The cheapest times to fly from PLN to SNA are

  • January 1st to March 18th
  • April 9th to June 10th
  • 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 PLN to SNA is late January. Prices can be as high as $1176 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $334 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Santa Ana

Flying from Pellston, MI (PLN) to Santa Ana, CA (SNA) will usually cost between $379 to $953 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $431. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $969. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $538 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $626 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PLN to SNA flight.

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

PLN to SNA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PLN to SNA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Pellston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, 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 $245 (32%) 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 $500. Return trip prices are from the SNA to PLN 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 PLN 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 4 hour 27 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 PLN to SNA while comparing.

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

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 9.90% less expensive than SNA
  • 1-layover flights available

See PLN to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John Wayne-Orange County Airport to Pellston Regional of Emmet County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1924 miles or 3096 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PLN to SNA flight is about 4 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Pellston, MI 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 PLN to SNA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PLN
Origination airport name Pellston Regional of Emmet County Airport
City Pellston, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 45.6
Longitude -84.8

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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