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

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The best prices from Denver 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
64.4 - 73.4 °F
SBA
Precipitation
0 - 2.7 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 to Santa Barbara

One-way from

$120

One-way flight from Denver 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 Denver to Santa Barbara?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 121% on the overall cost on flights from Denver to Santa Barbara.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Denver 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 17 days in advance, which can save you up to 20% on flights from Denver to Santa Barbara compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 17 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 $75. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $95.

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

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Santa Barbara from Denver. Prices for April average $86 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $43. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a April flight can save you 23% on your journey compared to booking in April

When is the cheapest time to fly from Denver to Santa Barbara (DEN - SBA)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 52% on flights from Denver to Santa Barbara by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Denver to Santa Barbara in July, August 2021

The best prices found for DEN to SBA flights for July, August
20 Aug - 23 Aug
$197pp
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
18 Aug - 27 Aug
$206pp
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
18 Aug - 25 Aug
$207pp
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl

Denver to Santa Barbara 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Barbara from Denver found for this year
20 Aug - 23 Aug
$197pp
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
18 Aug - 27 Aug
$206pp
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
18 Aug - 25 Aug
$207pp
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
 
1 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
20 Aug - 23 Aug
$197pp
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
19 Aug - 23 Aug
$237pp
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
18 Aug - 25 Aug
$238pp
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
6 Aug - 9 Aug
$297pp
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
5 Aug - 13 Aug
$306pp
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
5 Aug - 12 Aug
$315pp
DEN
Denver Intl
American Airlines
 
1 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
6:46 pm - 9:50 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
16h 04m
DEN - SBA
Multiple Airlines
$120
Kiwi.com
3:40 pm - 5:06 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 26m
DEN - SBA
United Airlines
$159
United
2:40 pm - 2:14 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
24h 34m
DEN - SBA
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Denver to Santa Barbara

Are flight prices decreasing from Denver 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 Denver 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.

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.

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 23m is how long a flight from Denver to Santa Barbara will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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 $197, but on average you can expect to pay $225.

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 $329.

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.

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

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 1,063 users have taken a look at flights from Denver Intl to Santa Barbara.

Does it rain more in Denver or Santa Barbara?

Expected rainfall in Denver is less than in Santa Barbara. You can expect this to be the case over the next 10 days.

Is Denver weather warmer or cooler than Santa Barbara?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 90 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Santa Barbara is typically colder than in Denver. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Denver to Santa Barbara?

United Airlines and American Airlines can get you from Denver to Santa Barbara in just under 2h 26m. Your travel time can differ by up to 2h 18m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Flying on United Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Santa Barbara, with prices starting at $197. Another option worth looking into is American Airlines, starting at $215 round trip. United Airlines is priced at 33% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is United Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $99. Check flights for American Airlines, as they currently have the next best price.

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
2h 30m
Average temperature for July in Santa Barbara
73.4 °F

Airports servicing Denver

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Top 4 airlines flying from Denver 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%
Delta
$189 $302 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$180 $338 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$164 $349 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Denver to Santa Barbara

See what time of day planes typically take off from Denver towards Santa Barbara.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 40% of DEN to SBA departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 36% of DEN to SBA departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 23% 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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