Cheap Flight Deals From Los Angeles (QLA) to Monterey (SJC) Starting at $29

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Airfares from $29 One Way, $53 Round Trip from Los Angeles to Monterey

Prices starting at $53 for return flights and $29 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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More About Flying To Monterey from Los Angeles

Route Information for Flights from Los Angeles to Monterey

Origin Airport IATA Code QLA
Destination Airport IATA Code SJC
Distance 337 mi
Direct Flight Airlines JAL, Fiji Airways, Delta Air Lines, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, EL AL, Qantas, Southwest Airlines, Iberia, Korean Air, WestJet, Singapore Airlines, Gulf Air, American Airlines, Qatar Airways, KLM, Aer Lingus, Air France, Emirates, China Airlines, Copa Airlines, Asiana Airlines, Virgin Australia, Aeromexico, Alaska Airlines, JetBlue Airways, SA AVIANCA, LATAM Airlines, Finnair, Hawaiian Airlines, ITA Airways, ANA, Air Tahiti Nui, Virgin Atlantic, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival 2:25PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 7:02AM UTC

Fly from Los Angeles to Monterey

If you're a Los Angeles resident looking for a relaxing getaway featuring comfortably cool temperatures and a beautiful marine environment, a short trip just up the coast to Monterey may be what you need. The city offers a selection of museums, an aquarium, impressive natural wonders and outdoor parks. After an easy commute to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) by car, bus or taxi, you can fly from Los Angeles to Monterey in less than one and a half hours.


Monterey is a lovely seaside town with many attractions that will ensure your trip is full of activity. Monterey Bay Aquarium offers an up-close exhibit of more than 600 marine plants and animals. If you are looking for a relaxing day at a park, Lake El Estero offers paddleboats and access to an abundance of wild birds. Monterey Youth Museum has interactive educational exhibits for kids of all ages. Monterey is also known for being the place to observe dolphins, sea lions, sea otters and many other marine animals in their natural habitat.

Hints and tips

As soon as you land at Monterey Regional Airport (MRY), you will have easy access to taxi and car rental services, so getting to your hotel will be easy. Monterey s weather is mild with average daily temperatures of 55.5 degrees Fahrenheit. Consider visiting in September for the renowned Monterey Jazz Festival.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Los Angeles to Monterey now?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor will answer all your queries about current travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when taking a flight from Los Angeles to Monterey.
Are there non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Monterey?
Yes, a flight direct from Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) to San Francisco Airport is possible. No less than 6 airlines run nonstop services on this route, which means you can select the one that meets your travel needs. Check out the fares with these reliable carriers:

  • Alaska Airlines
  • Delta
  • United Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • Southwest Airlines

What is the shortest flight from Los Angeles to Monterey?
It can take just 1 hour and 19 minutes to fly from Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX) to San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO). Settle in and enjoy the journey, because you’ll be landing in a heartbeat.
What airlines fly from Los Angeles to Monterey most frequently?
Book your ticket with one of these quality airlines which fly most frequently from Los Angeles to Monterey. Alaska Airlines - (AS) with 265 flights every month Delta - (DL) with 230 flights every month United Airlines - (UA) with 199 flights every month American Airlines - (AA) with 117 flights every month Southwest Airlines - (WN) with 108 flights every month JetBlue - (B6) with 91 flights every month
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 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. 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 from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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