The cheapest times to fly from MRY to BRU are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • October 1st to December 16th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from MRY to BRU is early November. Prices can be as high as $2155 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $1038 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Brussels

Flying from Monterey, CA (MRY) to Brussels (BRU) will usually cost between $1042 to $1695 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $1084. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1873. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $789 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1363 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MRY to BRU flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MRY to BRU route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

MRY to BRU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MRY to BRU flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Monterey. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BRU, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into MRY. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Brussels, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Monterey. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $136 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1270. Return trip prices are from the BRU to MRY flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MRY to BRU can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 1 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from MRY to BRU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Duesseldorf Airport (DUS) in Dusseldorf

  • 102 miles (164 km) away from BRU
  • Usually 8.18% less expensive than BRU
  • 2-layover flights available

See MRY to DUS flights

Destination alternative #2: Schiphol Airport (AMS) in Amsterdam

  • 98 miles (158 km) away from BRU
  • Usually 7.34% less expensive than BRU
  • 1-layover flights available

See MRY to AMS flights

Destination alternative #3: Luxembourg Airport (LUX) in Luxembourg

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from BRU
  • Usually 1.43% less expensive than BRU
  • 2-layover flights available

See MRY to LUX flights


Flight Hacking MRY to BRU

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from MRY to BRU — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (MRY > BOS > BRU)

  • Price for both tickets: $898
  • Average savings: $465 (34.09%)

See MRY to BOS flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (MRY > JFK > BRU)

  • Price for both tickets: $940
  • Average savings: $423 (31.05%)

See MRY to JFK flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (MRY > EWR > BRU)

  • Price for both tickets: $947
  • Average savings: $416 (30.5%)

See MRY to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MRY to BRU? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Brussels National Airport to Monterey Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5571 miles or 8966 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MRY to BRU?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MRY to BRU flight is about 11 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Monterey, CA and Brussels?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from MRY to BRU.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MRY
Origination airport name Monterey Regional Airport
City Monterey, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 36.6
Longitude -121.8

Return Airport

Destination code BRU
Destination airport name Brussels National Airport
City Brussels
Country Belgium
Latitude 50.9
Longitude 4.5


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