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The cheapest times to fly from MEM to SNA are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • early to mid July
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the weeks of September 24th and October 1st)
  • early December

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 MEM to SNA is mid August. Prices can be as high as $976 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $318 for Tuesday flights around mid August.

 

When to Fly to Santa Ana

Flying from Memphis, TN (MEM) to Santa Ana, CA (SNA) will usually cost between $324 to $596 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $370. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $569. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $199 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $421 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MEM to SNA flight.

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

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MEM to SNA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MEM to SNA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Memphis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, 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 $149 (30%) 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 $355. Return trip prices are from the SNA to MEM flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MEM 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 MEM to SNA while comparing.

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

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 29.45% less expensive than SNA
  • Nonstop flights available

See MEM to LAX flights

Destination alternative #2: Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) in Palm Springs, CA

  • 79 miles (127 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 14.01% less expensive than SNA
  • 1-layover flights available

See MEM to PSP flights

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

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 8.08% less expensive than SNA
  • 1-layover flights available

See MEM to SAN flights

Destination alternative #4: Ontario International Airport (ONT) in Ontario, CA

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 2.73% less expensive than SNA
  • 1-layover flights available

See MEM to ONT flights

Destination alternative #5: Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) in Santa Barbara, CA

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 6.89% less expensive than SNA
  • 1-layover flights available

See MEM to SBA flights

Destination alternative #6: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 46 miles (74 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 0.59% less expensive than SNA
  • 1-layover flights available

See MEM to BUR flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1588 miles or 2556 kilometers.

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

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

How many flights go between Memphis, TN and Santa Ana, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 98 available flights from MEM to SNA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code MEM
Origination airport name Memphis International Airport
City Memphis, TN
Country the United States
Latitude 35
Longitude -90

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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