The cheapest times to fly from LIR to SNA are

  • January 15th to February 25th
  • April 9th to April 29th
  • May 21st to June 10th
  • July 2nd to July 22nd

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 LIR to SNA is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1699 for Saturday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $483 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Santa Ana

Flying from Liberia (LIR) to Santa Ana, CA (SNA) will usually cost between $519 to $1032 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $529. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $995. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $466 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $593 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LIR to SNA flight.

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

LIR to SNA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LIR to SNA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Liberia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, 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 $135 (18%) 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 $590. Return trip prices are from the SNA to LIR 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 LIR 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 39 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 LIR to SNA while comparing.

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

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 0.67% less expensive than SNA
  • 1-layover flights available

See LIR to SAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, COPA, Delta, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2592 miles or 4171 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LIR to SNA flight is about 5 hour 39 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from LIR to SNA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLIR
Origination airport nameDaniel Oduber International Airport
CountryCosta Rica

Return Airport

Destination codeSNA
Destination airport nameJohn Wayne-Orange County Airport
CitySanta Ana, CA
Countrythe United States


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