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The cheapest times to fly from SNA to PHL are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • August 6th to November 18th
  • early December

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 PHL is early November. Prices can be as high as $1242 for Sunday flights during mid June, or as low as $310 for Tuesday flights around early November.

 

When to Fly to Philadelphia

Flying from Santa Ana, CA (SNA) to Philadelphia, PA (PHL) will usually cost between $334 to $690 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $348. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $611. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $263 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $377 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SNA to PHL flight.

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

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SNA to PHL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SNA to PHL 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 $0.1, 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 $143 (29%) 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 $357. Return trip prices are from the PHL 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 PHL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 15 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 PHL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 5.44% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See SNA to LGA flights

Destination alternative #2: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 0.53% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See SNA to JFK flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SNA to PHL? 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 Philadelphia International Airport to John Wayne-Orange County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2374 miles or 3821 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SNA to PHL flight is about 5 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Santa Ana, CA and Philadelphia, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 82 available flights from SNA to PHL.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeSNA
Origination airport nameJohn Wayne-Orange County Airport
CitySanta Ana, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.7
Longitude-117.9

Return Airport

Destination codePHL
Destination airport namePhiladelphia International Airport
CityPhiladelphia, PA
Countrythe United States
Latitude39.9
Longitude-75.2

 

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