There are 5 ways to get from El Monte to Universal Studios, Hollywood by bus, subway, taxi, car 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, subway  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from El Monte Station W to Grand Ave and 8th St W Silver Streak / ...
  2. Take the subway from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Universal / Studio City Station Metro Red Line

$3 - $7

4 alternative options

Line 76 bus, subway  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 76 bus from Tyler / Ramona to Vignes / Cesar E Chavez 76
  2. Take the subway from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Universal / Studio City Station Metro Red Line

$4

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from El Monte to Universal Studios, Hollywood 23.7 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from El Monte to Universal Studios, Hollywood 23.7 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  29 min

  1. Take an Uber from El Monte to Universal Studios, Hollywood 23.7 miles

$29 - $40

What companies run services between El Monte, CA, USA and Universal Studios, Hollywood, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from El Monte to Universal Studios, Hollywood. However, you can take the bus to Flower / 7th, take the walk to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines, take the subway to Universal / Studio City Station, then take the walk to Universal Studios, Hollywood. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from El Monte to Universal Studios, Hollywood via Vignes / Cesar E Chavez, Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines, and Universal / Studio City Station in around 2 h 5 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Subway from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Universal / Studio City Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Subway from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Universal / Studio City Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from El Monte Station W to Grand Ave and 8th St W
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from El Monte Station - Upper Level to Flower / 7th
Ave. Duration
33 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 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from El Monte to Universal Studios, Hollywood
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$29 - $40
uberASSIST
$30 - $40
uberESPAÑOL
$30 - $40
uberX
$30 - $40
WAV
$30 - $40
uberXL
$45 - $60
UberSELECT
$70 - $90
UberBLACK
$95 - $130
UberSUV
$120 - $160
UberLUX
$140 - $180
Taxi from El Monte to Universal Studios, Hollywood
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
http://www.weho.org/
Website
weho.org
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
OCTAP
Website
octap.net
Affordable Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-235-3035
Splendid Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-206-3086
Website
aqtransportation.com
Yellow Cab Anaheim
Phone
+1 714-905-5453
Website
yellowcabanaheimca.com

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including What documents do I need to cross Niagara Falls?, Train travel in France: A guide to SNCF and Heading to Europe? Read this before you buy a Eurail Pass - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

The distance between El Monte and Universal Studios, Hollywood is 31 km. The road distance is 38 km.

The cheapest way to get from El Monte to Universal Studios, Hollywood is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 29 min.

The quickest way to get from El Monte to Universal Studios, Hollywood is to taxi which takes 29 min and costs $120 - $160.

It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to get from El Monte to Universal Studios, Hollywood, including transfers.