Cheap flights from Dallas/Fort Worth to Santa Barbara (DFW - SBA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) to Santa Barbara (SBA)

All the information you need to plan the best DFW to SBA flight in 2021: compare Dallas/Fort Worth to Santa Barbara flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Santa Barbara.
DFW - SBA
Price
$221 - $468
SBA
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SBA
Precipitation
0 - 3.5 inches

Popular in

February

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 41% potential price drop

Average price

$421

Average for round-trip flights in November 2021

Round-trip from

$221

From Dallas/Fort Worth 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 Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Santa Barbara (DFW - SBA)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Santa Barbara as you normally would.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Santa Barbara?

To save up to 21% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 59 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Santa Barbara from $162 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $198 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Santa Barbara?

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Santa Barbara from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport. Prices for August average $159 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $51. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 48% on your journey compared to booking in August

Cheap flights from Dallas/Fort Worth to Santa Barbara in November, December 2021

The best prices found for DFW to SBA flights for November, December
21 Dec - 29 Dec
$357pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
16 Dec - 25 Dec
$365pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
16 Dec - 25 Dec
$373pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Dallas/Fort Worth to Santa Barbara 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Barbara from Dallas/Fort Worth found for next year
21 Dec - 29 Dec
$357pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
16 Dec - 25 Dec
$365pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
16 Dec - 25 Dec
$373pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Non-stop flights to Santa Barbara from Dallas/Fort Worth

Save time with Dallas/Fort Worth to Santa Barbara direct flight deals
16 Feb - 23 Feb
$217pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
16 Jan - 19 Jan
$227pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
14 Jan - 16 Jan
$237pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Last minute flights from Dallas/Fort Worth to Santa Barbara

Late deals on round-trip flights to Santa Barbara from Dallas/Fort Worth, departing today and this week
9 Dec - 14 Dec
$404pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
9 Dec - 14 Dec
$433pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
8 Dec - 10 Dec
$459pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Dallas/Fort Worth</span> to <span class="emphasized">Santa Barbara</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Dallas/Fort Worth to Santa Barbara

What airport do you fly into for flights to Santa Barbara from Dallas/Fort Worth?

Santa Barbara (SBA) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Dallas/Fort Worth to Santa Barbara. You should not have trouble finding flights to Santa Barbara from Dallas/Fort Worth; the airport handles an average of 2 inbound flights from Dallas/Fort Worth per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 4 airlines have flights to the Santa Barbara airport from Dallas/Fort Worth. It is only a 8.0 mi journey from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Santa Barbara’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Dallas/Fort Worth to Santa Barbara have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Dallas/Fort Worth to Santa Barbara have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, United Airlines, and Frontier are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Are there nonstop flights from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Santa Barbara for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Santa Barbara under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Santa Barbara is less than $393.

Are there last-minute flights available from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Santa Barbara for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Santa Barbara within the next 7 days for less than $500.

What days are nonstop flights available from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Santa Barbara?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Santa Barbara on average per day?

5 flight departures from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Santa Barbara per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 80% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 20% of flight departures

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Santa Barbara?

Consider American Airlines, Delta or Frontier when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Santa Barbara.

What are the cheapest flights from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Santa Barbara?

The cheapest flight price from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Santa Barbara is $195. On average you can expect to pay $424. The most popular route, (Dallas/Fort Worth - Santa Barbara), can usually be booked for $213.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Santa Barbara, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Santa Barbara from Dallas/Fort Worth?

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

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Dallas/Fort Worth are not required to quarantine after entering Santa Barbara.

Do I need a test to fly back to Dallas/Fort Worth from Santa Barbara?

Returning to Dallas/Fort Worth 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 Dallas/Fort Worth.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Santa Barbara are not required to quarantine after entering Dallas/Fort Worth.

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Alternative routes for Dallas/Fort Worth 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 Dallas/Fort Worth to Santa Barbara.
Average temperature for November in Santa Barbara
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Santa Barbara
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Dallas

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Top 3 airlines flying from Dallas/Fort Worth to Santa Barbara

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Dallas/Fort Worth 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
United Airlines
$59 $259 No cancel fee 69%
Frontier
$123 $214 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$218 $475 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Dallas/Fort Worth to Santa Barbara

See what time of day planes typically take off from Dallas/Fort Worth towards Santa Barbara.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 70% of DFW to SBA departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 29% of DFW to SBA departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of DFW to SBA departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of DFW to SBA departures
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6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Dallas/Fort Worth to Santa Barbara
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Dallas/Fort Worth to Santa Barbara.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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