Cheap flights from Michigan (MI) to Santa Barbara (SBA)

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

All the information you need to plan the best null to SBA flight in 2021: compare Michigan to Santa Barbara flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Santa Barbara.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Michigan to Santa Barbara?

Flights from Michigan to Santa Barbara lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Michigan to Santa Barbara in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $119.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 21 days in advance to save up to 38% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 21 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Michigan to Santa Barbara 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $242, or $344 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Michigan to Santa Barbara (MI - SBA)?

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

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

The best prices found for Michigan to SBA flights for December, January
13 Dec - 19 Dec
$338pp
FNT
Flint Bishop
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
FNT
Flint Bishop
14 Dec - 19 Dec
$348pp
FNT
Flint Bishop
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
FNT
Flint Bishop
13 Dec - 25 Dec
$358pp
FNT
Flint Bishop
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
FNT
Flint Bishop

Michigan to Santa Barbara 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Barbara from Michigan found for this year
13 Dec - 19 Dec
$338pp
FNT
Flint Bishop
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
FNT
Flint Bishop
14 Dec - 19 Dec
$348pp
FNT
Flint Bishop
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
FNT
Flint Bishop
13 Dec - 25 Dec
$358pp
FNT
Flint Bishop
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
FNT
Flint Bishop

One-way flights to Santa Barbara from Michigan

The cheapest one-way flights from Michigan to Santa Barbara
10:30 am - 7:08 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
23h 38m
GRR - SBA
United Airlines
$269
United
3:52 am - 4:36 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
15h 44m
DTW - SBA
American Airlines
2:14 pm - 4:35 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
41h 21m
DTW - SBA
Multiple Airlines
$1,102
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Michigan to Santa Barbara

What airport do you fly into for flights to Santa Barbara from Michigan?

If you book a flight to Santa Barbara from Michigan, you will be flying to Santa Barbara, which is the city’s only airport. Santa Barbara (SBA) is located 8.0 mi from the center of Santa Barbara.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta flying from Michigan to Santa Barbara have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Michigan to Santa Barbara for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Michigan to Santa Barbara for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $283, but on average you can expect to pay $303.

What are the cheapest flights from Michigan to Santa Barbara?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Michigan to Santa Barbara? While on average our users pay $338, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $233. The most popular route (Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Santa Barbara), is priced around $289.

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

American Airlines, Delta and Frontier are the most popular airlines when flying from Michigan to Santa Barbara.

What are the most popular routes from Michigan to Santa Barbara?

The most popular route from Michigan to Santa Barbara is Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Santa Barbara. You may also consider Grand Rapids Gerald R. Ford Intl - Santa Barbara or Flint Bishop - Santa Barbara.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Santa Barbara, CA

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Michigan 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 Michigan.

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

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Departure points for flights from Michigan to Santa Barbara

Select to see more specific information for flights to Santa Barbara from all departure points in Michigan.

Destination information for Santa Barbara

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Michigan to Santa Barbara.
Average temperature for December in Santa Barbara
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Santa Barbara
1.1 ″

Airports servicing

Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa County (CIU)
Hancock Houghton County (CMX)
Escanaba Delta County Arpt (ESC)
Flint (FNT)
Grand Rapids (GRR)
Iron Mountain Ford (IMT)

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Top 3 airlines flying from Michigan to Santa Barbara

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Michigan 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
Delta
$178 $442 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$200 $434 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$200 $524 No cancel fee 69%
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