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The cheapest times to fly from KOA to SNA are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • July 30th to November 25th (except the week of November 12th)

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 KOA to SNA is early to mid August. Prices can be as high as $1077 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $369 for Tuesday flights around early to mid August.

 

When to Fly to Santa Ana

Flying from Kona, HI (KOA) to Santa Ana, CA (SNA) will usually cost between $453 to $861 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid August with an average ticket price of $410. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $836. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $427 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $615 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KOA to SNA flight.

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

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KOA to SNA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KOA to SNA flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Kailua-Kona. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $88 (13%) 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 $579. Return trip prices are from the SNA to KOA 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 KOA 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 5 hour 32 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 KOA to SNA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 31.38% less expensive than SNA
  • Nonstop flights available

See KOA to SAN flights

Destination alternative #2: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 20.65% less expensive than SNA
  • Nonstop flights available

See KOA to LAX flights

Destination alternative #3: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 46 miles (74 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 6.67% less expensive than SNA
  • 1-layover flights available

See KOA to BUR flights

Destination alternative #4: Long Beach Airport (LGB) in Long Beach, CA

  • 19 miles (31 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 6.02% less expensive than SNA
  • 1-layover flights available

See KOA to LGB flights

 

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

Hack #1: San Jose, CA (KOA > SJC > SNA)

  • Price for both tickets: $573
  • Average savings: $43 (6.91%)

See KOA to SJC flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $613
  • Average savings: $2 (0.33%)

See KOA to HNL flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Hawaiian, Mokulele Airlines, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John Wayne-Orange County Airport to Ellison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2527 miles or 4067 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KOA to SNA flight is about 5 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Kona, HI and Santa Ana, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 74 available flights from KOA to SNA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code KOA
Origination airport name Ellison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport
City Kona, HI
Country the United States
Latitude 19.7
Longitude -156

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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