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The cheapest times to fly from MSY to SNA are

  • January 8th to February 11th
  • April 9th to May 6th (except the week of April 16th)
  • July 9th to July 22nd
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the week of 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 MSY to SNA is mid August. Prices can be as high as $943 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $268 for Tuesday flights around mid August.

 

When to Fly to Santa Ana

Flying from New Orleans, LA (MSY) to Santa Ana, CA (SNA) will usually cost between $281 to $570 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 $292. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $523. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $232 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $333 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSY to SNA flight.

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

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MSY to SNA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSY to SNA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from New Orleans. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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 $161 (34%) 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 $309. Return trip prices are from the SNA to MSY 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 MSY 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 55 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 MSY to SNA while comparing.

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

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 25.56% less expensive than SNA
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSY to LAX flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Fiji Airways, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John Wayne-Orange County Airport to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1635 miles or 2631 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSY to SNA flight is about 3 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between New Orleans, LA and Santa Ana, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 69 available flights from MSY to SNA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code MSY
Origination airport name Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
City New Orleans, LA
Country the United States
Latitude 30
Longitude -90.3

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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