Cheap flights from Sacramento to Santa Ana (SMF - SNA)

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The best prices from Sacramento Intl to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty are usually found in May or February, booked 49 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Sacramento (SMF) to Santa Ana (SNA)

All the information you need to plan the best SMF to SNA flight in 2022: compare Sacramento to Santa Ana flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Santa Ana.
SMF - SNA
Price
$175 - $317
SNA
Temperature
55.4 - 73.4 °F
SNA
Precipitation
0 - 3.1 inches

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$175

From Sacramento Intl to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

One-way from

$78

One-way flight from Sacramento Intl to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Sacramento to Santa Ana?

Our data shows that July tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Santa Ana from Sacramento. Users have commonly found prices around $142 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $96. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in November.

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

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Sacramento to Santa Ana. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Santa Ana.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 31 days in advance to save up to 106% 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 31 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 Sacramento to Santa Ana 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $180, or $272 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sacramento to Santa Ana (SMF - SNA)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Sacramento to Santa Ana in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 26% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

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

The best prices found for SMF to SNA flights for January, February
12 Feb - 14 Feb
$67pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
8 Feb - 15 Feb
$69pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
26 Jan - 2 Feb
$76pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Sacramento Intl to Santa Ana 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Ana from Sacramento found for this year
12 Feb - 14 Feb
$67pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
8 Feb - 15 Feb
$69pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
26 Jan - 2 Feb
$76pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Non-stop flights to Santa Ana from Sacramento

Save time with Sacramento to Santa Ana direct flight deals
12 Feb - 14 Feb
$67pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
8 Feb - 15 Feb
$69pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
11 Feb - 18 Feb
$78pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Last minute flights from Sacramento to Santa Ana

Late deals on round-trip flights to Santa Ana from Sacramento, departing today and this week
24 Jan - 28 Jan
$78pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
19 Jan - 23 Jan
$83pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
20 Jan - 23 Jan
$91pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl

One-way flights to J. Wayne/Orange Cnty from Sacramento

The cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento to Santa Ana
4:49 am - 9:55 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
5h 06m
SMF - SNA
United Airlines
$78
United
5:59 pm - 4:05 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
10h 06m
SMF - SNA
Multiple Airlines
$85
Kiwi.com
9:08 am - 10:30 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
1h 22m
SMF - SNA
Spirit Airlines
$87
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Sacramento to Santa Ana

What airports do I use to fly from Sacramento to Santa Ana?

Booking a flight from Sacramento Intl (SMF) to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty (SNA) is your only option if you wish to fly from Sacramento to Santa Ana. On a typical day, there is 1 flight from Sacramento Intl to J. Wayne/Orange Cnty, all of which are around 1h 22m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 9 airlines when you book a flight from Sacramento Intl to Santa Ana.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to Santa Ana for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $67, but on average you can expect to pay $85.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Sacramento to Santa Ana under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Sacramento to Santa Ana is less than $98.

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

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

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

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

How popular is this Sacramento to Santa Ana flight route?

This flight path from Sacramento Intl to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty was viewed by 33 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Travelers can expect 9 flights from Sacramento to Santa Ana on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 33% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 44% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 22% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Sacramento to Santa Ana?

There are many flights that can get you from Sacramento to Santa Ana in 1h 28m. Fly via Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. The distance from Sacramento to Santa Ana is about 406 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Sacramento to Santa Ana round-trip?

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($67), offers the cheapest pricing from Sacramento to Santa Ana. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 72% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Sacramento to Santa Ana are Spirit Airlines ($28), United Airlines ($78), and Delta ($88).

What are the cheapest flights from Sacramento to Santa Ana?

While on average a flight from Sacramento to Santa Ana is generally $297, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $75. When looking at the most popular route, (Sacramento Intl - Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty), you can expect to pay $67 for that flight.

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

Before booking your flight from Sacramento to Santa Ana check out the most popular airlines for this route: Boutique Air, Major Airline or American Airlines.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Santa Ana, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Santa Ana from Sacramento?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty within the United States

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sacramento Intl 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 Sacramento Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty.

Do I need a test to fly back to Sacramento from Santa Ana?

Returning to Sacramento Intl from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

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 Sacramento Intl.

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

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Alternative routes for Sacramento to Santa Ana

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

Destination information for Santa Ana

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sacramento to Santa Ana.
Flight duration from SMF to SNA
1h 26m
Average temperature for January in Santa Ana
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Santa Ana
2.7 ″

Airports servicing Sacramento

Airports servicing Santa Ana

Top 6 airlines flying from Sacramento Intl to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Sacramento 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
JetBlue
$54 $177 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$87 $216 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$99 $283 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$99 $266 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$156 $286 No cancel fee 75%
Southwest
$180 $301 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Sacramento to Santa Ana

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sacramento towards Santa Ana.
Morning 6 AM to noon 57% of SMF to SNA departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 28% of SMF to SNA departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 10% of SMF to SNA departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 5% of SMF to SNA departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Sacramento to Santa Ana
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Sacramento to Santa Ana.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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