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The cheapest times to fly from ATL to SNA are

  • August 6th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to February 25th (except the week of December 24th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ATL to SNA is mid August. Prices can be as high as $1063 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $314 for Tuesday flights around mid August.

 

When to Fly to Santa Ana

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Santa Ana, CA (SNA) will usually cost between $337 to $563 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $341. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $563. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $221 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $436 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to SNA flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ATL to SNA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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ATL to SNA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to SNA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Atlanta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $83 (17%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $400. Return trip prices are from the SNA to ATL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ATL to SNA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 26 minutes may be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from ATL to SNA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 24.43% less expensive than SNA
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to LAX flights

Destination alternative #2: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 46 miles (74 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 7.11% less expensive than SNA
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to BUR flights

Destination alternative #3: Long Beach Airport (LGB) in Long Beach, CA

  • 19 miles (31 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 6.88% less expensive than SNA
  • 1-layover flights available

See ATL to LGB flights

Destination alternative #4: Ontario International Airport (ONT) in Ontario, CA

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 3.44% less expensive than SNA
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to ONT flights

Destination alternative #5: Meadows Field Airport (BFL) in Bakersfield, CA

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 1.72% less expensive than SNA
  • 1-layover flights available

See ATL to BFL flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ATL to SNA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John Wayne-Orange County Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1914 miles or 3080 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ATL to SNA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to SNA flight is about 4 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Santa Ana, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 78 available flights from ATL to SNA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeATL
Origination airport nameHartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
CityAtlanta, GA
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.6
Longitude-84.4

Return Airport

Destination codeSNA
Destination airport nameJohn Wayne-Orange County Airport
CitySanta Ana, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.7
Longitude-117.9

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ATL to SNA tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 42% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 2% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SNA heading for ATL about 14 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Santa Ana, CA is about 3 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 14 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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