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Flights to Santa Barbara in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 5% potential price rise
Cheapest inOctoberBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price4,721﷼Average for round-trip flights in June 2021
Round-trip from4,161﷼From Doha Hamad Intl to Santa Barbara

Cheapest prices for Santa Barbara flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Santa Barbara found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
5,759﷼
February
3,837﷼
March
4,649﷼
April
4,059﷼
May
5,744﷼
June
5,091﷼
July
5,530﷼
August
5,765﷼
September
3,271﷼
October
2,145﷼
November
4,811﷼
December
4,297﷼
October is currently the cheapest month to fly to Santa Barbara. At this moment in time August is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Santa Barbara?

Average Los Angeles flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
DOH - LAX
Price
2,145﷼ - 6,824﷼
LAX
Temperature
20 - 32 °C
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 123 mm
Whilst there are several times of the year to choose from, June is seen as the time to fly to Santa Barbara, however, it is possible to get good deals throughout the year. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Santa Barbara, the warmest period tends to be August, with the wettest being February.

When is the best time to book a flight to Santa Barbara?

The price you pay for your flight to Santa Barbara may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 61 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Santa Barbara?

Tuesday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Santa Barbara. Flying on Saturday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Santa Barbara?

Flights in the evening are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Santa Barbara. Flights at midday are usually the most expensive.

One thing is for sure, you’ll have no problem relaxing in Santa Barbara. The pretty red roofs, white stucco houses And Mediterranean style homes with Spanish influence make travellers on flights to Santa Barbara feel like they stepped into a European paradise. Alas, settled neatly along the Pacific Ocean, this California hot-spot is merely a seaside haven heavily influenced by its historical forefathers. 

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara doesn’t lack in scenery. Between the yachting enthusiasts, retirees, and lively college students from the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB), you can’t help but feel comfortable among all the different lifestyles that converge under one sun. Cultural institutions, Spanish and Native American influenced architecture, and a vast array of shopping and nightlife are sure to please even the weariest of travellers. 

And of course, no matter when you book your flight to Santa Barbara, you’ll be completely enamoured with its central coast location and jaw-dropping views. So kick back, grab a cocktail, and enjoy the blissful weather, friendly environment, and palm-tree filled scenery that graces Santa Barbara.

 

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Santa Barbara climate

Sunny days and mild evenings are the norm here, so booking a Santa Barbara flight is easy any time of the year. Its unique location allows it to sneak passed inclement weather almost all year round. With mountains to the east, and surrounding coastlines running east and west, Santa Barbara typically sits pretty at around 21 degrees, raising slightly in the summer, and dipping slightly in the winter. Its coastal climate allows for undying sunlight and soft breezes that create the perfect beachside getaway. 

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When is the best time to fly to Santa Barbara?

With more than 300 days of sunshine a year, there’s really better time to book flights to Santa Barbara than the present.

Peak Season:

If you plan on spending most of your time on the beach, then book your Santa Barbara flight in the summer time (June to August), when temperatures reach in the mid-20s, and there’s little rainfall. 

Off-peak Season:

Since there is no real off-season here, it’s easy to find cheap flights to Santa Barbara any time of the year.

 

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Santa Barbara?

Travellers will need to book flights to Santa Barbara (SBA) if they wish to fly to Santa Barbara. The Santa Barbara airport is 12.8 km from the city centre.

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