Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to Phoenix (SBA - PHX)

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The best prices from Santa Barbara to Phoenix are usually found in May or April, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Santa Barbara (SBA) to Phoenix (PHX)

All the information you need to plan the best SBA to PHX flight in 2021: compare Santa Barbara to Phoenix flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Phoenix.
SBA - PH1
Price
$236 - $312
PH1
Temperature
55.4 - 95 °F
PH1
Precipitation
0 - 1.1 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop

Average price

$252

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

$236

From Santa Barbara to Phoenix

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 Phoenix (SBA - PH1)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Santa Barbara to Phoenix in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 9% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Santa Barbara to Phoenix?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Phoenix. Flights to Phoenix from Santa Barbara in August are about $151 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $48.

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

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Santa Barbara to Phoenix. 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 Phoenix.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 74% by booking at least 35 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Santa Barbara to Phoenix within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $200.

Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to Phoenix in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SBA to PHX flights for October, November
8 Nov - 9 Nov
$173pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
9 Nov - 12 Nov
$177pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
8 Nov - 17 Nov
$191pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara to Phoenix 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Phoenix from Santa Barbara found for this year
7 Dec - 8 Dec
$173pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
9 Dec - 9 Dec
$174pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
9 Nov - 12 Nov
$177pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara

Non-stop flights to Phoenix from Santa Barbara

Save time with Santa Barbara to Phoenix direct flight deals
7 Dec - 8 Dec
$209pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
7 Dec - 12 Dec
$219pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
5 Dec - 11 Dec
$229pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara

Last minute flights from Santa Barbara to Phoenix

Late deals on round-trip flights to Phoenix from Santa Barbara, departing today and this week
2 Nov - 6 Nov
$242pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
2 Nov - 6 Nov
$246pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
3 Nov - 6 Nov
$250pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara

One-way flights to Phoenix from Santa Barbara

The cheapest one-way flights from Santa Barbara to Phoenix
1:00 am - 8:46 am
United Airlines
3 Stops
30h 46m
SBA - PHX
United Airlines
$287
United
12:30 am - 6:13 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
16h 43m
SBA - PHX
American Airlines
7:18 am - 3:09 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
18h 51m
SBA - PHX
Multiple Airlines
$445
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Santa Barbara to Phoenix

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

Located just 8.0 mi from the city center, Santa Barbara is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Phoenix from Santa Barbara. Booking flights from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Phoenix should be relatively easy as there are 3 daily outbound flights to Phoenix from 3 different airlines.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, United Airlines, and Major Airline flying from Santa Barbara to Phoenix have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Santa Barbara to Phoenix for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Santa Barbara to Phoenix for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $173, but on average you can expect to pay $199.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Santa Barbara to Phoenix under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Santa Barbara to Phoenix is less than $292.

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

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

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

United Airlines, at $173, was found to be the cheapest airline from Santa Barbara to Phoenix. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be American Airlines. United Airlines is priced at 34% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or United Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Santa Barbara to Phoenix.

What are the cheapest flights from Santa Barbara to Phoenix?

The cheapest flight price from Santa Barbara to Phoenix is $108. On average you can expect to pay $405. The most popular route, (Santa Barbara - Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl), can usually be booked for $173.

What are the most reliable airlines from Santa Barbara to Phoenix?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Santa Barbara to Phoenix consider choosing SkyWest Airlines (94%), Envoy Air (94%) or American Airlines (88%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Phoenix, AZ

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

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

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

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 Phoenix.

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

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

Returning to Santa Barbara from Phoenix

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

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

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Alternative routes for Santa Barbara to Phoenix

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Phoenix

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Santa Barbara to Phoenix.
Average temperature for October in Phoenix
91.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Phoenix
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Airports servicing Phoenix

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway (AZA)

Hourly flight availability from Santa Barbara to Phoenix

See what time of day planes typically take off from Santa Barbara towards Phoenix.
Morning 6 AM to noon 73% of SBA to PHX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 26% of SBA to PHX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SBA to PHX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SBA to PHX departures
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6 AM
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Weekly flight availability
from Santa Barbara to Phoenix
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Santa Barbara to Phoenix.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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