Cheap flights from Madison to Santa Barbara (MSN - SBA) from $339

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 10/7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
MSN — SBA
Apr 16 — Apr 231

The best prices from Madison Truax Field to Santa Barbara are usually found in October or August, booked 66 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Friday

Cheap flight deals from Madison to Santa Barbara

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Madison (MSN) to Santa Barbara (SBA). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated April 11, 2024.

Popular in

March

Cheapest in

October

Average price

$543

Round-trip from

$238
High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in April 2024
From Madison Truax Field to Santa Barbara

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

Users have found that leaving on a Friday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 57% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Madison to Santa Barbara at least 18 days early can save you up to 125% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 18 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Madison to Santa Barbara for as little as $590 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $758 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Our data shows that September tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Santa Barbara from Madison. Users have commonly found prices around $475 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $238. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in March.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Madison to Santa Barbara (MSN - SBA)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 31% on flights from Madison to Santa Barbara by exploring options for tickets at noon.

Cheap Delta flights from Madison to Santa Barbara

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Delta for the route between Madison and Santa Barbara. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,194,136 searches. Data last updated April 11, 2024.
Consider these cheap Delta flights we've found departing from Madison to Santa Barbara. It's recommended that users confirm their flight details before booking.
Sat 8/3110:45 amMSN - SBA
2 stops12h 10mDelta
Wed 9/47:25 amSBA - MSN
1 stop7h 19mDelta
Deal found 4/10$403
Sat 8/315:25 pmMSN - SBA
2 stops8h 26mDelta
Wed 9/41:20 pmSBA - MSN
2 stops16h 55mDelta
Deal found 4/9$445
Sat 8/3110:45 amMSN - SBA
2 stops12h 10mDelta
Wed 9/41:20 pmSBA - MSN
2 stops16h 55mDelta
Deal found 4/10$482

Cheap American Airlines flights from Madison to Santa Barbara

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by American Airlines for the route between Madison and Santa Barbara. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,194,136 searches. Data last updated April 11, 2024.
Some of the lowest-priced American Airlines flights we've found at this time heading from Madison to Santa Barbara. If these deals don't fit your criteria, make sure to check back soon as new deals are always added.
Wed 7/246:40 amMSN - SBA
1 stop6h 47mAmerican Airlines
Tue 8/612:30 pmSBA - MSN
1 stop8h 29mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$437
Wed 7/246:40 amMSN - SBA
2 stops13h 28mAmerican Airlines
Tue 8/612:30 pmSBA - MSN
1 stop8h 29mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$442
Wed 7/246:40 amMSN - SBA
2 stops13h 28mAmerican Airlines
Tue 8/612:15 pmSBA - MSN
2 stops8h 44mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$447
Fri 7/196:40 amMSN - SBA
1 stop6h 47mAmerican Airlines
Mon 7/226:38 pmSBA - MSN
2 stops15h 34mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/11$655
Fri 7/196:40 amMSN - SBA
2 stops13h 28mAmerican Airlines
Mon 7/226:38 pmSBA - MSN
2 stops15h 34mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/11$660
Thu 6/207:35 amMSN - SBA
1 stop17h 07mAmerican Airlines
Sun 6/236:54 pmSBA - MSN
2 stops15h 08mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$715
Mon 7/86:40 amMSN - SBA
1 stop6h 47mAmerican Airlines
Wed 7/246:25 amSBA - MSN
2 stops8h 30mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/11$717
Fri 7/196:40 amMSN - SBA
1 stop6h 47mAmerican Airlines
Mon 7/2212:12 pmSBA - MSN
1 stop9h 24mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/11$718
Mon 7/811:23 amMSN - SBA
2 stops8h 45mAmerican Airlines
Wed 7/246:25 amSBA - MSN
2 stops8h 30mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/11$722

Cheap Madison to Santa Barbara flights in April & May 2024

Find cheap flight options from Madison to Santa Barbara specifically for the months of April and May 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,194,136 searches. Prices were last updated on April 11, 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals from Madison to Santa Barbara in 2024. If these deals don't appeal to you, be sure to come back soon for more options.
Fri 4/123:25 pmMSN - SBA
1 stop7h 56mUnited Airlines
Mon 4/155:15 amSBA - MSN
1 stop6h 08mUnited Airlines
Deal found 4/10$471
Fri 4/1212:45 pmMSN - SBA
2 stops11h 40mAmerican Airlines
Mon 4/157:15 pmSBA - MSN
2 stops13h 00mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$589
Fri 4/123:25 pmMSN - SBA
1 stop7h 56mUnited Airlines
Mon 4/154:59 pmSBA - MSN
2 stops15h 20mUnited Airlines
Deal found 4/10$775
Fri 4/123:25 pmMSN - SBA
1 stop23h 45mUnited Airlines
Mon 4/155:15 amSBA - MSN
1 stop6h 08mUnited Airlines
Deal found 4/10$1,291

Madison to Santa Barbara 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Madison and Santa Barbara in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,194,136 searches. Data last updated April 11, 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals from Madison to Santa Barbara in 2024. If these deals don't appeal to you, be sure to come back soon for more options.
Sat 8/313:09 pmMSN - SBA
1 stop8h 02mUnited Airlines
Wed 9/45:35 amSBA - MSN
1 stop6h 31mUnited Airlines
Deal found 4/9$354
Sat 8/3110:45 amMSN - SBA
2 stops12h 10mDelta
Wed 9/47:25 amSBA - MSN
1 stop7h 19mDelta
Deal found 4/10$403
Sat 8/313:09 pmMSN - SBA
1 stop8h 02mUnited Airlines
Wed 9/45:15 amSBA - MSN
2 stops13h 45mUnited Airlines
Deal found 4/9$410
Wed 7/246:40 amMSN - SBA
1 stop6h 47mAmerican Airlines
Tue 8/612:30 pmSBA - MSN
1 stop8h 29mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$437
Wed 7/246:40 amMSN - SBA
2 stops13h 28mAmerican Airlines
Tue 8/612:30 pmSBA - MSN
1 stop8h 29mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$442
Sat 8/315:25 pmMSN - SBA
2 stops8h 26mDelta
Wed 9/41:20 pmSBA - MSN
2 stops16h 55mDelta
Deal found 4/9$445
Wed 7/246:40 amMSN - SBA
2 stops13h 28mAmerican Airlines
Tue 8/612:15 pmSBA - MSN
2 stops8h 44mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$447
Fri 4/123:25 pmMSN - SBA
1 stop7h 56mUnited Airlines
Mon 4/155:15 amSBA - MSN
1 stop6h 08mUnited Airlines
Deal found 4/10$471
Sat 8/3110:45 amMSN - SBA
2 stops12h 10mDelta
Wed 9/41:20 pmSBA - MSN
2 stops16h 55mDelta
Deal found 4/10$482

One-way flights to Santa Barbara from Madison

Search for one-way flight options from Madison to Santa Barbara. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,194,136 searches. Data last updated April 11, 2024.
Take a look at some of the one-way flights we've detected from Madison to Santa Barbara. For those needing a return trip from Madison, there is a search form available above.
Mon 10/72:45 pmMSN - SBA
1 stop24h 13mUnited Airlines
Deal found 4/11$339
Mon 10/78:38 amMSN - SBA
2 stops17h 19mUnited Airlines
Deal found 4/11$344
Sun 8/47:45 amMSN - SBA
1 stop6h 13mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$428
Sun 8/47:05 amMSN - SBA
2 stops13h 03mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$432
Mon 10/76:35 amMSN - SBA
3 stops19h 24mUnited Airlines
Deal found 4/11$492
Sun 8/46:32 amMSN - SBA
3 stops19h 27mUnited Airlines
Deal found 4/10$702

Find flights from Madison to Santa Barbara within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Madison to Santa Barbara that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,194,136 searches. Data last updated April 11, 2024.

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Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$354 - $710

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Depart

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Price

Madison Truax FieldSanta Barbara

MSN - SBA

MSNSBA

Madison Truax Field

Sat 8/31

1 stop8h 02m

Santa Barbara

Wed 9/4

1 stop6h 31m

$354

Madison Truax FieldSanta Barbara

MSN - SBA

MSNSBA

Madison Truax Field

Sat 8/31

2 stops12h 10m

Santa Barbara

Wed 9/4

1 stop7h 19m

$403

Madison Truax FieldSanta Barbara

MSN - SBA

MSNSBA

Madison Truax Field

Sat 8/31

1 stop8h 02m

Santa Barbara

Wed 9/4

2 stops13h 45m

$410

Madison Truax FieldSanta Barbara

MSN - SBA

MSNSBA

Madison Truax Field

Wed 7/24

1 stop6h 47m

Santa Barbara

Tue 8/6

1 stop8h 29m

$437

Madison Truax FieldSanta Barbara

MSN - SBA

MSNSBA

Madison Truax Field

Wed 7/24

2 stops13h 28m

Santa Barbara

Tue 8/6

1 stop8h 29m

$442

Madison Truax FieldSanta Barbara

MSN - SBA

MSNSBA

Madison Truax Field

Sat 8/31

2 stops8h 26m

Santa Barbara

Wed 9/4

2 stops16h 55m

$445

Madison Truax FieldSanta Barbara

MSN - SBA

MSNSBA

Madison Truax Field

Wed 7/24

2 stops13h 28m

Santa Barbara

Tue 8/6

2 stops8h 44m

$447

Madison Truax FieldSanta Barbara

MSN - SBA

MSNSBA

Madison Truax Field

Sat 8/31

2 stops12h 10m

Santa Barbara

Wed 9/4

2 stops16h 55m

$482

Madison Truax FieldSanta Barbara

MSN - SBA

MSNSBA

Madison Truax Field

Wed 7/24

3 stops19h 27m

Santa Barbara

Tue 8/6

2 stops16h 57m

$710

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 4/9

When is the best time to book a flight from Madison to Santa Barbara?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Madison to Santa Barbara. Price data was last updated on January 28, 2024.
Booking 65 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Madison to Santa Barbara. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Madison to Santa Barbara?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Madison to Santa Barbara. Price data was last updated on April 7, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Madison to Santa Barbara flight should consider departing on Wednesday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Santa Barbara by month

Plan your trip from Madison to Santa Barbara by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Madison to Santa Barbara is currently $456 while a round-trip flight costs $459. Price data was last updated on April 7, 2024.

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Madison to Santa Barbara (average of $356). Flying from Madison to Santa Barbara in June is currently the most expensive (average of $552). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$356

February

$394

March

$446

April

$460

May

$464

June

$552

July

$512

August

$444

September

$400

October

$420

November

$449

December

$426

Temperature and rainfall in Santa Barbara by month

Plan your trip to Santa Barbara by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

LAX

Temperature

57.2 - 73.4 °F

Reviews of airlines servicing Santa Barbara

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Santa Barbara. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Santa Barbara. Reviews last updated April 11, 2024.
Read through reviews of airlines operating flights from Madison to Santa Barbara, such as Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines. Users can see the overall rating for each airline as well as how each is rated in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very good
11,206 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.5

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew was nice and courteous. Boarding went smoothly. But we experienced a few minutes of extreme turbulence.

8.1
Very good
11,206 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,206 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.5

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew was nice and courteous. Boarding went smoothly. But we experienced a few minutes of extreme turbulence.

7.4
Good
11,391 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,206 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.5

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew was nice and courteous. Boarding went smoothly. But we experienced a few minutes of extreme turbulence.

7.3
Good
15,011 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,206 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.5

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew was nice and courteous. Boarding went smoothly. But we experienced a few minutes of extreme turbulence.

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

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Madison to Santa Barbara for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $354, but on average you can expect to pay $605.

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

    Cheapflights users have booked flights from Madison to Santa Barbara round-trip from $354. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Delta, from $403, and American Airlines, from $437. Users have found that United Airlines is 37% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

  • What does MSN to SBA mean?

    MSN and SBA are unique codes to identify airports used in the aviation industry. They are defined by IATA (International Air Transport Association) and are commonly called IATA codes. MSN to SBA refers to a flight route from Madison Truax Field Airport to Santa Barbara Airport.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Madison to Santa Barbara that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Madison to Santa Barbara with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

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    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Madison to Santa Barbara by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Madison to Santa Barbara that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines do offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Madison to Santa Barbara?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Madison to Santa Barbara flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Madison to Santa Barbara flight deals updated?

    The Madison to Santa Barbara flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 4/10.

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