Foothill Transit operates a bus from El Monte to Santa Monica every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $5 and the journey takes 31 min. 2 other operators also service this route.
How to get from El Monte to Santa Monica
From El Monte Station - Upper Level bus to Pico Station then tram to Downtown Santa Monica Station. 1 h 27 min $2. From El Monte Station W bus to Grand Sb & Olympic Fs then bus to 6Th Sb & Santa Monica Fs. 1 h 29 min $4. From El Monte taxi to Santa Monica. 30 min $189. From El Monte drive to Santa Monica. 30 min $3. From El Monte Uber to Santa Monica. 30 min $39.