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Cheap Flights from Santa Ana to Chicago, IL, United States - SNA to CHI Last modified: May 27, 2016 7:56 AM

Popular flights from Santa Ana to Chicago Last modified: May 27, 2016 7:56 AM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 6, 2016 Jul 13, 2016 $387
Jul 12, 2016 Jul 27, 2016 $387
Jul 19, 2016 Jul 26, 2016 $387
Jul 26, 2016 Aug 9, 2016 $387
Jul 27, 2016 Aug 2, 2016 $387
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 10, 2016 Jun 17, 2016 $256
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 17, 2016 Jun 24, 2016 $278
Jun 17, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 $278
Jun 17, 2016 Jun 20, 2016 $278
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 10, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $272
Jun 10, 2016 Jun 17, 2016 $272

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Santa Ana to Chicago (SNA to CHI)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Santa Ana to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $305.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Santa Ana to Chicago (SNA to CHI)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Santa Ana to Chicago based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Santa Ana to Chicago

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Santa Ana to Chicago should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $587 $393
7-14 days $272 $256
14-21 days $272 $256
21-30 days $277 $300
30-60 days $298 $336
60-90 days $345 $346
90+ days $228 $240

Cheapest Day To Fly from Santa Ana to Chicago

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Santa Ana to Chicago.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$298 $315 $293 $332 $256 $310 $326

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Santa Ana to Chicago

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Santa Ana to Chicago.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Santa Ana Chicago Frontier 5/31/16 6/4/16 1 $553
June Santa Ana Chicago American 6/10/16 6/17/16 1 $256
July Santa Ana Chicago American 7/11/16 7/13/16 0 $298
August Santa Ana Chicago American 8/23/16 9/6/16 0 $345
September Santa Ana Chicago Frontier 9/7/16 9/14/16 1 $338
October Santa Ana Chicago Frontier 10/14/16 10/19/16 0 $228
November Santa Ana Chicago United 11/7/16 11/11/16 1 $254
December Santa Ana Chicago American 12/1/16 12/5/16 0 $345

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Santa Ana to Chicago

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Santa Ana to Chicago.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$504
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$504 $272
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$272 $277
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$277 $332
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$332 $408
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$408

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Santa Ana to Chicago (SNA to CHI)

Your Santa Ana to Chicago flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Santa Ana to Chicago is $348.

The average price for non-stop flights from Santa Ana to Chicago is $310.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Santa Ana to Chicago.

Nonstop Flight Details from Santa Ana to Chicago
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 07:00 15:05
United 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 06:45 13:50

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Santa Ana to Chicago (SNA to CHI)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Santa Ana to Chicago. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Santa Ana to Chicago is $151.

The average price for round trip flights from Santa Ana to Chicago is $310.

Santa Ana to Chicago Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Santa Ana to Chicago?
Answer: The average Santa Ana to Chicago flight time is 4 hours and 6 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Santa Ana and Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Santa Ana to Chicago is 1721 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Santa Ana to Chicago?
Answer: There are 53 direct flights from Santa Ana to Chicago.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Santa Ana to Chicago?
Answer: American Airlines provides 64% of the non-stop flights between Santa Ana and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Santa Ana to Chicago?
Answer: Denver, CO

Airlines Flying from Santa Ana to Chicago (SNA to CHI) Number of flights searched: 306Last modified: May 27, 2016 7:56 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Santa Ana to Chicago with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Santa Ana to Chicago.

Santa Ana to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American PHX X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Delta SLC / DTW X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United IAH X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest LAS X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Santa Ana and Chicago, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Los Angeles to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $187
San Diego to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $197
Ontario to Chicago American, Alaska, United $248
Burbank to Chicago American, Alaska, United $227
Palm Springs to Chicago American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $368
Long Beach to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $364
Bakersfield to Chicago American, United $432
Santa Barbara to Chicago American, Alaska, United $362
San Luis Obispo to Chicago American, United $412
Palomar to ChicagoCheck Dates
Los Angeles to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $304
Los Angeles to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $188
Los Angeles to Milwaukee American, Alaska, Frontier, United $261
Los Angeles to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $139
Los Angeles to Detroit American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $242
Los Angeles to Las Vegas American, Spirit, United, Virgin America $71
Los Angeles to Indianapolis American, Alaska, Frontier, United $187
Los Angeles to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United $194
Los Angeles to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $113
Los Angeles to St Louis American, Alaska, Frontier, United $244
Los Angeles to Madison American, Alaska, Frontier, United $284
San Diego to Milwaukee American, Alaska, Frontier, United $261
San Diego to Atlanta American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $318
Los Angeles to Grand Rapids American, Alaska, United $320
Los Angeles to Houston American, Alaska, Spirit, United $167
San Diego to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $349
Los Angeles to South Bend American, United $317
Los Angeles to Boston American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $255

Cheap International Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Tijuana to Chicago American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United, Virgin America, Volaris $450
Los Angeles to Toronto American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America, WestJet $359
Cheap Flights from Santa Ana to Chicago, IL, United States, from $256 Round trip from SNA to CHI