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The best prices from Austin 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)

AUS - SBA
Price
$230 - $389
SBA
Temperature
64.4 - 73.4 °F
SBA
Rainfall
0 - 2.7 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

Round-trip from

$230

From Austin to Santa Barbara

One-way from

$167

One-way flight from Austin 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 day to fly round-trip from Austin to Santa Barbara?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 24% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Austin to Santa Barbara, book at least 33 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 72% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $375 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $533.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Santa Barbara. Flights to Santa Barbara from Austin in August are about $307 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $107.

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

When flying from Austin to Santa Barbara, 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 60% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Austin to Santa Barbara in November, December 2020

The best prices found for AUS to SBA flights for November, December
23 Dec - 2 Jan
$256pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
23 Dec - 2 Jan
$261pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
19 Dec - 2 Jan
$278pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom

Austin to Santa Barbara 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Barbara from Austin found for next year
23 Dec - 2 Jan
$256pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
23 Dec - 2 Jan
$261pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
19 Dec - 2 Jan
$278pp
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
9:10 am - 6:31 am
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
23h 21m
AUS - SBA
Alaska Airlines
1:13 am - 3:50 pm
American Airlines
3 Stops
16h 37m
AUS - SBA
American Airlines
4:00 am - 4:55 pm
United Airlines
3 Stops
38h 55m
AUS - SBA
United Airlines
$382
United

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Austin to Santa Barbara flights.

Flight FAQs

From Austin to Santa Barbara

Are flight prices decreasing from Austin to Santa Barbara 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 Austin and Santa Barbara 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Austin Bergstrom to Santa Barbara to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Austin Bergstrom to Santa Barbara are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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 $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Austin to Santa Barbara for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $256, but on average you can expect to pay $369.

Are there nonstop flights from Austin to Santa Barbara for under $300 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Austin to Santa Barbara, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

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

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 439 users have taken a look at flights from Austin Bergstrom to Santa Barbara.

Does it rain more in Austin or Santa Barbara?

Expected rainfall in Austin is less than in Santa Barbara. You can expect this to be the case over the next 13 days.

Is Austin weather warmer or cooler than Santa Barbara?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 97 °F's in August, on average. The temperature in Santa Barbara is generally colder than in Austin. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Austin to Santa Barbara?

Airlines like American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and United Airlines fly from Austin to Santa Barbara in about 5h 29m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 25h 12m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Currently priced at $256, American Airlines will fly you from Austin to Santa Barbara and back. In addition to American Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from United Airlines and Alaska Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $384 and $661, respectively. You may be able to fly from Austin to Santa Barbara for 10% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Austin to Santa Barbara are United Airlines ($128), American Airlines ($153), and Alaska Airlines ($163).

Alternative routes for Austin to Santa Barbara

Destination information for Santa Barbara

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Austin to Santa Barbara
Average temperature for November in Santa Barbara
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Santa Barbara
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Austin

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Top 4 airlines from Austin 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%
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