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

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The best prices from San Diego to Monterey Regional 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 2022: compare San Diego to Monterey flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Monterey.
SAN - MRY
Price
$168 - $255
MRY
Temperature
50 - 60.8 °F
MRY
Precipitation
0 - 3.8 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

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

Average price

$204

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

$168

From San Diego to Monterey Regional

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
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.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Diego to Monterey?

Wednesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 34%.

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

Our data shows that July tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Monterey from San Diego. Users have commonly found prices around $146 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $96. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in January.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Monterey in January, February 2022

The best prices found for SAN to MRY flights for January, February
12 Feb - 15 Feb
$96pp
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MRY
Monterey Regional
MRY
Monterey Regional
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
12 Feb - 15 Feb
$117pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MRY
Monterey Regional
MRY
Monterey Regional
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
11 Feb - 14 Feb
$127pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MRY
Monterey Regional
MRY
Monterey Regional
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to Monterey 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Monterey from San Diego found for this year
12 Feb - 15 Feb
$96pp
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MRY
Monterey Regional
MRY
Monterey Regional
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
12 Feb - 15 Feb
$117pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MRY
Monterey Regional
MRY
Monterey Regional
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
11 Feb - 14 Feb
$127pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MRY
Monterey Regional
MRY
Monterey Regional
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

Non-stop flights to Monterey from San Diego

Save time with San Diego to Monterey direct flight deals
29 Jan - 31 Jan
$138pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
MRY
Monterey Regional
MRY
Monterey Regional
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
4 Mar - 5 Mar
$148pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
MRY
Monterey Regional
MRY
Monterey Regional
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
28 Jan - 30 Jan
$158pp
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
21 Jan - 24 Jan
$191pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MRY
Monterey Regional
MRY
Monterey Regional
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
21 Jan - 24 Jan
$282pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MRY
Monterey Regional
MRY
Monterey Regional
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
20 Jan - 23 Jan
$330pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MRY
Monterey Regional
MRY
Monterey Regional
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to Monterey Regional from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to Monterey
5:55 am - 6:43 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
12h 48m
SAN - MRY
United Airlines
$252
United
2:05 am - 4:22 am
American Airlines
3 Stops
26h 17m
SAN - MRY
American Airlines
4:25 am - 5:50 am
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
1h 25m
SAN - MRY
Alaska Airlines
$349
Alaska Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">San Diego</span> to <span class="emphasized">Monterey</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Diego to Monterey

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 24m 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.

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.

Can I find flights from San Diego to Monterey for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Monterey for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $96, but on average you can expect to pay $146.

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

Cheapflights has at least 15 direct flights from San Diego to Monterey under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Diego to Monterey is less than $213.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Diego to Monterey for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Diego to Monterey within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this San Diego to Monterey flight route?

This flight path from San Diego to Monterey Regional was viewed by 12 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

According to our current data, United Airlines ($96), Alaska Airlines ($138), and American Airlines ($160) offers the cheapest pricing from San Diego to Monterey. United Airlines is priced at 54% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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 ($69), United Airlines ($78), and American Airlines ($113).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Diego to Monterey?

The most popular airlines flying from San Diego to Monterey are Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from San Diego to Monterey?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $81. While the most popular route (San Diego - Monterey Regional) can be booked for $139 on average our data indicates $207 when flying from San Diego to Monterey.

What are the most reliable airlines from San Diego to Monterey?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from San Diego to Monterey on time: Japan Airlines (84%), SkyWest Airlines (83%), Alaska Airlines (70%).

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 24 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 24 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 from SAN to MRY
1h 22m
Average temperature for January in Monterey
59.0 °F

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing Monterey

Top 3 airlines flying from San Diego to Monterey Regional

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
United Airlines
$87 $234 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$88 $231 No cancel fee 75%
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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