The cheapest times to fly from SNA to YPR are

  • January 1st to March 18th
  • April 2nd to April 22nd
  • September 10th to December 9th (except the weeks of November 19th and November 26th)

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 YPR is late January. Prices can be as high as $1293 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $700 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Prince Rupert

Flying from Santa Ana, CA (SNA) to Digby Island (YPR) will usually cost between $737 to $1045 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 $758. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1036. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $279 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $876 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SNA to YPR flight.

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

SNA to YPR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SNA to YPR flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Santa Ana. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.35, which is in the normal range for a flight.


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 $155 (16%) 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 $803. Return trip prices are from the YPR 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 YPR 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 46 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 YPR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ketchikan International Airport (KTN) in Ketchikan, AK

  • 89 miles (143 km) away from YPR
  • Usually 34.99% less expensive than YPR
  • 1-layover flights available

See SNA to KTN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Prince Rupert Airport to John Wayne-Orange County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1550 miles or 2494 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SNA to YPR flight is about 3 hour 46 minutes.

How many flights go between Santa Ana, CA and Digby 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 YPR.


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 YPR
Destination airport name Prince Rupert Airport
City Digby Island
Country Canada
Latitude 54.3
Longitude -130.4


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