The cheapest times to fly from SNA to FAT are
- August 6th to November 18th
- December 24th to March 4th
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 FAT is early January. Prices can be as high as $759 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $275 for Tuesday flights around early January.
When to Fly to Fresno
Flying from Santa Ana, CA (SNA) to Fresno, CA (FAT) will usually cost between $285 to $526 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early January with an average ticket price of $310. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $477. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $167 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $371 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SNA to FAT flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SNA to FAT route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SNA to FAT 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 $0.97, which is above 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 $154 (33%) 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 $310. Return trip prices are from the FAT to SNA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from SNA to FAT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 25 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 FAT while comparing.
- 128 miles (206 km) away from FAT
- Usually 60.19% less expensive than FAT
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SNA to FAT? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Fresno Yosemite International Airport to John Wayne-Orange County Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 238 miles or 383 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SNA to FAT?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SNA to FAT flight is about 1 hour 25 minutes.
How many flights go between Santa Ana, CA and Fresno, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 83 available flights from SNA to FAT.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||John Wayne-Orange County Airport|
|City||Santa Ana, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Fresno Yosemite International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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