The cheapest times to fly from SNA to RTB are

  • January 1st to March 25th (except the week of March 5th)
  • June 4th to July 1st
  • August 6th to November 11th (except the weeks of August 13th, October 1st, and October 29th)

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 RTB is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $2509 for Wednesday flights during mid July, or as low as $842 for Monday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Coxen Hole

Flying from Santa Ana, CA (SNA) to Roatan Island (RTB) will usually cost between $858 to $1616 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $918. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $1464. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $547 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1013 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SNA to RTB flight.

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

SNA to RTB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SNA to RTB flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Santa Ana. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.28, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Coxen Hole, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Santa Ana. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $174 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1008. Return trip prices are from the RTB 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 RTB 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 6 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 RTB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport (BZE) in Belize City

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from RTB
  • Usually 48.77% less expensive than RTB
  • 1-layover flights available

See SNA to BZE flights

Destination alternative #2: Ramon Villeda Morales International Airport (SAP) in San Pedro Sula

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from RTB
  • Usually 9.67% less expensive than RTB
  • 1-layover flights available

See SNA to SAP flights


Flight Hacking SNA to RTB

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 RTB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Francisco, CA (SNA > SFO > RTB)

  • Price for both tickets: $952
  • Average savings: $62 (6.07%)

See SNA to SFO flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (SNA > JFK > RTB)

  • Price for both tickets: $957
  • Average savings: $57 (5.58%)

See SNA to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Avianca, Delta, EVA Air, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Juan Manuel Galvez International Airport to John Wayne-Orange County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2285 miles or 3677 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SNA to RTB flight is about 5 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Santa Ana, CA and Roatan Island?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from SNA to RTB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeRTB
Destination airport nameJuan Manuel Galvez International Airport
CityRoatan Island


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