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The cheapest times to fly from JFK to SNA are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 27th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to December 16th

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 JFK to SNA is late January. Prices can be as high as $1650 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $328 for Tuesday flights around late January.

 

When to Fly to Santa Ana

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Santa Ana, CA (SNA) will usually cost between $331 to $584 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $333. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $900. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $566 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $370 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to SNA flight.

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

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JFK to SNA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to SNA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, 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 $117 (24%) 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 $373. Return trip prices are from the SNA to JFK 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 JFK to SNA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 23 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from JFK to SNA while comparing.

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

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 20.30% less expensive than SNA
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to LAX flights

Destination alternative #2: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 11.77% less expensive than SNA
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to SAN flights

Destination alternative #3: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 46 miles (74 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 7.98% less expensive than SNA
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to BUR flights

Destination alternative #4: Long Beach Airport (LGB) in Long Beach, CA

  • 19 miles (31 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 5.95% less expensive than SNA
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to LGB flights

Destination alternative #5: Ontario International Airport (ONT) in Ontario, CA

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 0.68% less expensive than SNA
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to ONT flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John Wayne-Orange County Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2448 miles or 3940 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to SNA flight is about 5 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Santa Ana, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 74 available flights from JFK to SNA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeJFK
Origination airport nameJohn F. Kennedy International Airport
CityNew York, NY
Countrythe United States
Latitude40.6
Longitude-73.8

Return Airport

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

 

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