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The cheapest times to fly from DBQ to SNA are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • July 9th to September 30th (except the week of July 23rd)
  • 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 DBQ to SNA is early September. Prices can be as high as $1047 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $436 for Tuesday flights around early September.

 

When to Fly to Santa Ana

Flying from Dubuque, IA (DBQ) to Santa Ana, CA (SNA) will usually cost between $436 to $774 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $436. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $672. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $236 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $449 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DBQ to SNA flight.

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

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DBQ to SNA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DBQ to SNA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Dubuque. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is 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 $154 (25%) 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 $456. Return trip prices are from the SNA to DBQ 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 DBQ 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 3 hour 50 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 DBQ to SNA while comparing.

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

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 2.23% less expensive than SNA
  • 1-layover flights available

See DBQ to LAX flights

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

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 2.23% less expensive than SNA
  • 1-layover flights available

See DBQ to SAN flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1587 miles or 2554 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DBQ to SNA flight is about 3 hour 50 minutes.

How many flights go between Dubuque, IA and Santa Ana, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from DBQ to SNA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code DBQ
Origination airport name Dubuque Regional Airport
City Dubuque, IA
Country the United States
Latitude 42.4
Longitude -90.7

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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