Getting There by Car

From San Francisco: head south on the 101 for approximately 95-97 miles, then take the 156-W to Monterey Peninsula. Merge onto Hwy 1 and use one of the exits to enter the peninsula. For your convenience, we have plotted a route from San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO) to Monterey, CA using Google Maps.

From San Jose: head south on the 101 for approximately 40-50 miles, take the 156, and merge onto Hwy 1. Use one of the exits to enter the peninsula. For your convenience, we have plotted a route from San Jose International Aiport, CA (SJC) to Monterey, CA using Google Maps.

From Los Angeles: head north on the 5 for approximately 250 miles, then take exit 403B to merge onto the 152 W. Turn left on the 156 and merge onto Hwy 1. Use one of the exits to enter the peninsula. For your convenience, we have plotted a route from Los Angeles, CA to Monterey, CA using Google Maps.

Please customize and print your Google Maps route before making the trip.

Getting There by Air

Flights to the peninsula will arrive at Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY). Airlines with flights to MRY include American Eagle, Delta Airlines, Express Jet, United Airlines, and US Airways.

Ground transportation from the aiport is available. Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, and National all currently service MRY. Taxis and the Monterey Salinas Transit are also available for use.

For more information about MRY, please visit their website at www.montereyairport.com.


Ticket Prices

As of Oct 17, 2007, one roundtrip flight from PHL to MRY, arriving June 20, 2008 and departing June 23, 2008, costs around $456 with one stop and $420 with more than one stop.

As of Oct 17, 2007, one roundtrip flight from PHL to San Jose International Airport, CA (SJC), arriving June 20, 2008 and departing June 23, 2008, costs $338 with one stop. (Multiple stops did not make this trip cheaper and no non stop flights from PHL to SJC were not available at this time.)

As of Oct 17, 2007, one roundtrip flight from PHL to San Francisco International Airport (SFO), arriving June 20, 2008 and departing June 23, 2008, costs $464 with no stops and $402 with multiple stops.

Both price estimates were provided by Expedia and do not include taxes and fees.