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)

All the information you need to plan the best SBA to SAN flight in 2021: compare Santa Barbara to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.
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 144% 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 27% by booking at least 17 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 $73.

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

July is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Diego from Santa Barbara. Prices for July average $80 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $44. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a July flight can save you 33% on your journey compared to booking in July

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 at noon, which can drop the price by up to 34% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to San Diego in June, July 2021

The best prices found for SBA to SAN flights for June, July
9 Jul - 11 Jul
$97pp
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Alaska Airlines
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17 Jul - 18 Jul
$107pp
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23 Jul - 24 Jul
$128pp
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Santa Barbara to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Santa Barbara found for this year
23 Jun - 28 Jun
$77pp
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9 Jul - 11 Jul
$97pp
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17 Jul - 18 Jul
$107pp
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Non-stop flights to San Diego from Santa Barbara

Save time with Santa Barbara to San Diego direct flight deals
9 Jul - 11 Jul
$97pp
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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17 Jul - 18 Jul
$107pp
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1 Oct - 3 Oct
$117pp
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Last minute flights from Santa Barbara to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Santa Barbara, departing today and this week
2 Jul - 11 Jul
$167pp
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2 Jul - 4 Jul
$197pp
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2 Jul - 5 Jul
$247pp
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One-way flights to San Diego from Santa Barbara

The cheapest one-way flights from Santa Barbara to San Diego
2:15 pm - 3:17 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
1h 02m
SBA - SAN
Alaska Airlines
$99
Alaska Airlines
2:00 am - 7:30 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
17h 30m
SBA - SAN
United Airlines
$222
United
3:25 pm - 3:54 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
36h 29m
SBA - SAN
Multiple Airlines
$226
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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 $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Santa Barbara to San Diego for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $97, but on average you can expect to pay $182.

Are there nonstop flights from Santa Barbara to San Diego for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 14 direct flights from Santa Barbara to San Diego under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Santa Barbara to San Diego is less than $484.

Are there last-minute flights available from Santa Barbara to San Diego for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Santa Barbara to San Diego within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Santa Barbara to San Diego?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Monday, Saturday.

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 same as in San Diego. You can expect this to be the case over the next 3 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?

Alaska Airlines and United Airlines can get you from Santa Barbara to San Diego in just under 55m. Your travel time can differ by up to 2h 20m. 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 $97, Alaska Airlines will fly you from Santa Barbara to San Diego and back. In addition to Alaska Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on United Airlines for as low as $203. These flights start at 72% 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 $34 on Alaska Airlines. Another option is United Airlines, who have fights from $76.

Alternative routes for Santa Barbara to San Diego

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

Destination information for San Diego

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Santa Barbara to San Diego.
Flight duration
1h 02m
Average temperature for June in San Diego
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for June in San Diego
0.1 ″

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Airports servicing San Diego

Hourly flight availability from Santa Barbara to San Diego

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