There are 9 ways to get from El Monte to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) by bus, train, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from El Monte Station - Upper Level to El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station 910 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal Union Station

$9 - $16

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from El Monte Station - Upper Level to El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station 910 / ...
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to LAX via FlyAway LAX FlyAway Bus

$7 - $13

7 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from El Monte station to L. A. Union Station station San Bernardino Line
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to LAX via FlyAway LAX FlyAway Bus

$11 - $15

Line 76 bus, bus  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 76 bus from Tyler / Ramona to Vignes / Cesar E Chavez 76
  2. Take the bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal Union Station

$10 - $14

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from El Monte to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) 31.3 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from El Monte to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) 31.3 miles

$3 - $5

Shuttle  •  42 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from El Monte to Los Angeles Airport

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  42 min

  1. Take a town car from El Monte to Los Angeles Airport 31.3 miles

$140 - $190

Uber  •  42 min

  1. Take an Uber from El Monte to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) 31.3 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from El Monte to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 42 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from El Monte to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is to taxi which costs $160 - $200 and takes 42 min.

More details

The distance between El Monte and Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is 24 miles. The road distance is 31.3 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to get from El Monte to Los Angeles Airport (LAX), including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from El Monte station to Los Angeles Airport (LAX). However, there are services departing from El Monte Station - Upper Level and arriving at Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal via Patsaouras Transit Plaza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 9 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from El Monte station to Los Angeles Airport (LAX). However, there are services departing from El Monte station and arriving at LAX via FlyAway via L. A. Union Station station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 48 min.

More details

Map of how to get from El Monte to Los Angeles Airport (LAX).
Launch map view
  • Distance: 23.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 9 min

What companies run services between El Monte, CA, USA and Los Angeles Airport (LAX), USA?

You can take a bus from El Monte to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) via El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station and Patsaouras Transit Plaza in around 1 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from El Monte to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) via L. A. Union Station station in around 1 h 48 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to LAX via FlyAway
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from El Monte station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from El Monte Station - Upper Level to El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Tyler / Ramona to Vignes / Cesar E Chavez
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from El Monte Station W to Arcadia St and Alameda St
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
LAX FlyAway
Website
lawa.org
Bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
lawa.org
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from El Monte to Los Angeles Airport (LAX)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$35 - $50
Assist
$35 - $50
Español
$35 - $50
UberX
$35 - $50
WAV
$35 - $50
UberXL
$60 - $75
Select
$90 - $120
Black
$120 - $160
Black SUV
$150 - $200
Lux
$180 - $230
Taxi from El Monte to Los Angeles Airport (LAX)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
Taxi Service Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 323-980-6060
Website
taxislacounty.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
United Independent Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
Affordable Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-235-3035
Yellow Cab Anaheim
Phone
+1 714-905-5453
Website
yellowcabanaheimca.com
Splendid Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-206-3086
Website
aqtransportation.com
OCTAP
Website
octap.net
Jayride
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from El Monte to Los Angeles Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from El Monte to Los Angeles Airport
Estimated price
$140 - $190

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