Revealed: The Fastest Ride at Universal Studios Hollywood + Fun Facts
When arriving at Universal Studios Hollywood, thrill seekers will undoubtedly want to know what rides are the fastest and scariest.
We're here to breakdown what the fastest rides at Universal Studios Hollywood are, as well as crown THE fastest ride!
Questions We'll Answer About The Fastest Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood:
- What Is The Fastest Ride at Universal Studios Hollywood?
- Other Fast Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood!
- Fastest Ride Fun Facts!
What is The Fastest Ride at Universal Studios Hollywood?
Reaching speeds of 50 miles per hour, Jurassic World: The Ride is technically the fastest ride at Universal Studios Hollywood.
While most of Jurassic World is a slow moving boat ride, the massive finale drop on Jurassic World typically accelerates the ride vehicle between 45 - 50 miles per hour on average!
Revenge of the Mummy comes in a very close second place with a top speed of 45 miles per hour, but it an overall faster ride than Jurassic World when comparing average speed.
If you're looking for more consistent speed throughout an entire ride then Revenge of the Mummy takes the crown as it nearly quadruples the average speed of Jurassic World.
Revenge of the Mummy averages around 40 miles per hour through most of the ride, while Jurassic World averages below 10 miles per hour.
Jurassic World does have Revenge of the Mummy beat though when it comes to top speed - making it the "fastest" ride!
Both Jurassic World and Revenge of the Mummy both make it on our list of Scariest Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood as well.
Other Fast Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood!
Jurassic World isn't the only ride at Universal Studios Hollywood that reaches some fast top speeds!
Below is a list of some notable attractions at Universal Studios Hollywood with their maximum ride vehicle speeds noted.
Jurassic World: 50 miles per hour
Revenge of the Mummy: 45 miles per hour
Flight of the Hippogriff: 29 miles per hour
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey: 23 miles per hour
The massive finale drop on Jurassic World is an 84 foot plunge!
Jurassic World is also one of the longest rides at Universal Hollywood with a total duration of nearly seven and a half minutes.
When the attraction was known as Jurassic Park - The Ride, the drop was actually 85 feet. Due to some changes in the track and ride operation the plunge is now a foot shorter for Jurassic World.