Cheap flights from Denver to Santa Barbara (DEN - SBA)

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The best prices from Denver Intl to Santa Barbara are usually found in September or October, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best DEN to SBA flight in 2021: compare Denver to Santa Barbara flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Santa Barbara.
DEN - SBA
Price
$220 - $346
SBA
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SBA
Precipitation
0 - 3.5 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$220

From Denver Intl to Santa Barbara

One-way from

$158

One-way flight from Denver Intl to Santa Barbara

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Denver to Santa Barbara (DEN - SBA)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Denver to Santa Barbara is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 52% on airfare.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Santa Barbara from Denver average $136. You can even find prices in August for less than $136, as users have found deals to Santa Barbara from as low as $32. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Santa Barbara from Denver. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 55%.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 9% by booking at least 54 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 Denver to Santa Barbara within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $138.

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

Cheap flights from Denver to Santa Barbara in October, November 2021

The best prices found for DEN to SBA flights for October, November
12 Nov - 14 Nov
$181pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl
30 Nov - 5 Dec
$186pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
28 Oct - 6 Nov
$191pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl

Denver Intl to Santa Barbara 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Barbara from Denver found for this year
2 Dec - 7 Dec
$167pp
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
2 Dec - 7 Dec
$176pp
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
3 Dec - 6 Dec
$177pp
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl

Non-stop flights to Santa Barbara from Denver

Save time with Denver to Santa Barbara direct flight deals
2 Dec - 7 Dec
$167pp
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
3 Dec - 6 Dec
$177pp
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
25 Feb - 27 Feb
$187pp
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl

Last minute flights from Denver to Santa Barbara

Late deals on round-trip flights to Santa Barbara from Denver, departing today and this week
23 Oct - 27 Oct
$246pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl
23 Oct - 28 Oct
$247pp
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
23 Oct - 28 Oct
$252pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl

One-way flights to Santa Barbara from Denver

The cheapest one-way flights from Denver to Santa Barbara
9:34 am - 8:03 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
23h 29m
DEN - SBA
American Airlines
3:00 am - 1:54 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
11h 54m
DEN - SBA
Multiple Airlines
$173
Kiwi.com
4:05 pm - 5:59 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
14h 54m
DEN - SBA
United Airlines
$183
United

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Denver to Santa Barbara

What airports do I use to fly from Denver to Santa Barbara?

Santa Barbara is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Santa Barbara from Denver Intl. Booking flights from Denver Intl (DEN) to Santa Barbara (SBA) should be relatively easy as there are 3 daily flights to Santa Barbara from 5 different airlines. 2h 35m is how long a flight from Denver to Santa Barbara will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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

United Airlines, Frontier, and American Airlines 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 Denver to Santa Barbara for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Denver to Santa Barbara for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $167, but on average you can expect to pay $192.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Denver to Santa Barbara under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Denver to Santa Barbara is less than $280.

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

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

How popular is this Denver to Santa Barbara flight route?

The Denver Intl to Santa Barbara flight path was viewed by 28 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 Denver to Santa Barbara round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Denver to Santa Barbara is United Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $167 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Major Airline and American Airlines, starting at $181 and $185 round-trip. United Airlines is currently priced 43% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Denver to Santa Barbara?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Denver to Santa Barbara? While on average our users pay $441, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $56. The most popular route (Denver Intl - Santa Barbara), is priced around $176.

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

Before booking your flight from Denver to Santa Barbara check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta.

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

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Denver to Santa Barbara are SkyWest Airlines (86%), Southwest (74%) and United Airlines (71%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Santa Barbara, CA

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Denver Intl 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 Denver Intl.

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

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Alternative routes for Denver 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 Denver to Santa Barbara.
Flight duration from DEN to SBA
2h 33m
Average temperature for October in Santa Barbara
73.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Santa Barbara
0.3 ″

Airports servicing Denver

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Top 4 airlines flying from Denver Intl to Santa Barbara

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Denver 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
$68 $153 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$164 $349 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$180 $338 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$189 $302 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Denver to Santa Barbara

See what time of day planes typically take off from Denver towards Santa Barbara.
Morning 6 AM to noon 43% of DEN to SBA departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 34% of DEN to SBA departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 22% of DEN to SBA departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of DEN to SBA departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Denver to Santa Barbara
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Denver to Santa Barbara.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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