There are 7 ways to get from El Monte to Santa Monica Pier by bus, tram, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from El Monte Station W to Grand Ave and 9th St W Silver Streak
  2. Take the bus from Grand Sb & Olympic Fs to Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns R10

$2 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 76 bus, line 733 bus  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 76 bus from Tyler / Ramona to Cesar E Chavez / Alameda 76
  2. Take the line 733 bus from Cesar E Chavez / Alameda to Broadway / Ocean 33 / ...

$2

5 alternative options

Bus, tram  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from El Monte Station - Upper Level to Flower / Pico 910 / ...
  2. Take the tram from Pico Station to Downtown Santa Monica Station Metro Expo Line

$3 - $7

Train, tram  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from El Monte station to L. A. Union Station station San Bernardino Line
  2. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station Metro Expo Line

$9 - $11

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from El Monte to Santa Monica Pier 30.2 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from El Monte to Santa Monica Pier 30.2 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  33 min

  1. Take an Uber from El Monte to Santa Monica Pier 30.2 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from El Monte to Santa Monica Pier is to line 76 bus and line 733 bus which costs $1 - $3 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from El Monte to Santa Monica Pier is to taxi which costs $160 - $200 and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from El Monte station to Santa Monica Pier. However, there are services departing from El Monte Station W and arriving at Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns via Grand Sb & Olympic Fs. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 48 min.

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The distance between El Monte and Santa Monica Pier is 27 miles. The road distance is 30.2 miles.

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The best way to get from El Monte to Santa Monica Pier without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 48 min and costs $2 - $8.

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It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to get from El Monte to Santa Monica Pier, including transfers.

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El Monte to Santa Monica Pier bus services, operated by Foothill Transit, arrive at El Monte Station W.

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El Monte to Santa Monica Pier bus services, operated by Big Blue Bus, arrive at Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns station.

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Yes, the driving distance between El Monte to Santa Monica Pier is 30 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from El Monte to Santa Monica Pier.

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There are 2332+ hotels available in Santa Monica Pier. Prices start at $125 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from El Monte to Santa Monica Pier.
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  • Distance: 27.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 48 min

What companies run services between El Monte, CA, USA and Santa Monica Pier, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from El Monte to Santa Monica Pier via Grand Ave and 9th St W, Grand Sb & Olympic Fs, and Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns in around 1 h 48 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Pico Station to Downtown Santa Monica Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
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
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from El Monte Station W to Grand Ave and 9th St W
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Bus from El Monte Station W to Flower St and Pico Blvd
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Grand Sb & Olympic Fs to Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from El Monte Station - Upper Level to Flower / Pico
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Tyler / Ramona to Cesar E Chavez / Alameda
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Cesar E Chavez / Alameda to Broadway / Ocean
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
metro.net
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from El Monte to Santa Monica Pier
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$30 - $45
Assist
$35 - $50
Español
$35 - $50
UberX
$35 - $50
WAV
$35 - $50
UberXL
$55 - $75
Select
$85 - $110
Black
$120 - $160
Black SUV
$150 - $190
Lux
$170 - $220
Taxi from El Monte to Santa Monica Pier
Ave. Duration
33 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

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