Flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Orange County/Santa Ana (SNA)

Take a break from the tech-centric world of the San Francisco Bay Area with a trip south aboard Southwest Airlines®, originating at San Francisco International Airport and headed south to John Wayne Airport Orange County. Let a Southwest® flight be your golden gateway to the Los Angeles Area. Find our lowest fares for each day of the month when you search using our Low Fare Calendar. Package your flight with hotels, rental cars, and more when you book through the Southwest Vacations® hub and save even more.

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Flight details

Departing from: San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

Arriving at: John Wayne Airport Orange County (SNA)


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Based on DOT published scheduled average flights Monday-Friday between 12/11/2020 and 2/28/2021, as of 12/11/2020.

Explore Orange County/Santa Ana.

There’s no better way to experience Orange County than planning activities around the Santa Ana River Trail. The trail follows the river, stretching from the Pacific Ocean at Huntington Beach northwest to the Orange-Riverside county line. The trail is primarily meant for cycling and pedestrian use, but some sections even support equestrian rides.

After you trek the trail, visit the Orange County Museum of Art. OCMA was founded by 13 women in 1962 as the Balboa Pavilion Gallery. Over the years and through a few name changes the museum has helped to enrich the community by highlighting the work of modern and contemporary artists, especially those from California. The museum’s permanent collection comprises more than 3,500 paintings, sculptures, photographs, drawings, prints, videos, digital works, and installations. It also features traveling exhibitions. Check the museum’s official site before you arrive to learn what you can expect.

Finish the Orange County/Santa Ana portion of your trip right where it began: at the airport. Arrive early and check out the Lyon Air Museum. Located on the west side of John Wayne Airport Orange County, the aviation museum has much more than planes, focusing on World War II and featuring rare vehicles and memorabilia.

Travel tips


Infancy policy

One child over 14 days and under two (2) years of age, not occupying a seat, may be carried free of charge when traveling with an adult (12 years of age or older). Learn more.


Pet policy

Customers flying with a pet are subject to a pet fare. To learn more about traveling with your furry friend, explore the Southwest® pet policy.


Unaccompanied minor

Minors under the age of 18 are not permitted to fly unaccompanied on international flights or any itinerary that includes an international flight. Learn more.


Bags fly free®1

Start packing! Every ticketed Customer’s first two checked bags are free. Learn more.


The Southwest travel experience

If you need some more guidance planning your trip to Orange County/Santa Ana, explore Southwest Airlines® Experiences. You can earn Rapid Rewards® points when you fly activities and tours

Whether it’s going to be your first time in the air or you’re a Frequent Flyer, find out more about the Southwest® Experience before you book your flight from San Francisco (SFO). The page has detailed information on our current carryon policy, information on in-flight treats and entertainment, and much more. And don’t forget to check in 24 hours before your flight for the best available boarding position. The Experience page also has information on the boarding process.

No matter whether you’re headed to Orange County/Santa Ana or somewhere else, Southwest never has hidden fees and bags fly free. It’s all part of our Transfarency® promise. We know it’s on us to makes sure your trip starts and ends without unnecessary headaches. For more information about Southwest delivered directly to your inbox, subscribe to our Click 'N Save® emails. You’ll get the flight deals and latest information on what’s going on with Southwest.

1First and second checked bags. Weight and size limits apply.

2Fare difference may apply.

Questions we hear the most

How many Southwest flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Orange County/Santa Ana occur daily?

There are 4 flights daily from San Francisco (SFO) to Orange County/Santa Ana on Southwest Airlines.

What day is it cheapest to fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Orange County/Santa Ana?

To find the cheapest day and time to fly San Francisco (SFO) to Orange County/Santa Ana with Southwest, check out our Low Fare Calendar.

Can I rent a car at John Wayne Airport Orange County?

You can rent a car at John Wayne Airport Orange County—book yours with your flight.

Can I change my flight reservation for my flight from San Francisco (SFO) to Orange County/Santa Ana?

Yes! Flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Orange County/Santa Ana—or from here or there to anywhere—can be changed with no change fees. Fare difference may apply.

Where can I find the status of my flight from San Francisco (SFO) to Orange County/Santa Ana?

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Where can I find answers to other questions about flying from San Francisco (SFO) to Orange County/Santa Ana with Southwest?

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