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The best prices from Chicago to Santa Ana are usually found in August or July, booked 31 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Saturday

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

CHI - SNA
Price
$242 - $435
SNA
Temperature
68 - 84.2 °F
SNA
Rainfall
0 - 3.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 30% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$242

From Chicago to Santa Ana

One-way from

$72

One-way flight from Chicago to Santa Ana

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 Chicago to Santa Ana?

Users have found that leaving on a Friday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 18% 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?

To save on the cost of your flight from Chicago to Santa Ana, book at least 33 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 72% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $375 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $533.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Santa Ana from Chicago with a flight ticket averaging about $307. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $107. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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 in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 6% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Santa Ana in November, December 2020

The best prices found for CHI to SNA flights for November, December
13 Dec - 14 Dec
$62pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Dec - 14 Dec
$68pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Dec - 30 Dec
$76pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Santa Ana 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Ana from Chicago found for next year
13 Dec - 14 Dec
$62pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Dec - 14 Dec
$68pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Dec - 30 Dec
$76pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Santa Ana from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Santa Ana direct flight deals
6 Feb - 16 Feb
$257pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Feb - 13 Feb
$277pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
12 Feb - 12 Feb
$291pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Santa Ana

Late deals on round-trip flights to Santa Ana from Chicago, departing today and this week
7 Dec - 30 Dec
$89pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Dec - 11 Dec
$98pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Dec - 29 Dec
$106pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Santa Ana from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Santa Ana
4:20 pm - 6:50 am
Frontier
1 Stop
16h 30m
ORD - SNA
Frontier
$72
Gotogate
9:29 am - 2:35 pm
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
31h 06m
ORD - SNA
Spirit Airlines
$77
Gotogate
11:55 am - 3:00 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
29h 05m
ORD - SNA
Multiple Airlines
$78
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Santa Ana

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Santa Ana 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 Chicago and Santa Ana 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 Chicago to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines and Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Chicago to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty. Policies will vary by airline.

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 American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta. 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 $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Santa Ana for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $62, but on average you can expect to pay $89.

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 $363.

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

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

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

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday.

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

On average, you can expect to see 8 flights from Chicago to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty a day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% of flight departures

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Santa Ana?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 84 °F on average in the month of August. The temperature in Santa Ana is typically hotter than in Chicago. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Santa Ana?

There are many flights that can get you from Chicago to Santa Ana in 7h 32m. Fly via Delta or Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover a distance of 1732 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Flying on Frontier is currently your cheapest option to Santa Ana, with prices starting at $68. Another option worth looking into is Spirit Airlines, starting at $98 round trip. Frontier is 80% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Chicago to Santa Ana are Frontier ($34) and Spirit Airlines ($38).

Alternative routes for Chicago to Santa Ana

Destination information for Santa Ana

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Santa Ana
Average temperature for November in Santa Ana
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Santa Ana
0.5 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Santa Ana

Top 6 airlines 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.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$91 $229 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$134 $278 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$112 $320 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$97 $346 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$157 $384 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$122 $507 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Santa Ana

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 61% of CHI to SNA departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 38% of CHI to SNA departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to SNA departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of CHI to SNA departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Santa Ana
Sunday
6 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
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