Cheap flights from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Houston

SBA — IAH
Aug 13 — Aug 201

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

All the information you need to plan the best SBA to HO1 flight in 2022: compare Santa Barbara to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.

SBA - IAH

Price

$191 - $837

IAH

Temperature

53.6 - 84.2 °F

IAH

Rainfall

3.2 - 5.9 inches

Popular inMarchHigh demand for flights, 43% potential price rise
Cheapest inDecemberBest time to find cheap flights, 60% potential price drop
Average price$449Average for round-trip flights in August 2022
Round-trip from$191From Santa Barbara to Houston

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Santa Barbara to Houston?

Flights from Santa Barbara to Houston are found to be more expensive on Sunday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Houston.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Santa Barbara to Houston, book at least 47 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 52% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $231 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $316.

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

Flights from Santa Barbara to Houston lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from Santa Barbara to Houston in October, with the cheapest ticket starting at $58.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Santa Barbara to Houston (SBA - IAH)?

It’s optimal to fly from Santa Barbara to Houston at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 15% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to Houston in August, September 2022

The best prices found for SBA to Houston flights for August, September
Sep 4 - Sep 11
SBA

Santa Barbara

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

1 stop

16h 20m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

10h 38m
$320

United Airlines

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Deal found 8/7/22

Sep 4 - Sep 11
SBA

Santa Barbara

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

1 stop

6h 00m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

SBA

Santa Barbara

2 stops

20h 44m
$322

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

Sep 27 - Oct 1
SBA

Santa Barbara

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

2 stops

16h 29m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

9h 06m
$326

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

Santa Barbara to Houston 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Santa Barbara found for this year
Sep 4 - Sep 11
SBA

Santa Barbara

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

1 stop

16h 20m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

10h 38m
$320

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

Sep 4 - Sep 11
SBA

Santa Barbara

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

1 stop

6h 00m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

SBA

Santa Barbara

2 stops

20h 44m
$322

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

Sep 27 - Oct 1
SBA

Santa Barbara

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

2 stops

16h 29m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

9h 06m
$326

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

Cheap United Airlines flights from Santa Barbara to Houston

Sep 4 - Sep 11
SBA

Santa Barbara

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

1 stop

16h 20m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

10h 38m
$320

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

Sep 27 - Oct 1
SBA

Santa Barbara

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

2 stops

16h 29m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

9h 06m
$326

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

Sep 4 - Sep 11
SBA

Santa Barbara

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

2 stops

12h 55m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

SBA

Santa Barbara

2 stops

22h 40m
$350

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

Cheap American Airlines flights from Santa Barbara to Houston

Sep 27 - Oct 1
SBA

Santa Barbara

HOU

Houston Hobby

1 stop

8h 19m
HOU

Houston Hobby

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

7h 30m
$432

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

Sep 4 - Sep 11
SBA

Santa Barbara

HOU

Houston Hobby

1 stop

6h 19m
HOU

Houston Hobby

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

7h 47m
$435

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

Aug 19 - Aug 29
SBA

Santa Barbara

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

1 stop

7h 36m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

5h 54m
$463

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

One-way flights to Houston from Santa Barbara

The cheapest one-way flights from Santa Barbara to Houston
Sep 5
SBA

Santa Barbara

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

2 stops

42h 40m
$160

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

Sep 10
SBA

Santa Barbara

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

2 stops

11h 20m
$182

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/5/22

Sep 5
SBA

Santa Barbara

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

2 stops

21h 26m
$212

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Santa Barbara to Houston flights.

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

For a flight from Santa Barbara to Houston, you will be flying from Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara (SBA) is just 8.0 mi from the center of the city. Santa Barbara is the only Santa Barbara airport and it handles 0 outbound flights to Houston per day. 2 airlines have flights to Houston from Santa Barbara on a regular basis.

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

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

Can I find flights from Santa Barbara to Houston for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Santa Barbara to Houston for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $320, but on average you can expect to pay $418.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Santa Barbara to Houston is United Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $320 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is American Airlines, starting at $432. Users have found that United Airlines is 33% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from Santa Barbara to Houston?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $237. While the most popular route (Santa Barbara - Houston George Bush Intcntl) can be booked for $322 on average our data indicates $258 when flying from Santa Barbara to Houston.

Alternative routes for Santa Barbara to Houston

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Top 2 airlines flying from Santa Barbara to Houston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Santa Barbara to Houston choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
American AirlinesCheapest$140Average$428FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$270Average$489FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Santa Barbara to Houston

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Weekly flight availability from Santa Barbara to Houston

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Santa Barbara to Houston
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