Cheap flights from Phoenix to Santa Barbara (PHX - SBA)

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The best prices from Phoenix to Santa Barbara are usually found in March or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best PHX to SBA flight in 2021: compare Phoenix to Santa Barbara flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Santa Barbara.
PH1 - SBA
Price
$250 - $292
SBA
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SBA
Precipitation
0 - 3.5 inches

Popular in

May

High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$250

From Phoenix to Santa Barbara

One-way from

$249

One-way flight from Phoenix 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 Phoenix to Santa Barbara?

Leaving on a Friday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 37% on the overall cost on flights from Phoenix to Santa Barbara.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Santa Barbara from Phoenix. Users have commonly found prices around $139 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $48. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Phoenix to Santa Barbara (PH1 - SBA)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Phoenix to Santa Barbara in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 24% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Phoenix to Santa Barbara at least 31 days early can save you up to 71% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 31 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Phoenix to Santa Barbara for as little as $183 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $249 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

The best prices found for PHX to SBA flights for December, January
6 Jan - 10 Jan
$137pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
15 Jan - 18 Jan
$155pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
11 Jan - 12 Jan
$156pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Phoenix to Santa Barbara 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Barbara from Phoenix found for this year
27 Dec - 4 Jan
$253pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
29 Dec - 1 Jan
$265pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
16 Dec - 19 Dec
$267pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Non-stop flights to Santa Barbara from Phoenix

Save time with Phoenix to Santa Barbara direct flight deals
6 Jan - 10 Jan
$137pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
19 Jan - 25 Jan
$219pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
15 Jan - 18 Jan
$239pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Last minute flights from Phoenix to Santa Barbara

Late deals on round-trip flights to Santa Barbara from Phoenix, departing today and this week
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$319pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$323pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$327pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

One-way flights to Santa Barbara from Phoenix

The cheapest one-way flights from Phoenix to Santa Barbara
2:46 pm - 5:55 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
16h 09m
PHX - SBA
American Airlines
1:45 am - 6:38 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
17h 53m
PHX - SBA
United Airlines
$258
United
2:17 am - 1:54 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
36h 37m
PHX - SBA
Multiple Airlines
$279
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Phoenix to Santa Barbara

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

Located just 8.0 mi from the city center, Santa Barbara is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Santa Barbara from Phoenix. Booking flights from Phoenix to Santa Barbara (SBA) should be relatively easy as there are 4 daily inbound flights from Phoenix from 4 different airlines.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Phoenix to Santa Barbara have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, United 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 American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Phoenix to Santa Barbara for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Phoenix to Santa Barbara for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $137, but on average you can expect to pay $216.

Are there nonstop flights from Phoenix to Santa Barbara for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 14 direct flights from Phoenix to Santa Barbara under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Phoenix to Santa Barbara is less than $307.

Are there last-minute flights available from Phoenix to Santa Barbara for under $400?

There are currently 8+ open flights from Phoenix to Santa Barbara within the next 7 days for less than $400.

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

American Airlines, at $137, was found to be the cheapest airline from Phoenix to Santa Barbara.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include United Airlines and Alaska Airlines. These flights start at 47% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest flights from Phoenix to Santa Barbara?

The cheapest flight price from Phoenix to Santa Barbara is $93. On average you can expect to pay $218. The most popular route, (Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl - Santa Barbara), can usually be booked for $170.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Phoenix to Santa Barbara are Major Airline, American Airlines and Delta. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Phoenix to Santa Barbara?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Phoenix to Santa Barbara on time: Envoy Air (83%), Mesa Airlines (70%), American Airlines (65%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Santa Barbara, CA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Phoenix must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Santa Barbara.

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

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

Returning to Phoenix from Santa Barbara

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Santa Barbara must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Phoenix.

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

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Alternative routes for Phoenix 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 Phoenix to Santa Barbara.
Flight duration from Phoenix to SBA
1h 33m
Average temperature for December in Santa Barbara
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Santa Barbara
1.1 ″

Airports servicing Phoenix

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway (AZA)

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Hourly flight availability from Phoenix to Santa Barbara

See what time of day planes typically take off from Phoenix towards Santa Barbara.
Morning 6 AM to noon 48% of PHX to SBA departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 34% of PHX to SBA departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 17% of PHX to SBA departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of PHX to SBA departures
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6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Phoenix to Santa Barbara
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Phoenix to Santa Barbara.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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