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There are 9 ways to get from Chicago to Monterey Airport (MRY) by plane, shuttle, bus, taxi, train, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2Rio's travel planner.

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Fly Chicago Midway to Monterey  •  8h 17m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Monterey (MRY) MDW - MRY

8 alternative options

Fly Chicago Midway to San Jose, shuttle  •  9h 36m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to San Jose (SJC) MDW - SJC
  2. Take a shuttle bus from San Jose International Airport to Monterey - Calle Principal / Parking Garage

Fly Chicago O'Hare to San Jose, shuttle  •  10h 12m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to San Jose (SJC) ORD - SJC
  2. Take a shuttle bus from San Jose International Airport to Monterey - Calle Principal / Parking Garage

Fly Chicago Midway to San Francisco, shuttle  •  10h 34m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to San Francisco (SFO) MDW - SFO
  2. Take a shuttle bus from SFO - San Francisco Airport Domestic to Monterey - Calle Principal / Parking Garage

Fly Chicago O'Hare to San Francisco, shuttle  •  10h 58m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to San Francisco (SFO) ORD - SFO
  2. Take a shuttle bus from SFO - San Francisco Airport Domestic to Monterey - Calle Principal / Parking Garage

Fly Chicago Midway to Oakland, shuttle  •  11h 54m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Oakland (OAK) MDW - OAK
  2. Take a shuttle bus from SFO Airport International Arrivals to Monterey - Calle Principal / Parking Garage

Bus, taxi  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Bus Station to St Louis Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from St Louis Bus Station to Las Vegas S Strip Transit Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Las Vegas Amtrak Bus Stop to Bakersfield
  4. Take the bus from Bakersfield Train Station to Goshen
  5. Take the bus from Goshen to Gilroy
  6. Take a taxi from Gilroy to Monterey Airport (MRY)

Train, night bus  •  2 days 9h

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Emeryville California Zephyr
  2. Take the night bus from Emeryville to Salinas Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  34h 18m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Monterey Airport (MRY) 2242.8 miles

Chicago to Monterey Airport (MRY) by train, night bus and bus

7 Weekly Services
2 days 9h Average Duration
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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Monterey Airport (MRY) is to fly and shuttle which costs $150 - $550 and takes 10h 34m.

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The fastest way to get from Chicago to Monterey Airport (MRY) is to fly which takes 8h 17m and costs $130 - $650.

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The distance between Chicago and Monterey Airport (MRY) is 1870 miles. The road distance is 2242.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Monterey Airport (MRY) without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 2 days 7h and costs .

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It takes approximately 8h 17m to get from Chicago to Monterey Airport (MRY), including transfers.

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Monterey Airport (MRY) is 2h behind Chicago. It is currently 10:55 PM in Chicago and 8:55 PM in Monterey Airport (MRY).

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Monterey Airport (MRY) is 2243 miles. It takes approximately 34h 18m to drive from Chicago to Monterey Airport (MRY).

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There are 270+ hotels available in Monterey Airport (MRY). Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Monterey Airport (MRY).
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  • Distance: 1869.8 miles
  • Duration: 8h 17m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Monterey Airport (MRY), USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and six other airlines fly from Chicago to Monterey Airport (MRY) hourly.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Jose
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Jose via Burbank
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Oakland
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$144
Flights from Chicago Midway to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$144
Flights from Chicago Midway to Oakland via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$144
Flights from Chicago Midway to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$144
Flights from Chicago Midway to Oakland via Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$144
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Monterey via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Monterey via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Jose
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Monterey via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Monterey via San Diego
Ave. Duration
9h 48m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Monterey via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
13h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Monterey via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Monterey via San Diego
Ave. Duration
9h 48m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Monterey via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
13h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $360
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $360
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Monterey via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Monterey via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2Rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Emeryville
Ave. Duration
2 days 4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$100 - $280
Child Coach - short notice
$130 - $260
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$130 - $420
Child Business Class - short notice
$140 - $410
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$190 - $600
Business Seat - advance purchase
$260 - $850
Business Seat - short notice
$270 - $900
Coach Seat - short notice
$250 - $650
Bus operators
Groome Transportation Monterey
Phone
+1 831-373-7777
Website
groometransportation.com
Shuttle from San Jose International Airport to Monterey - Calle Principal / Parking Garage
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
groometransportation.com
Online Discount
$40 - $44
Standard Rate
$47
Shuttle from SFO - San Francisco Airport Domestic to Monterey - Calle Principal / Parking Garage
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
groometransportation.com
Online Discount
$49 - $53
Standard Rate
$58
Shuttle from SFO Airport International Arrivals to Monterey - Calle Principal / Parking Garage
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Schedules at
groometransportation.com
Online Discount
$49 - $53
Standard Rate
$58
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2Rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago Bus Station to St Louis Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
https://www.greyhound.com/
Bus from St Louis Bus Station to Las Vegas S Strip Transit Terminal
Ave. Duration
34h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $320
Website
https://www.greyhound.com/
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2Rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Las Vegas Amtrak Bus Stop to Bakersfield
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Night bus from Emeryville to Salinas
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Flixbus USA
Phone
+1 (855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Bakersfield Train Station to Goshen
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $45
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult
$8 - $45
Tufesa
Phone
+1 833 766 3553
Email
centelusa@hotmail.com
Website
tufesainternacional.com
Bus from Goshen to Gilroy
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
tufesainternacional.com
Other operators
Taxi from Gilroy to Monterey Airport (MRY)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160

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