The cheapest times to fly from MRY to JFK are
- January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 5th)
- April 9th to May 6th (except the week of April 16th)
- May 28th to June 10th
- August 20th to November 18th (except the weeks of August 27th and October 8th)
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 JFK is early December. Prices can be as high as $1632 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $312 for Tuesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to New York
Flying from Monterey, CA (MRY) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $314 to $728 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $323. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $944. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $621 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $408 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MRY to JFK flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MRY to JFK route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MRY to JFK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Monterey. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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 $206 (35%) 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 $388. Return trip prices are from the JFK to MRY flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from MRY to JFK 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 37 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 JFK while comparing.
- 21 miles (34 km) away from JFK
- Usually 4.29% less expensive than JFK
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MRY to JFK? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Monterey Regional Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2577 miles or 4147 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MRY to JFK?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MRY to JFK flight is about 5 hour 37 minutes.
How many flights go between Monterey, CA and New York, NY?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 77 available flights from MRY to JFK.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Monterey Regional Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||John F. Kennedy International Airport|
|City||New York, NY|
|Country||the United States|
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