Cheap flights from Albuquerque to Santa Barbara (ABQ - SBA)

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

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

It’s optimal to fly from Albuquerque to Santa Barbara at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 30% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 98% 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 Albuquerque to Santa Barbara within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $260.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Santa Barbara from Albuquerque average $182. You can even find prices in February for less than $182, as users have found deals to Santa Barbara from as low as $78. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Santa Barbara from Albuquerque. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 23%.

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

Travelers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 65% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

The best prices found for ABQ to SBA flights for December, January
23 Dec - 6 Jan
$335pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque
23 Dec - 6 Jan
$339pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ABQ
Albuquerque
10 Dec - 12 Dec
$419pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque

Albuquerque to Santa Barbara 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Barbara from Albuquerque found for this year
23 Dec - 6 Jan
$335pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque
23 Dec - 6 Jan
$339pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ABQ
Albuquerque
10 Dec - 12 Dec
$419pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque

Last minute flights from Albuquerque to Santa Barbara

Late deals on round-trip flights to Santa Barbara from Albuquerque, departing today and this week
10 Dec - 12 Dec
$419pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque
10 Dec - 12 Dec
$423pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque
10 Dec - 12 Dec
$629pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ABQ
Albuquerque

One-way flights to Santa Barbara from Albuquerque

The cheapest one-way flights from Albuquerque to Santa Barbara
2:24 am - 4:13 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
26h 49m
ABQ - SBA
American Airlines
2:00 am - 6:37 pm
United Airlines
3 Stops
17h 37m
ABQ - SBA
United Airlines
$478
United
4:20 am - 1:54 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
10h 34m
ABQ - SBA
Multiple Airlines
$776
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Flight FAQs

From Albuquerque to Santa Barbara

Which airlines flying from Albuquerque 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 Albuquerque to Santa Barbara have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Albuquerque to Santa Barbara for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $300, but on average you can expect to pay $420.

Are there last-minute flights available from Albuquerque to Santa Barbara for under $500?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Albuquerque to Santa Barbara within the next 7 days for less than $500.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Albuquerque to Santa Barbara is American Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $319 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is United Airlines, starting at $406.

What are the cheapest flights from Albuquerque to Santa Barbara?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $91. While the most popular route (Albuquerque - Santa Barbara) can be booked for $251 on average our data indicates $353 when flying from Albuquerque to Santa Barbara.

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

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Albuquerque to Santa Barbara.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Santa Barbara, CA

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Albuquerque 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 Albuquerque.

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

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Alternative routes for Albuquerque to Santa Barbara

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Destination information for Santa Barbara

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Albuquerque to Santa Barbara.
Average temperature for December in Santa Barbara
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Santa Barbara
1.1 ″

Airports servicing Albuquerque

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Top 3 airlines flying from Albuquerque to Santa Barbara

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Albuquerque to Santa Barbara choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Delta
$97 $298 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$97 $218 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$106 $346 No cancel fee 71%
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