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How Much Does It Cost To Fly To Santa Barbara?

The cheapest tickets to Santa Barbara available within the past 7 days were $278.75. Prices quoted are per person, round trip, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Santa Barbara Flights

When the sunshine and sea breezes in California are calling, book a flight to Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA). This domestic airport is located near the coast, just 10 miles north of the downtown scene.

Whether you’ve just landed at the airport or you’re waiting for your connecting flight, take advantage of SBA airport amenities. If you’re craving a bite to eat, satiate your hunger at the on-site cafes or restaurant. The terminal also includes a gift shop with additional snacks, as well as souvenirs, magazines, books, and other in-flight entertainment. To top it all off, SBA provides free Wi-Fi access in the terminal lobbies and lawn areas, so you can conveniently surf the web or check your work emails between flights.

Airport Transportation

After you’ve booked flights to Santa Barbara, you’ll come across a number of ground transportation options at the SBA terminal. If you’d like to have a vehicle waiting for you as soon as your plane lands, book Santa Barbara car rentals right here with us. You can also arrange for a door-to-door shuttle or taxi. As for public transportation, Santa Barbara Metropolitan District Public Buses service the airport on Moffett Road, across from the airline terminal.

Santa Barbara Attractions

It’s time to start planning your itinerary. Some of the best things to do in Santa Barbara are located along the coast. Join a pick-up game of volleyball on East Beach, nosh on some fresh seafood at Stearns Wharf, and picnic at Shoreline Park. See and be seen on State Street, and don’t miss out on the history lessons at the Santa Barbara Mission. After venturing around the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, sipping vino at the vineyards, and attending a concert at the historical Lobero Theatre, rest up at one of the top hotels in Santa Barbara.

Planning Your Trip

If you’re trying to determine the best time to book a flight to Santa Barbara, decide whether you want fewer crowds or better weather. Summer brings beach weather—sunshine and warm temperatures—but this is also when the majority of tourists like to visit. Spring and fall are the shoulder seasons, meaning fewer crowds and slightly cooler weather. As for the winters, they’re not frigid, but you will need a jacket. The winter months also tend to be rainier, so pack an umbrella if you’re visiting between November and March.

Regardless of when you decide to book Santa Barbara flights, Expedia.com is here to help. Because we know you want to keep your coastal travels within your price range, we feature cheap flights to Santa Barbara. Sort through our vast selection of airlines, flight times, and airfare to create an itinerary that best suits your needs. You can even browse on the go using our convenient mobile booking app, which features exclusive flight discounts. The California sea, sand, and sunshine are waiting for you—book your Santa Barbara vacation today.

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Reviews from verified customers

Jun 17, 2018

Frustrating to have 1.5 hour flight delay (mechanical issue) but grateful we finally did get to go!

Jun 6, 2018

Very helpful! Everyone was very polite and took good care of us.

Jun 5, 2018

The gate had almost no seating for people waiting for the flight. Everyone was complaining about it.

Jun 4, 2018

On line check in app could have clearer instructions. Why invite your customers to check in on line and then prevent them from checking in because they did not purchase a seat. Had to call support and even they had trouble figuring out why I could not chrck in. I spent at least 30 minutes trying to check in on line. When it would not allow me to check in on line the explanation was not clear. Check it out!

May 10, 2018

thank you for getting us to our destination safely! BTW my husband and I really like the smaller planes that are just 2x2 as opposed to 3x3. Thanks for that!

May 10, 2018

Plane was loud!

May 6, 2018

Walks to gates too, too far. Airports need to provide motorized transport for passengers. Airlines need to provide better and more spacious seating. Air travel needs to be improved! I hate rubbing thighs with strangers!

Apr 30, 2018

Pilot got us into Santa Barbara on time even though our plane was delayed.

Apr 28, 2018

On time no issues.

Apr 20, 2018

check in on first flight- the guy at the counter was a jerk and wasn't nice at all, but everything else was good