Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to New York (SBA - NYC)

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The best prices from Santa Barbara to New York are usually found in August or October, booked 43 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Santa Barbara (SBA) to New York (NYC)

All the information you need to plan the best SBA to NYC flight in 2021: compare Santa Barbara to New York flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New York.
SBA - NYC
Price
$295 - $544
NYC
Temperature
33.8 - 77 °F
NYC
Precipitation
2.8 - 4.5 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$295

From Santa Barbara to New York (NYC)

One-way from

$87

One-way flight from Santa Barbara to New York (NYC)

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 New York (SBA - NYC)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Santa Barbara to New York is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 41% on airfare.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 52 days in advance, which can save you up to 70% on flights from Santa Barbara to New York compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 52 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 $365. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $503.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Santa Barbara to New York?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to New York from Santa Barbara. Users have commonly found prices around $289 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $197. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

Flights from Santa Barbara to New York are found to be more expensive on Saturday. 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 New York.

Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to New York in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SBA to NYC flights for October, November
31 Oct - 5 Nov
$171pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
9 Nov - 13 Nov
$171pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
12 Nov - 16 Nov
$174pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara to New York 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from Santa Barbara found for this year
9 Nov - 13 Nov
$171pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
31 Oct - 5 Nov
$171pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
9 Nov - 13 Nov
$174pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara

Last minute flights from Santa Barbara to New York

Late deals on round-trip flights to New York from Santa Barbara, departing today and this week
26 Oct - 2 Nov
$213pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
26 Oct - 2 Nov
$213pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
26 Oct - 2 Nov
$216pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara

One-way flights to New York from Santa Barbara

The cheapest one-way flights from Santa Barbara to New York
1:59 pm - 4:18 am
Major Airline
2 Stops
11h 19m
SBA - LGA
Major Airline
$87
StudentUniverse
1:19 pm - 1:55 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
21h 36m
SBA - EWR
United Airlines
$157
United
12:30 am - 10:49 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
7h 19m
SBA - EWR
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Santa Barbara to New York

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

Most people fly from Santa Barbara (SBA) if they book a flight from Santa Barbara to New York. On average, Santa Barbara has 0 outbound flights to New York per day from 4 airlines. Santa Barbara is conveniently located just 8.0 mi from Santa Barbara’s city center.

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

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta 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 New York for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Santa Barbara to New York for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $171, but on average you can expect to pay $186.

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

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

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

Currently priced at $171, American Airlines will fly you from Santa Barbara to New York and back. In addition to American Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on United Airlines for as low as $195. 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 New York one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Major Airline, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $83. American Airlines flights start at $86 while deals on United Airlines start at $98 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Santa Barbara to New York?

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Santa Barbara to New York.

What are the most popular routes from Santa Barbara to New York?

The most popular route from Santa Barbara to New York is Santa Barbara - New York John F Kennedy Intl. You may also consider Santa Barbara - Newark or Santa Barbara - New York LaGuardia.

What are the cheapest flights from Santa Barbara to New York?

While on average a flight from Santa Barbara to New York is generally $410, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $167. When looking at the most popular route, (Santa Barbara - New York John F Kennedy Intl), you can expect to pay $195 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New York, NY

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

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

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

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 New York.

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

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

Returning to Santa Barbara from New York

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

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

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Alternative routes for Santa Barbara to New York

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Destination information for New York

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Santa Barbara to New York.
Average temperature for October in New York
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for October in New York
4.1 ″

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Airports servicing New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Top 3 airlines flying from Santa Barbara to New York

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Santa Barbara to New York choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Delta
$147 $366 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$162 $463 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$210 $506 No cancel fee 69%
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