The cheapest times to fly from SNA to TSA are

  • January 8th to March 11th (except the week of January 15th)
  • May 14th to July 15th (except the week of June 18th)
  • August 20th to October 28th

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 TSA is late September. Prices can be as high as $1944 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $817 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Taipei

Flying from Santa Ana, CA (SNA) to Taipei (TSA) will usually cost between $842 to $1418 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $868. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1575. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $707 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1007 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SNA to TSA flight.

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

SNA to TSA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SNA to TSA 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 $0.09, 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. Saturdays 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 $236 (17%) 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 $964. Return trip prices are from the TSA 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 TSA 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 14 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 TSA while comparing.

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

  • 20 miles (32 km) away from TSA
  • Usually 14.70% less expensive than TSA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SNA to TPE flights


Flight Hacking SNA to TSA

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 TSA — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $930
  • Average savings: $77 (7.65%)

See SNA to LAS flights

Hack #2: Shanghai (SNA > PVG > TSA)

  • Price for both tickets: $984
  • Average savings: $23 (2.28%)

See SNA to PVG flights

Hack #3: San Jose, CA (SNA > SJC > TSA)

  • Price for both tickets: $989
  • Average savings: $18 (1.79%)

See SNA to SJC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, Hainan, JAL, Shanghai Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Taipei Songshan Airport to John Wayne-Orange County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6807 miles or 10955 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SNA to TSA flight is about 13 hour 14 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from SNA to TSA.


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 TSA
Destination airport name Taipei Songshan Airport
City Taipei
Country Taiwan
Latitude 25.1
Longitude 121.6


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