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Cheap flights from Santa Ana to Chicago (SNA - CHI)

The best prices from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to Chicago are usually found in August or July, booked 27 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Santa Ana to Chicago

All the information you need to plan the best SNA to CHI flight in 2022: compare Santa Ana to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.

SNA - CHI

Price

$244 - $420

CHI

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

CHI

Precipitation

1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$244

From Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to Chicago (CHI)

One-way from

$62

One-way flight from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to Chicago (CHI)

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Santa Ana to Chicago?

Users have found that flying from Santa Ana to Chicago on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Santa Ana to Chicago?

To save up to 4% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 16 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Santa Ana to Chicago from $175 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $186 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Santa Ana to Chicago?

Flights from Santa Ana to Chicago lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Santa Ana to Chicago in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $50.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Santa Ana to Chicago (SNA - CHI)?

When flying from Santa Ana to Chicago, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 36% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Santa Ana to Chicago in January, February 2022

The best prices found for SNA to CHI flights for January, February
Jan 29 - Feb 12
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 25m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

1 stop

10h 36m
$71

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/19/22

Jan 27 - Jan 28
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

12h 59m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

1 stop

13h 43m
$77

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/20/22

Feb 19 - Mar 22
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

14h 21m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

1 stop

13h 45m
$80

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/19/22

Santa Ana to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Santa Ana found for this year
Jan 29 - Feb 12
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 25m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

1 stop

10h 36m
$71

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/19/22

Jan 27 - Jan 28
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

12h 59m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

1 stop

13h 43m
$77

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/20/22

Feb 19 - Mar 22
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

14h 21m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

1 stop

13h 45m
$80

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/19/22

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Santa Ana

Save time with Santa Ana to Chicago direct flight deals
Mar 29 - Apr 13
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 59m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

Nonstop

4h 15m
$258

American Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/20/22

Mar 4 - Mar 8
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 52m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

Nonstop

4h 28m
$268

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/21/22

Feb 18 - Feb 21
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

4h 02m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

Nonstop

4h 33m
$278

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/22/22

Last minute flights from Santa Ana to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from Santa Ana, departing today and this week
Jan 29 - Feb 12
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 25m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

1 stop

10h 36m
$71

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/19/22

Jan 27 - Jan 28
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

12h 59m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

1 stop

13h 43m
$77

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/20/22

Jan 28 - Jan 31
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

8h 04m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

2 stops

15h 21m
$89

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/19/22

One-way flights to Chicago All airports from Santa Ana

The cheapest one-way flights from Santa Ana to Chicago
Feb 15
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 34m
$34

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/19/22

Feb 3
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

12h 59m
$36

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/19/22

Mar 2
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 44m
$39

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/20/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Santa Ana to Chicago flights.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Santa Ana to Chicago?

Most people fly from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty (SNA) if they book a flight from Santa Ana to Chicago. On average, J. Wayne/Orange Cnty has 23 outbound flights to Chicago per day from 7 airlines. Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty is conveniently located just 4.8 mi from Santa Ana’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta flying from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to Chicago have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Santa Ana to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Santa Ana to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $77, but on average you can expect to pay $94.

Are there nonstop flights from Santa Ana to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Santa Ana to Chicago under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Santa Ana to Chicago is less than $321.

Are there last-minute flights available from Santa Ana to Chicago for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Santa Ana to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Santa Ana to Chicago?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Tuesday, Wednesday.

How many flights depart from Santa Ana to Chicago on average per day?

Travelers can expect 2 flights from Santa Ana to Chicago on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Santa Ana to Chicago?

There are many flights that can get you from Santa Ana to Chicago in 7h 06m. Fly via Spirit Airlines or Frontier to get the fastest option. There are 1732 mi between Santa Ana and Chicago. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Santa Ana to Chicago round-trip?

Currently priced at $77, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Santa Ana to Chicago and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Frontier for as low as $96. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 78% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the most popular routes from Santa Ana to Chicago?

The most popular route from Santa Ana to Chicago is Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty - Chicago O'Hare Intl. You may also consider Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty - Chicago Midway or Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty - Chicago Greater Rockford.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Santa Ana to Chicago?

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Santa Ana to Chicago.

What are the most reliable airlines from Santa Ana to Chicago?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Santa Ana to Chicago on time: Qatar Airways (98%), Gulf Air (92%), Alaska Airlines (91%).

What are the cheapest flights from Santa Ana to Chicago?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Santa Ana to Chicago? While on average our users pay $505, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $98. The most popular route (Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty - Chicago O'Hare Intl), is priced around $77.

Can I fly to Chicago from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Chicago within the United States

Most visitors from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chicago.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Can I fly back to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty from Chicago?

Returning to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty.

Alternative routes for Santa Ana to Chicago

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 6 airlines flying from Santa Ana to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Santa Ana to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
Cheapest$77
Average$219
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time65%
COVID-19 safety
Frontier
Cheapest$94
Average$242
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
Alaska Airlines
Cheapest$102
Average$456
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$122
Average$466
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$147
Average$406
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$157
Average$401
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Santa Ana to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Santa Ana to Chicago
19%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
66%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
15%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Santa Ana to Chicago

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Santa Ana to Chicago
Sunday16daily flights
Monday27daily flights
Tuesday20daily flights
Wednesday27daily flights
Thursday27daily flights
Friday30daily flights
Saturday20daily flights