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

Know your dates, get live prices in seconds:

From
To
Depart
Return
Any month
Compare vs. Cheapflights |
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime

We work with more than 300 partners to bring you better travel deals

The best prices from Oakland to Santa Barbara are usually found in July or August, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

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 2021: compare Oakland to Santa Barbara flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Santa Barbara.
OAK - SBA
Price
$198 - $368
SBA
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SBA
Precipitation
0 - 3.5 inches

Popular in

February

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 33% potential price drop

Average price

$308

Average for round-trip flights in December 2021

Round-trip from

$198

From Oakland 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 month to fly from Oakland, California to Santa Barbara?

July is one of the best times of the year to fly to Santa Barbara from Oakland, California. Prices for July average $142 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $96. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of November. Opting for a July flight can save you 10% on your journey compared to booking in July

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

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 19% on flights from Oakland, California to Santa Barbara by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

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

Saturday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 20%.

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

To save up to 106% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 31 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 $180 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $272 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

The best prices found for OAK to SBA flights for December, January
7 Jan - 9 Jan
$331pp
OAK
Oakland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland
13 Jan - 16 Jan
$394pp
OAK
Oakland
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
26 Jan - 29 Jan
$428pp
OAK
Oakland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland

Oakland to Santa Barbara 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Barbara from Oakland found for this year
12 Dec - 14 Jan
$540pp
OAK
Oakland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
12 Dec - 14 Jan
$731pp
OAK
Oakland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland
17 Dec - 7 Jan
$774pp
OAK
Oakland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland

Non-stop flights to Santa Barbara from Oakland

Save time with Oakland to Santa Barbara direct flight deals
8 Jan - 9 Jan
$3,302pp
OAK
Oakland
Linear Air Taxi
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
Linear Air Taxi
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
31 Dec - 2 Jan
$5,766pp
OAK
Oakland
Linear Air Taxi
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
Linear Air Taxi
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland

Last minute flights from Oakland to Santa Barbara

Late deals on round-trip flights to Santa Barbara from Oakland, departing today and this week
12 Dec - 14 Jan
$540pp
OAK
Oakland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
12 Dec - 14 Jan
$731pp
OAK
Oakland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland
12 Dec - 19 Dec
$800pp
OAK
Oakland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland

One-way flights to Santa Barbara from Oakland

The cheapest one-way flights from Oakland to Santa Barbara
6:12 am - 2:19 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
32h 07m
OAK - SBA
American Airlines
3:18 am - 8:45 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
29h 27m
OAK - SBA
Multiple Airlines
$443
Kiwi.com
2:51 pm - 1:54 pm
Alaska Airlines
2 Stops
23h 03m
OAK - SBA
Alaska Airlines
$452
Alaska Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Oakland to Santa Barbara

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 $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Oakland, California to Santa Barbara for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $331, but on average you can expect to pay $449.

Are there nonstop flights from Oakland, California to Santa Barbara for under $3,400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 2 direct flights from Oakland, California to Santa Barbara under $3,400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Oakland, California to Santa Barbara is less than $4,534.

Are there last-minute flights available from Oakland, California to Santa Barbara for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Oakland, California to Santa Barbara within the next 7 days for less than $600.

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

Alaska Airlines, at $344, was found to be the cheapest airline from Oakland, California to Santa Barbara..

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 $940, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $93. The most popular route (Oakland - Santa Barbara), is priced around $373.

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.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Santa Barbara, CA

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Oakland 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 Oakland.

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

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Santa Barbara, CA

Alternative routes for Oakland to Santa Barbara

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Santa Barbara

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

Airports servicing Oakland

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Hourly flight availability from Oakland to Santa Barbara

See what time of day planes typically take off from Oakland towards Santa Barbara.
Morning 6 AM to noon 100% of OAK to SBA departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of OAK to SBA departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of OAK to SBA departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of OAK to SBA departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Oakland to Santa Barbara
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Oakland to Santa Barbara.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
Home North America USA California Santa Barbara Cheap flights from Oakland to Santa Barbara