not to be missed by dreamers and movie fans.

As the world’s newest and largest Universal Resort, Beijing Universal houses all the hottest entertainment facilities and themed lands from former Universal resorts, including The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM, Jurassic World, and WaterWorld. In addition, Universal Studios Beijing is home to the world’s first Transformers-themed land and Kung Fu Panda Land of Awesomeness, which is a perfect blend of Hollywood, Chinese architecture and Kung Fu elements.

Currently, the 7 zones in operation at Universal Studios Beijing are only the first phase of construction, covering an area of 159.57 hectares. The second building phase is underway for a 165.83-hectare theme park that incorporates Chinese elements and introduces IPs such as Chinese culture and the Monkey King. The third phase is in the pipeline, with a tentative proposal to build the second Universal waterpark.

Universal Studios Beijing Operation Hours

- might change in different seasons and holidays

Universal Studios Beijing: 10:00-20:00
Universal CityWalk Beijing: 08:00-21:30

Universal Studios Beijing Tickets & Expresses

Ticket Prices & Types: Universal Studios Beijing has 1-day, 1.5-day and 2-day combined tickets; prices vary on different dates and are mainly categorized into workdays, weekends and holidays. The Premium Pass is divided into single attraction, set 3, set 5, full-day, and so on. The prices given below are only for reference (prices may be higher on holidays such as Spring Festival, May Day, National Day, etc.), please check the specific prices according to your planned visiting time. Feel free to contact us for more info or book tickets for you

Universal Beijing Tickets
The price of a standard 1-day ticket varies between CNY 363/pp and CNY 533/pp;
1.5-day standard ticket prices fluctuate between CNY 625/pp and CNY 850/pp;
2-Day Combination standard ticket prices vary between CNY 680/pp and CNY 935/pp;

Universal Beijing Expresses
Single Attraction: Applicable to one attraction on a specific day, different prices for different rides/shows, reference price range CNY 110~190/pp/ride;
Set 3:Choose three items from a designated list to enjoy premium access, price starting at CNY 390/pp;
Set 5:Choose five items from a designated list to enjoy premium access, price starting at CNY 600/pp;
One-Day: Valid on the selected date, includes ONE-TIME express access to all participating rides, attractions, and priority entrance at selected shows, price starting at CNY 900/pp;

How to get a ticket: Tickets can be purchased on-site at Universal Studios Beijing, however, since there are many tourists during the peak season, you are recommended to book a ticket in advance. You can download the Universal Beijing Resort (北京环球度假区) APP at the app store to book a ticket or visit the Beijing Universal website for ticket reservations. International credit cards such as Visa and MasterCard or payment methods such as Alipay are available. (https://www.universalbeijingresort.com/en/tickets-offers)

Quick Entry Tips & Facial Information Collection: Advanced identity verification technologies are used at Universal Beijing Resort for ticket sales, guest entry, Universal Express experience, and locker usage. After reserving tickets on the official app or mini-programs of Beijing Universal Resort, you will receive a confirmation text or email with a link after the purchase. Click the link and pre-upload your photo. If the upload is successful, you do not need a traditional ID to enter the park. Just scan your face to enter. If not, please show the ID used for purchasing tickets to verify identity. The ticket collector at the gate will collect facial images while verifying your identity.

Universal Studios Beijing Map & Layout

Universal Beijing Resort is composed of 1 CityWalk, Universal CityWalk Beijing, 2 hotels, The Universal Studios Grand Hotel and NUO Resort Hotel and 7 themed lands, including:

  • The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM - Harry Potter
  • Jurassic World Isla Nublar - Jurassic Park
  • Transformers Metrobase - Transformers
  • Minion Land - Despicable Me
  • Kung Fu Panda Land of Awesomeness - Kung Fu Panda
  • WaterWorld - Waterworld
  • Hollywood
  • Universal Beijing Resort Map: https://www.universalbeijingresort.com/en/map

Universal Beijing Resort Map Click to Enlarge Layout Map of Universal Beijing Resort

Universal Beijing Themed Lands: Must-do Rides, Shows and Events

Transformers Metrobase 变形金刚基地

Once you enter the gates of Universal Studios Beijing, cross the star-studded Universal Boulevard and turn left to head straight to the Transformers Base! This is the world’s first Transformers-themed amusement land, hiding the headquarters of the Beijing NEST, where the Autobots are waiting for you to join them, so are you ready to become a secret agent to carry out intense and exciting missions?

Instragram Worthy Photo Locations:

  • Transformers: MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE;
  • The exit of Bumblebee Boogie - Right in front of Optimus Prime.
  • Unmissable Highlights:

  • Decepticoaster 霸天虎过山车 (★★★★★, Ride, Height requirements: over 132cm) – Dare to be the first to take on this tricky task? You’ll need to enter the body of the Diamond Demon. Be careful, or you’ll wake up the behemoth in lockdown mode! Let’s see if you’re brave enough to take on this challenge!
  • Transformers: Battle for the AllSpark 变形金刚:火种源争夺战 (★★★★★, Ride, Height requirements: over 102cm) – Hop on an invisible transport robot turned by Transformers EVAC with your family and friends to witness a fierce war between Decepticons and Optimus Prime at your side!
  • Transformers: MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE 变形金刚:传奇现场 (★★★★, Show) – Take a photo with the top social media celebrity Megatron of Beijing Universal, listen to what this chatterbox has to say to you.
Universal Studios Beijing Bumblebee Boogie
Universal Studios Beijing Decepticoaster

Jurassic World Isla Nublar 侏罗纪世界努布拉岛

After leaving the Transformers base, you will find yourself in a completely different environment. Step into the Jurassic Age 65 million years ago and begin your thrilling adventure!

Instragram Worthy Photo Locations:

  • Raptor Encounter;
  • Baby Raptor.

Unmissable Highlights:

  • Jurassic Flyers 飞跃侏罗纪 (★★★★★, Ride, Height requirements: over 100cm) – Unlike the usual roller coaster experience, Jurassic Flyers soars you 8 meters above Jurassic World Isla Nublar for a 360° view of the island’s magnificent wonders.
  • Jurassic World Adventure 侏罗纪大冒险 (★★★★★, Ride, Height requirements: over 102cm) – Get up close and personal with your favorite dinosaurs as you enter the heart of Jurassic World's Isla Nublar on the All Terrain Luxury Automated System (A.T.L.A.S.)!
  • Raptor Encounter 奇遇迅猛龙 (★★★★, Show) – Come face-to-face with dangerous prehistoric creatures! The star Velociraptor is close by, don't miss the photo op!
Universal Studios Beijing Jurassic World Isla Nublar
Universal Studios Beijing Jurassic Flyers

The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM 哈利·波特的魔法世界TM

Next stop, let the power of magic inspire your unlimited potential! Leave the Muggle world behind and enter a world where magic is overflowing. Pick up your wand and embark on a fantasy adventure that is magical and thrilling!

Beyond the magical rides, the HogsmeadeTM Village is a highlight in itself. At OllivandersTM, you’ll have the opportunity to witness first-hand how wands choose their wizards. Once you find your wand, stand in front of the well-stocked windows, wave it, recite the spell, and witness magic happening right before your eyes. Of course, don’t forget to say hello to the HogwartsTM Express Conductor and take a photo together to commemorate the start of this magical journey.

Instragram Worthy Photo Locations:

  • Entrance of the land;
  • 9 3/4 station & Hogwarts Express;
  • Street & shop windows;
  • At the outdoor area of the Three Broomsticks Restaurant, you can take a full-view picture of the castle and the reflection!
  • Butter Beer Stall;
  • The blue flying car on the side of the castle.

Unmissable Highlights:

  • Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey 哈利波特与禁忌之旅 (★★★★★, Ride, Height requirements: over 122cm) – Here, you’ll be rewarded with a full-sensory experience that’s even more powerful than the movie. Saddle up on your broomstick and join QuidditchTM in capturing the Golden SnitchTM! Along the way, you’ll follow Harry Potter™ as he goes head-to-head with dangerous magical creatures!
  • Nighttime Magic at HogwartsTM Castle 霍格沃兹TM城堡夜间灯光庆典 (★★★★★, Night Show, starts at irregular times after nightfall) – As night falls, the light and shadows cast over Hogwarts Castle will be accompanied by music, playing out a grand chapter about the four houses.
  • Flight of the HippogriffTM鹰马飞行 (★★★★, Ride, Height requirements: over 99cm) – Embrace the sunset, sit on the back of an HippogriffTM for flight training, fly over Hagrid’s cabin and pumpkin patch with your beloved ones.
Universal Studios Beijing The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM
Universal Studios Beijing Frog Choir Show
Universal Studios Beijing Nighttime Magic at HogwartsTM Castle

Waterworld 未来水世界

Leaving the Wizarding World behind, what else lies ahead to challenge your imagination? There is actually a land of the future hidden in this neighborhood. Want to know what to expect? Gear up and set sail on a voyage to a mysterious new world on water.

Unmissable Highlights:

  • WaterWorld Stunt Show 未来水世界特技表演 (★★★★★, Show) – Participate in a life-or-death struggle with Universal Studios’ premier water demolition stunt show. Flying jet skis, thrilling high diving, and sensational explosions are close at hand. Those who dare to sit in the front row may get a special treat - WET!
Universal Studios Beijing WaterWorld Stunt Show

Kung Fu Panda Land of Awesomeness 功夫熊猫盖世之地

After leaving the WaterWorld and heading to the right, you will enter a world full of Chinese cultural charm. When you step into this ancient paradise, you will find that it’s a place of legends that blends the beauty of nature with the beauty of craftsmanship. Discover your own Kung Fu style at the exciting Heroes Festival!

Unmissable Highlights:

  • Kung Fu Panda Journey of the Dragon Warrior 功夫熊猫:神龙大侠之旅 (★★★★, Ride, Height requirements: over 80cm) – The evil Kai has returned and has vowed to take revenge on the Dragon Warrior and the Valley of Peace! Do you have the courage to stand with Po to help them defeat the most dangerous and evil villain? Ride with Po on his boat and overcome all obstacles ahead!
Universal Studios Beijing Kung Fu Panda Land of Awesomeness

Minion Land 小黄人乐园

There is a place where you can release your nature and return to innocence when you find it hard to be an adult. It is the Minion Land! Right now, these naughty minions are roaming the streets, the harbours, and the city centre, spreading their joy all over the world with no inhibitions!

Instragram Worthy Photo Locations:

  • The Light Board of Minion Land;
  • Minion & Blue Car;
  • Minions Cottage Area (Don’t forget to ring the doorbell);

Unmissable Highlights:

  • Despicable Me Minion Mayhem 神偷奶爸小黄人闹翻天 (★★★★★, Ride, Height requirements: over 102cm) – Want to be a minion? Come to Gru’s house and follow the minions on a hilarious and surprising adventure!
  • Super Silly Fun Land 超级萌乐岛 (★★★★, Rides) – Inspired by the seaside carnival scene in Despicable Me, you can enjoy unlimited fun like the Gru family. The Loop-Dee Doop-Dee 萌转过山车 and the Super Swirly 超萌漩漩涡 are waiting for challengers.
  • Sing on Tour! 欢乐好声音巡演 (★★★★, Show) – Don’t miss the energetic Sing tour, a musical show that will make men, women and children go “crazy”!
Universal Studios Beijing Minion Land
Universal Studios Beijing Despicable Me Minion Mayhem

Hollywood 好莱坞

This is a pilgrimage that every movie buff must make! Step out of the humdrum of everyday life and head into the light and shadow of the screen. Here, you are invited to immerse in the city of glitz and glamour! There are two unmissable shows:

  • Untrainable 不可驯服 (★★★★★, Show) – In the How to Train Your Dragon movie, Hiccup built a strong friendship with Toothless on his own. Now, follow the real dragon tamers as they travel to the Berk Island. At the moment they are trying to tame a new dragon with the help of Astrid and her dragon, Stormfly.
  • Light Camera Action 灯光,摄影,开拍 (★★★★★, Show) – Get behind the scenes of an action blockbuster FX. Watch a clip of effects stunts directed by two masters - Zhang Yimou and Steven Spielberg.
Universal Studios Beijing Untrainable at Universal Majestic Theatre

Golden Exploration Routes in Universal Studios Beijing

Time is money. What is the most efficient way to visit photo points, take amazing photos without so many people surrounding you, and queue up for popular rides at Beijing Universal Studios? Currently, the hottest things to do (with the longest queues) at Universal Studios Beijing are:

  • The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM (Queueing Time): Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey (0.5~2.5 hrs), Flight of the Hippogriff (0.5~2 hrs)
  • Jurassic World Isla Nublar (Queueing Time): Jurassic Flyers (0.5~2.5 hrs), Jurassic World Adventure (0.5~2 hrs)
  • Transformers Metrobase (Queueing Time): Decepticoaster (0.5~2 hrs), Transformers: Battle for the AllSpark (0.5~2.5 hrs)
Universal Studios Beijing Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey

Useful Tips: 1. All the above items apply to Universal Express. Suppose your planned travel time coincides with the peak season of Beijing Universal (summer and winter vacations, Chinese holidays). In that case, we recommend that tourists buy the Express in advance to save queuing time. 2. During lunchtime and parade time, queues for popular rides are lighter, so players are recommended to hit some popular rides during these hours. 3. It is recommended to download the official App of Universal Beijing Resort in advance and check the real-time queue time of each project on the day of your visit.

Recommended Routes for Players to Conquer Universal Studios Beijing

  • Photo-oriented: Wait in line to enter the park and head straight to the most popular themed land: The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM - Jurassic World Isla Nublar - Transformers Metrobase - Kung Fu Panda Land of Awesomeness - Minion Land - Waterworld - Hollywood - Universal on Parade
  • Player-oriented: Head straight to the most popular themed land: The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM - Transformers Metrobase - Jurassic World Isla Nublar - Minion Land - Waterworld - Kung Fu Panda Land of Awesomeness - Universal on Parade - Hollywood
  • Family-fun: Transformers Metrobase - Kung Fu Panda Land of Awesomeness - The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM - Jurassic World Isla Nublar - Minion Land - Hollywood - Universal on Parade
  • Film-buff: Jurassic World Isla Nublar - Minion Land - The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM - Waterworld - Kung Fu Panda Land of Awesomeness - Transformers Metrobase - Hollywood - Universal on Parade
Universal Studios Beijing HogsmeadeTM Village

Entertainment & Events in Universal Studios Beijing

Universal Studios Beijing Entertainment & Events in Universal Studios Beijing

Performances & Shows Places Times (Only for reference)
Nighttime Magic at HogwartsTM Castle The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM 19:15-19:45
Universal on Parade from Hollywood 17:00
Frozen: A Sing-Along Celebration 11:30 AM, 2:00 PM, 2:45 PM, 4:30 PM Fantasyland
Untrainable Hollywood 13:30-18:00
WaterWorld Stunt Show WaterWorld 15:15; 16:30
Transformers: MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE Transformers Metrobase 11:00-18:40
SING on Tour! Minion Land 12:30-19:00
Minion Meet and Greet Minion Land 11:00-16:30
Kung Fu Panda Meet and Greet Kung Fu Panda Land of Awesomeness 11:30-19:00
Po Live Kung Fu Panda Land of Awesomeness 11:30-18:00
Baby Raptor Jurassic World Isla Nublar 11:00-19:00
Frog Choir The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM 13:00; 14:30; 16:00; 17:30
Triwizard Spirit Rally The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM 12:30; 14:00; 15:30; 17:00
HogwartsTM Express Conductor The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM 10:00-18:00
Jump, Dance, Surprise! Hollywood 15:30; 17:45
Hollywood Meet and Greet Hollywood 09:30-19:00
Universal Pop Hollywood 13:00; 14:30; 16:00; 18:00
... ... ...

Note: The event schedules are subject to change and they are for reference only. For more details, please feel free to contact our professional travel consultants.

Food & Restaurant at Universal Studios Beijing

Food Policy

Universal Beijing Resort offers a variety of fresh and delicious food options for guests to enjoy at restaurants and concession stands throughout the Resort. Visitors are allowed to bring outside food and drinks for self-consumption, except:

  • Food and drinks exceed personal consumption;
  • Beverages containing alcohol (e.g. beer, spirits, etc.);
  • Foods that require heating or processing (e.g. instant noodles, cold food, instant hotpot, etc., which need to be processed by adding hot water, microwave heating, or self-heating);
  • Food and drinks with pungent odors (e.g. durian, etc.)
  • ……

Recommended Restaurants, Snacks & Drinks and Prices

Universal Studios Beijing Restaurants & Snacks in Universal Studios Beijing

Restaurants Places Per capita consumption (only for your reference)
Three BroomstickTM The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM CNY 140/pp
Mr. Ping’s Noodle House Kung Fu Panda Land of Awesomeness CNY 80/pp
Hammond’s Jurassic World Isla Nublar CNY 175/pp
Amber Ridge Jurassic World Isla Nublar CNY 108/pp
Sunset Grill Hollywood CNY 167/pp
Drink & Snacks Places Per capita consumption
Minions Pancake Minion Land CNY 45
Butterbeer The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM CNY 50
Freezy Ray Ice Cream Minion Land CNY 40
Salty Sea Boss WaterWorld CNY 35

Location & How to Get to Universal Studios Beijing

Universal Beijing Resort is located in Tongzhou District of Beijing, adjacent to the East 6th Ring Road and Beijing-Harbin Expressway. It is about 30 km (19 miles) from Beijing City center - Tiananmen Square, 40 km (25 miles) from Beijing Capital International Airport and 58 km (36 miles) from Beijing Daxing International Airport.

Travelers can use our private transfer service to get to Universal Beijing Resort with a worry-free experience. Besides, if you want to go on your own, you can reach there by metro or taxi.

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  • By metro: Metro Line 1 and Line 7 provide convenient and fast access to the Universal Beijing Resort Station. When waiting for the subway, it is recommended that you walk to the No.15 car to get on the ride. This way, when you get off the subway, you have the escalator in front of you, all the way to Exit B, and the security checkpoint for Universal Studios Beijing is right out of the station.
  • By taxi: If you want to go by taxi, it costs about CNY 100 to 150 for the transfer from the downtown area and transportation hubs. Take a taxi to the Universal Subway Station Exit F South Plaza, go down the stairs, and go through the tunnel; depart from Exit B, and you will directly reach the security checkpoint of Universal Beijing.

Note: The transportation service schedules and fare lists are for reference only. For more details, please feel free to contact our professional travel consultants.

Universal Beijing Resort Transportation Map Click to Enlarge Location Map of Universal Studios Beijing

Where to Stay in Universal Beijing Resort

There are two hotels in Universal Beijing Resort: The Universal Studios Grand Hotel and the other is NUO Resort Hotel.

The Universal Studios Grand Hotel

The Universal Studios Grand Hotel is right at the entrance of Universal Studios Beijing, where you can discover a dazzling mix of classic Hollywood style and contemporary comfort. Hotel guests have the privilege of Early Park Admission via the Universal Studios Beijing VIP Experience entrance. The hotel currently has two restaurants, Red Dragon Lounge and The Lotus Garden.

  • Room Type/Price: 14 types, prices range from CNY 1300~14000/room (price might be double during holidays)
  • Check-in & Check-out: Check-in after 16:00, check-out before 11:00

NUO Resort Hotel

Situated at the heart of Universal Beijing Resort with just a short 5-minute walk to the park entrance, guests of the luxurious NUO Resort Hotel have the privilege of Early Park Admission via the Universal Studios Beijing VIP Experience entrance. The hotel currently has three dining areas: JIA, The Lobby Lounge and Cafe Royal.

  • Room Type/Price: 9 types, prices range from CNY 1400~19000/room (price might be double during holidays)
  • Check-in & Check-out: Check-in after 16:00, check-out before 11:00

More Travel Tips of Universal Studios Beijing

1. Luggage Storage & Lockers: The Luggage Storage is located next to the Guest Services (near the Front Gate) at Universal CityWalk. Regular luggage is 90/ piece/day, small items 20/ piece/day. Basically, visitors can find lockers in every hot land, the first hour is free (convenient for visitors to ride roller coasters), small cabinets 60/ day, large cabinets (two-backpack size) 80/ day.

2. ATM/Currency Exchange: ATMs inside the park are available in Minion Land, Hollywood, Kung Fu Panda Land of Awesome and Citywalk.

3. Beijing Universal Resort and Universal Studios Beijing Rules and Regulations: According to relevant laws and regulations and the guiding opinions of government departments, all guests and their bags, backpacks and other belongings shall be subject to security inspections before they enter Universal Beijing Resort. The following items are prohibited from entering the Resort: Glass Products; Recreational Devices with Wheels; Firearms, Ammunition or Knives; Flammable or Explosive Items; Wagons, Carts or Other Wheeled Carriers; Pets (Except for Trained Guide Dogs).
Discover more at https://www.universalbeijingresort.com/en/ubrbasepage/ruyuanxuzhi

4. Ride Closing: Outdoor rides are subject to weather conditions and may be closed due to high winds/heavy rain.

5. What to Wear: Wearing a magical robe and waving your wand at The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM makes for a more photogenic photo shoot.

How to Plan a Universal Studios Beijing Tour

Universal Studios is a dreamland for both children and adults. With Universal Resort, your Beijing tour will be full of wonders and pleasantly surprised. Universal Studios Beijing is large, so you can arrange 1-2 days here.

Before or after, if it is your first time visiting Beijing, there are several benchmark attractions in China you shouldn’t miss, including:

2-3 Days downtown area exploring to Forbidden City - the most grandiose imperial palace in the world, Summer Palace - the best royal garden in china, Jingshan Park - the top place to enjoy the panorama view of the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven - masterpiece of architecture and landscape design, Beijing Hutongs……

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0.5-2 Days Great Wall Hiking to the sections of Mutianyu, Simatai, Jinshanling, Huanghuacheng……

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Moreover, Beijing is one of the most important gateways to popular tourist destinations in China. A 2~3 days trip to Xi’an (Terracotta Warriors, Ancient City Wall...) usually comes after the Beijing tour. After Xi’an, you may: 1) take a long trip to Tbiet (4~8 days); 2) fly to Zhangjiajie (3~4 days); 3) take a bullet train to Chengdu (2~4 days); 4) embark a Yangtze River Cruise in Chongqing (4~5 days); 5) fly to Guilin to visit Yangshuo and Longji Rice Terrace (3~4 days). So many choices and can’t decide where to go and how to arrange the route? Do feel free to contact us, our professional travel consultants are eager to assist you with any concerns you may have.

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