AirportsThe closest airport to Monterey is the Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY). The next closest is San Jose (SJC). Both of these airports mainly handle domestic flights, but it is possible to connect from a major international airport to one of these airports. The closest airport with good international connections is at San Francisco (SFO).

Transportation from AirportThe hotel in Monterey can be reached from the Monterey Peninsula Airport by taxi. Transportation from the airports in San Jose and San Francisco is by shuttle bus (see Monterey Airbus at The trip is about 1.5 hours from San Jose to Monterey and about 2.25 hours from San Francisco to Monterey. The cost is US$35, each way, between San Jose and Monterey and $45 between San Francisco and Monterey. Reservations can be made online.


Fisherman's Wharf and Cannery Row are steps from the Conference Center. Rental cars, limousines and taxis are readily available. An extensive local transit system also serves the entire Peninsula. There are a number of private ground operators available to provide buses for hotel shuttles, tours and excursions.