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The best prices from Sacramento to Santa Ana are usually found in May or February, booked 49 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

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

SMF - SNA
Price
$175 - $317
SNA
Temperature
68 - 84.2 °F
SNA
Rainfall
0 - 3.3 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 to Santa Ana

One-way from

$85

One-way flight from Sacramento 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 Sacramento to Santa Ana?

Travelers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 26% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 24 days in advance to save up to 23% 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 24 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 $452, or $548 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Santa Ana from Sacramento. Users have commonly found prices around $413 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $157. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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 at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 21% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Sacramento to Santa Ana in December, January 2021

The best prices found for SMF to SNA flights for December, January
14 Dec - 17 Dec
$68pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
25 Dec - 2 Jan
$100pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
13 Jan - 15 Jan
$102pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Sacramento to Santa Ana 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Ana from Sacramento found for this year
14 Dec - 17 Dec
$68pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
25 Dec - 2 Jan
$100pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
25 Dec - 27 Dec
$109pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
 
1 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
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$129pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$150pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
11 Dec - 15 Dec
$168pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Delta
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

One-way flights to Santa Ana from Sacramento

The cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento to Santa Ana
1:05 pm - 3:28 am
Frontier
1 Stop
14h 23m
SMF - SNA
Frontier
11:52 am - 12:24 pm
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
24h 32m
SMF - SNA
Spirit Airlines
$118
Gotogate
1:20 am - 7:18 am
Delta
1 Stop
5h 58m
SMF - SNA
Delta
$143
Delta

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Sacramento to Santa Ana

Are flight prices decreasing from Sacramento 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 Sacramento 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 Sacramento Intl 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. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Sacramento Intl to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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 Frontier for just $68, but on average you can expect to pay $114.

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

There are no nonstop flights from Sacramento to Santa Ana, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

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

There are currently 17+ open flights from Sacramento to Santa Ana within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 33 users have taken a look at flights from Sacramento Intl to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty.

Does it rain more in Sacramento or Santa Ana?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Sacramento is roughly greater than that of Santa Ana. You can assume this to be the case over the next 12 days.

Is Sacramento weather warmer or cooler than Santa Ana?

Temperatures around the 95 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in Santa Ana is colder than in Sacramento. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Sacramento to Santa Ana?

There are many flights that can get you from Sacramento to Santa Ana in 3h 21m. Fly via Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, or Delta to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at $68, Frontier will fly you from Sacramento to Santa Ana and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Spirit Airlines and Delta - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $102 and $106, respectively. Frontier is currently priced 71% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $40. Users have also found prices from $45 and $53 on Frontier and Spirit Airlines, respectively.

Alternative routes for Sacramento to Santa Ana

Destination information for Santa Ana

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Sacramento to Santa Ana
Average temperature for December in Santa Ana
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Santa Ana
1.3 ″

Airports servicing Sacramento

Airports servicing Santa Ana

Top 6 airlines from Sacramento to Santa Ana

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
United Airlines
$99 $266 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$99 $283 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$156 $286 No cancel fee 75%
Southwest
$180 $301 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Sacramento to Santa Ana

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 50% of SMF to SNA departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 33% of SMF to SNA departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 16% of SMF to SNA departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SMF to SNA departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Sacramento to Santa Ana
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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