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The cheapest times to fly from TPA to SNA are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 23rd to May 27th (except the week of May 14th)
  • August 6th to November 11th

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 TPA to SNA is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $981 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $273 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.

 

When to Fly to Santa Ana

Flying from Tampa, FL (TPA) to Santa Ana, CA (SNA) will usually cost between $313 to $622 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $315. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $550. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $235 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $418 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TPA to SNA flight.

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

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TPA to SNA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TPA to SNA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Tampa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, 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. 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 $114 (23%) 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 $377. Return trip prices are from the SNA to TPA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from TPA to SNA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 48 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 TPA to SNA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 20.36% less expensive than SNA
  • Nonstop flights available

See TPA to SAN flights

Destination alternative #2: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 10.54% less expensive than SNA
  • Nonstop flights available

See TPA to LAX flights

Destination alternative #3: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 46 miles (74 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 5.03% less expensive than SNA
  • 1-layover flights available

See TPA to BUR flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2122 miles or 3415 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TPA to SNA flight is about 4 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Tampa, FL and Santa Ana, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 72 available flights from TPA to SNA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code TPA
Origination airport name Tampa International Airport
City Tampa, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28
Longitude -82.5

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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