The cheapest times to fly from MRY to FLL are

  • January 1st to January 21st (except the week of January 8th)
  • May 14th to July 15th (except the week of June 25th)
  • August 6th to November 18th

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 FLL is early September. Prices can be as high as $1214 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $336 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Fort Lauderdale

Flying from Monterey, CA (MRY) to Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) will usually cost between $363 to $848 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $411. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $843. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $432 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $492 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MRY to FLL flight.

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

MRY to FLL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MRY to FLL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Monterey. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $288 (41%) 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 $411. Return trip prices are from the FLL 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 FLL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 34 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 FLL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Miami International Airport (MIA) in Miami, FL

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from FLL
  • Usually 12.31% less expensive than FLL
  • 1-layover flights available

See MRY to MIA flights

Destination alternative #2: Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers, FL

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from FLL
  • Usually 10.27% less expensive than FLL
  • 1-layover flights available

See MRY to RSW flights

Destination alternative #3: Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) in West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL

  • 42 miles (68 km) away from FLL
  • Usually 8.44% less expensive than FLL
  • 1-layover flights available

See MRY to PBI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Silver Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Monterey Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2544 miles or 4094 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MRY to FLL flight is about 5 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Monterey, CA and Fort Lauderdale, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 108 available flights from MRY to FLL.


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 FLL
Destination airport name Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
City Fort Lauderdale, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 26.1
Longitude -80.1


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