The cheapest times to fly from KIX to SNA are

  • January 8th to February 25th (except the week of January 15th)
  • April 2nd to April 15th
  • August 20th to December 23rd (except the week of December 10th)

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 KIX to SNA is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $2171 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $688 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Santa Ana

Flying from Osaka (KIX) to Santa Ana, CA (SNA) will usually cost between $780 to $1441 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $755. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1769. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1014 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1004 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KIX to SNA flight.

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

KIX to SNA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KIX to SNA flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Osaka. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SNA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into KIX. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Santa Ana, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Osaka. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $157 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $957. Return trip prices are from the SNA to KIX 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 KIX 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 11 hour 22 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 KIX to SNA while comparing.

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

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 25.11% less expensive than SNA
  • Nonstop flights available

See KIX to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, China Southern, Delta, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5765 miles or 9278 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KIX to SNA flight is about 11 hour 22 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from KIX to SNA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KIX
Origination airport name Kansai International Airport
City Osaka
Country Japan
Latitude 34.4
Longitude 135.2

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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