Cheap flights from Indianapolis to Santa Barbara (IND - SBA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Indianapolis (IND) to Santa Barbara (SBA)

All the information you need to plan the best IND to SBA flight in 2021: compare Indianapolis to Santa Barbara flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Santa Barbara.
IND - SBA
Price
$294 - $502
SBA
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SBA
Precipitation
0 - 3.5 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Average price

$502

Average for round-trip flights in December 2021

Round-trip from

$294

From Indianapolis 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 month to fly from Indianapolis to Santa Barbara?

Flights from Indianapolis to Santa Barbara lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Indianapolis to Santa Barbara in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $117.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Indianapolis to Santa Barbara, book at least 54 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 32% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $275 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $328.

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

Users have found that leaving on a Wednesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 52% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Indianapolis to Santa Barbara (IND - SBA)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Indianapolis to Santa Barbara at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 51% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Indianapolis to Santa Barbara in December, January 2022

The best prices found for IND to SBA flights for December, January
15 Dec - 4 Jan
$336pp
IND
Indianapolis
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IND
Indianapolis
15 Dec - 4 Jan
$340pp
IND
Indianapolis
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IND
Indianapolis
15 Dec - 4 Jan
$377pp
IND
Indianapolis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis

Indianapolis to Santa Barbara 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Barbara from Indianapolis found for this year
15 Dec - 4 Jan
$336pp
IND
Indianapolis
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IND
Indianapolis
15 Dec - 4 Jan
$340pp
IND
Indianapolis
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IND
Indianapolis
15 Dec - 4 Jan
$377pp
IND
Indianapolis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis

Last minute flights from Indianapolis to Santa Barbara

Late deals on round-trip flights to Santa Barbara from Indianapolis, departing today and this week
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$516pp
IND
Indianapolis
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$520pp
IND
Indianapolis
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IND
Indianapolis
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$538pp
IND
Indianapolis
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IND
Indianapolis

One-way flights to Santa Barbara from Indianapolis

The cheapest one-way flights from Indianapolis to Santa Barbara
2:55 pm - 2:40 pm
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
26h 45m
IND - SBA
Alaska Airlines
$342
mytrip.com
2:20 am - 8:46 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
33h 26m
IND - SBA
Multiple Airlines
$382
Gotogate
2:46 pm - 5:55 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
18h 09m
IND - SBA
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Indianapolis to Santa Barbara

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Indianapolis 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.

Can I find flights from Indianapolis to Santa Barbara for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Indianapolis to Santa Barbara for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $305, but on average you can expect to pay $474.

Are there last-minute flights available from Indianapolis to Santa Barbara for under $600?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Indianapolis to Santa Barbara within the next 7 days for less than $600.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Indianapolis to Santa Barbara round-trip?

American Airlines, at $305, was found to be the cheapest airline from Indianapolis to Santa Barbara.. Users have found that American Airlines is 14% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

When booking a flight from Indianapolis to Santa Barbara, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Delta or Frontier as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Indianapolis to Santa Barbara?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Indianapolis to Santa Barbara? While on average our users pay $333, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $111. The most popular route (Indianapolis - Santa Barbara), is priced around $377.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Santa Barbara, CA

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis.

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

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Alternative routes for Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis to Santa Barbara.
Average temperature for December in Santa Barbara
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Santa Barbara
1.1 ″

Airports servicing Indianapolis

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Top 3 airlines flying from Indianapolis to Santa Barbara

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Indianapolis 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
$123 $270 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$162 $431 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$163 $432 No cancel fee 71%
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