The cheapest times to fly from SNA to LGW are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • May 14th to June 3rd
  • July 2nd to July 15th
  • October 1st to December 9th (except the week of October 29th)

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 SNA to LGW is mid May. Prices can be as high as $1875 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $383 for Monday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Santa Ana, CA (SNA) to London (LGW) will usually cost between $393 to $716 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $391. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1076. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $685 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 SNA to LGW flight.

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

SNA to LGW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SNA to LGW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Santa Ana. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.05, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LGW, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SNA. Fridays 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 $72 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $471. Return trip prices are from the LGW to SNA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SNA to LGW can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 49 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, Lufthansa, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Gatwick Airport to John Wayne-Orange County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5463 miles or 8792 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SNA to LGW flight is about 10 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Santa Ana, CA and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from SNA to LGW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SNA
Origination airport name John Wayne-Orange County Airport
City Santa Ana, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.7
Longitude -117.9

Return Airport

Destination code LGW
Destination airport name London Gatwick Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.1
Longitude -0.2


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