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

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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 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 2021: 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
68 - 84.2 °F
SNA
Precipitation
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

$17

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 32% 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 17 days in advance to save up to 20% 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 17 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 $75, or $95 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Santa Ana from Sacramento. Users have commonly found prices around $86 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $43. 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 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 August, September 2021

The best prices found for SMF to SNA flights for August, September
1 Sep - 8 Sep
$36pp
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
24 Aug - 31 Aug
$37pp
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
17 Aug - 18 Aug
$39pp
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

Sacramento to Santa Ana 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Ana from Sacramento found for this year
1 Sep - 8 Sep
$36pp
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
24 Aug - 31 Aug
$37pp
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
17 Aug - 18 Aug
$39pp
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

Non-stop flights to Santa Ana from Sacramento

Save time with Sacramento to Santa Ana direct flight deals
1 Sep - 8 Sep
$36pp
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
24 Aug - 31 Aug
$37pp
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
17 Aug - 18 Aug
$39pp
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
12 Aug - 12 Aug
$56pp
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
10 Aug - 11 Aug
$60pp
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
14 Aug - 16 Aug
$63pp
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

One-way flights to Santa Ana from Sacramento

The cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento to Santa Ana
4:00 am - 5:25 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
1h 25m
SMF - SNA
Spirit Airlines
$17
mytrip.com
4:00 am - 5:25 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
1h 25m
SMF - SNA
Spirit Airlines
$18
FareScan
4:00 am - 5:25 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
1h 25m
SMF - SNA
Spirit Airlines
$21
FareScan

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 are 6 flights from Sacramento Intl to J. Wayne/Orange Cnty, all of which are around 1h 25m 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 $36, but on average you can expect to pay $50.

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 $52.

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.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 791 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 similar to Santa Ana. You can assume this to be the case over the next 1 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.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

The cheapest airline for this route is Southwest Airlines Co. on average. Southwest Airlines Co. operates 181 flight per week

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 25m. Fly via Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Currently priced at $36, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Sacramento to Santa Ana and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 85% 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 Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $17.

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 72 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 72 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
1h 25m
Average temperature for August in Santa Ana
84.2 °F

Airports servicing Sacramento

Airports servicing Santa Ana

Top 6 airlines flying 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

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sacramento towards Santa Ana.
Morning 6 AM to noon 47% of SMF to SNA departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 21% of SMF to SNA departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 17% of SMF to SNA departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 15% 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
2 daily flights
Monday
9 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
8 daily flights
Thursday
9 daily flights
Friday
9 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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