Headquarters for the Half Marathon is in Monterey, 110 miles south of San Francisco, 400 miles north of Los Angeles. You can fly directly into the Monterey Airport, only five minutes from downtown Monterey.


Transportation from San Jose and San Francisco airports is available through Monterey Airbus, 831.373.7777


Headquarters for the Marathon is in Monterey, 120 miles south of San Francisco, 320 miles north of Los Angeles. You can fly directly into Monterey Airport, only five minutes from downtown Monterey.
Other airport options include San Jose, (70 miles away), San Francisco and Oakland (110 miles).




The Monterey Peninsula offers a wealth and variety of lodging opportunities.
2019 lodging information is now available!



For additional direct online booking for all hotels in Monterey County, click HERE.
To help you choose a lodging location, click here for a map of bus pick-up locations and times for the start of your race.





Marathon Tours offers a variety of travel packages including one that offers a 2019 Marathon entry. For more information click HERE.



For campgrounds and hotels in the Big Sur area (close to the Marathon start), click HERE.

 Monterey Peninsula camping, RV parks and hostel:
Veteran’s Memorial Park (camping) 831.646.3865
Marina Dunes RV Park 831.384.6914
Monterey Hostel 831.649.0375

For a luxury lodging experience in Big Sur, visit the Post Ranch Inn.