Monterey County is situated on California’s central coast with its northern border approximately 100 miles south of San Francisco and its southern border about 200 miles north of Los Angeles. Whether you prefer planes, trains or automobiles, it’s easy to get to Monterey County for the PMA conference!
Monterey is easier to get to than you think with over 500 direct and one-stop flights from most major US and many international cities. 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. You can fly direct to Monterey Regional Airport (MRY) via international and domestic connecting routes on Alaska Airlines, Allegiant, American Airlines and United Express. Fly direct from airports including Los Angeles (LAX), San Francisco (SFO), San Diego (SAN), Phoenix (PHX), Las Vegas (LAS) and Denver (DEN).
Other large airports near Monterey County include Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC), located 60 minutes from downtown Monterey; and San Francisco International Airport, located 2 hours from downtown Monterey. Monterey Airbus and Main Event Transportation offer regularly scheduled shuttles to and from SFO and SJC. Click here to find a shuttle buddy to split the cost.