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The cheapest times to fly from SNA to ECP are

  • January 8th to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • May 28th to June 10th
  • July 9th to July 22nd

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 ECP is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1037 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $278 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.

 

When to Fly to Panama City

Flying from Santa Ana, CA (SNA) to Panama City, FL (ECP) will usually cost between $298 to $638 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $292. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $582. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $289 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $416 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SNA to ECP flight.

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

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SNA to ECP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SNA to ECP flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Santa Ana. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, 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 $350. Return trip prices are from the ECP 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 ECP 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 22 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 ECP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Mobile Regional Airport (MOB) in Mobile, AL

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from ECP
  • Usually 1.81% less expensive than ECP
  • 1-layover flights available

See SNA to MOB flights

Destination alternative #2: Eglin AFB Destin Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) in Valparaiso, FL

  • 44 miles (71 km) away from ECP
  • Usually 0.60% less expensive than ECP
  • 1-layover flights available

See SNA to VPS flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport to John Wayne-Orange County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1885 miles or 3034 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SNA to ECP flight is about 4 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Santa Ana, CA and Panama City, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 77 available flights from SNA to ECP.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeSNA
Origination airport nameJohn Wayne-Orange County Airport
CitySanta Ana, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.7
Longitude-117.9

Return Airport

Destination codeECP
Destination airport nameNorthwest Florida Beaches International Airport
CityPanama City, FL
Countrythe United States
Latitude30.4
Longitude-85.8

 

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