Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to Denver (SBA - DEN)

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The best prices from Santa Barbara to Denver Intl are usually found in September or October, booked 46 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best SBA to DEN flight in 2021: compare Santa Barbara to Denver flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Denver.
SBA - DEN
Price
$185 - $338
DEN
Temperature
30.2 - 73.4 °F
DEN
Precipitation
0.5 - 2.3 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 35% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$185

From Santa Barbara to Denver Intl

One-way from

$92

One-way flight from Santa Barbara to Denver Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Santa Barbara to Denver?

Flying to your destination on a Sunday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Denver. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Flights from Santa Barbara to Denver lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Santa Barbara to Denver in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $32.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 60 days in advance, which can save you up to 5% on flights from Santa Barbara to Denver compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 60 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $138. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $147.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Santa Barbara to Denver (SBA - DEN)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Santa Barbara to Denver in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 53% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to Denver in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SBA to DEN flights for October, November
3 Nov - 11 Nov
$197pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
3 Nov - 6 Nov
$206pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
4 Nov - 10 Nov
$207pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara to Denver 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Denver from Santa Barbara found for this year
3 Nov - 11 Nov
$197pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
9 Dec - 11 Dec
$202pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
3 Nov - 6 Nov
$206pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara

Non-stop flights to Denver from Santa Barbara

Save time with Santa Barbara to Denver direct flight deals
3 Nov - 11 Nov
$197pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
8 Dec - 11 Dec
$207pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$217pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara

Last minute flights from Santa Barbara to Denver

Late deals on round-trip flights to Denver from Santa Barbara, departing today and this week
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$277pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$286pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$288pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara

One-way flights to Denver Intl from Santa Barbara

The cheapest one-way flights from Santa Barbara to Denver
9:25 am - 6:34 pm
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
8h 09m
SBA - DEN
Alaska Airlines
$92
mytrip.com
1:00 am - 6:27 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
16h 27m
SBA - DEN
United Airlines
$169
United
10:25 am - 11:07 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
11h 42m
SBA - DEN
Multiple Airlines
$175
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Santa Barbara to Denver

What airports do I use to fly from Santa Barbara to Denver?

If you wish to fly to Denver from Santa Barbara, then you need to book flights from Santa Barbara to Denver Intl. There are 3 flights from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Denver Intl (DEN) per day to choose from. Flights to Denver from Santa Barbara are available from 5 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 2h 22m is how long a nonstop flight from Santa Barbara to Denver Intl typically takes.

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

United Airlines, Frontier, and American Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Santa Barbara to Denver for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $197, but on average you can expect to pay $217.

Are there nonstop flights from Santa Barbara to Denver for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Santa Barbara to Denver under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Santa Barbara to Denver is less than $298.

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

There are currently 11+ open flights from Santa Barbara to Denver within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this Santa Barbara to Denver flight route?

This flight path from Santa Barbara to Denver Intl was viewed by 20 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Santa Barbara to Denver round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Santa Barbara to Denver is United Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $197 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is American Airlines, starting at $215. United Airlines is 30% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Santa Barbara to Denver one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $92 on Alaska Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include United Airlines from $99 and American Airlines from $108 one-way.

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

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Santa Barbara to Denver on time: SkyWest Airlines (77%), United Airlines (77%), Southwest (73%).

What are the cheapest flights from Santa Barbara to Denver?

While on average a flight from Santa Barbara to Denver is generally $530, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $48. When looking at the most popular route, (Santa Barbara - Denver Intl), you can expect to pay $206 for that flight.

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

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

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Denver, CO

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

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

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

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 Denver Intl.

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

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

Returning to Santa Barbara from Denver Intl

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

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

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Alternative routes for Santa Barbara to Denver

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Denver

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Santa Barbara to Denver.
Flight duration from SBA to DEN
2h 34m
Average temperature for October in Denver
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Denver
0.9 ″

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Airports servicing Denver

Top 4 airlines flying from Santa Barbara to Denver Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Santa Barbara to Denver choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$67 $148 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$134 $252 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$179 $336 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$180 $343 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Santa Barbara to Denver

See what time of day planes typically take off from Santa Barbara towards Denver.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 53% of SBA to DEN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 27% of SBA to DEN departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 20% of SBA to DEN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SBA to DEN departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Santa Barbara to Denver
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Santa Barbara to Denver.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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