Cheap flights from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Tempe

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The best prices from Santa Barbara to Tempe are usually found in May or April, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Santa Barbara (SBA) to Tempe

All the information you need to plan the best SBA to PHX flight in 2021: compare Santa Barbara to Tempe flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Tempe.
SBA - TM9
Price
$236 - $312
TM9
Temperature
50 - 89.6 °F
TM9
Precipitation
0.1 - 1.2 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$236

From Santa Barbara to Tempe

One-way from

$220

One-way flight from Santa Barbara to Tempe

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Santa Barbara to Tempe (SBA - TM9)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Santa Barbara to Tempe as you normally would.

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

To save up to 74% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 35 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Santa Barbara to Tempe from $200 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $263 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Santa Barbara to Tempe?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Tempe. Flights to Tempe from Santa Barbara in August are about $151 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $48.

Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to Tempe in November, December 2021

The best prices found for SBA to Tempe flights for November, December
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$155pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$159pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
7 Dec - 10 Dec
$233pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara to Tempe 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Tempe from Santa Barbara found for next year
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$155pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$159pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
7 Dec - 10 Dec
$233pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara

Non-stop flights to Tempe from Santa Barbara

Save time with Santa Barbara to Tempe direct flight deals
14 Jan - 19 Jan
$239pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
13 Jan - 16 Jan
$259pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
26 May - 28 May
$289pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara

Last minute flights from Santa Barbara to Tempe

Late deals on round-trip flights to Tempe from Santa Barbara, departing today and this week
7 Dec - 10 Dec
$233pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
7 Dec - 10 Dec
$237pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
7 Dec - 10 Dec
$241pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara

One-way flights to Tempe from Santa Barbara

The cheapest one-way flights from Santa Barbara to Tempe
1:30 am - 4:04 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 34m
SBA - PHX
American Airlines
1:00 am - 5:21 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
3h 21m
SBA - PHX
United Airlines
$259
United
5:05 am - 4:15 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
34h 10m
SBA - PHX
Multiple Airlines
$318
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Santa Barbara to Tempe

What airport do you fly from for flights from Santa Barbara to Tempe?

Santa Barbara (SBA), located 8.0 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Santa Barbara to Tempe. 3 airlines have flights from Santa Barbara to Tempe on a regular basis. Booking flights from Santa Barbara to Tempe should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 3 outbound flights to Tempe per day.

Which airlines flying from Santa Barbara to Tempe have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Santa Barbara to Tempe that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, United Airlines, and Major Airline. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Santa Barbara to Tempe for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Santa Barbara to Tempe for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $155, but on average you can expect to pay $234.

Are there nonstop flights from Santa Barbara to Tempe for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 16 direct flights from Santa Barbara to Tempe under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Santa Barbara to Tempe is less than $366.

Are there last-minute flights available from Santa Barbara to Tempe for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Santa Barbara to Tempe within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from Santa Barbara to Tempe?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Tuesday.

How many flights depart from Santa Barbara to Tempe on average per day?

Travelers can expect 1 flight from Santa Barbara to Tempe on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Santa Barbara to Tempe?

For as low as $155, United Airlines can have you in Tempe from Santa Barbara in 3h 12m. Airlines will cover a distance of 456 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the most reliable airlines from Santa Barbara to Tempe?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Santa Barbara to Tempe are Envoy Air (96%), SkyWest Airlines (89%) and American Airlines (84%).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Santa Barbara to Tempe?

The most popular airlines flying from Santa Barbara to Tempe are Major Airline, American Airlines and United Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Santa Barbara to Tempe?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $78. While the most popular route (Santa Barbara - Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl) can be booked for $155 on average our data indicates $446 when flying from Santa Barbara to Tempe.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Tempe

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Tempe from Santa Barbara?

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

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

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 Tempe.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Santa Barbara from Tempe?

Returning to Santa Barbara from Tempe

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

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

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Alternative routes for Santa Barbara to Tempe

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Destination information for Tempe

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Santa Barbara to Tempe.
Flight duration from SBA to Tempe
1h 32m
Average temperature for November in Tempe
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Tempe
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Airports servicing Tempe

Hourly flight availability from Santa Barbara to Tempe

See what time of day planes typically take off from Santa Barbara towards Tempe.
Morning 6 AM to noon 45% of SBA to Tempe departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 29% of SBA to Tempe departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 26% of SBA to Tempe departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SBA to Tempe departures
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6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Santa Barbara to Tempe
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Santa Barbara to Tempe.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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