The cheapest times to fly from SNA to MTY are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 16th to June 10th (except the week of May 7th)
  • August 13th to September 16th
  • October 8th to November 11th

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 MTY is late January. Prices can be as high as $1586 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $368 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Monterrey

Flying from Santa Ana, CA (SNA) to Monterrey (MTY) will usually cost between $440 to $782 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $453. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $912. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $459 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $528 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SNA to MTY flight.

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

SNA to MTY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SNA to MTY flight is 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 $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. 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 $173 (26%) 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 $473. Return trip prices are from the MTY 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 MTY can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 8 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 MTY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: McAllen Miller International Airport (MFE) in Mission/McAllen/Edinburg, TX

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from MTY
  • Usually 22.82% less expensive than MTY
  • 1-layover flights available

See SNA to MFE flights

Destination alternative #2: Laredo International Airport (LRD) in Laredo, TX

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from MTY
  • Usually 7.77% less expensive than MTY
  • 1-layover flights available

See SNA to LRD flights


Flight Hacking SNA to MTY

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 MTY — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Guadalajara (SNA > GDL > MTY)

  • Price for both tickets: $438
  • Average savings: $90 (17.05%)

See SNA to GDL flights

Hack #2: Las Vegas, NV (SNA > LAS > MTY)

  • Price for both tickets: $440
  • Average savings: $88 (16.67%)

See SNA to LAS flights

Hack #3: Mexico City (SNA > MEX > MTY)

  • Price for both tickets: $473
  • Average savings: $56 (10.51%)

See SNA to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from General Mariano Escobedo International Airport to John Wayne-Orange County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1195 miles or 1923 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SNA to MTY flight is about 3 hour 8 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from SNA to MTY.


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 MTY
Destination airport name General Mariano Escobedo International Airport
City Monterrey
Country Mexico
Latitude 25.8
Longitude -100.1


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