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The best prices from New York to Santa Barbara are usually found in July or August, booked 28 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Santa Barbara (SBA)

NYC - SBA
Price
$305 - $498
SBA
Temperature
64.4 - 73.4 °F
SBA
Rainfall
0 - 2.7 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$305

From New York to Santa Barbara

One-way from

$235

One-way flight from New York 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 day to fly round-trip from New York to Santa Barbara?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 16% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 33 days in advance to save up to 72% 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 33 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 New York to Santa Barbara 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $375, or $533 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Santa Barbara?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Santa Barbara. Flights to Santa Barbara from New York in August are about $307 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $107.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Santa Barbara (NYC - SBA)?

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

Cheap flights from New York to Santa Barbara in December, January 2021

The best prices found for NYC to SBA flights for December, January
12 Dec - 16 Dec
$304pp
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
12 Dec - 16 Dec
$305pp
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
12 Dec - 16 Dec
$307pp
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

New York to Santa Barbara 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Barbara from New York found for this year
12 Dec - 16 Dec
$304pp
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
12 Dec - 16 Dec
$305pp
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
12 Dec - 16 Dec
$307pp
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Last minute flights from New York to Santa Barbara

Late deals on round-trip flights to Santa Barbara from New York, departing today and this week
8 Dec - 10 Dec
$644pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
8 Dec - 10 Dec
$670pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
8 Dec - 10 Dec
$732pp
EWR
Newark
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Santa Barbara from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Santa Barbara
8:53 am - 2:46 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
8h 53m
JFK - SBA
American Airlines
6:00 am - 2:31 pm
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
11h 31m
JFK - SBA
Alaska Airlines
$239
mytrip.com
5:30 am - 6:49 am
United Airlines
3 Stops
28h 19m
EWR - SBA
United Airlines
$245
United

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New York to Santa Barbara flights.

Flight FAQs

From New York to Santa Barbara

Are flight prices decreasing from New York to Santa Barbara due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both New York and Santa Barbara for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from New York to Santa Barbara to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from New York to Santa Barbara. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from New York to Santa Barbara have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Santa Barbara for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $304, but on average you can expect to pay $317.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Santa Barbara for under $300 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from New York to Santa Barbara, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Santa Barbara for under $700?

There are currently 13+ open flights from New York to Santa Barbara within the next 7 days for less than $700.

What days are nonstop flights available from New York to Santa Barbara?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

Is New York weather warmer or cooler than Santa Barbara?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 86 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Santa Barbara is generally colder than in New York. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from New York to Santa Barbara?

There are many flights that can get you from New York to Santa Barbara in 8h 34m. Fly via United Airlines or American Airlines to get the fastest option. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Currently priced at $304, American Airlines will fly you from New York to Santa Barbara and back. In addition to American Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. This flight start at 21% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New York to Santa Barbara one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $112 on American Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include United Airlines from $169 and Alaska Airlines from $239 one-way.

Alternative routes for New York to Santa Barbara

Destination information for Santa Barbara

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from New York to Santa Barbara
Average temperature for December in Santa Barbara
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Santa Barbara
1.1 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Top 3 airlines from New York to Santa Barbara

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York 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
$204 $359 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$220 $478 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$157 $488 No cancel fee 71%
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