The cheapest times to fly from MRY to CTS are

  • January 8th to April 29th (except the weeks of March 19th and April 16th)
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the weeks of October 15th and October 22nd)

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 CTS is early October. Prices can be as high as $3190 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $1072 for Tuesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Sapporo

Flying from Monterey, CA (MRY) to Sapporo (CTS) will usually cost between $1216 to $1906 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $1289. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $2063. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $774 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1423 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MRY to CTS flight.

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

MRY to CTS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MRY to CTS flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Monterey. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $250 (15%) 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 $1343. Return trip prices are from the CTS 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 CTS can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 43 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MRY to CTS

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 CTS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Las Vegas, NV (MRY > LAS > CTS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1061
  • Average savings: $363 (25.47%)

See MRY to LAS flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (MRY > LAX > CTS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1167
  • Average savings: $256 (17.99%)

See MRY to LAX flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (MRY > SFO > CTS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1265
  • Average savings: $159 (11.14%)

See MRY to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, ANA, Garuda Indonesia, JAL, Shenzhen, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from New Chitose Airport to Monterey Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4851 miles or 7807 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MRY to CTS flight is about 9 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Monterey, CA and Sapporo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from MRY to CTS.


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 CTS
Destination airport name New Chitose Airport
City Sapporo
Country Japan
Latitude 42.8
Longitude 141.7


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