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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)

DEN - SBA
Price
$220 - $346
SBA
Temperature
64.4 - 73.4 °F
SBA
Rainfall
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

$188

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 117% 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 33 days in advance, which can save you up to 72% on flights from Denver to Santa Barbara compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 33 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 $375. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $533.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Santa Barbara from Denver. Prices for August average $307 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $107. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 55% on your journey compared to booking in August

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 44% on flights from Denver to Santa Barbara by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

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

The best prices found for DEN to SBA flights for November, December
11 Dec - 14 Dec
$286pp
DEN
Denver Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl
5 Dec - 31 Dec
$307pp
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
9 Dec - 21 Dec
$309pp
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DEN
Denver Intl

Denver to Santa Barbara 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Barbara from Denver found for next year
11 Dec - 14 Dec
$286pp
DEN
Denver Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl
5 Dec - 31 Dec
$307pp
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
9 Dec - 21 Dec
$309pp
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DEN
Denver Intl

Non-stop flights to Santa Barbara from Denver

Save time with Denver to Santa Barbara direct flight deals
23 Dec - 27 Dec
$329pp
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
19 Dec - 26 Dec
$354pp
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
5 Dec - 31 Dec
$379pp
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
5 Dec - 9 Dec
$286pp
DEN
Denver Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl
5 Dec - 31 Dec
$307pp
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
9 Dec - 21 Dec
$309pp
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DEN
Denver Intl

One-way flights to Santa Barbara from Denver

The cheapest one-way flights from Denver to Santa Barbara
2:00 am - 6:33 am
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
29h 33m
DEN - SBA
Alaska Airlines
7:49 pm - 6:33 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
35h 44m
DEN - SBA
Multiple Airlines
$394
mytrip.com
3:10 pm - 4:55 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 45m
DEN - SBA
United Airlines
$439
United

Related info for your journey

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

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.

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. New policies for travelers booking flights from Denver Intl to Santa Barbara include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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 $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Denver to Santa Barbara for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $240, but on average you can expect to pay $313.

Are there nonstop flights from Denver to Santa Barbara for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 7 direct flights from Denver to Santa Barbara under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Denver to Santa Barbara is less than $436.

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

There are currently 10+ 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: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 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.

How many flights depart from Denver to Santa Barbara on average per day?

Per day, 2 flights depart from Denver Intl to Santa Barbara on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Denver or Santa Barbara?

Expected rainfall in Denver is same as in Santa Barbara. You can expect this to be the case over the next 6 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, American Airlines, and Alaska Airlines can get you from Denver to Santa Barbara in just under 2h 39m. Your travel time can differ by up to 6h 16m. The distance between Denver and Santa Barbara is about 919 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Flying on Alaska Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Santa Barbara, with prices starting at $240. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by United Airlines and American Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $273 and $286, respectively. Alaska Airlines is priced at 18% 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 American Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $143. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and Alaska Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Denver to Santa Barbara for a low price.

Alternative routes for Denver to Santa Barbara

Destination information for Santa Barbara

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Denver to Santa Barbara
Flight duration
2h 40m
Average temperature for November in Santa Barbara
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Santa Barbara
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Denver

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Top 4 airlines 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

Morning 6 AM to noon 50% of DEN to SBA departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 50% of DEN to SBA departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of DEN to SBA departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of DEN to SBA departures
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6 AM
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Weekly flight availability
from Denver to Santa Barbara
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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