Cheap flights from San Diego to Monterey (SAN - MRY)

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The best prices from San Diego to Monterey are usually found in June or August, booked 49 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Saturday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Diego (SAN) to Monterey (MRY)

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to MRY flight in 2021: compare San Diego to Monterey flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Monterey.
SAN - MRY
Price
$168 - $255
MRY
Temperature
59 - 77 °F

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$168

From San Diego to Monterey

One-way from

$167

One-way flight from San Diego to Monterey

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Diego to Monterey?

Departing on a Wednesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 34% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Diego to Monterey?

Users have found that booking a flight from San Diego to Monterey at least 35 days early can save you up to 7% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 35 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from San Diego to Monterey for as little as $99 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $105 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Diego to Monterey?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Monterey. Flights to Monterey from San Diego in August are about $108 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $48.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to Monterey (SAN - MRY)?

When flying from San Diego to Monterey, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 24% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Monterey in July, August 2021

The best prices found for SAN to MRY flights for July, August
18 Aug - 25 Aug
$157pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
MRY
Monterey Regional
MRY
Monterey Regional
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
18 Aug - 19 Aug
$178pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
MRY
Monterey Regional
MRY
Monterey Regional
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
30 Aug - 1 Sep
$179pp
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MRY
Monterey Regional
MRY
Monterey Regional
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to Monterey 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Monterey from San Diego found for this year
8 Sep - 15 Sep
$157pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
MRY
Monterey Regional
MRY
Monterey Regional
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
15 Sep - 20 Sep
$160pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MRY
Monterey Regional
MRY
Monterey Regional
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
8 Sep - 11 Sep
$166pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MRY
Monterey Regional
MRY
Monterey Regional
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

Non-stop flights to Monterey from San Diego

Save time with San Diego to Monterey direct flight deals
8 Sep - 15 Sep
$157pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
MRY
Monterey Regional
MRY
Monterey Regional
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
18 Aug - 19 Aug
$178pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
MRY
Monterey Regional
MRY
Monterey Regional
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
3 Sep - 4 Sep
$198pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
MRY
Monterey Regional
MRY
Monterey Regional
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

Last minute flights from San Diego to Monterey

Late deals on round-trip flights to Monterey from San Diego, departing today and this week
5 Aug - 9 Aug
$265pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MRY
Monterey Regional
MRY
Monterey Regional
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
8 Aug - 9 Aug
$307pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MRY
Monterey Regional
MRY
Monterey Regional
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
3 Aug - 9 Aug
$318pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
MRY
Monterey Regional
MRY
Monterey Regional
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to Monterey from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to Monterey
6:02 am - 12:43 pm
Allegiant Air
2 Stops
30h 41m
SAN - MRY
Allegiant Air
$167
Gotogate
5:57 am - 12:43 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
6h 46m
SAN - MRY
Multiple Airlines
$198
Kiwi.com
5:15 am - 6:39 am
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
1h 24m
SAN - MRY
Alaska Airlines
$199
Alaska Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Diego to Monterey

Are flight prices decreasing from San Diego to Monterey due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both San Diego and Monterey for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from San Diego to Monterey Regional have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from San Diego to Monterey Regional that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Alaska Airlines, United Airlines, and American Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

What airports do I use to fly from San Diego to Monterey?

To fly from San Diego to Monterey, you need to book a flight from San Diego (SAN) to Monterey Regional (MRY). Nonstop flights to Monterey Regional from San Diego take 1h 20m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 2 outbound flights from San Diego to Monterey Regional offered by 4 different airlines.

Can I find flights from San Diego to Monterey for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Monterey for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $157, but on average you can expect to pay $191.

Are there nonstop flights from San Diego to Monterey for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Diego to Monterey under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Diego to Monterey is less than $275.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Diego to Monterey for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Diego to Monterey within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from San Diego to Monterey?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 260 users have taken a look at flights from San Diego to Monterey Regional.

Does it rain more in San Diego or Monterey?

Expected rainfall in San Diego is same as in Monterey. You can expect this to be the case over the next 1 days.

Is San Diego weather warmer or cooler than Monterey?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 81 °F range in August. The weather in Monterey is generally colder than San Diego's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from San Diego to Monterey?

A quick flight from San Diego to Monterey can take about 1h 24m. Alaska Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $238. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Diego to Monterey round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from San Diego to Monterey round-trip from $157. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are United Airlines, from $175, and American Airlines, from $179. Alaska Airlines is currently priced 25% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Diego to Monterey one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from San Diego to Monterey are Alaska Airlines ($79), United Airlines ($88), and American Airlines ($93).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Monterey, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Monterey from San Diego?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Monterey Regional within the United States

Most visitors from San Diego need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Monterey Regional.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Monterey Regional.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Diego are not required to quarantine after entering Monterey Regional.

Do I need a test to fly back to San Diego from Monterey?

Returning to San Diego from Monterey Regional

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Monterey Regional must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Diego.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Monterey Regional are not required to quarantine after entering San Diego.

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Alternative routes for San Diego to Monterey

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Monterey

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Diego to Monterey.
Flight duration
1h 24m
Average temperature for July in Monterey
77.0 °F

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing Monterey

Top 3 airlines flying from San Diego to Monterey

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego to Monterey choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Alaska Airlines
$88 $231 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$87 $234 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$127 $258 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from San Diego to Monterey

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Diego towards Monterey.
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Weekly flight availability
from San Diego to Monterey
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Diego to Monterey.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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