The cheapest times to fly from MRY to XMN are

  • February 26th to May 20th
  • October 15th to December 9th

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 XMN is early November. Prices can be as high as $2263 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $771 for Monday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Xiamen

Flying from Monterey, CA (MRY) to Xiamen (XMN) will usually cost between $924 to $2001 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $899. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1968. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1069 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1362 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MRY to XMN flight.

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

MRY to XMN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MRY to XMN flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more 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

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to XMN, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into MRY. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Xiamen, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Monterey. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $215 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1295. Return trip prices are from the XMN 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 XMN can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 1 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MRY to XMN

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 XMN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (MRY > LAX > XMN)

  • Price for both tickets: $979
  • Average savings: $383 (28.12%)

See MRY to LAX flights

Hack #2: Vancouver (MRY > YVR > XMN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1128
  • Average savings: $234 (17.18%)

See MRY to YVR flights

Hack #3: Hong Kong (MRY > HKG > XMN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1152
  • Average savings: $211 (15.46%)

See MRY to HKG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, JAL, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Gaoqi Airport to Monterey Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6685 miles or 10758 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MRY to XMN flight is about 13 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Monterey, CA and Xiamen?

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


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 XMN
Destination airport name Gaoqi Airport
City Xiamen
Country China
Latitude 24.5
Longitude 118.1


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