Cheap flights from Austin to Santa Barbara (AUS - SBA)

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The best prices from Austin Bergstrom to Santa Barbara are usually found in August or January, booked 24 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Thursday

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

All the information you need to plan the best AUS to SBA flight in 2021: compare Austin to Santa Barbara flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Santa Barbara.
AUS - SBA
Price
$230 - $389
SBA
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SBA
Precipitation
0 - 3.5 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Average price

$314

Average for round-trip flights in December 2021

Round-trip from

$230

From Austin Bergstrom to Santa Barbara

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Austin to Santa Barbara?

Flights from Austin to Santa Barbara lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Austin to Santa Barbara in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $40.

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

Users have found that flying from Austin to Santa Barbara on a Sunday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 19 days in advance, which can save you up to 24% on flights from Austin to Santa Barbara compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 19 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $122. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $156.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Austin to Santa Barbara (AUS - SBA)?

It’s optimal to fly from Austin to Santa Barbara at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 50% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

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

The best prices found for AUS to SBA flights for December, January
15 Jan - 22 Jan
$195pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
15 Jan - 22 Jan
$199pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
10 Jan - 11 Jan
$215pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom

Austin Bergstrom to Santa Barbara 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Barbara from Austin found for this year
29 Dec - 4 Jan
$386pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
24 Dec - 28 Dec
$388pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
29 Dec - 4 Jan
$404pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AUS
Austin Bergstrom

Last minute flights from Austin to Santa Barbara

Late deals on round-trip flights to Santa Barbara from Austin, departing today and this week
16 Dec - 22 Dec
$495pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
13 Dec - 18 Dec
$498pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
15 Dec - 22 Dec
$506pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom

One-way flights to Santa Barbara from Austin

The cheapest one-way flights from Austin to Santa Barbara
2:42 pm - 4:13 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
15h 31m
AUS - SBA
American Airlines
7:15 am - 6:37 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
13h 22m
AUS - SBA
United Airlines
$437
United
4:36 pm - 8:45 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
42h 09m
AUS - SBA
Multiple Airlines
$462
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Flight FAQs

From Austin to Santa Barbara

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

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Austin to Santa Barbara for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $195, but on average you can expect to pay $282.

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

There are currently 14+ open flights from Austin to Santa Barbara within the next 7 days for less than $500.

How popular is this Austin to Santa Barbara flight route?

This flight path from Austin Bergstrom to Santa Barbara was viewed by 12 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

American Airlines, at $195, was found to be the cheapest airline from Austin to Santa Barbara. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be United Airlines. American Airlines is currently priced 32% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Austin to Santa Barbara?

On average you can expect to pay $334 for a flight from Austin to Santa Barbara. The cheapest flight overall is $103 while the most popular route, (Austin Bergstrom - Santa Barbara) is currently priced at $195.

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

When booking a flight from Austin 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 Austin?

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Austin Bergstrom 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 Austin Bergstrom.

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

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Alternative routes for Austin 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 Austin to Santa Barbara.
Average temperature for December in Santa Barbara
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Santa Barbara
1.1 ″

Airports servicing Austin

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Top 4 airlines flying from Austin Bergstrom to Santa Barbara

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Austin 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
Frontier
$88 $178 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$117 $181 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$117 $300 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$117 $362 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Austin to Santa Barbara

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