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Fares from $39 One Way, $78 Round Trip from Columbus to Monterey

Prices starting at $78 for return flights and $39 for one-way flights to Monterey were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Cheap Flights from Columbus to Monterey

Columbus Airport Information

Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights from Columbus, Ohio, for your next trip. Columbus is served by the Port Columbus International Airport, located at 4600 International Gateway. It is about six miles east of the city center. It has three terminals and 44 gates. Domestic and international flights are provided by over 20 airlines, including the American Eagle Network, United, American Airlines and US Airways.

Airport Parking Information

The Port Columbus Airport has three lots and a garage available for parking with complimentary shuttles. Fees are from $4 to $9 per day for long-term parking and $2 to $3 per hour for short-term parking. There is also bicycle parking and a cellphone lot.

Ground Transportation Information

Metered taxis are available to transport you to the airport. The fare from downtown Columbus to the airport is approximately $25. There are also daily shuttles from the downtown area. Columbus also has bus service. The fare is $2.00 one-way or $4.50 for an all-day pass. Not only can Orbitz.com help you plan your air travel, it can also help you plan your ground transportation.

Columbus Airport Restaurants

There are many restaurant options available at the Port Columbus International Airport, so you can grab a bite to eat while waiting for your flight. Er King, Cold Stone Creamery, Tim Hortons and many more ensure that there will be something that everyone likes. There are also shops, so you can purchase anything you forgot to pack. Checking Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Columbus is your best bet for finding bargain tickets.

Flying Into Monterey Regional Airport

Anyone looking for cheap flights to Monterey, CA, should check out Orbitz.com before going anywhere else. The site is the best place to find deals on air, hotel and car rental prices. You'll be able to pick pricing and an itinerary that works best with your budget and schedule. When you fly into Monterey, you'll be landing at Monterey Regional Airport, which is conveniently located three miles from the center of town. Airlines servicing this airport are Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, American Eagle, United Express and US Airways Express.

Transportation From Monterey Regional Airport

When you're ready to leave the airport, a taxi coordinator located at the terminal can help you get a taxi, so you don't have to make a reservation. A $3 airport surcharge fee will be added to your taxi fare. If you're planning to drive around Monterey yourself, grab a rental car at the terminal. The companies providing rentals there include Avis, Budget, Hertz and National. Book it in advance through Orbitz.com so that you don't have to waste any time waiting.

Weather in Monterey

Monterey has a mild climate, with winter temperatures averaging 60º F. The summer days are sunny and comfortable with temperatures in the mid-70s, but the evenings can get a bit cool, so keep that in mind as you pack.

Things to Do in Monterey

Monterey is stunning, and many of its best attractions are outdoors. Check out the Monterey Bay Aquarium, which is considered one of the best in the world. The jellyfish and sea horse exhibits are fan favorites. A drive along the famous 17-Mile Drive provides a great view of Monterey's beautiful landscape. A $9.25 fee is charged to access the road, but it's worth it. Booking cheap flights to Monterey on Orbitz.com can leave you with some extra money for enjoying all the attractions.

Flights from Columbus to Monterey - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Columbus to Monterey?

You'll have to break up the journey from Columbus, OH (CMH-John Glenn Columbus Intl.) to Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula) because there are no direct services on this route. American Airlines, United Airlines and Qatar Airways offer the best alternative — a flight with just a single stopover.

What is the shortest flight from Columbus to Monterey?

The shortest flight time from Columbus to Monterey is 5 hours and 36 minutes, which gives you lots of time to indulge in a drink or get carried away with a good book.

What airlines fly from Columbus to Monterey most frequently?
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Monterey?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Monterey have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Monterey with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Monterey without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.