Transportation

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There are many ways to get to, from, and around Monrovia!

Freeway Access

Monrovia is directly accessible from the 210 freeway and is close to the 605 freeway. Off the 210, visitors can:

  • Take Huntington Drive for hotels and the Huntington Oaks Center shopping mall with popular nationwide stores and restaurants.
  • Take Myrtle Avenue for Old Town Monrovia, the heart of Monrovia filled with small businesses, unique shopping, and tasty eats.
  • Take Mountain Avenue for additional shopping and restaurant options, along with an auto mall for your next vehicle purchase.

Local visitors can use our major thoroughfares on Huntington Drive (Historic Route 66) and Foothill Boulevard for a more scenic route around the San Gabriel Valley.

Parking in Monrovia

There is ample street parking and multiple parking lots throughout Monrovia - and parking is always free!

Station Square

Station Square is home to the Monrovia Gold Line stop, a Foothill Transit Line 270 stop (detour in effect during construction), and Station Square Park, which has a playground, grassy area, picnic tables, and a bandshell with activities throughout the year and summer concerts

Metro Gold Line - Light Rail

The Gold Line connects Monrovia to the rest of the Los Angeles region. Ride the Gold Line around the San Gabriel Valley to visit Pasadena to the west or Azusa to the east, or take it to vibrant Downtown Los Angeles. Riders can transfer at the historic Union Station to the Purple and Red Lines, Amtrak, Metrolink, Metro bus lines, and the FlyAway Bus to LAX airport. 

Buses

Three Foothill Transit buses currently serve the Monrovia area: Lines 187, 270, and 494. 

Tip: If you're planning a trip that requires a combination of Foothill Transit, Metro, bike riding, and/or walking, visit Google Transit's webpage, enter your basic trip information, and it will map out the route for you.

Monrovia Transit - Dial-A-Ride Service

Find out the phone number, hours, and fares for the City's popular Monrovia Transit service, also known as "Dial-a-Ride".

Access Services - Paratransit Options for Riders with Disabilities

Access Services is Los Angeles County's transportation program that ensures persons with disabilities have access to public transportation. 

Monrovia Shuttle Service

This weekend shuttle runs on Friday and Saturday nights from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. to connect the Gold Line station with Old Town Monrovia - a quick 1-mile trip - so visitors have an easy transportation option to enjoy the Friday Night Family Street Fair and evenings filled with quick bites, fine dining, and one-of-a-kind shopping.

Nearby Airports

Three major airports serve our region: