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

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Recommended option

Fly Chicago Midway to Monterey  •  8 h 6 min

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

$262 - $1,104

Cheapest option

Fly Chicago O'Hare to San Francisco, shuttle  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to San Francisco (SFO) ORD - SFO
  2. Take a shuttle bus from San Francisco International Airport to Monterey

$119 - $369

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to San Jose, shuttle  •  9 h 20 min

  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

$189 - $509

Fly Chicago Midway to San Jose, shuttle  •  9 h 13 min

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

$219 - $478

Fly Chicago Midway to San Francisco, shuttle  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to San Francisco (SFO) MDW - SFO
  2. Take a shuttle bus from San Francisco International Airport to Monterey

$189 - $448

Fly Chicago Midway to Oakland, shuttle  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Oakland (OAK) MDW - OAK
  2. Take a shuttle bus from San Francisco International Airport to Monterey

$205 - $678

Bus  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Gilroy, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Monterey / Gilroy Train Station to Playa / Sand City Station 55

$238 - $610

Train, night bus  •  2 days 9 h

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

Drive  •  34 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Monterey Airport (MRY) 2244.8 miles

$220 - $320

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Monterey Airport (MRY) is to fly and shuttle which costs $110 - $370 and takes 10 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Monterey Airport (MRY) is to fly which costs $260 - $1,100 and takes 8 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Monterey Airport (MRY). However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Fremont / Hannon via Los Angeles, Ca, Monterey / Gilroy Train Station and Playa / Sand City Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 9 h.

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The distance between Chicago and Monterey Airport (MRY) is 1866 miles. The road distance is 2244.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Monterey Airport (MRY) without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 9 h and costs $230 - $650.

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It takes approximately 8 h 6 min to get from Chicago to Monterey Airport (MRY), including transfers.

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Chicago to Monterey Airport (MRY) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago, Il station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Monterey Airport (MRY) is to fly which takes 8 h 6 min and costs $260 - $1,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $230 - $650 and takes 2 days 9 h.

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There is no direct flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Monterey Airport. The quickest flight takes 12 h 37 min and has one stopover.

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Chicago to Monterey Airport (MRY) bus services, operated by Monterey-Salinas Transit, arrive at Playa / Sand City Station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Monterey Airport (MRY).
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  • Distance: 1865.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 6 min

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

Southwest Airlines, Allegiant Air and two other airlines fly from Chicago to Monterey Airport (MRY) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Monterey Airport (MRY) via Los Angeles, Ca, Gilroy, Ca, Monterey / Gilroy Train Station, and Playa / Sand City Station in around 2 days 9 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Jose via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Jose via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Francisco via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Francisco via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Oakland via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Monterey via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to Monterey via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to Monterey via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to Monterey via Louisville, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Monterey via Omaha, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Monterey via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Monterey via Omaha, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Monterey via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to Monterey via Denver, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to Monterey via Phoenix, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Francisco via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Emeryville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$290 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Business Coach Seat
$600 - $900
Room
$1,100 - $1,600
Bus operators
Monterey Bus
Website
montereyairbus.com
Shuttle from San Jose International Airport to Monterey
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
montereyairbus.com
Shuttle from San Francisco International Airport to Monterey
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
montereyairbus.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
47 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$200 - $330
Flexible
$390 - $550
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Gilroy, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Monterey / Gilroy Train Station to Playa / Sand City Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from Emeryville Amtrak Station to Salinas Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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More Questions & Answers

Monterey Airport (MRY) is 2 h behind Chicago. It is currently 4:16 PM in Chicago and 2:16 PM in Monterey Airport (MRY).

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Monterey Airport (MRY) is 2245 miles. It takes approximately 34 h 20 min to drive from Chicago to Monterey Airport (MRY).

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Allegiant Air, American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Monterey Airport.

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There are 275+ hotels available in Monterey Airport (MRY). Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago Midway Airport is to subway which takes 23 min and costs $2 - $4.

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