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How Much Does it Cost To Fly To Santa Barbara?

The cheapest prices found with in the last 7 days for return flights were $117 and $79 for one-way flights to Santa Barbara for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Origin Destination Travel Dates Flights From*
SEA Santa Barbara Jul 7 - Jul 8 $117
MSP Santa Barbara Jul 9 - Jul 19 $183
PDX San Luis Obispo Jul 13 - Jul 20 $194
DEN Santa Barbara Aug 1 - Aug 13 $197
BOS Santa Barbara Jun 7 - Jun 13 $292
PDX Santa Barbara Jun 18 - Jun 21 $347
*Prices include taxes and fees
Origin Destination Travel Dates Flights From*
SEA San Luis Obispo May 31 - Jun 8 $138
SEA Santa Barbara May 31 - Jun 10 $148
DEN San Luis Obispo May 31 - Jun 16 $296
DEN Santa Barbara May 29 - Jun 11 $349
DFW Santa Barbara May 30 - Jun 14 $469
DFW San Luis Obispo May 30 - Jun 10 $478
MSP Santa Barbara May 29 - Jun 1 $496
*Prices include taxes and fees

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Santa Barbara Flight Information

Traveling toSanta Barbara
Lowest Price$117
Number of Airlines Serving
Airlines ServingAlaska Airlines, Delta, American Airlines, United
Number of Daily Flights
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FAQs about Santa Barbara Flights

Which airlines fly to Santa Barbara?

A couple of mouse clicks is all it takes to book your plane ticket to Santa Barbara. There are 5 airlines that fly into this city. For a comfortable flying experience, check out these quality carriers:

  • Air Canada
  • United Airlines
  • Lufthansa
What airport is best to fly into Santa Barbara?

Traveling to and from Santa Barbara is simple, as it's serviced by just one airport. You'll find Santa Barbara, CA Airport (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) approximately 8 miles (13 kilometers) from the downtown hustle and bustle.

Where to stay in Santa Barbara

Few things are as nice as falling into bed after a big day of seeing the sights. With 125 properties in Santa Barbara, you can have your pick of the comfiest of them.

It's not every day you take a vacation, so why not treat yourself to some luxury? The Kimpton Canary Hotel and the Spanish Garden Inn are a few of the leading upmarket properties here. However, if you don't think you'll spend much time in your suite, why not book a cheaper option like the Ala Mar by the Sea or The Presidio?

With some great places to stay in the vicinity of Mission Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, you'll be able to really enjoy this world-renowned attraction while being only a short distance away from a cozy bed! The Kimpton Canary Hotel and the Hotel Santa Barbara are two of our top picks.

Places to visit in Santa Barbara

Mission Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County Courthouse should be top priority on the bucket lists of all Santa Barbara vacationers. Redo your sightseeing program and spend a day or two visiting these truly iconic attractions!

Sightseers will want to visit the Santa Barbara Zoo and the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Need more things to see in this bustling city? The Lotusland and the Santa Barbara Natural History Museum should keep you busy.

Learn a bit more of the local history with a visit to the intriguing Presidio Santa Barbara. Want some more options? If you are interested in plant science or just the allure of nature, Santa Barbara Botanical Garden is a wonderful way to spend an afternoon. And there's more. For a greater insight into the character of this destination, go on a visitors' tour of the campus and significant buildings of Santa Barbara City College.

How to get through airport security fast when traveling to Santa Barbara

Your journey to Santa Barbara begins the minute you've completed all the security checks. Here is a list of useful tips to help you get through quickly:

  • Make sure your boarding pass and passport are easily accessible. You'll need to show them straightaway.
  • Wallets, USB sticks and wrist watches must be placed in a tub for X-raying. If you enter the body scanner with any one of these items, you'll be requested to turn back and remove them.
  • All laptops must be taken out of their protective carry bags and placed in a tub before being X-rayed.
  • Traveling with a new perfume? As long as it's no greater than 3.4 ounces (100 milliliters) and it's placed in a clear resealable plastic bag, you can keep it in your carry-on luggage.
  • Untie your shoelaces as you approach the body scanner. Depending on the sort of shoes you've got on, security may ask you to remove them.
  • Multi-tools and corkscrews are prohibited from entering the aircraft. Tuck them away in your checked luggage to avoid them being confiscated at the security checkpoint.

Flights To Santa Barbara

Standing on top of a hill, your face craned toward the sun, any plans you had to check in at work go out the window. You’re on vacation, and you’re going to soak up every blissful moment. The best of the beach and inland wine country are at your disposal. You’ll get sand between your toes and then take a day trip out to a scenic vineyard, where rolling hills and meticulously arranged vines permeate the landscape. Back in the city, Mediterranean-style red roofs take your imagination to a place thousands of miles away. Where the salt of the Pacific Ocean and the all-knowing breezes of the Santa Ynez Mountains meet, that’s where your travel companions can find you, wise wanderer. Gazing into the distance and dreaming up your next big adventure. Welcome to Santa Barbara.

The Central California coast is beckoning you to enjoy the best of land and seas. Book one of our cheap flights to Santa Barbara on Travelocity today, and soon you’ll be investigating the best of a respected wine region and nibbling on fine food.

Transportation From SBA

Flights to Santa Barbara land at the Santa Barbara Airport (SBA), and there are plenty of hotels nearby that make for a relaxing place to wind down after your flight. Getting to your accommodation is as easy as a Santa Barbara breeze, because there are lots of ways to get there. Courtesy shuttle buses run between the airport and certain hotels, and you can book a door-to-door shuttle to any destination. You can also hop on the public bus, available from the Moffett Road station just across from the terminal. If you want a private ride, hail a cab at the curb. If you want to explore Greater Santa Barbara on your own schedule, rent a car while you’re booking airfare to Santa Barbara. With your own set of wheels, you may as well have the keys to the city.

Hotels near SBA

After a day of exploring wine country and the serenity of beach life, you’ll want a place to lay your head where you can achieve true bliss. After you book one of our best Santa Barbara flights, make plans to stay in one of these hotels and your vacation in paradise will be one for the record books:

  • The Fess Parker Santa Barbara - DoubleTree by Hilton Resort: This beachfront hotel feeds your spirit and your palate. Dine at one of five restaurants before you go for a walk on the coast. Take advantage of a wine package, and you’ll be sipping on fermented gold in style.
  • Bacara Resort & Spa: A luxury hotel with on-site yoga classes and beachfront dining. Ah, that’s your style. Throw in the private in-room fireplaces and the exceptional service, and the Bacara Resort & Spa has you feeling like you’ve come home.
  • Hotel Milo Santa Barbara: Take advantage of the privacy at a boutique hotel when you stay at Hotel Milo. The beach-chic motif is charming and the architecture reminds you of another time. Read in the garden before you head out for the day.
  • Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara: Spread across 22 acres, this stunning hotel really is one of a kind. Serene gardens give way to patio dining and luxury service always leaves you feeling pampered.

Things to Do in Santa Barbara

You’ve gotten tickets to Santa Barbara and you brought your eager taste buds along with a reverence for history. Good news, wise wanderer, the central coast will satiate your hunger for all things cultural and epicurean. Begin your tour of the city with a stop at from the Spanish Mission, one of the most visited and beloved of all California missions. Make sure you stop at the Stearns Wharf for a bite before you explore the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden and venture east toward the wineries. Between the Historic District and the quaint downtown shops, you might forget about the miles of coastline just waiting for you to sink your toes into the sand and surf. Don’t worry, the gentle crash of its waves is always there to remind you.

Flights to Santa Barbara, California are your ticket to paradise, wise wanderer. The boutiques of State Street and exhibits at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse are just the beginning of your adventure. Get your tickets to Santa Barbara today, and the road to sand and sun will come into view.

Need insider tips on must-see attractions in Santa Barbara? Check out our Santa Barbara travel guide!

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.