Cheap flights from Santa Ana to San Francisco (SNA - SFO)

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The best prices from Santa Ana to San Francisco are usually found in July or August, booked 50 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Santa Ana (SNA) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best SNA to SFO flight in 2021: compare Santa Ana to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
SNA - SFO
Price
$126 - $227
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$126

From Santa Ana to San Francisco

One-way from

$109

One-way flight from Santa Ana to San Francisco

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Santa Ana to San Francisco?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to San Francisco. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 35 days in advance, which can save you up to 7% on flights from Santa Ana to San Francisco compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 35 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $99. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $105.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Santa Ana to San Francisco?

Flights from Santa Ana to San Francisco lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from Santa Ana to San Francisco in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $48.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Santa Ana to San Francisco (SNA - SFO)?

When flying from Santa Ana to San Francisco, 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 19% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Santa Ana to San Francisco in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SNA to SFO flights for May, June
12 Jun - 15 Jun
$145pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
17 May - 18 May
$151pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
12 Jun - 15 Jun
$153pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

Santa Ana to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Santa Ana found for this year
16 Sep - 16 Sep
$94pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
19 Aug - 19 Aug
$95pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
19 Aug - 23 Aug
$99pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Santa Ana

Save time with Santa Ana to San Francisco direct flight deals
16 Sep - 16 Sep
$94pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
19 Aug - 19 Aug
$95pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
19 Aug - 24 Aug
$99pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

Last minute flights from Santa Ana to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Santa Ana, departing today and this week
17 May - 18 May
$151pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
17 May - 19 May
$158pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
20 May - 23 May
$159pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

One-way flights to San Francisco from Santa Ana

The cheapest one-way flights from Santa Ana to San Francisco
3:45 am - 5:15 am
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
1h 30m
SNA - SFO
Alaska Airlines
3:40 pm - 7:58 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
28h 18m
SNA - SFO
Frontier
$114
Kiwi.com
7:21 am - 4:45 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
9h 24m
SNA - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$115
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Santa Ana</span> to <span class="emphasized">San Francisco</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Santa Ana to San Francisco

Are flight prices decreasing from Santa Ana to San Francisco due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Santa Ana and San Francisco for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to San Francisco to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines is one of them. New policies for travelers booking flights from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to San Francisco include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to San Francisco that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and JetBlue. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

What airports do I use to fly from Santa Ana to San Francisco?

San Francisco is the airport most travelers will use when flying to San Francisco from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty. Booking flights from J. Wayne/Orange Cnty (SNA) to San Francisco (SFO) should be relatively easy as there are 9 daily flights to San Francisco from 12 different airlines. 1h 21m is how long a flight from Santa Ana to San Francisco will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Santa Ana to San Francisco for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $94, but on average you can expect to pay $143.

Are there nonstop flights from Santa Ana to San Francisco for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Santa Ana to San Francisco under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Santa Ana to San Francisco is less than $159.

Are there last-minute flights available from Santa Ana to San Francisco for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Santa Ana to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Santa Ana to San Francisco?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

The Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to San Francisco flight path was viewed by 880 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Santa Ana or San Francisco?

The rainfall in Santa Ana is generally more than the rainfall in San Francisco. This will continue over the next 4 days.

Is Santa Ana weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

Temperatures around the 84 °F's can be experienced in August. The weather in San Francisco is colder than in Santa Ana. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Santa Ana to San Francisco?

For as low as $152, Alaska Airlines can have you in San Francisco from Santa Ana in 1h 23m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

According to our current data, Alaska Airlines ($94), United Airlines ($99), and Frontier ($145) offers the cheapest pricing from Santa Ana to San Francisco. Alaska Airlines is 45% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Santa Ana to San Francisco one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $50 on Alaska Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Frontier from $61 and American Airlines from $117 one-way.

Alternative routes for Santa Ana to San Francisco

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

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Santa Ana to San Francisco.
Flight duration
1h 31m
Average temperature for May in San Francisco
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Francisco
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Santa Ana

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 8 airlines flying from Santa Ana to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Santa Ana to San Francisco choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$96 $139 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$53 $158 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$61 $181 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$58 $192 No cancel fee 75%
JetBlue
$97 $215 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$73 $224 No cancel fee 69%
JSX
$118 $324 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by JSX. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Linear Air Taxi
$2,185 $5,901 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Linear Air Taxi. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Hourly flight availability from Santa Ana to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from Santa Ana towards San Francisco.
Morning 6 AM to noon 69% of SNA to SFO departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 17% of SNA to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 13% of SNA to SFO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SNA to SFO departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Santa Ana to San Francisco
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Santa Ana to San Francisco.
Sunday
6 daily flights
Monday
10 daily flights
Tuesday
12 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
12 daily flights
Friday
10 daily flights
Saturday
10 daily flights
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