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

CHI — SNA
Feb 4 — Feb 111

The best prices from Chicago to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty are usually found in February or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Chicago (CHI) to Santa Ana (SNA)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to SNA flight in 2023: compare Chicago to Santa Ana flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Santa Ana.

CHI - SNA

Price

$297 - $517

SNA

Temperature

55.4 - 73.4 °F

SNA

Rainfall

0 - 3.1 inches

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 21% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop
Round-trip from$297From Chicago (CHI) to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
One-way from$80One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

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

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 17% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 53 days in advance to save up to 37% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 53 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Chicago to Santa Ana 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $349, or $452 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Santa Ana from Chicago average $317. You can even find prices in February for less than $317, as users have found deals to Santa Ana from as low as $93. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Santa Ana from Chicago. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 37%.

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

When flying from Chicago to Santa Ana, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 17% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Santa Ana in January, February 2023

The best prices found for CHI to SNA flights for January, February
Feb 14 - Feb 28
MDW

Chicago Midway

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

1 stop

10h 55m
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

25h 09m
$103

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 14 - Feb 28
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

1 stop

6h 46m
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 34m
$108

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 14 - Mar 1
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

1 stop

9h 58m
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 34m
$111

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Chicago to Santa Ana 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Ana from Chicago found for this year
Feb 14 - Feb 28
MDW

Chicago Midway

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

1 stop

10h 55m
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

25h 09m
$103

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 14 - Feb 28
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

1 stop

6h 46m
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 34m
$108

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 14 - Mar 1
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

1 stop

9h 58m
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 34m
$111

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Chicago to Santa Ana

Feb 14 - Feb 28
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

1 stop

6h 46m
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 34m
$108

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 14 - Mar 1
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

1 stop

9h 58m
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 34m
$111

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Feb 14 - Feb 18
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

1 stop

6h 14m
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 54m
$113

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

  • If you’re traveling from Chicago to Santa Ana, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is Spirit Airlines. Chicago to Santa Ana flights are typically 28% cheaper than other airlines traveling the same route. Flights from Spirit Airlines typically cost $379.20 RT. The cheapest Spirit Airlines flight found for this route was $170. When traveling from Chicago to Santa Ana on Spirit Airlines, the most popular airport to depart from is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty Airport. When flying from Chicago to Santa Ana, Spirit Airlines flights are 33% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Frontier flights from Chicago to Santa Ana

Feb 7 - Feb 15
MDW

Chicago Midway

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

1 stop

24h 11m
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

19h 53m
$112

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Feb 15 - Feb 28
MDW

Chicago Midway

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

1 stop

27h 54m
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

25h 09m
$113

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 7 - Feb 13
MDW

Chicago Midway

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

1 stop

24h 11m
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

19h 43m
$114

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

  • One of the most popular airlines traveling from Chicago to Santa Ana is Frontier. Flights from Frontier traveling this route typically cost $424.25 RT. This price is typically 26% cheaper than other airlines that offer Chicago to Santa Ana flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $222. Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport is the most common Chicago airport to take off from when flying to Santa Ana. Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty Airport is the most popular arrival airport in Santa Ana. When flying from Chicago to Santa Ana, Frontier flights are 27% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Santa Ana from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Santa Ana direct flight deals
Feb 24 - Mar 3
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

Nonstop

4h 40m
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 54m
$228

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Mar 8 - Mar 15
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

Nonstop

4h 38m
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 54m
$253

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

Feb 14 - Feb 28
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

Nonstop

4h 39m
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 54m
$258

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Last minute flights from Chicago to Santa Ana

Late deals on return flights to Santa Ana from Chicago, departing today and this week
Feb 7 - Feb 15
MDW

Chicago Midway

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

1 stop

24h 11m
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

19h 53m
$112

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Feb 7 - Feb 14
MDW

Chicago Midway

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

1 stop

24h 11m
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

19h 53m
$113

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Feb 7 - Feb 13
MDW

Chicago Midway

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

1 stop

24h 11m
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

19h 43m
$114

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

One-way flights to Santa Ana from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Santa Ana
Feb 12
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

1 stop

9h 24m
$54

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

Feb 21
MDW

Chicago Midway

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

1 stop

11h 43m
$54

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Mar 7
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

1 stop

12h 47m
$55

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Santa Ana

Delta
8.0
Very good
2,019 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

The Delta staff are friendly and we were in Comfort+ which are very comfortable

Delta
8.0
Very good
2,019 reviews
Delta
8.0
Very good
2,019 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

The Delta staff are friendly and we were in Comfort+ which are very comfortable

Spirit Airlines
6.9
Okay
714 reviews
Delta
8.0
Very good
2,019 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

The Delta staff are friendly and we were in Comfort+ which are very comfortable

Frontier
6.1
Okay
536 reviews
Delta
8.0
Very good
2,019 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

The Delta staff are friendly and we were in Comfort+ which are very comfortable

Related info for your journey

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

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

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty (SNA), located 4.8 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Chicago to Santa Ana. 8 airlines have flights to J. Wayne/Orange Cnty from Chicago on a regular basis. Booking flights from Chicago to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 21 inbound flights from Chicago per day.

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

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

Can I find flights from Chicago to Santa Ana for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Santa Ana for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $103, but on average you can expect to pay $122.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Santa Ana under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Santa Ana is less than $289.

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

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

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

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Santa Ana, with prices starting at $108. Another option worth looking into is Frontier, starting at $113 round trip. These flights start at 73% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

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

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

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 Chicago to Santa Ana on time: Aer Lingus (90%), Scandinavian Airlines (88%), United Airlines (88%).

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Santa Ana?

The cheapest flight price from Chicago to Santa Ana is $131. On average you can expect to pay $539. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty), can usually be booked for $113.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Santa Ana

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Top 6 airlines flying from Chicago to Santa Ana

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Santa Ana choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$14Average$22FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$130Average$257FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$168Average$352FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$170Average$379FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$202Average$414FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$222Average$424FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Santa Ana

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago to Santa Ana
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
28%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
29%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
42%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Chicago to Santa Ana

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Santa Ana
Sunday24daily flights
Monday23daily flights
Tuesday18daily flights
Wednesday20daily flights
Thursday21daily flights
Friday23daily flights
Saturday21daily flights
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