The cheapest times to fly from SNA to IND are
- August 6th to November 18th
- early December
- December 24th to February 25th (except the week of January 1st)
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 IND is mid August. Prices can be as high as $953 for Sunday flights during mid June, or as low as $271 for Tuesday flights around mid August.
When to Fly to Indianapolis
Flying from Santa Ana, CA (SNA) to Indianapolis, IN (IND) will usually cost between $321 to $631 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $335. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $567. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $232 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $374 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SNA to IND flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SNA to IND route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SNA to IND 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 $0.13, 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 $145 (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 $345. Return trip prices are from the IND 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 IND 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 12 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 IND while comparing.
- 98 miles (158 km) away from IND
- Usually 1.34% less expensive than IND
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SNA to IND? 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 Indianapolis International Airport to John Wayne-Orange County Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1788 miles or 2877 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SNA to IND?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SNA to IND flight is about 4 hour 12 minutes.
How many flights go between Santa Ana, CA and Indianapolis, IN?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 84 available flights from SNA to IND.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||John Wayne-Orange County Airport|
|City||Santa Ana, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Indianapolis International Airport|
|Country||the United States|