Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Monterey, CA (MRY)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Monterey (Los Angeles International Airport – Monterey Regional Airport) is 266 miles / 429 kilometers / 231 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Monterey (MRY) is 323 miles / 520 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 7 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Monterey.

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Monterey Regional Airport (MRY).

How far is Monterey from Los Angeles?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Monterey. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 266.338 miles
• 428.629 kilometers
• 231.441 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
• 266.303 miles
• 428.573 kilometers
• 231.411 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information

A Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

B Monterey Regional Airport
City: Monterey, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: MRY
ICAO Code: KMRY
Coordinates: 36°35′13″N, 121°50′34″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Los Angeles and Monterey.

PDT

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 64 kg (142 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Monterey (MRY).

Distance:
266
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
266

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