The cheapest times to fly from HBE to SNA are

  • January 15th to March 11th
  • April 2nd to May 13th
  • June 11th to July 1st
  • September 3rd to November 18th (except the weeks of October 8th and October 15th)

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 HBE to SNA is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $2031 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $835 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Santa Ana

Flying from Alexandria (HBE) to Santa Ana, CA (SNA) will usually cost between $873 to $1394 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $887. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1451. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $564 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1029 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HBE to SNA flight.

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

HBE to SNA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HBE to SNA flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Alexandria. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, 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 $251 (17%) 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 $979. Return trip prices are from the SNA to HBE 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 HBE 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 14 hour 29 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 HBE to SNA while comparing.

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

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 24.98% less expensive than SNA
  • 1-layover flights available

See HBE to LAX flights

Destination alternative #2: Long Beach Airport (LGB) in Long Beach, CA

  • 19 miles (31 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 6.80% less expensive than SNA
  • 2-layover flights available

See HBE to LGB flights

Destination alternative #3: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 3.98% less expensive than SNA
  • 2-layover flights available

See HBE to SAN flights


Flight Hacking HBE 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 HBE to SNA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Francisco, CA (HBE > SFO > SNA)

  • Price for both tickets: $976
  • Average savings: $53 (5.15%)

See HBE to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (HBE > JFK > SNA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1015
  • Average savings: $15 (1.41%)

See HBE to SFO flights

Hack #3: Cairo (HBE > CAI > SNA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1020
  • Average savings: $10 (0.92%)

See HBE to CAI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, British Airways, Delta, EgyptAir, Gulf Air, KLM, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John Wayne-Orange County Airport to Borg El Arab Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7497 miles or 12065 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HBE to SNA flight is about 14 hour 29 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from HBE to SNA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HBE
Origination airport name Borg El Arab Airport
City Alexandria
Country Egypt
Latitude 30.9
Longitude 29.7

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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