The cheapest times to fly from SNA to RMQ are

  • January 1st to March 18th (except the weeks of January 15th and February 12th)
  • April 30th to May 20th (except the week of May 7th)
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 8th and November 19th)

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 RMQ is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $3783 for Thursday flights during mid December, or as low as $907 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Taichung City

Flying from Santa Ana, CA (SNA) to Taichung (RMQ) will usually cost between $1007 to $2829 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $1060. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2412. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1352 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1269 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SNA to RMQ flight.

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

SNA to RMQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SNA to RMQ 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 $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to RMQ, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SNA. 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 $571 (15%) 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 $1272. Return trip prices are from the RMQ 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 RMQ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 23 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 RMQ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) in Taipei

  • 68 miles (109 km) away from RMQ
  • Usually 32.28% less expensive than RMQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SNA to TPE flights

Destination alternative #2: Kaohsiung International Airport (KHH) in Kaohsiung

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from RMQ
  • Usually 25.86% less expensive than RMQ
  • 2-layover flights available

See SNA to KHH flights

Destination alternative #3: Taipei Songshan Airport (TSA) in Taipei

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from RMQ
  • Usually 20.61% less expensive than RMQ
  • 2-layover flights available

See SNA to TSA flights


Flight Hacking SNA to RMQ

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 RMQ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Hong Kong (SNA > HKG > RMQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $948
  • Average savings: $321 (25.31%)

See SNA to HKG flights

Hack #2: Seattle, WA (SNA > SEA > RMQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1058
  • Average savings: $211 (16.63%)

See SNA to SEA flights

Hack #3: Bangkok (SNA > BKK > RMQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1110
  • Average savings: $159 (12.5%)

See SNA to BKK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Delta, EVA Air, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Taichung Ching Chuan Kang Airport to John Wayne-Orange County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6888 miles or 11085 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SNA to RMQ flight is about 13 hour 23 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from SNA to RMQ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeRMQ
Destination airport nameTaichung Ching Chuan Kang Airport


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