Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to Oakland (SBA - OAK)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Santa Barbara (SBA) to Oakland (OAK)

All the information you need to plan the best SBA to OAK flight in 2022: compare Santa Barbara to Oakland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Oakland.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Santa Barbara to Oakland, California (SBA - OAK)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Santa Barbara to Oakland, California at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 71% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Santa Barbara to Oakland, California?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 59 days in advance, which can save you up to 119% on flights from Santa Barbara to Oakland, California compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 59 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 $153. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $228.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Santa Barbara to Oakland, California?

Travelers have found that booking a Wednesday departure is the best way to save up to 225% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to Oakland in June, July 2022

The best prices found for SBA to OAK flights for June, July
28 Jul - 1 Aug
$560pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
28 Jul - 31 Jul
$567pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
23 Jun - 30 Jun
$570pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara to Oakland 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Oakland from Santa Barbara found for this year
23 Sep - 25 Sep
$534pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
28 Jul - 1 Aug
$560pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
28 Jul - 31 Jul
$567pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara

Non-stop flights to Oakland from Santa Barbara

Save time with Santa Barbara to Oakland direct flight deals
20 Jul - 21 Jul
$5,759pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Linear Air Taxi
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Linear Air Taxi
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
1 Sep - 5 Sep
$6,975pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Linear Air Taxi
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Linear Air Taxi
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
20 Jul - 27 Jul
$6,981pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Linear Air Taxi
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Linear Air Taxi
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara

Last minute flights from Santa Barbara to Oakland

Late deals on round-trip flights to Oakland from Santa Barbara, departing today and this week
30 Jun - 5 Jul
$845pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
28 Jun - 30 Jun
$907pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
1 Jul - 4 Jul
$964pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara

One-way flights to Oakland from Santa Barbara

The cheapest one-way flights from Santa Barbara to Oakland
2:00 am - 9:52 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
7h 52m
SBA - OAK
Multiple Airlines
$457
United
2:20 am - 4:30 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
14h 10m
SBA - OAK
American Airlines
8:47 am - 4:30 pm
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
7h 43m
SBA - OAK
Alaska Airlines
$885
Alaska Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Santa Barbara to Oakland

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Santa Barbara to Oakland have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Contour and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Contour with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Santa Barbara to Oakland, California for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Santa Barbara to Oakland, California for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $454, but on average you can expect to pay $589.

Are there nonstop flights from Santa Barbara to Oakland, California for under $5,800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 3 direct flights from Santa Barbara to Oakland, California under $5,800. A good price for a nonstop flight from Santa Barbara to Oakland, California is less than $6,571.

Are there last-minute flights available from Santa Barbara to Oakland, California for under $900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Santa Barbara to Oakland, California within the next 7 days for less than $900.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Santa Barbara to Oakland, California round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Santa Barbara to Oakland, California round-trip from $454.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Santa Barbara to Oakland, California one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $262 on Alaska Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include American Airlines from $477 and Linear Air Taxi from $3,514 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Santa Barbara to Oakland, California?

On average you can expect to pay $93 for a flight from Santa Barbara to Oakland, California. The cheapest flight overall is $18 while the most popular route, (Santa Barbara - Oakland) is currently priced at $454.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Oakland, CA

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Santa Barbara from Oakland

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

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

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Alternative routes for Santa Barbara to Oakland

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Destination information for Oakland

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Santa Barbara to Oakland.
Average temperature for June in Oakland
73.4 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Oakland
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Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Airports servicing Oakland

Hourly flight availability from Santa Barbara to Oakland

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Weekly flight availability
from Santa Barbara to Oakland
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Santa Barbara to Oakland.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
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