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How to find the cheapest flight from
Santa Barbara (SBA) to Los Angeles (LAX)

SBA - LAX
Price
$66 - $1,305
LAX
Temperature
68 - 89.6 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 4.8 inches

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 76% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 79% potential price drop

Average price

$181

Average for round-trip flights in January 2021

Round-trip from

$66

From Santa Barbara to Los Angeles

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 Los Angeles?

Travelers have found that booking a Wednesday departure is the best way to save up to 23% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 17 days in advance to save up to 20% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 17 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $75, or $95 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles?

April can be a great time to fly to Los Angeles from Santa Barbara with a flight ticket averaging about $86. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $43. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles (SBA - LAX)?

When flying from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 3% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in January, February 2021

The best prices found for SBA to LAX flights for January, February
19 Feb - 22 Feb
$293pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
19 Feb - 22 Feb
$305pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
19 Feb - 22 Feb
$320pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Santa Barbara found for this year
30 Mar - 6 Apr
$262pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
17 Apr - 21 Apr
$275pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
29 Apr - 2 May
$281pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Santa Barbara

Save time with Santa Barbara to Los Angeles direct flight deals
17 Apr - 21 Apr
$275pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
6 Feb - 14 Feb
$2,485pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Linear Air Taxi
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Linear Air Taxi
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Santa Barbara

The cheapest one-way flights from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles
1:30 am - 12:39 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
11h 09m
SBA - LAX
United Airlines
$180
United
1:00 pm - 6:59 pm
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
5h 59m
SBA - LAX
Alaska Airlines
11:01 am - 11:44 am
Linear Air Taxi
Nonstop
0h 43m
SBA - LAX
Linear Air Taxi
$1,235
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Santa Barbara to Los Angeles

Are flight prices decreasing from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Santa Barbara and Los Angeles for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

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

United Airlines and Amtrak 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 Los Angeles for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $262, but on average you can expect to pay $553.

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

Cheapflights has at least 2 direct flights from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles is less than $1,380.

Does it rain more in Santa Barbara or Los Angeles?

Expected rainfall in Santa Barbara is more than in Los Angeles. You can expect this to be the case over the next 7 days.

Is Santa Barbara weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

With an average temperature of 90 °F, peak weather can be found in August. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Los Angeles are hotter than in Santa Barbara.

How long is the flight from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles?

A quick flight from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles can take about 43m. Linear Air Taxi provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $2,485. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Flying on United Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Los Angeles, with prices starting at $262. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by American Airlines and Linear Air Taxi, with the lowest prices starting at $472 and $2,485, respectively. Users have found that United Airlines is 16% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is United Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $141. However, be on the lookout for offers from Alaska Airlines and Linear Air Taxi, as they are both options that can get you from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles for a low price.

Alternative routes for Santa Barbara to Los Angeles

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles
Flight duration
0h 46m
Average temperature for January in Los Angeles
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Los Angeles
0.7 ″

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Airports servicing Los Angeles

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