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There are 5 ways to get from El Monte to Montclair by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from El Monte station to Montclair station

Line 492 bus

  1. Take the line 492 bus from El Monte Station E to Moreno and Fremont E

Bus

  1. Take the bus from El Monte Station E to Montclair Transit Center

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from El Monte to Montclair

Drive

  1. Drive from El Monte to Montclair

El Monte to Montclair by train

The train journey time between El Monte and Montclair is around 39 min and covers a distance of around 22 miles. The fastest train normally takes 39 min. Operated by Metrolink Trains, the El Monte to Montclair train service departs from El Monte station and arrives in Montclair station. Typically 86 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
39 min
Fastest train time:
39 min
Train distance:
22 miles
Trains per week:
86
Cheapest price:
$0
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:58
Last train departs at:
21:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

El Monte to Montclair train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from El Monte to Montclair is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from El Monte to Montclair is to taxi which costs $110 - $140 and takes 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from El Monte Station E station and arriving at Moreno and Fremont E. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 33m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from El Monte station station and arriving at Montclair station station. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

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The distance between El Monte and Montclair is 19 miles. The road distance is 20.6 miles.

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The best way to get from El Monte to Montclair without a car is to train which takes 39 min and costs $0 - $8.

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The train from El Monte station to Montclair station takes 39 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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El Monte to Montclair bus services, operated by Foothill Transit, depart from El Monte Station E.

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El Monte to Montclair train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, depart from El Monte station.

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The best way to get from El Monte to Montclair is to train which takes 39 min and costs $0 - $8. Alternatively, you can line 492 bus, which costs $1 - $6 and takes 1h 33m.

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Map of how to get from El Monte to Montclair.
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  • Distance: 19.5 miles
  • Duration: 39 min

What companies run services between El Monte, CA, USA and Montclair, San Bernardino County, CA, USA?

Metrolink Trains operates a train from El Monte station to Montclair station every 2 hours. Tickets cost $0 - $8 and the journey takes 39 min. Alternatively, Foothill Transit operates a bus from El Monte Station E to Moreno and Fremont E hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $6 and the journey takes 1h 33m.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from El Monte station to Montclair station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$0 - $8
Website
Metrolink Trains
children 5 and under with a paid adult
$0
Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$2 - $4
Student / Youth 6-18
$4 - $6
Bus operators
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from El Monte Station E to Moreno and Fremont E
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Bus from El Monte Station E to Montclair Transit Center
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Other operators
Taxi from El Monte to Montclair
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Rosie Taxi Cab
Phone
+1 805-258-8937
Website
rosietaxicab.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
United Independent 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
Yellow Cab Anaheim
Phone
+1 714-905-5453
Splendid Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-206-3086
Website
aqtransportation.com
OCTAP
Website
octap.net
Affordable Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-235-3035

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El Monte to Montclair bus services, operated by Foothill Transit, arrive at Moreno and Fremont E station.

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El Monte to Montclair train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, arrive at Montclair station.

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Yes, the driving distance between El Monte to Montclair is 21 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from El Monte to Montclair.

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