Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to Houston (SBA - HOU)

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

All the information you need to plan the best SBA to HOU flight in 2021: compare Santa Barbara to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
SBA - HO1
Price
$284 - $501
HO1
Temperature
53.6 - 84.2 °F
HO1
Precipitation
3.2 - 5.9 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop

Average price

$318

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

$284

From Santa Barbara to Houston

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 Houston (SBA - HO1)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 15% on flights from Santa Barbara to Houston by exploring options for tickets at noon.

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Houston from Santa Barbara with a flight ticket averaging about $170. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $49. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 23 days in advance, which can save you up to 29% on flights from Santa Barbara to Houston compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 23 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 $167. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $215.

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

The best prices found for SBA to HOU flights for October, November
10 Nov - 16 Nov
$281pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
10 Nov - 16 Nov
$285pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
2 Nov - 2 Dec
$356pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Santa Barbara found for this year
10 Nov - 16 Nov
$281pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
10 Nov - 16 Nov
$285pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$290pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara

Last minute flights from Santa Barbara to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from Santa Barbara, departing today and this week
2 Nov - 2 Dec
$356pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
2 Nov - 2 Dec
$372pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
2 Nov - 2 Dec
$389pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara

One-way flights to Houston from Santa Barbara

The cheapest one-way flights from Santa Barbara to Houston
4:37 am - 3:13 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
20h 36m
SBA - HOU
American Airlines
10:19 am - 8:30 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
8h 11m
SBA - IAH
United Airlines
$493
United
2:10 pm - 2:37 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
22h 27m
SBA - IAH
Multiple Airlines
$507
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Flight FAQs

From Santa Barbara to Houston

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 $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Santa Barbara to Houston for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $279, but on average you can expect to pay $343.

Are there last-minute flights available from Santa Barbara to Houston for under $400?

There are currently 13+ open flights from Santa Barbara to Houston within the next 7 days for less than $400.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Santa Barbara to Houston is American Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $281 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are United Airlines and Alaska Airlines, starting at $343 and $409 round-trip. Users have found that American Airlines is 27% 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 $132. While the most popular route (Santa Barbara - Houston Hobby) can be booked for $279 on average our data indicates $357 when flying from Santa Barbara to Houston

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Houston, TX

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

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

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

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 Houston.

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

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

Returning to Santa Barbara from Houston

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

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

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Alternative routes for Santa Barbara to Houston

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Destination information for Houston

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Santa Barbara to Houston.
Average temperature for October in Houston
77.0 °F

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Airports servicing Houston

George Bush Intcntl (IAH)
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