Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles (SBA - LAX)

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

All the information you need to plan the best SBA to LAX flight in 2022: compare Santa Barbara to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
SBA - LAX
Price
$48 - $330
LAX
Temperature
57.2 - 73.4 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 3.4 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 37% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 77% potential price drop

Average price

$252

Average for round-trip flights in August 2022

Round-trip from

$48

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 44% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

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

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

Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in August, September 2022

The best prices found for SBA to LAX flights for August, September
13 Sep - 17 Sep
$114pp
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United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
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United Airlines
Non-Stop
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6 Sep - 13 Sep
$123pp
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United Airlines
 
1 STOP
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United Airlines
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6 Sep - 13 Sep
$132pp
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United Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Santa Barbara to Los Angeles 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Santa Barbara found for this year
13 Sep - 17 Sep
$114pp
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Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
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6 Sep - 13 Sep
$123pp
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United Airlines
 
1 STOP
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6 Sep - 13 Sep
$132pp
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Cheap United Airlines flights from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles

13 Sep - 17 Sep
$114pp
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Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
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Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
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6 Sep - 13 Sep
$123pp
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United Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Non-Stop
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Santa Barbara
6 Sep - 13 Sep
$132pp
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1 STOP
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1 STOP
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Santa Barbara

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Santa Barbara

Save time with Santa Barbara to Los Angeles direct flight deals
13 Sep - 17 Sep
$114pp
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Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
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Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
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6 Sep - 13 Sep
$141pp
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United Airlines
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United Airlines
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6 Sep - 13 Sep
$168pp
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Last minute flights from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from Santa Barbara, departing today and this week
17 Aug - 20 Aug
$298pp
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Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
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Santa Barbara
17 Aug - 20 Aug
$307pp
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1 STOP
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Non-Stop
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17 Aug - 20 Aug
$316pp
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1 STOP
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One-way flights to Los Angeles from Santa Barbara

The cheapest one-way flights from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles
2:30 am - 3:29 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
0h 59m
SBA - LAX
United Airlines
$204
United
2:30 am - 3:29 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
0h 59m
SBA - LAX
United Airlines
$205
United Airlines
2:30 am - 3:33 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 03m
SBA - LAX
United Airlines
$254
United

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Flight FAQs

From Santa Barbara to Los Angeles

What airports do I use to fly from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles?

If you wish to fly to Los Angeles from Santa Barbara, then you need to book flights from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles. There are 4 flights from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Los Angeles (LAX) per day to choose from. Flights to Los Angeles from Santa Barbara are available from 2 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 0h 59m is how long a nonstop flight from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles typically takes.

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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $114, but on average you can expect to pay $172.

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

Cheapflights has at least 13 direct flights from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles is less than $236.

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

There are currently 5+ open flights from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles round-trip?

Flying on United Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Los Angeles, with prices starting at $114. This flight start at 45% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the most reliable airlines from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles?

Before booking your flight to Los Angeles from Santa Barbara, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Air New Zealand (95%), Austrian Airlines (94%), SkyWest Airlines( 93%).

What are the cheapest flights from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles?

The cheapest flight price from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles is $172. On average you can expect to pay $882. The most popular route, (Santa Barbara - Los Angeles), can usually be booked for $123.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Los Angeles, CA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Santa Barbara are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Los Angeles.

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

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

Returning to Santa Barbara from Los Angeles

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Santa Barbara.

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

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Alternative routes for Santa Barbara to Los Angeles

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Hourly flight availability from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles

See what time of day planes typically take off from Santa Barbara towards Los Angeles.
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Weekly flight availability
from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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