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The cheapest times to fly from SNA to ALB are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • August 6th to November 18th
  • 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 SNA to ALB is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $998 for Sunday flights during late June, or as low as $359 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.

 

When to Fly to Albany

Flying from Santa Ana, CA (SNA) to Albany, NY (ALB) will usually cost between $389 to $777 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 $394. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $723. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $329 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $506 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SNA to ALB flight.

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

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SNA to ALB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SNA to ALB flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Santa Ana. 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 $157 (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 $450. Return trip prices are from the ALB to SNA 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 SNA to ALB 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 23 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 SNA to ALB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 29.57% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See SNA to LGA flights

Destination alternative #2: Bradley International Airport (BDL) in Hartford, CT

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 20.08% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See SNA to BDL flights

Destination alternative #3: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 25.91% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See SNA to JFK flights

Destination alternative #4: Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston, MA

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 25.22% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See SNA to BOS flights

Destination alternative #5: Westchester County Airport (HPN) in White Plains, NY

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 9.59% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See SNA to HPN flights

Destination alternative #6: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 17.31% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See SNA to EWR flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SNA to ALB? 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 Albany International Airport to John Wayne-Orange County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2443 miles or 3932 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SNA to ALB flight is about 5 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Santa Ana, CA and Albany, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 78 available flights from SNA to ALB.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code SNA
Origination airport name John Wayne-Orange County Airport
City Santa Ana, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.7
Longitude -117.9

Return Airport

Destination code ALB
Destination airport name Albany International Airport
City Albany, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 42.7
Longitude -73.8

 

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