The cheapest times to fly from SNA to ELP are

  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 6th to November 11th
  • early December
  • December 24th to February 25th

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 ELP is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $855 for Friday flights during mid June, or as low as $210 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to El Paso

Flying from Santa Ana, CA (SNA) to El Paso, TX (ELP) will usually cost between $219 to $595 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 $230. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $579. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $349 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $294 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SNA to ELP flight.

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

SNA to ELP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SNA to ELP 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 $0.27, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $140 (35%) 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 $264. Return trip prices are from the ELP to SNA 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 SNA to ELP can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 12 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from El Paso International Airport to John Wayne-Orange County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 680 miles or 1094 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SNA to ELP flight is about 2 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Santa Ana, CA and El Paso, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from SNA to ELP.


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 ELP
Destination airport name El Paso International Airport
City El Paso, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 31.8
Longitude -106.4


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