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The cheapest times to fly from SNA to LGB are

  • September 3rd to February 25th (except the weeks of November 19th and November 26th)

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 LGB is early December. Prices can be as high as $1696 for Thursday flights during early August, or as low as $439 for Saturday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Long Beach

Flying from Santa Ana, CA (SNA) to Long Beach, CA (LGB) will usually cost between $439 to $693 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $439. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1615. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1176 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $483 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SNA to LGB flight.

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

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SNA to LGB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SNA to LGB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Santa Ana. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $15.58, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $56 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $477. Return trip prices are from the LGB 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 LGB 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 1 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 LGB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 40.37% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See SNA to SAN flights

Destination alternative #2: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 34.37% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See SNA to LAX flights

Destination alternative #3: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 22.77% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See SNA to BUR flights

Destination alternative #4: Ontario International Airport (ONT) in Ontario, CA

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 9.94% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See SNA to ONT flights

Destination alternative #5: Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) in Palm Springs, CA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 3.00% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See SNA to PSP flights

Destination alternative #6: Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) in Santa Barbara, CA

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 0.93% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See SNA to SBA flights

 

Flight Hacking SNA to LGB

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 LGB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Las Vegas, NV (SNA > LAS > LGB)

  • Price for both tickets: $310
  • Average savings: $173 (35.82%)

See SNA to LAS flights

Hack #2: San Jose, CA (SNA > SJC > LGB)

  • Price for both tickets: $315
  • Average savings: $168 (34.78%)

See SNA to SJC flights

Hack #3: Salt Lake City, UT (SNA > SLC > LGB)

  • Price for both tickets: $410
  • Average savings: $74 (15.22%)

See SNA to SLC flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Emirates, Southwest, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 19 miles or 31 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SNA to LGB flight is about 1 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Santa Ana, CA and Long Beach, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from SNA to LGB.

 

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 LGB
Destination airport name Long Beach Airport
City Long Beach, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.8
Longitude -118.2

 

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