The cheapest times to fly from SNA to HAM are

  • January 1st to April 22nd (except the week of April 2nd)
  • October 8th to December 16th

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 HAM is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1849 for Friday flights during mid June, or as low as $844 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Hamburg

Flying from Santa Ana, CA (SNA) to Hamburg (HAM) will usually cost between $940 to $1632 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $958. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $1607. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $649 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1180 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SNA to HAM flight.

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

SNA to HAM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SNA to HAM flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more 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. 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 $191 (14%) 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 $1113. Return trip prices are from the HAM 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 HAM can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 9 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 HAM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Billund Airport (BLL) in Billund

  • 149 miles (240 km) away from HAM
  • Usually 53.90% less expensive than HAM
  • 2-layover flights available

See SNA to BLL flights


Flight Hacking SNA to HAM

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from SNA to HAM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (SNA > LGW > HAM)

  • Price for both tickets: $559
  • Average savings: $622 (52.67%)

See SNA to LGW flights

Hack #2: London (SNA > LHR > HAM)

  • Price for both tickets: $564
  • Average savings: $617 (52.25%)

See SNA to LHR flights

Hack #3: Copenhagen (SNA > CPH > HAM)

  • Price for both tickets: $644
  • Average savings: $537 (45.47%)

See SNA to CPH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Hamburg Airport to John Wayne-Orange County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5647 miles or 9088 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SNA to HAM flight is about 11 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Santa Ana, CA and Hamburg?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from SNA to HAM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSNA
Origination airport nameJohn Wayne-Orange County Airport
CitySanta Ana, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeHAM
Destination airport nameHamburg Airport


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