The cheapest times to fly from SOF to SNA are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • June 25th to July 15th
  • October 8th to December 9th

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 SOF to SNA is early November. Prices can be as high as $1344 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $660 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Santa Ana

Flying from Sofia (SOF) to Santa Ana, CA (SNA) will usually cost between $702 to $1213 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 $701. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1253. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $551 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $898 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SOF to SNA flight.

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

SOF to SNA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SOF to SNA flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Sofia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SNA, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SOF. Fridays 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 $109 (10%) 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 $884. Return trip prices are from the SNA to SOF 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 SOF to SNA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 54 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 SOF to SNA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 12.92% less expensive than SNA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SOF to LAX flights


Flight Hacking SOF to SNA

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 SOF to SNA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Copenhagen (SOF > CPH > SNA)

  • Price for both tickets: $627
  • Average savings: $271 (30.19%)

See SOF to CDG flights

Hack #2: Paris (SOF > CDG > SNA)

  • Price for both tickets: $696
  • Average savings: $202 (22.45%)

See SOF to CPH flights

Hack #3: Milan (SOF > LIN > SNA)

  • Price for both tickets: $767
  • Average savings: $131 (14.6%)

See SOF to LIN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, British Airways, Condor, Delta, El Al, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6618 miles or 10651 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SOF to SNA flight is about 12 hour 54 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from SOF to SNA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SOF
Origination airport name Sofia Airport
City Sofia
Country Bulgaria
Latitude 42.7
Longitude 23.4

Return Airport

Destination code SNA
Destination airport name John Wayne-Orange County Airport
City Santa Ana, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.7
Longitude -117.9


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