Cheap flights from Irvine to Santa Barbara (SBA)

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

All the information you need to plan the best null to SBA flight in 2021: compare Irvine to Santa Barbara flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Santa Barbara.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Irvine to Santa Barbara (IR9 - SBA)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Irvine to Santa Barbara as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Irvine to Santa Barbara in December, January 2022

The best prices found for Irvine to SBA flights for December, January
28 Dec - 6 Jan
$189pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Dec - 4 Jan
$193pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Dec - 4 Jan
$198pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Irvine to Santa Barbara 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Barbara from Irvine found for this year
28 Dec - 6 Jan
$189pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Dec - 4 Jan
$193pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Dec - 4 Jan
$198pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Santa Barbara from Irvine

Save time with Irvine to Santa Barbara direct flight deals
15 Feb - 22 Feb
$177pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Dec - 6 Jan
$189pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Dec - 4 Jan
$193pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Irvine to Santa Barbara

Late deals on round-trip flights to Santa Barbara from Irvine, departing today and this week
18 Dec - 27 Dec
$233pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
15 Dec - 19 Dec
$242pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
17 Dec - 19 Dec
$257pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Santa Barbara from Irvine

The cheapest one-way flights from Irvine to Santa Barbara
1:00 am - 1:54 pm
Alaska Airlines
2 Stops
12h 54m
LAX - SBA
Alaska Airlines
2:32 pm - 4:13 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
13h 41m
LAX - SBA
American Airlines
5:30 am - 4:30 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
11h 00m
LAX - SBA
$270
United

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Irvine</span> to <span class="emphasized">Santa Barbara</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Irvine to Santa Barbara

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

Santa Barbara (SBA) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Irvine to Santa Barbara. You should not have trouble finding flights to Santa Barbara from Irvine; the airport handles an average of 3 inbound flights from Irvine per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 3 airlines have flights to the Santa Barbara airport from Irvine. It is only a 8.0 mi journey from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Santa Barbara’s city center.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Irvine to Santa Barbara that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, Linear Air Taxi, and Amtrak. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Irvine to Santa Barbara for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $189, but on average you can expect to pay $213.

Are there nonstop flights from Irvine to Santa Barbara for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 16 direct flights from Irvine to Santa Barbara under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Irvine to Santa Barbara is less than $623.

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

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

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with United Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $97. Alaska Airlines flights start at $175 while deals on American Airlines start at $193 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Irvine to Santa Barbara?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $20. While the most popular route (Los Angeles - Santa Barbara) can be booked for $234 on average our data indicates $131 when flying from Irvine to Santa Barbara.

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

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Irvine to Santa Barbara are SkyWest Airlines (81%), Air Canada (81%) and Avianca (81%).

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

The most popular airlines flying from Irvine to Santa Barbara are Amtrak, Linear Air Taxi and United Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Santa Barbara, CA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Irvine must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Santa Barbara.

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

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

Returning to Irvine from Santa Barbara

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Santa Barbara must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Irvine.

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

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Alternative routes for Irvine to Santa Barbara

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

Destination information for Santa Barbara

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Irvine to Santa Barbara.
Flight duration from Irvine to SBA
0h 58m
Average temperature for December in Santa Barbara
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Santa Barbara
1.1 ″

Airports servicing Irvine

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Hourly flight availability from Irvine to Santa Barbara

See what time of day planes typically take off from Irvine towards Santa Barbara.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 85% of Irvine to SBA departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 14% of Irvine to SBA departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of Irvine to SBA departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of Irvine to SBA departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Irvine to Santa Barbara
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Irvine to Santa Barbara.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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