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Cheap Flights to Salinas from $99 One Way, $138 Round Trip

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Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Salinas?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor has everything from up-to-the-minute info on travel advice reports to the latest quarantine policies. Be sure to check it out before locking in your airfare to Salinas.
If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
You’ll find all the relevant info about COVID-19, flight changes and cancellations on our Customer Service Portal. Before you reserve your seats, take a look at your preferred carrier’s terms and conditions. This should answer any additional questions you may have.
Which airlines fly to Salinas?
Booking a flight to Salinas is a breeze — simply pick from 18 airlines that fly into Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY). When you’ve decided on your itinerary and packed your luggage, these leading domestic carriers will welcome you on board:

  • United Airlines - 86 flights to Salinas per month
  • American Airlines - 52 flights to Salinas per month
  • Alaska Airlines - 27 flights to Salinas per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Salinas?
You’ll want to search for an affordable fare to Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY). It’s the main airport servicing this city and is located roughly 12 miles southwest of the downtown area. After you’ve left the arrivals area, it won’t be long before you’re experiencing the sights of Salinas.
How much is a flight to Salinas?
The cost for a return flight to Salinas this week ranged from $138 to $188. If you were traveling one-way from San Diego (SAN), you could have bagged tickets from just $99.
How to book the cheapest flight to Salinas?
With some of the most amazing flight deals around, bagging a bargain is easy with Orbitz. The following tips and hints will help you land cheap flights to Salinas — and leave you with more money in your pocket:

  • Depending on where you’re leaving from, select the ‘Nearby airports’ function (located under the departure and arrival form fields). Sometimes, alternative departure points offer better value for money.
  • If you’re flexible with your plans, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ option. It’ll show the flight deals for the days before and after your selected departure. Airfares often vary depending on what day of the week it is.
  • Hit ‘Show options’ to narrow down your search results. You can choose your preferred seating class and airline here. Under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left, you can even select whether you want to fly in the morning, afternoon or evening.
  • Lock in your fare as soon as you’ve figured out your travel dates. While it does happen on occasion, airfares rarely drop in price as your date of departure gets closer.
  • Bundle your flights, hotels and car rental into a money-saving package deal. Save your hard-earned dollars for things you’re really excited about, like discovering every corner of Salinas.
  • Don’t fly during peak seasons if you can. By avoiding summer, school vacations and other popular dates, you can make amazing savings on your airfares.

How long is a flight to Salinas?
The United States is big, so that depends on your departure point. To make things easy, we’ve chosen some of the most popular routes to Salinas and listed their average flight times:

  • Denver, CO (DEN-Denver Intl.) to Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY) - 2 hours and 53 minutes
  • Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) to Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY) - 1 hour and 14 minutes
  • Dallas, TX (DFW-Dallas-Fort Worth Intl.) to Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY) - 3 hours and 41 minutes

What is the best time to book a flight to Salinas?
Generally speaking, January is the best time to purchase your plane ticket. This is closely followed by February and August. Bear this in mind while you hunt for a cheap flight to Salinas.
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Salinas?
If you’re after low-cost airfares to Salinas, the best days to book are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. With Orbitz (and a bit of good timing!), a terrific flight deal will be all yours.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Salinas?
According to Orbitz data from 2020, you ought to kick off your trip on a Monday to nab cheap flights to Salinas. Next cheapest day? Tuesday. Saturday will set you back the most. So, think about departing early in the week if you’d like to book a bargain fare and stretch your travel budget.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Salinas?
According to Orbitz data, it’s best to fly out in August. This is generally the best month to score cheap flights to Salinas. Bear in mind that the most expensive time to depart is during the month of June.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
Things change, and we think your ticket should be able to as well. That’s why Orbitz makes it easy to search for airlines with free cancellation and no change fees. Just enter your departure and arrival points and then choose “Filter by flexible change policies.” How’s that for easy?
What do I need for the flight to Salinas?
There’s so much to sort out for any big adventure, so it’s great to get a little help along the way. Here are a few suggestions to make sure you’re organized for departure:

  • You’ll need to take all your travel documents and some identification. How much will depend on where you’re flying from. When booking, you’re encouraged to use the correct name, birth date and gender as stated on your government-issued ID.
  • A well-packed carry-on bag is a must for any medium-haul journey. With a few hours or more to kill, you’ll probably long for something to keep you amused while in transit. We suggest a good book (or trashy magazine), and something to nosh on.
  • Both air conditioning and high altitudes can form a chilly environment. No matter what the season is, pack a sweater to keep nice and warm during your flight.

How many direct flights are there to Salinas?
Salinas has roughly 29 direct flights each month, so you have plenty of options to choose from. Bid those pesky stopovers goodbye and travel nonstop with United Airlines, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Salinas?
If you think a first or business-class airfare is beyond your reach, think again. Here are just a few tips to help you find a premium flight to Salinas for a whole lot less:

  • Being flexible isn’t just for your yoga class. Have some room to move around your travel dates so you can pick up cheaper airfares when a sale pops up.
  • A lot of low-cost airlines nowadays offer terrific business or premium-class seating that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg.
  • Bid for an upgrade. Some carriers hold online auctions that let you put down a price for a seat at the front of the plane. You can also try upgrading with points earned through a flight rewards program.

How to get into Salinas from the airport?
Book a Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY) car rental from MRY airport and easily make your way to the downtown area of Salinas. Select a vehicle from one of the leading rental offices on-site including Budget, Avis or Alamo. As soon as you’ve put your bags in the trunk, the heart of the city is 12 miles to the northeast. If you’d rather use public transportation or take a taxi into town and rent a car from there instead, browse through our Salinas car rentals.
What is the best time to go to Salinas?
If you’d like to immerse yourself in the culture of Salinas in peak season, are the prime months to visit. June 20 heralds the start of summer in the Northern Hemisphere and is a fantastic time to go if you’re fond of the open air. During this time of the year, average daily temperatures range from 55undefined to 75undefined.
Travel tips for Salinas

  • Downtown Salinas has loads of exciting attractions. Favorites like Salinas Sports Complex and Northridge Mall will keep your feet moving and your adventurous soul full.
  • We also recommend checking out the sights within an easy drive of Salinas’s center. Head toward Monterey Bay Aquarium and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and experience a different side of this first-rate destination.
  • Get behind the wheel and find out what else makes Monterey County such a big hit. Arrange a car rental with Orbitz and experience the bright lights of two more exciting cities — Big Sur and Bradley.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.