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Cheap Flights to Costa Mesa from $24 One Way, $43 Round Trip

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Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Costa Mesa?
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If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
The majority of airlines will make an allowance for cancellations or changes due to COVID-19. If you want to be sure, read over your preferred carrier’s terms and conditions prior to booking. You can also check out our Customer Service Portal for more detailed info.
Which airlines fly to Costa Mesa?
Choose from 18 airlines that fly into John Wayne Airport (SNA), the primary airport in the city. With all those options, you’re bound to score a superb deal. Here are a few of the favorite international carriers that’ll get you to Costa Mesa:

  • Southwest Airlines - 30 flights to Costa Mesa per month
  • Air Canada - 17 flights to Costa Mesa per month
  • WestJet - 8 flights to Costa Mesa per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Costa Mesa?
Jump on a plane to John Wayne Airport (SNA) and you’ll be taking in this fantastic city before long. This airport is around 3 miles east of the downtown area. But SNA isn’t your only choice. Long Beach Municipal Airport (LGB) is another point of arrival for Costa Mesa, so you’ll want to compare airfares to get the most rewarding deal.
How much is a flight to Costa Mesa?
Lots of fabulous deals were up for the taking this week, with return flights to Costa Mesa fluctuating between $43 and $187. But it was passengers arriving in from San Francisco (SFO) who bagged the top bargains. One-way fares to Costa Mesa started at a low $24.
How to book the cheapest flight to Costa Mesa?
Using Orbitz, you’ll uncover some of the most incredible flight deals around from a terrific range of airlines. But if you’d love to increase your chances of nabbing cheap flights to Costa Mesa, here are some tips we think will help:

  • Consider departing from or arriving at alternative airports to save on your flight. Enter your preferred departure and arrival airports in the form fields, then click on the ‘Nearby airports’ function below. It will list the available options.
  • If you’re flexible with when you fly out, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ option. It’ll show the flight deals for the days around your chosen departure. Fares often vary depending on the day of the week.
  • Hit ‘Show options’ to filter your search results. You can choose your preferred seating class and airline here. Under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left, you can even select whether you’d like to fly in the morning, afternoon or evening.
  • The early bird catches the most rewarding deals, so book as soon as you know your travel dates. The most affordable fares sell out first and prices normally increase as the departure date nears.
  • Save loads on your vacation by bundling your flights, hotels and car rentals into a package with Orbitz. Your credit card will thank you.
  • If practical, don’t travel in peak seasons. Airfares soar during school breaks, summer and other vacation periods like Easter and Christmas.

How long is a flight to Costa Mesa?
Flight times differ based on where you’re jetting in from. But to give you some insight into the average duration, size up these major routes to Costa Mesa:

  • Las Vegas, NV (LAS-Harry Reid Intl.) to John Wayne Airport (SNA) - 1 hour and 8 minutes
  • San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to John Wayne Airport (SNA) - 1 hour and 33 minutes
  • Denver, CO (DEN-Denver Intl.) to John Wayne Airport (SNA) - 2 hours and 30 minutes

What is the best time to book a flight to Costa Mesa?
Purchase your flights to Costa Mesa in January. This is the perfect time of the year for bargain fares, closely followed by February and August. Score cheap flights and enjoy your dream getaway with Orbitz.
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Costa Mesa?
When it comes to cheap fares to Costa Mesa, the best days to make a booking are generally Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. A fabulous flight deal is just clicks away with Orbitz.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Costa Mesa?
If you’re searching for cheap flights to Costa Mesa, depart at the start of the week. Orbitz data from 2020 shows Monday is the cheapest day to travel, followed by Tuesday. Saturday has the most expensive fares, so avoid this day and do your budget a favor.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Costa Mesa?
To score cheap flights to Costa Mesa, pack your suitcase and depart in August. Orbitz data has found that generally, this is a great month to save big on your fare. If you’re thinking of flying to Costa Mesa in June, bear in mind that this is the most expensive time of year to take a trip.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
We understand that plans can change and flexibility is important. That’s why you can easily search for flights that have free cancellation and no change fees on Orbitz. Just click on “Filter by flexible change policies” and we’ll find you fares with more flexibility than candy on a dashboard in summer!
What do I need for the flight to Costa Mesa?
There’s nothing as exciting as flying to a new place, but it pays to be prepared. The following top tips will help get your trip started on the right foot:

  • Before you board the plane, you’ll need to show some type of government-issued ID, like a passport. You’ll also need your ticket. If you’re traveling with the kids, check with your airline about which documents they require — if any.
  • To keep you busy on your short trip to Costa Mesa, download some new songs or stock up the podcast library on your tablet. Food can also be a good distraction while in the air, so pack a snack.
  • No matter how hot it is outside, plane cabins can get a bit chilly. Bring a hoodie on board to stop the goose bumps.

How many direct flights are there to Costa Mesa?
With 347 flights jetting directly to Costa Mesa every month, finding one to match your plans will be simple. Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and Alaska Airlines are among the top carriers that provide nonstop services.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Costa Mesa?
There are ways of booking first or business-class fares to Costa Mesa that won’t burn through your budget. Pick up a seat at the front of the plane for less with these helpful tips:

  • Flexibility isn’t just for the gym. Have some room to move around your travel dates so you can pick up cheaper airfares when a sale pops up.
  • Budget airlines offer business-class seating at a fraction of the normal price. Ditch the full-service carriers and go with one of these cheaper options.
  • Bid for an upgrade. Some carriers hold online auctions that let you put down a price for a seat at the front of the plane. You may also be able to upgrade with points earned through a loyalty scheme.

How to get into Costa Mesa from the airport?
If you want the convenience of having your own set of wheels, reserve a John Wayne Airport (SNA) car rental with one of the reputable providers at John Wayne Airport (SNA). Enterprise and National Car Rental have some terrific vehicles to choose from. Once you’ve hopped in the driver’s seat, the heart of Costa Mesa is around 3 miles to the west. Or, why not get a taxi into town and rent a vehicle from the downtown area after you’ve had a chance to settle in? Costa Mesa car rentals always has a range of fantastic deals available.
What is the best time to go to Costa Mesa?
Costa Mesa is popular in . If you’re thinking of visiting during these months, it may be an idea to book ahead of time to ensure you nab the most rewarding deals. Want to know what the summer’s like in Costa Mesa? Average daily temperatures usually range between 65undefined and 75undefined. Like many destinations in the Northern Hemisphere, summertime commences June 20 here.

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Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.