The cheapest times to fly from MTY to SNA are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 9th to June 3rd (except the week of May 7th)
  • August 6th to November 11th (except the weeks of September 10th and October 1st)

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 MTY to SNA is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1456 for Sunday flights during early April, or as low as $409 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Santa Ana

Flying from Monterrey (MTY) to Santa Ana, CA (SNA) will usually cost between $430 to $746 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $444. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $807. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $363 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $491 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MTY to SNA flight.

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

MTY to SNA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MTY to SNA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Monterrey. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, which is 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 $173 (26%) 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 $459. Return trip prices are from the SNA to MTY 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 MTY 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 8 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 MTY to SNA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: General Abelardo L. Rodriguez International Airport (TIJ) in Tijuana

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 82.69% less expensive than SNA
  • Nonstop flights available

See MTY to TIJ flights

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

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 33.50% less expensive than SNA
  • Nonstop flights available

See MTY to LAX flights


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

Hack #1: Las Vegas, NV (MTY > LAS > SNA)

  • Price for both tickets: $427
  • Average savings: $64 (13.03%)

See MTY to GDL flights

Hack #2: Guadalajara (MTY > GDL > SNA)

  • Price for both tickets: $456
  • Average savings: $36 (7.23%)

See MTY to LAS flights

Hack #3: Mexico City (MTY > MEX > SNA)

  • Price for both tickets: $477
  • Average savings: $14 (2.85%)

See MTY to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John Wayne-Orange County Airport to General Mariano Escobedo International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1195 miles or 1923 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MTY to SNA flight is about 3 hour 8 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 25 available flights from MTY to SNA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MTY
Origination airport name General Mariano Escobedo International Airport
City Monterrey
Country Mexico
Latitude 25.8
Longitude -100.1

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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