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 2021: compare Santa Barbara to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
SBA - LAX
Price
$66 - $1,305
LAX
Temperature
57.2 - 73.4 °F
LAX
Precipitation
0 - 3.4 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

$233

Average for round-trip flights in October 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?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday 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.

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 morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 2% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SBA to LAX flights for October, November
13 Nov - 13 Nov
$136pp
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Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
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13 Nov - 13 Nov
$173pp
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United Airlines
Non-Stop
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Los Angeles
LAX
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United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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5 Nov - 8 Nov
$196pp
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United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Santa Barbara found for this year
13 Nov - 13 Nov
$136pp
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Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Santa Barbara
13 Nov - 13 Nov
$173pp
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Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
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Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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Santa Barbara
9 Dec - 16 Dec
$177pp
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United Airlines
Non-Stop
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Los Angeles
LAX
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United Airlines
Non-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
9 Dec - 16 Dec
$177pp
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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
9 Dec - 23 Dec
$189pp
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United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
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Santa Barbara
13 Nov - 13 Nov
$201pp
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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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Santa Barbara

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
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$298pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
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Santa Barbara
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$337pp
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United Airlines
Non-Stop
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United Airlines
Non-Stop
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Santa Barbara
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$347pp
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United Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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Santa Barbara

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Santa Barbara

The cheapest one-way flights from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles
1:59 pm - 11:30 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
21h 31m
SBA - LAX
American Airlines
1:20 pm - 4:30 am
Alaska Airlines
2 Stops
15h 10m
SBA - LAX
Alaska Airlines
11:20 am - 8:45 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
45h 25m
SBA - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$258
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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 7 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 55m 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 $136, but on average you can expect to pay $201.

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

Cheapflights has at least 7 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 $213.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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 $136. Another option worth looking into is American Airlines, starting at $220 round trip. These flights start at 56% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $97 on United Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include American Airlines from $227 and Alaska Airlines from $238 one-way.

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 (85%), Air Canada (85%), Avianca( 85%).

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

The cheapest flight price from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles is $40. On average you can expect to pay $302. The most popular route, (Santa Barbara - Los Angeles), can usually be booked for $189.

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 must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to 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 must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to 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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Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles.
Flight duration from SBA to LAX
0h 57m
Average temperature for October in Los Angeles
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Los Angeles
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Hourly flight availability from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles

See what time of day planes typically take off from Santa Barbara towards Los Angeles.
Morning 6 AM to noon 54% of SBA to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 46% of SBA to LAX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of SBA to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SBA to LAX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
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
7 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
9 daily flights
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