The cheapest times to fly from MRY to SRQ are

  • January 1st to February 4th
  • April 23rd to June 17th (except the weeks of May 14th and May 21st)
  • July 2nd to July 22nd
  • August 6th to September 9th (except the week of August 27th)

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 SRQ is early December. Prices can be as high as $1160 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $343 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Sarasota

Flying from Monterey, CA (MRY) to Sarasota/Bradenton, FL (SRQ) will usually cost between $378 to $793 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 $399. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $827. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $428 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $513 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MRY to SRQ flight.

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

MRY to SRQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MRY to SRQ flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Monterey. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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 $244 (36%) 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 $440. Return trip prices are from the SRQ 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 SRQ 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 15 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 SRQ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando, FL

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from SRQ
  • Usually 16.49% less expensive than SRQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See MRY to MCO flights

Destination alternative #2: Tampa International Airport (TPA) in Tampa, FL

  • 40 miles (64 km) away from SRQ
  • Usually 15.80% less expensive than SRQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See MRY to TPA flights

Destination alternative #3: Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers, FL

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from SRQ
  • Usually 13.95% less expensive than SRQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See MRY to RSW flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport to Monterey Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2370 miles or 3814 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MRY to SRQ flight is about 5 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Monterey, CA and Sarasota/Bradenton, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from MRY to SRQ.


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 SRQ
Destination airport name Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport
City Sarasota/Bradenton, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 27.4
Longitude -82.6


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