Cheap flights from Des Moines to Santa Barbara

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Flight information for Des Moines to Santa Barbara
(DSM to SBA)

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Best Price Found$303The best flight deal from Des Moines to Santa Barbara found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $303
Fastest flight time5h 46mThe fastest flight from Des Moines to Santa Barbara takes 5h 46m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from Des Moines to Santa Barbara. Popular non-direct route for this connection is Des Moines Airport - Santa Barbara Airport.
Airports in Santa Barbara1 airportThere is 1 airport near Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara (SBA)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Des Moines to Santa Barbara

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What is the cheapest month to fly from Des Moines to Santa Barbara?

August

The cheapest time of year to fly to Santa Barbara from Des Moines is August. Most expensive is December

What is the cheapest day to depart Des Moines for Santa Barbara?

Tuesday

The cheapest day of the week is typically Tuesday. The most expensive is typically Monday

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Santa Barbara?

in the afternoon

Des Moines to Santa Barbara flights are approximately 14% more expensive at noon than in the afternoon

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Santa Barbara from Des Moines?

United Airlines

American Airlines and United Airlines are the most popular carriers operating from Des Moines to Santa Barbara

What is the cheapest Des Moines to Santa Barbara flight route?

Des Moines - Santa Barbara

Fly from Des Moines to Santa Barbara for the best Des Moines - Santa Barbara flight prices


Easily compare round-trip flights from Des Moines to Santa Barbara

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Des Moines to Santa Barbara by changing tabs
American Airlines
Oct 26
DSM11:02 amDes Moines
7h 55m
1 stop
SBA6:57 pmSanta Barbara
Oct 29
SBA2:15 amSanta Barbara
6h 58m
1 stop
DSM9:13 amDes Moines
American Airlines
Oct 26
DSM7:34 amDes Moines
31h 27m
2 stops
SBA3:01 pmSanta Barbara
Oct 29
SBA1:37 pmSanta Barbara
18h 44m
1 stop
DSM8:21 amDes Moines
American Airlines
Nov 11
DSM10:25 amDes Moines
19h 42m
2 stops
SBA6:07 amSanta Barbara
Nov 14
SBA12:30 amSanta Barbara
15h 35m
1 stop
DSM4:05 pmDes Moines
American Airlines
Nov 5
DSM2:41 amDes Moines
17h 14m
2 stops
SBA7:55 pmSanta Barbara
Nov 8
SBA1:59 pmSanta Barbara
25h 12m
2 stops
DSM3:11 pmDes Moines
American Airlines
Jan 27
DSM7:00 amDes Moines
11h 51m
2 stops
SBA6:51 pmSanta Barbara
Jan 31
SBA1:59 pmSanta Barbara
14h 16m
2 stops
DSM4:15 amDes Moines
American Airlines
Nov 11
DSM10:25 amDes Moines
19h 42m
2 stops
SBA6:07 amSanta Barbara
Nov 14
SBA1:59 pmSanta Barbara
17h 25m
2 stops
DSM7:24 amDes Moines

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Santa Barbara

If you're looking for one-way flights from Des Moines to Santa Barbara, view some of our deals below provided by American Airlines
American Airlines
Nov 26
DSM12:00 amDes Moines
6h 07m
1 stop
SBA6:07 amSanta Barbara
American Airlines
Nov 26
DSM10:25 amDes Moines
19h 42m
2 stops
SBA6:07 amSanta Barbara
American Airlines
Nov 26
DSM12:00 amDes Moines
30h 58m
3 stops
SBA6:58 amSanta Barbara

Best airlines flying from Des Moines to Santa Barbara

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Des Moines to Santa Barbara with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
American Airlines
PriceFrom $217
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.2
7.4

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

7.8

Crew

7.1

Entertainment

6.8

Food

Reviews

Flight attendant for first class is definitely not a morning person. Oh and the WiFi DID NOT WORK!

1 / 10
United Airlines
PriceFrom $254
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.8
7.2

Boarding

6.6

Comfort

7.5

Crew

6.6

Entertainment

6.1

Food

Reviews

Not because the flight is going to Africa we can’t get better service on board

1 / 10

  • Are airlines flying from Des Moines to Santa Barbara offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Due to the global impact of COVID-19, some of our airline partners operating flights from Des Moines to Santa Barbara, such as United Airlines and American Airlines may have put in place flexible cancellation policies. Use our site to search for all of the airlines offering this flexibility to you.

  • How far is Des Moines to Santa Barbara by plane?

    The distance between Des Moines and Santa Barbara is about 1495.4 mi. In terms of flight time, this usually takes a little over 5h 27m.


Can I fly to Santa Barbara from Des Moines right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Santa Barbara within the United States

Most visitors from Des Moines need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Santa Barbara.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Santa Barbara.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering Santa Barbara.

Can I fly back to Des Moines from Santa Barbara?

Returning to Des Moines from Santa Barbara

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Santa Barbara must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Des Moines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Santa Barbara are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

If you are planning to travel to Santa Barbara at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

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