The cheapest times to fly from SJU to MRY are

  • January 8th to January 28th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • July 9th to November 11th (except the week of July 30th)

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 SJU to MRY is late January. Prices can be as high as $1204 for Sunday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $626 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Monterey

Flying from San Juan, PR (SJU) to Monterey, CA (MRY) will usually cost between $647 to $942 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $656. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $883. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $227 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $675 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJU to MRY flight.

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

SJU to MRY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJU to MRY flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from San Juan. 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 $133 (17%) 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 $662. Return trip prices are from the MRY to SJU 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 SJU to MRY can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 27 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 SJU to MRY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in San Francisco, CA

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from MRY
  • Usually 27.65% less expensive than MRY
  • 1-layover flights available

See SJU to SFO flights

Destination alternative #2: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in San Jose, CA

  • 54 miles (87 km) away from MRY
  • Usually 15.57% less expensive than MRY
  • 1-layover flights available

See SJU to SJC flights

Destination alternative #3: Sacramento International Airport (SMF) in Sacramento, CA

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from MRY
  • Usually 14.53% less expensive than MRY
  • 1-layover flights available

See SJU to SMF flights

Destination alternative #4: Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK) in Oakland, CA

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from MRY
  • Usually 10.16% less expensive than MRY
  • 1-layover flights available

See SJU to OAK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SJU to MRY? 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 Monterey Regional Airport to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3589 miles or 5776 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJU to MRY flight is about 7 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between San Juan, PR and Monterey, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from SJU to MRY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSJU
Origination airport nameLuis Munoz Marin International Airport
CitySan Juan, PR
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeMRY
Destination airport nameMonterey Regional Airport
CityMonterey, CA
Countrythe United States


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