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Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to San Diego (SBA - SAN)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Santa Barbara (SBA) to San Diego (SAN)

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

Users have found that leaving on a Wednesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 70% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 42% 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 San Diego within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $381.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Santa Barbara to San Diego?

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Diego from Santa Barbara. Prices for August average $326 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $138. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 45% on your journey compared to booking in August

When is the cheapest time to fly from Santa Barbara to San Diego (SBA - SAN)?

When flying from Santa Barbara to San Diego, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 56% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to San Diego in December, January 2021

The best prices found for SBA to SAN flights for December, January
29 Dec - 30 Dec
$226pp
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Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
20 Dec - 23 Dec
$276pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
29 Dec - 30 Dec
$374pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Santa Barbara found for this year
29 Dec - 30 Dec
$226pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
20 Dec - 23 Dec
$276pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
29 Dec - 30 Dec
$374pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara

Non-stop flights to San Diego from Santa Barbara

Save time with Santa Barbara to San Diego direct flight deals
29 Dec - 30 Dec
$2,631pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Linear Air Taxi
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Linear Air Taxi
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
20 Dec - 23 Dec
$3,695pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Linear Air Taxi
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Linear Air Taxi
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara

One-way flights to San Diego from Santa Barbara

The cheapest one-way flights from Santa Barbara to San Diego
2:15 am - 4:54 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
50h 39m
SBA - SAN
American Airlines
1:30 am - 4:16 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
14h 46m
SBA - SAN
United Airlines
$297
United
5:26 am - 6:47 am
Linear Air Taxi
Nonstop
1h 21m
SBA - SAN
Linear Air Taxi
$1,848
Priceline

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Santa Barbara to San Diego flights.

Flight FAQs

From Santa Barbara to San Diego

Are flight prices decreasing from Santa Barbara to San Diego due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Santa Barbara and San Diego for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from Santa Barbara to San Diego have flexible changes due to COVID-19?

One of the carriers operating flights from Santa Barbara to San Diego that may be offering flexible change policies is United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Santa Barbara to San Diego for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Santa Barbara to San Diego for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $226, but on average you can expect to pay $1,309.

Are there nonstop flights from Santa Barbara to San Diego for under $2,700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 2 direct flights from Santa Barbara to San Diego under $2,700. A good price for a nonstop flight from Santa Barbara to San Diego is less than $3,163.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Santa Barbara to San Diego was viewed by 58 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Santa Barbara or San Diego?

Expected rainfall in Santa Barbara is more than in San Diego. You can expect this to be the case over the next 5 days.

Is Santa Barbara weather warmer or cooler than San Diego?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 81 °F's in August, on average. The temperature in San Diego is generally hotter than in Santa Barbara. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Santa Barbara to San Diego?

Linear Air Taxi and United Airlines can get you from Santa Barbara to San Diego in just under 1h 21m. Your travel time can differ by up to 2h 11m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at $226, United Airlines will fly you from Santa Barbara to San Diego and back. In addition to United Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Linear Air Taxi for as low as $2,631. These flights start at 34% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Santa Barbara to San Diego one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $113 on United Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include American Airlines from $197 and Linear Air Taxi from $1,848 one-way.

Alternative routes for Santa Barbara to San Diego

Destination information for San Diego

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Santa Barbara to San Diego
Flight duration
1h 21m
Average temperature for December in San Diego
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for December in San Diego
2.4 ″

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Airports servicing San Diego

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