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The cheapest times to fly from TYS to SNA are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • May 28th to June 10th
  • August 6th to September 30th

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 TYS to SNA is late January. Prices can be as high as $695 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $318 for Tuesday flights around late January.

 

When to Fly to Santa Ana

Flying from Knoxville, TN (TYS) to Santa Ana, CA (SNA) will usually cost between $338 to $599 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 $349. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $560. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $211 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $386 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TYS to SNA flight.

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

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TYS to SNA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TYS to SNA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Knoxville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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 $149 (30%) 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 $356. Return trip prices are from the SNA to TYS 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 TYS 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 4 hour 26 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 TYS to SNA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 1.95% less expensive than SNA
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to SAN flights

Destination alternative #2: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 0.13% less expensive than SNA
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to LAX flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from TYS 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, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John Wayne-Orange County Airport to McGhee Tyson Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1919 miles or 3088 kilometers.

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

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

How many flights go between Knoxville, TN and Santa Ana, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from TYS to SNA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeTYS
Origination airport nameMcGhee Tyson Airport
CityKnoxville, TN
Countrythe United States
Latitude35.8
Longitude-84

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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