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The cheapest times to fly from CLT to SNA are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th
  • early December

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 CLT to SNA is mid August. Prices can be as high as $1174 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $263 for Tuesday flights around mid August.

 

When to Fly to Santa Ana

Flying from Charlotte, NC (CLT) to Santa Ana, CA (SNA) will usually cost between $264 to $621 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 $269. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $569. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $300 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $346 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLT to SNA flight.

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

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CLT to SNA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CLT to SNA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Charlotte. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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 $179 (37%) 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 $299. Return trip prices are from the SNA to CLT 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 CLT 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 45 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 CLT to SNA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 46 miles (74 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 8.83% less expensive than SNA
  • 1-layover flights available

See CLT to BUR flights

Destination alternative #2: Ontario International Airport (ONT) in Ontario, CA

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 0.07% less expensive than SNA
  • 1-layover flights available

See CLT to ONT flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CLT 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 Charlotte Douglas International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2094 miles or 3370 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CLT to SNA flight is about 4 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Charlotte, NC and Santa Ana, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 75 available flights from CLT to SNA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code CLT
Origination airport name Charlotte Douglas International Airport
City Charlotte, NC
Country the United States
Latitude 35.2
Longitude -80.9

Return Airport

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

 

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