The cheapest times to fly from YWG to SNA are

  • January 8th to March 11th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 12th)
  • April 2nd to April 29th
  • August 20th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 8th and November 5th)

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 YWG to SNA is early September. Prices can be as high as $776 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $268 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Santa Ana

Flying from Winnipeg (YWG) to Santa Ana, CA (SNA) will usually cost between $304 to $536 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $311. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $574. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $263 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $382 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YWG to SNA flight.

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

YWG to SNA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YWG to SNA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Winnipeg. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, 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 $87 (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 $357. Return trip prices are from the SNA to YWG 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 YWG 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 3 hour 45 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 YWG to SNA while comparing.

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

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 20.31% less expensive than SNA
  • 1-layover flights available

See YWG to LAX flights

Destination alternative #2: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from SNA
  • Usually 1.44% less expensive than SNA
  • 1-layover flights available

See YWG to SAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, Delta, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John Wayne-Orange County Airport to James Armstrong Richardson International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1535 miles or 2470 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YWG to SNA flight is about 3 hour 45 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from YWG to SNA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code YWG
Origination airport name James Armstrong Richardson International Airport
City Winnipeg
Country Canada
Latitude 49.9
Longitude -97.2

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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