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The best prices from San Francisco to Santa Ana are usually found in July or August, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Santa Ana (SNA)

SFO - SNA
Price
$136 - $233
SNA
Temperature
68 - 84.2 °F
SNA
Rainfall
0 - 3.3 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 26% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$136

From San Francisco to Santa Ana

One-way from

$64

One-way flight from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Santa Ana?

Flying to your destination on a Thursday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Santa Ana. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Santa Ana. Flights to Santa Ana from San Francisco in August are about $413 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $157.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Santa Ana (SFO - SNA)?

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 22% on flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana by exploring options for tickets at noon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana in December, January 2021

The best prices found for SFO to SNA flights for December, January
1 Jan - 8 Jan
$68pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
7 Jan - 11 Jan
$82pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
20 Dec - 2 Jan
$87pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Santa Ana 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Ana from San Francisco found for this year
21 Dec - 23 Dec
$68pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
20 Dec - 23 Dec
$82pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
20 Dec - 2 Jan
$87pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Santa Ana from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Santa Ana direct flight deals
24 Dec - 26 Dec
$97pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
1 Jan - 5 Jan
$107pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
17 Dec - 20 Dec
$117pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana

Late deals on round-trip flights to Santa Ana from San Francisco, departing today and this week
8 Dec - 14 Dec
$118pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
10 Dec - 19 Dec
$123pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$127pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Santa Ana from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana
4:35 am - 6:00 am
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
1h 25m
SFO - SNA
Alaska Airlines
$64
KAYAK
1:50 am - 1:25 pm
Delta
2 Stops
11h 35m
SFO - SNA
Delta
$69
Delta
7:00 am - 7:34 am
Frontier
2 Stops
24h 34m
SFO - SNA
Frontier
$79
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Santa Ana

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta and Alaska Airlines are some airlines that have done so. 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 San Francisco to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from San Francisco to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco 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 $97.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Santa Ana is less than $173.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

The San Francisco to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty flight path was viewed by 68 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Santa Ana?

San Francisco will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to Santa Ana over the next 14 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Santa Ana?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 84 °F's in August, on average. The temperature in Santa Ana is generally hotter than in San Francisco. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Santa Ana?

Departing from San Francisco to Santa Ana will take you 1h 25m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Currently priced at $68, Frontier will fly you from San Francisco to Santa Ana and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Alaska Airlines and Delta - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $97 and $106, respectively. Frontier is priced at 63% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $34. Users have also found prices from $49 and $53 on Frontier and Alaska Airlines, respectively.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Santa Ana

Destination information for Santa Ana

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to Santa Ana
Flight duration
1h 25m
Average temperature for December in Santa Ana
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Santa Ana
1.3 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Santa Ana

Top 9 airlines from San Francisco to Santa Ana

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco 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
$68 $141 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$58 $157 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$48 $192 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$63 $203 No cancel fee 75%
JetBlue
$109 $219 No cancel fee 62%
Southwest
$90 $223 No cancel fee 63%
United Airlines
$73 $240 No cancel fee 69%
JSX
$118 $306 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by JSX. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Linear Air Taxi
$1,550 $4,338 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Linear Air Taxi. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Santa Ana

Morning 6 AM to noon 52% of SFO to SNA departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 29% of SFO to SNA departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 18% of SFO to SNA departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SFO to SNA departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Santa Ana
Sunday
8 daily flights
Monday
10 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
8 daily flights
Thursday
10 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
10 daily flights
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