Cheap flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana (SFO - SNA)

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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)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to SNA flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Santa Ana flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Santa Ana.
SFO - SNA
Price
$136 - $233
SNA
Temperature
68 - 84.2 °F
SNA
Precipitation
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

$79

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 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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Santa Ana?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Santa Ana. Flights to Santa Ana from San Francisco in April are about $86 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $43.

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 21% on flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana by exploring options for tickets at noon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana in July, August 2021

The best prices found for SFO to SNA flights for July, August
24 Aug - 25 Aug
$107pp
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
25 Aug - 1 Sep
$111pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
24 Aug - 25 Aug
$112pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Santa Ana 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Ana from San Francisco found for this year
24 Aug - 25 Aug
$107pp
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
21 Sep - 25 Sep
$109pp
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
25 Aug - 1 Sep
$111pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Santa Ana from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Santa Ana direct flight deals
21 Sep - 25 Sep
$109pp
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
25 Aug - 25 Aug
$112pp
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
20 Oct - 22 Oct
$115pp
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
3 Aug - 4 Aug
$159pp
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
8 Aug - 12 Aug
$174pp
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
3 Aug - 4 Aug
$177pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
 
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
3:00 am - 4:30 am
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
1h 30m
SFO - SNA
Alaska Airlines
5:39 am - 10:21 am
Frontier
1 Stop
4h 42m
SFO - SNA
Frontier
$91
Kiwi.com
7:08 am - 5:59 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
10h 51m
SFO - SNA
Multiple Airlines
$97
Trip.com

Related info for your journey

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

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.

What airports do I use to fly from San Francisco to Santa Ana?

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Santa Ana from San Francisco. Booking flights from San Francisco (SFO) to J. Wayne/Orange Cnty (SNA) should be relatively easy as there are 15 daily flights to Santa Ana from 14 different airlines. 1h 26m is how long a flight from San Francisco to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty will take if you book a nonstop flight.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $107, but on average you can expect to pay $119.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Santa Ana is less than $159.

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.

What days are nonstop flights available from San Francisco to Santa Ana?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

The San Francisco to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty flight path was viewed by 791 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 San Francisco to Santa Ana on average per day?

On average 7 flights depart from San Francisco to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 57% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 14% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 29% of flight departures

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Santa Ana?

San Francisco will have the same amount of rainfall in 1 compared to Santa Ana over the next 2 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 28m. There are 373 mi between San Francisco and Santa Ana. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Currently priced at $109, Alaska Airlines will fly you from San Francisco to Santa Ana and back. In addition to Alaska Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on United Airlines for as low as $137. Alaska Airlines is priced at 41% 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 $49. Users have also found tickets on Alaska Airlines for as little as $54.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Santa Ana, CA

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

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

Most visitors from San Francisco 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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty.

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

Returning to San Francisco 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 San Francisco.

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

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Alternative routes for San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Santa Ana.
Flight duration
1h 26m
Average temperature for July in Santa Ana
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Santa Ana
0.0 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Santa Ana

Top 9 airlines flying 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

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards Santa Ana.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 42% of SFO to SNA departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 39% 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
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to Santa Ana.
Sunday
10 daily flights
Monday
13 daily flights
Tuesday
17 daily flights
Wednesday
16 daily flights
Thursday
19 daily flights
Friday
15 daily flights
Saturday
17 daily flights
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