El Monte is located between I-10 (to the south) and I-210 (to the north), and I-605 (to the east).
El Monte has a major bus terminal hub for Greyhound and Los Angeles Metro.
- 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.
- El Monte Historical Museum, 3150 Tyler Avenue, ☏ . 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.
- Motel 6 Los Angeles - El Monte, 3429 Peck Rd, ☏ , fax: .
|Routes through El Monte|
|Downtown L.A. ← Rosemead ←||W E||→ Baldwin Park → San Bernardino|
|Downtown L.A. ← Eastside L.A. ←||W E||→ END|