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|Flights to Santa Ana||1h 27m|
The cheapest ticket to Orange County from San Francisco found in the last 72 hours was $107 one-way, and $121 round-trip. The most popular route is from San Francisco to Santa Ana, and the cheapest round-trip airline ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was $59.
Air Canada flies most frequently to Santa Ana from San Francisco. In general, Alaska Airlines, Emirates and Japan Airlines fly the most to Orange County.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "I love Alaska"
Pros: "Seat comfortable. Appreciated the amount of space beneath seat in front of me. Made storing my personal item easy and I had enough leg rpm; didn’t feel cramped. Crew was. Professional and informative."
Pros: "Makeup was on point!"
Pros: "Love the coffee cookies."
Cons: "It seemed as if the pilot didn’t know what he was doing Made us vomit"
Pros: "The cookies are delicious."
Cons: "The flight was tumultuous and the landing was rattling."
Cons: "No worthy"
Cons: "the new saver fare option sucks, it makes travel more stressful and very undignified"
Cons: "I was not notified that my card was declined and this caused a ton of delays"
Pros: "Comfortable and reasonably spacious."
Cons: "The plane was amazingly cramped."
Cons: "Free food and blankets"
Pros: "How smooth and orderly the whole trip went"
Cons: "It is much better now"
Pros: "It much"
Cons: "It was so bumpy No air circulation Smelled It made me sick"
Cons: "No problems at all but flight was rerouted to San Jose"
Cons: "Could have been on time"
Pros: "Crew was very friendly"
Cons: "Nothing, all was perfect!"
Cons: "Delay Part not available"
Pros: "Inexpensive flight on an expensive weekend, but staff is really nice."
Cons: "The flight is always a little delayed (30-45 min) because of how far plane is from the gate"
Pros: "Awesome staff and plane. I Miss virgin!! well done to Alaska for keeping the spirit alive."
Pros: "Que aparte de la bebida sirvan un sanduche o algo para comer"
Cons: "Boarding via bus to plane. Delays due to mechanical issues at both departure and arrival. Staying on the plane while maintenance is performed. No complimentary snacks or drinks after losing value on ticket price."
Pros: "Smaller plane so the two seats on each side provide more room. Very comfortable."
Cons: "This is my second Alaska flight at this time. Both times it was late for departure and it’s the first flight of the day!! Once was a break failure light (understandable) and today was a manifest issue...how do you lose a passenger from scanning in to boarding (30 minute) delay!"
Pros: "- Good service once we were on the plane - Free wifi for texting - Inexpensive since Southwest got more pricey"
Cons: "- Flight was an hour late - instead of being honest about the delay it was like "Just another 15 min... we'll be ready to board shortly..." - The gate was SO FAR from the plane. We were in the shuttle bus for like, 10 minutes. WTF?"
Pros: "Ease of boarding"
Cons: "Paying for baggage"
Pros: "Quick flight Good selection of entertainment Being able to text your friends is really nice"
Cons: "Waited for an HOUR in the plane for some paperwork. First we waited like 15 min for the first set, but it was the wrong one (missing some key verbiage?) so we had to wait EVEN LONGER for the correct paper to show up. Get your damn act together, Alaska. Luckily we had some tailwind so we only arrived 20 minutes late... BUT STILL."
Cons: "You are no different then other airlines. Nothing sets you apart."
Pros: "Marissa was fantastic..! Great everything..!"
Cons: "No food"
Pros: "The plane was late. I was tired"
Cons: "I forgot my headphones. $3 to borrow a pair from virgin?"
Pros: "Had my bags in an incredible 10 minutes"
Pros: "Leg space. Free WiFi for t mobile customers."
Cons: "Having to pay for own transportation and time to San Jose when flight was supposed to be out of San Francisco."
Pros: "Clean jet, friendly crew"
Pros: "Arrived earlier. Good accommodations."
Pros: "Pleasant crew"
Pros: "Clean new planes. Good service."
Pros: "The service was fine."
Cons: "On the airline website it said that flights to OC flew out of the international terminal but they don't. Then the flight took off 1/2 hour late at least."
Cons: "It's confusing that SFO to SNA is in international. I almost missed my flight after running to the air train in a mad dash after going through security in domestic Alaska. Stressful..."
Pros: "I was checking in in a fluster and trying to attach my bag tags. A agent came over and helped me (for some reason I had taken the entire sticky back off ha!) and then he took my bag for me right from the kiosk. I was super impressed"
Cons: "needed more water"
Cons: "If United can serve more than orange juice or water, so can you"
Pros: "I arrived early"
Pros: "The boarding process was very smooth and we took off early and the crew was great and then we also arrived 30 minutes early."
Cons: "Nothing could be changed."
Cons: "Crowded and hot just like Miami"
Cons: "Not as crowded as the LAX to PHX"
Cons: "No delays"
Pros: "On time. Warm greetings from the pilots. New aircraft, clean, great entertainment."
Cons: "It is what it is, doesn’t have to be better"
Pros: "seat was basic. prefer having tv screens in the seatbacks as opposed to using my tiny phone as a viewing screen."
Cons: "prefer having tv screens in the seatbacks as opposed to using my tiny phone as a viewing screen. only food available besides pretzel was pay food."
Cons: "The gate agents called all boarding groups with the boarding queue extending the entire length of the jet bridge and into the terminal beyond the gate area, making us stand in line ten to fifteen minutes longer for no reason."
Pros: "great entertainment"
Cons: "It would’ve been nice if we made it to fort Meyers!"
Pros: "Boarding was very smooth because the fligh had a lot of Sears availabke"
Cons: "Make AA a real earline to serve passengers not profits"
Pros: "Puntual, connexion gates very closed,"
Cons: "I need to paid 100$ or more to have a seat"
Pros: "Everything no complain"
Cons: "I like everything Everything no complain"
Pros: "Service and boarding was smooth and friendly."
Cons: "The seat assignments based on loyalty status - rude gate agents"
Pros: "On time and convenient"
Cons: "Breakfast - lots of sugary items"
Pros: "The flights were on time and the staff was very friendly."
Pros: "Nice new aircraft - clean and comfortable. Entertainment selection and system is excellent. SFO airport is clean and efficient"
Cons: "I DO NOT like JFK airport. The signage is poor and it's difficult to figure out where you need to go. There aren't enough monitors and people in the airport are rude (including staff)"
Pros: "Delayed and no AC working..."
Pros: "Good friendly service. Flights were on time."
Cons: "I was on a flight to Dallas on an American Airline flight which arrived late due to weather conditions, and the connecting flight didn't even wait for me although they know why I couldn't make it on time. And I was only late for about 5 minutes."
Cons: "I'm getting to Madrid 24 hrs after I was supposed to"
Pros: "Very smooth trip from beginning to end."
Pros: "Did not use"
Cons: "Tight seating"
Cons: "I got to Moscow, SVO. I didn't receive my bag. This sucks."
Pros: "The food was great!"
Cons: "The new baggage rule limits you to two bags in business on international flights☹️"
Pros: "On time and very professional"
Pros: "Pilot did good job in tricky conditions at landing."
Cons: "Wish food were served."
Pros: "Everything was on time and luggage arrived at my final destination"
Cons: "Free wifi would be amazing :)"
Pros: "The entire fly, connections, food and both crews excelente. Flight on time."
Pros: "Airline and crew looked after us and kept us informed. My app said the flight was delayed but the captain didn't seem to know this so we sat for half an hour or more after planned departure. Maybe he hoped to get an earlier slot. We were 30 mins late in the end."
Cons: "No food for purchase, just a drink and biscuit."
Pros: "santa ana airport"
Cons: "charged me ＄50 when i checked in my suitcase."
Pros: "Good service, as efficient as possible"
Pros: "Headrest entertainment systems"
Cons: "Lack of comfort in the seat, pay for every little thing, departed late, 90% of all passengers seems to be lumped in "Group 6" making boarding extremely annoying. I suppose any other group costs extra."
Pros: "No food at all."
Cons: "Late by 40 min"
Pros: "The comfortable sitting and good hospitality by staff. Timely departure and smooth landing of aircraft."
Cons: "AA worst airline People They have working in SFO Incompetent Rude Useless"
Pros: "Polite and professional"
Cons: "It was delayed for about a half an hour. Other than that it was great"
Pros: "Lots of free movies."
Cons: "No free food."
Cons: "it was really bumpy"
Cons: "I was told I had to check my duffle bag at the gate, that there was no room for it. When I dot to my dirty seat I found room for three of my bags in the overhead compartment."
Cons: "Pathetic airline service especially towards senior citizens.. One of the worst airline.. Poor baggage tracking system and Etihad staff lacks knowledge about their own airline.."
Cons: "no food, no entertainment, seemed like a pretty, seemed like an old plane judging from the interior"
Pros: "On time arrival despite two issues at the departure gate"
Pros: "Free snack and drink"
Cons: "Complicated check in process for basic economy. Sat on tarmac for 30 min for gate to open up. Crew was not knowledgeable. No food, no WiFi."
Pros: "Everything was great"
Cons: "Roomier seats"
Pros: "Flight departed on time. Good seat pitch in economy. Food and beverages included and tasted good surprisingly. Crew were helpful and efficient. Plenty of entertainment options for film, TV and music."
Cons: "Do not like the process of boarding by group number. Another way of squeezing money out of the consumer. Also causes chaos when trying to board. Seats too narrow in economy especially if your broad shouldered."
Pros: "That the flight wasn't any longer than it was"
Cons: "A bit hot n stuffy"
Cons: "I missed my sister graduating because of avianca"
Pros: "Boarding, service, staff attitudes, on time and deplaning"
Cons: "Staff kinda rude"
Cons: "0 space felt like two people were sitting on top of me the entire flight. Seats are so small. No room to even put my arms at my side. I'm 5'9 and my knees were scraping the seat in front of me. Uncomfortable the entire flight. only nice part of the flight was the captain and crew."
Cons: "So uncomfortable."
Pros: "SFO-SYD was great. My luggage was left behind in SYD when I landed QZN!!! Not amused!"
Cons: "Them losing my luggage!"
Pros: "Arrived a little early!"
Cons: "7/8 size Brazilian airplane."
Cons: "Cold, not enough space for carry on"
Pros: "The crew was helpful"
Cons: "United Arlines has a lot of room to improve. It’s clearly just in it to make money and doesn’t care about the individual customer"
Pros: "The Boeing 787 plane was very nice. The window shading control is unique!"
Cons: "Thanks United for keeping my diet in check."
Pros: "On time , and good service"
Pros: "I had window seat"
Cons: "The flight had delayed almost 3 hours"
Pros: "This was the final leg of our Toronto to Orange County trip. It was 1 ½ hours. We got on fast and took off on time. I slept through most of it..."
Cons: "As we have learned, airlines, like banks, have figured out how to make more money (even though fuel prices have dropped) fees, fees and more fees and less, less, less services..."
Pros: "Quick, smooth"
Pros: "Eventually got home safe and sound."
Cons: "Delayed after boarding because of a technical issue and then after waiting over an hour we had to deplane and board another plane in a different terminal. That was a bummer"
Cons: "thank you"
Pros: "I really love the customer service of wheel chair for my mom , he was super nice , could not believe that he took care of my mom untile her seat , amazing . His name was Brooks Vestal , I will never forget this flight"
Pros: "Stewardesses were nice"
Cons: "Captain did not show. Had to wait 45 minutes for a new crew!"
Cons: "Flight was cancelled a few minutes before boarding announcement. All indication prior to that was flight was on schedule. Wasted 4 hours after struggling to get another flight."
Pros: "Easy quick boarding - attendants seemed to watch and keep the misc items from going into the overhead."
Cons: "Being woken up to see if I wanted water or food"
Cons: "Long delay in San Francisco"
Pros: "On time, new plane."
Pros: "The flight attendant was very friendly"
Cons: "Since I could not check in the day before I was not able to change my seat. The gate agent was not helpful"
Cons: "okay because it was short"
Cons: "Sat on the plane for over an hour at the gate. Then it took another 30 minutes to taxi and take off. No food, drinks or restroom b"
Pros: "Crew was friendly."
Cons: "2 hour plus delay. After we boarded an additional delay due to maintenance paperwork. I missed part of a work meeting because of this."
Pros: "The stewardess miss polanxo was great"
Cons: "Other than the flight being delayed it was a good flight"
Cons: "Delayed flight. Delayed luggage"
Pros: "I missed my flight and the front counter was very, very cheerful at 8pm and helpful. I was able to get on the last flight. There was no food or entertainment, but it's a short flight. I didn't really mind. Just happy to go home in comfort with my upgraded exit aisle seat and no one next to me."
Cons: "My itinerary had to completely change."
Cons: "My flight was late causing me to miss my connecting flight. Having to spent the night here at the airport. I'm still here waiting. I was rebooked on a 11:55am flight for this morning 7/19/16. Very disappointed."
Pros: "Took off early!"
Cons: "One stuartist was very frank and unwelcoming."
Pros: "Boarding was easy, crew were friendly and a smooth sailing flight."
Pros: "did not enjoy my flight whatsoever."
Cons: "they had to change me and about 10 other peoples flights because of the delays from "cloud cover" (what the hell?? terrible excuse) then the attendant LIED to me about where my bag would go. i missed my flight because of this, had to get re routed to san diego over 2 hours from my house, and my bag was sent to john wayne so i had to drive ANOTHER hour ans a half in traffic out of my way all because that illiterate moron of a flight attendant didn't know how to communicate with her coworkers about where our bags would be or how we could get them. absolutely never flying united again. horrible. what an awful day. they DO NOT deserve my hard-earned money, and the people deserve to know how truly crappy their service is."
Cons: "I did not make it on time to a wedding because of the delay & problem with the plane."
Pros: "Movies were ok."
Cons: "Openly rude, almost argumentative staff. I was afraid to talk back because the last thing I want is any accusation of bad behavior on an airplane. But if this were a restaurant, the customers would get up and leave without eating. I've never had this experience on China Airlines or Japan Air. I will never use UA again."
Cons: "Poor management of delayed flight and boarding"
Cons: "There was a one hour delay in our boarding and departure times which cut into our travel times."
Cons: "Never made it to Sna. Whiched me to lax because that was fastest time back. Wasted more money on uber to get home from la"
Pros: "I ALWAYS LOVE THE SMILING FACES OF THE CREW"
Cons: "DELAYED FLIGHT"
Pros: "The flight attendants were courteous"
Cons: "My flight got canceled 3 hours before take off. Had to wait for over an hour on hold to reschedule it. The flight that was rescheduled was not direct and turned a 1.5 hour trip into a 6 hour trip. Also every time I was in boarding group 4 but was at the front of the plane and ALL OF THE OVERHEAD SPACE WAS TAKEN ALREADY so I had to walk further back in the plane to find overhead space so when the plane landed I got to WAIT FOR EVERYONE TO GET OFF so that I could walk TO THE BACK OF THE PLANE to get my bag!!! Ridiculous never flying United airlines ever ever ever again."
Cons: "A lot. They could have had the decency to empathize with new travelers in this pandemic situation."
Pros: "more assistance to passengers!!"
Cons: "back up plans!food for passengers specially for the kid!"
Cons: "No wifi, no tvs or media, all food and drinks are for-pay"
Cons: "Negative leg room, Hugh bag fees that were not stated in the original purchase"
Pros: "Air hosts and hostesses"
Cons: "Need more leg space"
Cons: "Unexplained delay is not ok."
Cons: "No coffee was available"
Cons: "No snacks, no coffee"
Cons: "Late.. U had to purchase everything"
Cons: "It was seriously delayed"
Pros: "Did not travel due to weather"
Cons: "Didn't travel due to weather"
Cons: "Lost my bag and the lines were insane!"
Pros: "not much"
Cons: "boarding process was a disaster. no one knew what they were doing. $30 for a carry? seriously? No free snack on the plane. Everything cost $5-$10... never again will i fly Frontier."
Cons: "We sat on the tarmac for about 1.5 hours in Denver before we could leave the plane."
Cons: "4 hr delay due to personnel issues"
Cons: "Seat cannot be declined! Plane also made an awful noise when taking off and landing!"
Cons: "Same as above."
Cons: "We boarded 30 minutes late and therefore took off and landed 30 minutes late without any acknowledgement whatsoever. It seemed almost nonchalant that everything was a half hour behind schedule, and there was no explanation. Not awesome."
Pros: "Quick efficient"
Pros: "Absolutely nothing to like about frontier. You get worse than you pay for with frontier."
Cons: "I had to pay $9 for 2 cans of soda and 2 small snacks. You could only pay be credit card and it had the option of leaving a tip! They charge too much for little things that other airlines include for free."
Cons: "Delays, late bags, poor service"
Cons: "Everything I hated"
Pros: "It was fun and playful!!! Never had such an amazing trip back to Houston."
Pros: "stewardess was nice"
Cons: "late arrival in Denver, then, "not enough staff "to unload us and get us into the terminal-waited in plan almost an hour . 1 hour Late takeoff from Denver. plane seat does not recline, tight I wont take frontier again"
Cons: "We were left on the tarmac for 100 minutes after landing. Given No information; not allowed to get up for the bathroom. Terrible."
Pros: "The competence of the on board personnel."
Cons: "The lack of communication with passengers at the gate."
Cons: "Charged for every additional thing so the cost of the ticket was not true."
Pros: "Upgraded us!"
Cons: "Told us the Wrong carrosol for our baggage."
Cons: "Horrible costumer service, charge $40 for a carry on"
Pros: "Frontier is not what it used to be. Your nickled and dimed. I will avoid using Frontier in the future."
Cons: "See above."
Pros: "Boarding was quick"
Cons: "A little noisy"
Cons: "Ripoff across the board"
Pros: "See above"
Cons: "3 hours of delay, no respect and appreciation of the wait."
Cons: "bag fees and slow boarding"
Cons: "Not worth an upgrade. Took over an hour for bags in baggage claim."
Pros: "attendants were helpful and friendly"
Cons: "would like some reading materials since they don't have entertainment anymore."
Cons: "Every thing went wrong with the airline. They have no character"
Cons: "Terrible service"
Cons: "40 USD carry-on fee or 30 USD check-in baggage fee not included in the ticket. The plane had things left by previous pessengers (napkins, tickets). Everything on board charges. Not a happy experience. I felt like I was being robbed. Hope that no one will ever be cheated by Frontier thereafter."
Cons: "My luggage was checked and went on to Santa Ana. My cousin telephoned the number given on the baggage sheet in Santa Ana. She was ar the airport shortly after 11am and she waited and waited . And finally lift. My cousin called again, and was asked to return ar 4pm at the middle of heaviest traffic on the 405 Freeway. I was charged $35.00 and with all this to do I would like at my BAGGAGE CHECK MONEY REFUNDED RIGHT AWAY! $35.00. Kathy Carnes All YOUR AUXILLARY STAFF WERE WONDERFUL!!!!"
Cons: "Fronteir's cabin is pretty bare bones. Plus they lost my luggage. Having no jacket on a freezing night in Denver was brutal."
Cons: "Lots of delays"
Airlines flying from San Francisco to Orange County have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from San Francisco to Orange County
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from San Francisco to Orange County
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from San Francisco to Orange County
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from San Francisco to Orange County
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