Cheap flights from Tempe to Santa Barbara (SBA)

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The best prices from Tempe to Santa Barbara are usually found in March or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best null to SBA flight in 2021: compare Tempe to Santa Barbara flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Santa Barbara.
TM9 - SBA
Price
$250 - $292
SBA
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SBA
Precipitation
0 - 3.5 inches

Popular in

May

High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop

Average price

$266

Average for round-trip flights in November 2021

Round-trip from

$250

From Tempe to Santa Barbara

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Tempe to Santa Barbara?

To save up to 71% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 31 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Tempe to Santa Barbara from $183 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $249 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Santa Barbara from Tempe average $139. You can even find prices in August for less than $139, as users have found deals to Santa Barbara from as low as $48. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Santa Barbara from Tempe. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 27%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Tempe to Santa Barbara (TM9 - SBA)?

When flying from Tempe to Santa Barbara, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Tempe to Santa Barbara in November, December 2021

The best prices found for Tempe to SBA flights for November, December
22 Dec - 5 Jan
$207pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$233pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$237pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Tempe to Santa Barbara 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Barbara from Tempe found for next year
22 Dec - 5 Jan
$207pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$233pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$237pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Non-stop flights to Santa Barbara from Tempe

Save time with Tempe to Santa Barbara direct flight deals
10 Feb - 13 Feb
$177pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
9 Mar - 16 Mar
$219pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
15 Jan - 18 Jan
$239pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Last minute flights from Tempe to Santa Barbara

Late deals on round-trip flights to Santa Barbara from Tempe, departing today and this week
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$233pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$237pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$241pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Tempe to Santa Barbara

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

For a flight from Tempe to Santa Barbara, you will be flying into Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara (SBA) is just 8.0 mi from the center of the city. Santa Barbara is the only Santa Barbara airport and it handles 3 inbound flights from Tempe per day. 4 airlines have flights to Santa Barbara from Tempe on a regular basis.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Tempe to Santa Barbara for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $155, but on average you can expect to pay $215.

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

Cheapflights has at least 16 direct flights from Tempe to Santa Barbara under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Tempe to Santa Barbara is less than $324.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Tempe to Santa Barbara?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Tuesday.

How many flights depart from Tempe to Santa Barbara on average per day?

Travelers can expect 1 flight from Tempe to Santa Barbara on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Tempe to Santa Barbara?

A quick flight from Tempe to Santa Barbara can take about 6h 38m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $155. Tempe and Santa Barbara are separated by a distance of 456 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest flights from Tempe to Santa Barbara?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $93. While the most popular route (Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl - Santa Barbara) can be booked for $165 on average our data indicates $218 when flying from Tempe to Santa Barbara.

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

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Tempe to Santa Barbara consider choosing Envoy Air (91%), Mesa Airlines (74%) or American Airlines (67%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

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

When booking a flight from Tempe to Santa Barbara, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Santa Barbara, CA

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Tempe from Santa Barbara

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 Tempe.

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

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Alternative routes for Tempe 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 Tempe to Santa Barbara.
Flight duration from Tempe to SBA
1h 33m
Average temperature for November in Santa Barbara
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Santa Barbara
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Tempe

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Hourly flight availability from Tempe to Santa Barbara

See what time of day planes typically take off from Tempe towards Santa Barbara.
Morning 6 AM to noon 48% of Tempe to SBA departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 36% of Tempe to SBA departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 16% of Tempe to SBA departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of Tempe to SBA departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Tempe to Santa Barbara
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Tempe to Santa Barbara.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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