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The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak may impact travel to Santa Barbara. Current restrictions to Santa Barbara are based on United States travel restrictions.

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When is the best time to fly to Santa Barbara?

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Santa Barbara?

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.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Santa Barbara?

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.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Santa Barbara?

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.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Santa Barbara?

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.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Santa Barbara?

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.

Is there a good place to hike near Santa Barbara?

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.

Is there an alternative airport near Santa Barbara?

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.

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into 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.


What are the current travel restrictions for Santa Barbara?

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.

Santa Barbara flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Santa Barbara found recently by users on momondo
Alaska Airlines
Mar 18
2h 09m
Portland
2h 09m
1:09 pm
Santa Barbara
Mar 21
1:50 pm
Santa Barbara
2h 13m
4:03 pm
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Feb 18
2h 10m
Portland
2h 10m
12:25 pm
Santa Barbara
Feb 20
1:05 pm
Santa Barbara
2h 13m
3:18 pm
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Feb 14
2h 25m
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
2h 25m
8:45 am
Santa Barbara
Feb 21
9:25 am
Santa Barbara
2h 34m
11:59 am
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Feb 12
2h 25m
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
2h 25m
8:45 am
Santa Barbara
Feb 15
3:05 am
Santa Barbara
2h 34m
5:39 am
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Feb 21
2h 27m
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
2h 27m
3:17 pm
Santa Barbara
Feb 28
3:05 am
Santa Barbara
2h 34m
5:39 am
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
Mar 4
2h 10m
Portland
2h 10m
12:25 pm
Santa Barbara
Mar 7
11:23 am
Santa Barbara
4h 50m
1 stop
4:13 pm
Portland

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Santa Barbara

If you're looking for one-way flights to Santa Barbara, view some of our deals below provided by American Airlines and Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlines
May 7
2h 09m
Portland
2h 09m
1:09 pm
Santa Barbara
Alaska Airlines
Feb 22
2h 25m
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
2h 25m
8:45 am
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
Mar 2
3h 57m
Las Vegas McCarran
3h 57m
1 stop
2:48 pm
Santa Barbara

Which airlines fly to Santa Barbara?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Santa Barbara

Popular routes to Santa Barbara

Most frequently searched flights to Santa Barbara along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Seattle-Tacoma Intl to Santa Barbara Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 27m
Cheapest price
$197
Portland to Santa Barbara Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 06m
Cheapest price
$202
Las Vegas to Santa Barbara Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 57m
Cheapest price
$205
Salt Lake City to Santa Barbara Flights
Fastest flight time
4h 41m
Cheapest price
$205
Los Angeles to Santa Barbara Flights
Fastest flight time
0h 43m
Cheapest price
$227
Denver to Santa Barbara Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 38m
Cheapest price
$244
San Francisco to Santa Barbara Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 08m
Cheapest price
$251
San Diego to Santa Barbara Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 21m
Cheapest price
$251
Minneapolis to Santa Barbara Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 53m
Cheapest price
$259
Dallas to Santa Barbara Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 20m
Cheapest price
$281
Austin to Santa Barbara Flights
Fastest flight time
4h 38m
Cheapest price
$295
Boston to Santa Barbara Flights
Fastest flight time
8h 33m
Cheapest price
$308
Philadelphia to Santa Barbara Flights
Fastest flight time
8h 03m
Cheapest price
$308
Sacramento to Santa Barbara Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 29m
Cheapest price
$310
New York to Santa Barbara Flights
Fastest flight time
7h 41m
Cheapest price
$313
Chicago to Santa Barbara Flights
Fastest flight time
4h 45m
Cheapest price
$318
Raleigh to Santa Barbara Flights
Fastest flight time
7h 18m
Cheapest price
$328
Washington to Santa Barbara Flights
Fastest flight time
7h 35m
Cheapest price
$333
Tulsa to Santa Barbara Flights
Fastest flight time
8h 55m
Cheapest price
$443
Oakland to Santa Barbara Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 31m
Cheapest price
$538
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