Cheap flights from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara (MSP - SBA) from $159

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 7/2. 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.
MSP — SBA
Jun 3 — Jun 101

The best prices from Minneapolis St Paul to Santa Barbara are usually found in October or February, booked 59 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

Cheap flight deals from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Minneapolis (MSP) 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 May 29, 2024.

Popular in

November

Cheapest in

October

Average price

$464

Round-trip from

$238
High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in May 2024
From Minneapolis St Paul to Santa Barbara

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

Thursday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Santa Barbara.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 65% by booking at least 52 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $318.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Santa Barbara from Minneapolis average $294. You can even find prices in May for less than $294, as users have found deals to Santa Barbara from as low as $138. The month of March appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Santa Barbara from Minneapolis. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 22%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara (MSP - SBA)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 11% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap Alaska Airlines flights from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Alaska Airlines for the route between Minneapolis 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 2,765,679 searches. Data last updated May 29, 2024.
Consider these cheap Alaska Airlines flights we've found departing from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara. Make sure to double check the flight details before booking.
Fri 9/202:02 pmMSP - SBA
2 stops23h 57mAlaska Airlines
Mon 9/236:50 pmSBA - MSP
1 stop27h 09mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 5/27$447
Thu 10/177:00 amMSP - SBA
1 stop12h 50mAlaska Airlines
Sun 10/2012:24 pmSBA - MSP
2 stops46h 56mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 5/28$670

Cheap Delta flights from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Delta for the route between Minneapolis 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 2,765,679 searches. Data last updated May 29, 2024.
To aid your search, here are some of the cheapest Delta flights we've found from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara. If these deals don't fit your criteria, make sure to check back soon as new deals are always added.
Wed 7/103:45 pmMSP - SBA
2 stops9h 58mDelta
Wed 7/177:35 amSBA - MSP
1 stop8h 27mDelta
Deal found 5/29$323
Wed 7/313:45 pmMSP - SBA
2 stops9h 58mDelta
Wed 8/146:00 amSBA - MSP
2 stops12h 37mDelta
Deal found 5/28$348
Wed 7/103:45 pmMSP - SBA
2 stops9h 58mDelta
Wed 7/177:35 amSBA - MSP
2 stops11h 02mDelta
Deal found 5/29$382

Cheap Minneapolis to Santa Barbara flights in May & June 2024

Find cheap flight options from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara specifically for the months of May and June 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,765,679 searches. Prices were last updated on May 29, 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara in 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Wed 6/195:45 amMSP - SBA
1 stop17h 33mUnited Airlines
Mon 6/245:15 amSBA - MSP
1 stop16h 39mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/27$371
Wed 6/195:45 amMSP - SBA
2 stops19h 46mUnited Airlines
Mon 6/245:15 amSBA - MSP
1 stop16h 39mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/27$376
Thu 6/205:45 amMSP - SBA
1 stop17h 33mUnited Airlines
Fri 7/51:12 pmSBA - MSP
1 stop8h 27mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/28$390
Thu 6/206:20 amMSP - SBA
1 stop7h 15mAmerican Airlines
Fri 7/54:11 pmSBA - MSP
1 stop5h 48mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/29$392
Thu 6/206:20 amMSP - SBA
2 stops11h 07mAmerican Airlines
Fri 7/54:11 pmSBA - MSP
1 stop5h 48mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/28$397
Tue 6/255:45 amMSP - SBA
1 stop17h 33mUnited Airlines
Sat 6/295:15 amSBA - MSP
1 stop16h 14mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/28$414
Wed 6/195:00 amMSP - SBA
1 stop8h 35mAmerican Airlines
Sun 6/236:39 pmSBA - MSP
2 stops13h 05mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/28$417
Wed 6/195:30 amMSP - SBA
1 stop8h 44mUnited Airlines
Sun 6/235:15 amSBA - MSP
1 stop16h 39mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/28$419
Fri 6/215:45 amMSP - SBA
1 stop17h 33mUnited Airlines
Thu 7/45:15 amSBA - MSP
1 stop9h 44mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/29$433

Minneapolis to Santa Barbara 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Minneapolis and Santa Barbara in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,765,679 searches. Data last updated May 29, 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara in 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Wed 7/107:05 amMSP - SBA
1 stop7h 05mUnited Airlines
Wed 7/171:12 pmSBA - MSP
1 stop5h 47mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/28$318
Wed 8/289:58 amMSP - SBA
2 stops10h 17mAmerican Airlines
Tue 9/31:18 pmSBA - MSP
1 stop6h 09mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/29$322
Wed 7/103:45 pmMSP - SBA
2 stops9h 58mDelta
Wed 7/177:35 amSBA - MSP
1 stop8h 27mDelta
Deal found 5/29$323
Wed 7/313:45 pmMSP - SBA
2 stops9h 58mDelta
Wed 8/146:00 amSBA - MSP
2 stops12h 37mDelta
Deal found 5/28$348
Tue 7/165:00 amMSP - SBA
1 stop8h 27mAmerican Airlines
Fri 7/194:11 pmSBA - MSP
1 stop5h 48mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/28$352
Wed 7/315:00 amMSP - SBA
1 stop8h 27mAmerican Airlines
Wed 8/141:18 pmSBA - MSP
2 stops8h 20mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/28$353
Fri 9/207:00 amMSP - SBA
1 stop6h 41mAmerican Airlines
Mon 9/2312:26 pmSBA - MSP
1 stop7h 05mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/27$358
Wed 6/195:45 amMSP - SBA
1 stop17h 33mUnited Airlines
Mon 6/245:15 amSBA - MSP
1 stop16h 39mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/27$371
Sun 8/117:00 amMSP - SBA
1 stop7h 33mAmerican Airlines
Thu 8/151:18 pmSBA - MSP
1 stop6h 09mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/27$372

One-way flights to Santa Barbara from Minneapolis

Search for one-way flight options from Minneapolis 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 2,765,679 searches. Data last updated May 29, 2024.
Take a look at some of the one-way flights we've detected from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara. Those needing a return flight from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara can use the search form above.
Tue 7/25:01 pmMSP - SBA
1 stop6h 19mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/28$159
Sat 6/295:30 amMSP - SBA
1 stop8h 40mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/27$163
Tue 8/67:23 amMSP - SBA
2 stops12h 58mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/28$164
Tue 7/212:59 pmMSP - SBA
2 stops10h 18mDelta
Deal found 5/28$218
Sat 6/153:00 pmMSP - SBA
1 stop8h 19mDelta
Deal found 5/28$253
Sat 6/291:45 pmMSP - SBA
2 stops22h 37mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/27$255
Sat 6/155:35 amMSP - SBA
2 stops11h 52mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/28$258
Wed 8/286:00 amMSP - SBA
3 stops19h 59mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/28$293
Tue 8/68:00 amMSP - SBA
3 stops28h 02mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/28$371

Find flights from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Minneapolis 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 2,765,679 searches. Data last updated May 29, 2024.

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Any airport

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Any airport

Budget

$318 - $447

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Depart

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Price

Minneapolis St PaulSanta Barbara

MSP - SBA

MSPSBA

Minneapolis St Paul

Wed 7/10

1 stop7h 05m

Santa Barbara

Wed 7/17

1 stop5h 47m

$318

Minneapolis St PaulSanta Barbara

MSP - SBA

MSPSBA

Minneapolis St Paul

Wed 8/28

2 stops10h 17m

Santa Barbara

Tue 9/3

1 stop6h 09m

$322

Minneapolis St PaulSanta Barbara

MSP - SBA

MSPSBA

Minneapolis St Paul

Wed 7/10

2 stops9h 58m

Santa Barbara

Wed 7/17

1 stop8h 27m

$323

Minneapolis St PaulSanta Barbara

MSP - SBA

MSPSBA

Minneapolis St Paul

Wed 7/31

2 stops9h 58m

Santa Barbara

Wed 8/14

2 stops12h 37m

$348

Minneapolis St PaulSanta Barbara

MSP - SBA

MSPSBA

Minneapolis St Paul

Tue 7/16

1 stop8h 27m

Santa Barbara

Fri 7/19

1 stop5h 48m

$352

Minneapolis St PaulSanta Barbara

MSP - SBA

MSPSBA

Minneapolis St Paul

Wed 7/31

1 stop8h 27m

Santa Barbara

Wed 8/14

2 stops8h 20m

$353

Minneapolis St PaulSanta Barbara

MSP - SBA

MSPSBA

Minneapolis St Paul

Wed 6/19

1 stop17h 33m

Santa Barbara

Mon 6/24

1 stop16h 39m

$371

Minneapolis St PaulSanta Barbara

MSP - SBA

MSPSBA

Minneapolis St Paul

Wed 6/19

2 stops19h 46m

Santa Barbara

Mon 6/24

1 stop16h 39m

$376

Minneapolis St PaulSanta Barbara

MSP - SBA

MSPSBA

Minneapolis St Paul

Fri 9/20

2 stops23h 57m

Santa Barbara

Mon 9/23

1 stop27h 09m

$447

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 5/28

How far ahead should I book a flight from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara. Price data was last updated on May 24, 2024.
Booking 59 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis to Santa Barbara?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara. Price data was last updated on May 26, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Minneapolis to Santa Barbara flight should consider departing on Wednesday mornings 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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Best time to book a flight from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara

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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.

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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 May 29, 2024.
Read reviews from past customers who have flown Alaska Airlines, Delta and United Airlines from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara. In addition to providing an overall rating, users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very good
9,194 reviews

Entertainment

7.3

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew and airport staff were excellent. They accommodated my needs and were super professional and kind.

8.1
Very good
9,194 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,194 reviews

Entertainment

7.3

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew and airport staff were excellent. They accommodated my needs and were super professional and kind.

8.0
Very good
10,476 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,194 reviews

Entertainment

7.3

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew and airport staff were excellent. They accommodated my needs and were super professional and kind.

7.4
Good
10,784 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,194 reviews

Entertainment

7.3

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew and airport staff were excellent. They accommodated my needs and were super professional and kind.

7.3
Good
14,302 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,194 reviews

Entertainment

7.3

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew and airport staff were excellent. They accommodated my needs and were super professional and kind.

Related info for your journey

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

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $318, but on average you can expect to pay $375.

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

    United Airlines, at $318, was found to be the cheapest airline from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include American Airlines and Delta. United Airlines is 40% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

  • What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Minneapolis 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 $159. American Airlines flights start at $164 while deals on Delta start at $218 one-way.

  • What does MSP to SBA mean?

    MSP stands for Minneapolis St Paul Airport, while SBA stands for Santa Barbara Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry.

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

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Minneapolis to Santa Barbara flight 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 Minneapolis to Santa Barbara with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Minneapolis to Santa Barbara 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. In addition to deals on Minneapolis to Santa Barbara flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

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    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis to Santa Barbara that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara 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 Minneapolis to Santa Barbara?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis to Santa Barbara flight deals updated?

    The Minneapolis to Santa Barbara flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 5/29.

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

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara?

    Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara (average of $359). Flying from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara in June is currently the most expensive (average of $524). 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.

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Top 3 airlines flying from Minneapolis to Santa Barbara

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American AirlinesCheapest$334Average$499FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
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DeltaCheapest$391Average$611FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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