The cheapest times to fly from AVV to SNA are

  • January 15th to March 4th (except the week of January 22nd)
  • July 30th to August 26th
  • October 29th to November 18th

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 AVV to SNA is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $4995 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $1082 for Tuesday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Santa Ana

Flying from Avalon (AVV) to Santa Ana, CA (SNA) will usually cost between $1111 to $2606 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $1089. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2829. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1740 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1660 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AVV to SNA flight.

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

AVV to SNA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AVV to SNA flight is more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Melbourne. 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. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Santa Ana, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Melbourne. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $520 (23%) 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 $1640. Return trip prices are from the SNA to AVV 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 AVV to SNA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 20 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 AVV to SNA while comparing.

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

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 7.77% less expensive than SNA
  • 1-layover flights available

See AVV to LAX flights


Flight Hacking AVV to SNA

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from AVV to SNA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Sydney (AVV > SYD > SNA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1060
  • Average savings: $601 (36.17%)

See AVV to HNL flights

Hack #2: Honolulu, HI (AVV > HNL > SNA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1147
  • Average savings: $513 (30.9%)

See AVV to SYD flights

Hack #3: Adelaide (AVV > ADL > SNA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1263
  • Average savings: $397 (23.92%)

See AVV to ADL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7972 miles or 12830 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AVV to SNA flight is about 15 hour 20 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from AVV to SNA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeAVV
Origination airport nameAvalon Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSNA
Destination airport nameJohn Wayne-Orange County Airport
CitySanta Ana, CA
Countrythe United States


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