There are 10 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Monte by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train, bus  •  56 min

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

$7 - $13

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Bus  •  1 h 13 min

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

$10 - $15

Train  •  1 h 39 min

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

$11 - $15

Train, line 76 bus  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from LAX via FlyAway to L. A. Union Station station LAX FlyAway Bus
  2. Take the line 76 bus from Vignes / Cesar E Chavez to Ramona / Tyler 76

$7 - $11

Bus, line 76 bus  •  2 h

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

$10 - $13

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Monte 32.2 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Monte 32.2 miles

$3 - $5

Shuttle  •  45 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  45 min

  1. Take a town car from Los Angeles Airport to El Monte 32.2 miles

$140 - $200

Uber  •  45 min

  1. Take an Uber from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Monte 32.2 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Monte station. However, there are services departing from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal and arriving at El Monte Station - Upper Level via El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Monte station. However, there are services departing from LAX via FlyAway and arriving at El Monte station via L. A. Union Station station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and El Monte is 24 miles. The road distance is 32.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Monte without a car is to train and bus which takes 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 56 min to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Monte, including transfers.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Monte bus services, operated by LAX FlyAway, depart from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal station.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Monte train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, depart from LAX via FlyAway station.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Monte is to bus which takes 1 h 13 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 39 min.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Monte bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at El Monte Station - Upper Level.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Monte train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, arrive at El Monte station.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Monte.
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  • Distance: 23.6 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

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

You can take a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Monte via Patsaouras Transit Plaza and El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station in around 1 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Monte via L. A. Union Station station in around 1 h 39 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from LAX via FlyAway to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to El Monte 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 Busway / Alameda - Union Station to El Monte Station - Upper Level
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Vignes / Cesar E Chavez to Ramona / Tyler
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 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 Union Station to El Monte Station E
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
LAX FlyAway
Website
lawa.org
Bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
lawa.org
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Monte
Ave. Duration
45 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 - $80
Select
$90 - $120
Black
$130 - $160
Black SUV
$160 - $200
Lux
$180 - $230
Taxi from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Monte
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Santa Monica Taxi
Phone
+1 310.444.4444
Website
facebook.com
Santa Monica Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877.733.3305
Website
layellowcab.com
https://www.smgov.net/
Website
smgov.net
Metro Cab Santa Monica
Phone
+1 310-444-7777
Website
metrocabsm.com
United Taxi Beverly Hills
Phone
+1 800-308-0700
Website
beverlyhills.unitedtaxi.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ladot.lacity.org
Independent Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
taxi4u.com
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.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
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Los Angeles Airport to El Monte
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport to El Monte
Estimated price
$140 - $200

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Monte is 32 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to El Monte.

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