In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Santa Barbara for $76/person, which is 86% cheaper than the average flight to Santa Barbara. To find the cheapest price to Santa Barbara from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
In general, July is the cheapest month to fly from United States to Santa Barbara. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around $305. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of July, then book flights to Santa Barbara from United States during August instead. Flights to Santa Barbara in August, while not as cheap as those in July, still average around $315.
We recommend purchasing flights from United States to Santa Barbara 28 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to Santa Barbara for $388. In the past 72 hours, momondo users found flights from United States to Santa Barbara for as low as $186.
The cheapest day to depart from United States to Santa Barbara is on a Wednesday when prices can be found for as low as $412. The most expensive day to fly to Santa Barbara is Sunday, with ticket prices averaging around $480.
In the evening is the cheapest time of day to fly from United States to Santa Barbara when you can find flight prices for as low as $249. Flying to Santa Barbara in the evening is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. Flights to Santa Barbara are more costly at noon, with an average ticket price of $499. Departure times at noon fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.
If you’re looking to do your hiking in warmer conditions, consider planning your flight to Santa Barbara for February, March, and April. Parks like Elings Park are popular hot spots in those months.
Santa Maria Public Airport, San Luis Obispo County Airport, Burbank Bob Hope Airport, Bakersfield Meadows Field Airport or Los Angeles Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Santa Barbara.
Prices vary based on where travelers are departing from, but on average, the cheapest airport to fly to in Santa Barbara is Burbank Bob Hope Airport where the average price is $466pp. Users typically find the best prices when using momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
Currently, United States travel restrictions include travel to Santa Barbara. Entry restrictions
The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, Most European Countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City), the UK, Ireland and Brazil in the past 14 days. With the exception of certain travelers which includes certain family members of US citizens or permanent residents including; spouses, children (under the age of 21), parents (provided that his/her US citizen or permanent resident child is unmarried and under the age of 21), and siblings (provided that both the sibling and the US citizen or permanent resident are unmarried and under the age of 21); There is also an exception for travelers with the following visas: A-1, A-2, C-1, C-1/D, C-2, C-3, CR-1, CR-2, D, E-1 (as an employee of TECRO or TECO or the employee's immediate family members), G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, IR-1, IR-4, IH-4, NATO-1 through NATO-4, or NATO-6 visa; Members of the US Armed Forces, spouses, and children of members of the US Armed Forces; Travelers with invitation of the USA government for a purpose related to the containment/mitigation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19); Travelers with documents issued by the US Department of Homeland Security, US Customs and Border Protection, or US Department of State indicating that the traveler is exempt from the restriction; B1 crew crewmembers that are engaged in lightering, Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) activity, wind farm activity, private air/sea crew and other similar crewmember activities; Students with an F-1 or M-1 visa and their F-2 and M-2 dependents, if they arrive from or have been in Ireland, the UK or Schengen Area in the past 14 days.Entry requirements
Starting on January 26, all travelers (including US citizens and transit passenger) must present a negative COVID-19 viral or antigen test result issued 72 hours prior to departure or have an evidence of having contracted and recovered from COVID-19 prior to boarding the plane. US citizens and permanent residents arriving from the UK must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure.Quarantine requirements
Travelers returning to the US are advised to stay home as much as possible, avoid being around people and consider getting tested for COVID-19 after returning from travel and participated in higher risk activities.All other info
Travelers are subject to COVID-19 measures set by the state/territory of their final destination. For more information go to CDC website.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.