The convenient Monterey Regional Airport, which has short and hassle-free security lines, is located just 10 minutes door-to-door from downtown Monterey, 15 minutes from Carmel-by-the-Sea, 25 minutes from downtown Salinas and 45 minutes from Big Sur Village.
Other Nearby Airports:
Both San Jose and San Francisco are about an hour and a half drive, however, this time can change depending on when you fly in. Don't feel like driving? From either airport, you can book a ride on the Monterey Airbus! The shuttle runs pick-ups almost every hour!