Cheap flights from Oakland to Santa Barbara (OAK - SBA)

OAK — SBA
Jan 31 — Feb 71

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

All the information you need to plan the best OAK to SBA flight in 2023: compare Oakland to Santa Barbara flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Santa Barbara.

OAK - SBA

Price

$92 - $361

SBA

Temperature

51.8 - 62.6 °F

SBA

Rainfall

0 - 3.5 inches

Popular inMayHigh demand for flights, 36% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 60% potential price drop
Average price$92Average for round-trip flights in January 2023
Round-trip from$92From Oakland to Santa Barbara

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Oakland, California to Santa Barbara?

Wednesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 476%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Oakland, California to Santa Barbara?

To save up to 56% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Oakland, California to Santa Barbara from $157 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $219 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Oakland, California to Santa Barbara?

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Santa Barbara from Oakland, California. Prices for February average $156 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $72. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of November. Opting for a February flight can save you 19% on your journey compared to booking in November

When is the cheapest time to fly from Oakland, California to Santa Barbara (OAK - SBA)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 46% on flights from Oakland, California to Santa Barbara by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Oakland to Santa Barbara in January, February 2023

The best prices found for OAK to SBA flights for January, February
Feb 23 - Mar 2
OAK

Oakland

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

22h 20m
SBA

Santa Barbara

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

8h 45m
$295

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 24 - Mar 3
OAK

Oakland

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

22h 18m
SBA

Santa Barbara

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

26h 24m
$315

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 24 - Mar 3
OAK

Oakland

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

22h 18m
SBA

Santa Barbara

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

26h 24m
$326

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Oakland to Santa Barbara 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Barbara from Oakland found for this year
Feb 23 - Mar 2
OAK

Oakland

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

22h 20m
SBA

Santa Barbara

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

8h 45m
$295

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 24 - Mar 3
OAK

Oakland

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

22h 18m
SBA

Santa Barbara

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

26h 24m
$315

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 24 - Mar 3
OAK

Oakland

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

22h 18m
SBA

Santa Barbara

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

26h 24m
$326

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Cheap American Airlines flights from Oakland to Santa Barbara

Feb 3 - Feb 12
OAK

Oakland

SBA

Santa Barbara

2 stops

10h 12m
SBA

Santa Barbara

OAK

Oakland

2 stops

17h 02m
$1,598

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/26

Feb 4 - Feb 5
OAK

Oakland

SBA

Santa Barbara

2 stops

15h 57m
SBA

Santa Barbara

OAK

Oakland

2 stops

17h 02m
$1,644

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/24

Feb 5 - Apr 8
OAK

Oakland

SBA

Santa Barbara

2 stops

10h 12m
SBA

Santa Barbara

OAK

Oakland

2 stops

29h 26m
$1,723

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Cheap Alaska Airlines flights from Oakland to Santa Barbara

Feb 23 - Mar 2
OAK

Oakland

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

22h 20m
SBA

Santa Barbara

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

8h 45m
$295

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 24 - Mar 3
OAK

Oakland

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

22h 18m
SBA

Santa Barbara

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

26h 24m
$315

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 24 - Mar 3
OAK

Oakland

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

22h 18m
SBA

Santa Barbara

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

26h 24m
$326

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Last minute flights from Oakland to Santa Barbara

Late deals on return flights to Santa Barbara from Oakland, departing today and this week
Feb 4 - Apr 8
OAK

Oakland

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

21h 56m
SBA

Santa Barbara

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

4h 46m
$918

Alaska Airlines

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Deal found 1/24

Feb 3 - Feb 12
OAK

Oakland

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

8h 24m
SBA

Santa Barbara

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

24h 50m
$933

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Feb 5 - Feb 9
OAK

Oakland

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

4h 36m
SBA

Santa Barbara

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

8h 04m
$945

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

One-way flights to Santa Barbara from Oakland

The cheapest one-way flights from Oakland to Santa Barbara
Feb 13
OAK

Oakland

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

8h 24m
$123

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Mar 7
OAK

Oakland

SBA

Santa Barbara

2 stops

9h 23m
$127

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Mar 7
OAK

Oakland

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

22h 18m
$148

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Santa Barbara

Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.6

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.1

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was delayed after boarding. We circiled around for 45 minutes before taking off due to cabin maintenance light. Otherwise, it was a smooth flight.

Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.6

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.1

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was delayed after boarding. We circiled around for 45 minutes before taking off due to cabin maintenance light. Otherwise, it was a smooth flight.

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,666 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.6

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.1

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was delayed after boarding. We circiled around for 45 minutes before taking off due to cabin maintenance light. Otherwise, it was a smooth flight.

Related info for your journey

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

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

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

Can I find flights from Oakland, California to Santa Barbara for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Oakland, California to Santa Barbara for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $295, but on average you can expect to pay $383.

Are there last-minute flights available from Oakland, California to Santa Barbara for under $1,000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Oakland, California to Santa Barbara within the next 7 days for less than $1,000.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Oakland, California to Santa Barbara round-trip?

Alaska Airlines, at $295, was found to be the cheapest airline from Oakland, California to Santa Barbara..

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Oakland, California to Santa Barbara?

Before booking your flight from Oakland, California to Santa Barbara check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Contour or Linear Air Taxi.

What are the cheapest flights from Oakland, California to Santa Barbara?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Oakland, California to Santa Barbara? While on average our users pay $327, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $172. The most popular route (Oakland - Santa Barbara), is priced around $295.

Alternative routes for Oakland to Santa Barbara

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Top 2 airlines flying from Oakland to Santa Barbara

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Oakland 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$147Average$200FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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ContourCheapest$198Average$315FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Oakland to Santa Barbara

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Weekly flight availability from Oakland to Santa Barbara

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