Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara (LAX - SBA)

LAX — SBA
Dec 12 — Dec 191

The best prices from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara are usually found in April or January, booked 0 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Monday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from Los Angeles (LAX) to Santa Barbara (SBA)

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to SBA flight in 2022: compare Los Angeles to Santa Barbara flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Santa Barbara.

LAX - SBA

Price

$40 - $282

SBA

Temperature

51.8 - 62.6 °F

SBA

Rainfall

0 - 3.5 inches

Popular inFebruaryHigh demand for flights, 47% potential price rise
Cheapest inAprilBest time to find cheap flights, 73% potential price drop
Average price$114Average for round-trip flights in December 2022
Round-trip from$40From Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

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

Departing on a Wednesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 62% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara (LAX - SBA)?

It’s optimal to fly from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 38% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara in December, January 2022

The best prices found for LAX to SBA flights for December, January
Dec 26 - Jan 1
LAX

Los Angeles

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

0h 50m
SBA

Santa Barbara

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 00m
$168

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/4

Dec 30 - Jan 6
LAX

Los Angeles

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

0h 50m
SBA

Santa Barbara

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

5h 26m
$177

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/6

Jan 10 - Jan 17
LAX

Los Angeles

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

5h 13m
SBA

Santa Barbara

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

5h 26m
$186

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/5

Los Angeles to Santa Barbara 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Barbara from Los Angeles found for this year
Dec 26 - Jan 1
LAX

Los Angeles

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

0h 50m
SBA

Santa Barbara

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 00m
$168

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/4

Dec 30 - Jan 6
LAX

Los Angeles

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

0h 50m
SBA

Santa Barbara

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

5h 26m
$177

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/6

Dec 27 - Dec 28
LAX

Los Angeles

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

0h 50m
SBA

Santa Barbara

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 00m
$193

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/7

Cheap United Airlines flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

Dec 26 - Jan 1
LAX

Los Angeles

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

0h 50m
SBA

Santa Barbara

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 00m
$168

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/4

Dec 30 - Jan 6
LAX

Los Angeles

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

0h 50m
SBA

Santa Barbara

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

5h 26m
$177

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/6

Jan 10 - Jan 17
LAX

Los Angeles

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

5h 13m
SBA

Santa Barbara

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

5h 26m
$186

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/5

Cheap American Airlines flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

Feb 16 - Feb 20
LAX

Los Angeles

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

10h 50m
SBA

Santa Barbara

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

9h 53m
$1,375

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/5

Dec 15 - Dec 16
LAX

Los Angeles

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

12h 15m
SBA

Santa Barbara

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

22h 32m
$1,430

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/5

Non-stop flights to Santa Barbara from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Santa Barbara direct flight deals
Dec 26 - Jan 1
LAX

Los Angeles

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

0h 50m
SBA

Santa Barbara

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 00m
$168

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/4

Dec 27 - Dec 28
LAX

Los Angeles

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

0h 50m
SBA

Santa Barbara

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 00m
$193

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/7

Dec 23 - Dec 25
LAX

Los Angeles

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

0h 50m
SBA

Santa Barbara

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 00m
$218

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/5

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

Late deals on return flights to Santa Barbara from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
Dec 17 - Dec 19
LAX

Los Angeles

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

0h 50m
SBA

Santa Barbara

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 00m
$298

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/6

Dec 17 - Dec 19
LAX

Los Angeles

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

0h 50m
SBA

Santa Barbara

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

5h 36m
$307

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/6

Dec 17 - Dec 19
LAX

Los Angeles

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

0h 50m
SBA

Santa Barbara

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

12h 55m
$361

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/6

One-way flights to Santa Barbara from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara
Jan 11
LAX

Los Angeles

SBA

Santa Barbara

2 stops

22h 56m
$138

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/4

Jan 11
LAX

Los Angeles

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

3h 52m
$142

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/4

Feb 5
LAX

Los Angeles

SBA

Santa Barbara

2 stops

16h 40m
$148

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/5

Related info for your journey

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

What airports do I use to fly from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara?

Santa Barbara is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Santa Barbara from Los Angeles. Booking flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Santa Barbara (SBA) should be relatively easy as there are 4 daily flights to Santa Barbara from 3 different airlines. 0h 43m is how long a flight from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, Amtrak, and Linear Air Taxi. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $168, but on average you can expect to pay $245.

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

Cheapflights has at least 7 direct flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara is less than $257.

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

There are currently 17+ open flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

Flying on United Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Santa Barbara, with prices starting at $168.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with United Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $138. Alaska Airlines flights start at $182 while deals on American Airlines start at $207 one-way.

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

Before booking your flight from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara check out the most popular airlines for this route: Amtrak, Juneyao Airlines or Linear Air Taxi.

What are the most reliable airlines from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara are SkyWest Airlines (93%), United Airlines (93%) and Air Canada (87%).

What are the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara?

The cheapest flight price from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara is $249. On average you can expect to pay $1,459. The most popular route, (Los Angeles - Santa Barbara), can usually be booked for $168.

Alternative routes for Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

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Top airline flying from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
United AirlinesCheapest$127Average$201FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

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Weekly flight availability from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

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