Getting to Monterey

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Flying to Monterey

Monterey Regional Airport(MRY) is located just 10 minutes away from downtown Monterey. You can fly to MRY via international and domestic connecting routes on Alaska Airlines, Allegiant, American Airlines, United Express and US Airways. You can fly direct from airports such as Los Angeles (LAX), San Francisco (SFO), Phoenix (PHX), San Diego (SAN) and Las Vegas (LAS).

You can easily get a taxi in front of the airport. It would cost around $20 to downtown Monterey. If there is no taxi in line, please call to Yellow Cab Monterey (831)333-1234.

Other Nearby Airports

Other large airports near Monterey include Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC), located 60 minutes from downtown Monterey by car; and San Francisco International Airport (SFO), located 2 hours from downtown Monterey.

The Monterey Airbus may be the most affordable means of transportation to or from the SFO or SJC to the Monterey Peninsula. It offers scheduled airport shuttle service with 11 trips up and 11 trips back daily, departing every 90 minutes and beginning out of SFO at 6:45am ($50 each way) and SJC 7:30am ($40 each way). To view its schedule, pick-up locations and fares, and to book a seat, please go online at