The cheapest times to fly from MRY to STN are

  • March 26th to October 21st (except the weeks of June 25th, July 30th, August 6th, and September 10th)

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 STN is early May. Prices can be as high as $6221 for Friday flights during late November to early December, or as low as $1001 for Thursday flights around early May.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Monterey, CA (MRY) to London (STN) will usually cost between $1104 to $4248 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early May with an average ticket price of $1107. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late November to early December, with an average price of $3962. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2855 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1909 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MRY to STN flight.

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

MRY to STN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MRY to STN flight is 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 $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to STN, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into MRY. Fridays 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 $882 (27%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1956. Return trip prices are from the STN 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 STN can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 42 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 STN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: London Heathrow Airport (LHR) in London

  • 41 miles (66 km) away from STN
  • Usually 50.29% less expensive than STN
  • 1-layover flights available

See MRY to LHR flights

Destination alternative #2: Birmingham Airport (BHX) in Birmingham

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from STN
  • Usually 27.34% less expensive than STN
  • 2-layover flights available

See MRY to BHX flights


Flight Hacking MRY to STN

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 STN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Prague (MRY > PRG > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $990
  • Average savings: $920 (48.17%)

See MRY to PRG flights

Hack #2: Newark, NJ (MRY > EWR > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $998
  • Average savings: $911 (47.72%)

See MRY to EWR flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (MRY > LAX > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1073
  • Average savings: $836 (43.79%)

See MRY to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Eurowings, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Stansted Airport to Monterey Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5397 miles or 8686 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MRY to STN flight is about 10 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Monterey, CA and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from MRY to STN.


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 STN
Destination airport name London Stansted Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.9
Longitude 0.2


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