El Monte

El Monte is a city in the San Gabriel Valley of Los Angeles in Southern California.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

El Monte is located between I-10 (to the south) and I-210 (to the north), and I-605 (to the east).

By bus[edit]

El Monte has a major bus terminal hub for Greyhound and Los Angeles Metro.

By plane[edit]

  • For commercial passengers, the closest major airports are in Burbank (BUR IATA) 30 mi (48 km) northwest, and Ontario (ONT IATA), 30 mi (48 km) east.
  • 1 San Gabriel Valley Airport (EMT  IATA). A popular destination for general aviation private pilots. While it is a controlled field, it has fairly low traffic for an LA metro field. San Gabriel Valley Airport (Q4531391) on Wikidata San Gabriel Valley Airport on Wikipedia

Get around[edit]


  • El Monte Historical Museum, 3150 Tyler Avenue, +1 626-580-2232. M-W 10AM-4PM, Th 12:30,PM-4PM. Includes some information on how El Monte was a major stopover on the Santa Fe Trail and the site of a former lion trainer's locale called Gay's Lion Farm.





Go next[edit]

Routes through El Monte
Downtown L.A.Rosemead  W  E  Baldwin ParkSan Bernardino
Downtown L.A.Eastside L.A.  W  E  END

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