Cheap flights from Columbus (CMH) to Santa Barbara (SBA) from $342

This is the cheapest round-trip flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 11/11. 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.
CMH — SBA
May 29 — Jun 51

Cheap flight deals from Columbus to Santa Barbara

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Columbus (CMH) 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 24, 2024.

Popular in

June

Cheapest in

January

Average price

$503

Round-trip from

$238
High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 34% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in May 2024
From Columbus to Santa Barbara

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

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Columbus Airport 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 Columbus Airport to Santa Barbara?

To save up to 84% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 26 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Columbus Airport to Santa Barbara from $160 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $301 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Columbus Airport to Santa Barbara?

Our data shows that October tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Santa Barbara from Columbus Airport. Users have commonly found prices around $225 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $93. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Columbus Airport to Santa Barbara (CMH - SBA)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Columbus Airport to Santa Barbara at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 6% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap Delta flights from Columbus to Santa Barbara

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Delta for the route between Columbus 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 2,725,499 searches. Data last updated May 24, 2024.
Take a peek at the cheapest Delta flights we've detected traveling from Columbus to Santa Barbara. Make sure to double check the flight details before booking.
Mon 11/113:40 pmCMH - SBA
1 stop8h 15mDelta
Sat 11/167:25 amSBA - CMH
1 stop8h 45mDelta
Deal found 5/23$342
Sun 8/118:00 amCMH - SBA
1 stop7h 18mDelta
Wed 8/141:20 pmSBA - CMH
1 stop7h 05mDelta
Deal found 5/23$352
Mon 11/113:40 pmCMH - SBA
1 stop8h 15mDelta
Sat 11/167:25 amSBA - CMH
2 stops12h 17mDelta
Deal found 5/23$403
Mon 11/113:40 pmCMH - SBA
2 stops11h 11mDelta
Sat 11/167:25 amSBA - CMH
2 stops12h 17mDelta
Deal found 5/23$557
Fri 6/143:13 pmCMH - SBA
1 stop9h 06mDelta
Fri 6/211:15 pmSBA - CMH
1 stop6h 41mDelta
Deal found 5/23$678
Mon 7/151:55 pmCMH - SBA
2 stops12h 48mDelta
Sun 7/211:45 pmSBA - CMH
1 stop6h 15mDelta
Deal found 5/23$727

Cheap American Airlines flights from Columbus to Santa Barbara

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by American Airlines for the route between Columbus 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 2,725,499 searches. Data last updated May 24, 2024.
Some of the lowest-priced American Airlines flights we've found at this time heading from Columbus to Santa Barbara. If these deals don't fit your criteria, make sure to check back soon as new deals are always added.
Sun 8/113:37 pmCMH - SBA
2 stops9h 52mAmerican Airlines
Wed 8/145:30 amSBA - CMH
1 stop7h 47mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$356
Sun 8/113:37 pmCMH - SBA
2 stops9h 52mAmerican Airlines
Wed 8/146:49 pmSBA - CMH
2 stops13h 02mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$359
Fri 8/166:10 pmCMH - SBA
1 stop7h 19mAmerican Airlines
Sun 8/185:30 amSBA - CMH
1 stop7h 47mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$372
Fri 8/163:37 pmCMH - SBA
2 stops9h 52mAmerican Airlines
Sun 8/185:30 amSBA - CMH
1 stop7h 47mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$376
Thu 6/203:10 pmCMH - SBA
1 stop8h 48mAmerican Airlines
Mon 7/16:39 pmSBA - CMH
2 stops12h 56mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$441
Thu 7/253:16 pmCMH - SBA
1 stop8h 35mAmerican Airlines
Mon 7/296:38 pmSBA - CMH
2 stops13h 02mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$481
Thu 7/253:16 pmCMH - SBA
1 stop8h 35mAmerican Airlines
Mon 7/295:10 amSBA - CMH
1 stop9h 53mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$536
Sun 6/163:10 pmCMH - SBA
1 stop8h 48mAmerican Airlines
Wed 6/1912:15 pmSBA - CMH
1 stop9h 04mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$537
Sun 6/163:10 pmCMH - SBA
1 stop8h 48mAmerican Airlines
Wed 6/196:39 pmSBA - CMH
2 stops12h 56mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$542

Cheap Columbus to Santa Barbara flights in May & June 2024

Find cheap flight options from Columbus 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 2,725,499 searches. Prices were last updated on May 24, 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Santa Barbara in 2024 at this time. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Thu 6/203:10 pmCMH - SBA
1 stop8h 48mAmerican Airlines
Mon 7/16:39 pmSBA - CMH
2 stops12h 56mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$441
Thu 6/207:32 amCMH - SBA
1 stop7h 42mUnited Airlines
Mon 7/16:24 pmSBA - CMH
1 stop9h 18mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$475
Sun 6/163:10 pmCMH - SBA
1 stop8h 48mAmerican Airlines
Wed 6/1912:15 pmSBA - CMH
1 stop9h 04mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$537
Sun 6/163:10 pmCMH - SBA
1 stop8h 48mAmerican Airlines
Wed 6/196:39 pmSBA - CMH
2 stops12h 56mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$542
Sun 6/165:20 amCMH - SBA
2 stops10h 15mAmerican Airlines
Wed 6/196:39 pmSBA - CMH
2 stops12h 56mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$567
Thu 6/207:00 amCMH - SBA
2 stops11h 27mAmerican Airlines
Mon 7/16:39 pmSBA - CMH
2 stops12h 56mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$591
Thu 6/203:34 pmCMH - SBA
1 stop8h 44mUnited Airlines
Mon 7/15:15 amSBA - CMH
Nonstop6h 17mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$632
Tue 6/45:55 pmCMH - SBA
1 stop7h 01mAmerican Airlines
Thu 6/612:15 pmSBA - CMH
1 stop9h 04mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$658
Tue 6/48:35 amCMH - SBA
2 stops10h 09mAmerican Airlines
Thu 6/612:15 pmSBA - CMH
1 stop9h 04mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$662

Columbus to Santa Barbara 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Columbus and Santa Barbara in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,725,499 searches. Data last updated May 24, 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Santa Barbara in 2024 at this time. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Mon 11/113:40 pmCMH - SBA
1 stop8h 15mDelta
Sat 11/167:25 amSBA - CMH
1 stop8h 45mDelta
Deal found 5/23$342
Sun 8/118:00 amCMH - SBA
1 stop7h 18mDelta
Wed 8/141:20 pmSBA - CMH
1 stop7h 05mDelta
Deal found 5/23$352
Sun 8/113:37 pmCMH - SBA
2 stops9h 52mAmerican Airlines
Wed 8/145:30 amSBA - CMH
1 stop7h 47mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$356
Sun 8/113:37 pmCMH - SBA
2 stops9h 52mAmerican Airlines
Wed 8/146:49 pmSBA - CMH
2 stops13h 02mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$359
Fri 8/166:10 pmCMH - SBA
1 stop7h 19mAmerican Airlines
Sun 8/185:30 amSBA - CMH
1 stop7h 47mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$372
Fri 8/163:37 pmCMH - SBA
2 stops9h 52mAmerican Airlines
Sun 8/185:30 amSBA - CMH
1 stop7h 47mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$376
Mon 11/113:40 pmCMH - SBA
1 stop8h 15mDelta
Sat 11/167:25 amSBA - CMH
2 stops12h 17mDelta
Deal found 5/23$403
Thu 6/203:10 pmCMH - SBA
1 stop8h 48mAmerican Airlines
Mon 7/16:39 pmSBA - CMH
2 stops12h 56mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$441
Thu 6/207:32 amCMH - SBA
1 stop7h 42mUnited Airlines
Mon 7/16:24 pmSBA - CMH
1 stop9h 18mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$475

Columbus to Santa Barbara flights leaving soon

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Book one of these great deals on flights from Columbus to Santa Barbara. To prevent any unwanted surprises, users should verify their flight info before booking.
Thu 5/308:10 amCMH - SBA
1 stop7h 32mAmerican Airlines
Sun 6/25:11 amSBA - CMH
1 stop8h 48mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$682
Thu 5/3011:35 amCMH - SBA
2 stops10h 04mAmerican Airlines
Sun 6/25:11 amSBA - CMH
1 stop8h 48mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$686
Thu 5/303:36 pmCMH - SBA
2 stops9h 20mAmerican Airlines
Sun 6/27:15 pmSBA - CMH
2 stops12h 33mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$691

Find flights from Columbus to Santa Barbara within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Columbus 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 2,725,499 searches. Data last updated May 24, 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$342 - $475

Route

Depart

Return

Price

ColumbusSanta Barbara

CMH - SBA

CMHSBA

Columbus

Mon 11/11

1 stop8h 15m

Santa Barbara

Sat 11/16

1 stop8h 45m

$342

ColumbusSanta Barbara

CMH - SBA

CMHSBA

Columbus

Sun 8/11

1 stop7h 18m

Santa Barbara

Wed 8/14

1 stop7h 05m

$352

ColumbusSanta Barbara

CMH - SBA

CMHSBA

Columbus

Sun 8/11

2 stops9h 52m

Santa Barbara

Wed 8/14

1 stop7h 47m

$356

ColumbusSanta Barbara

CMH - SBA

CMHSBA

Columbus

Sun 8/11

2 stops9h 52m

Santa Barbara

Wed 8/14

2 stops13h 02m

$359

ColumbusSanta Barbara

CMH - SBA

CMHSBA

Columbus

Fri 8/16

1 stop7h 19m

Santa Barbara

Sun 8/18

1 stop7h 47m

$372

ColumbusSanta Barbara

CMH - SBA

CMHSBA

Columbus

Fri 8/16

2 stops9h 52m

Santa Barbara

Sun 8/18

1 stop7h 47m

$376

ColumbusSanta Barbara

CMH - SBA

CMHSBA

Columbus

Mon 11/11

1 stop8h 15m

Santa Barbara

Sat 11/16

2 stops12h 17m

$403

ColumbusSanta Barbara

CMH - SBA

CMHSBA

Columbus

Thu 6/20

1 stop8h 48m

Santa Barbara

Mon 7/1

2 stops12h 56m

$441

ColumbusSanta Barbara

CMH - SBA

CMHSBA

Columbus

Thu 6/20

1 stop7h 42m

Santa Barbara

Mon 7/1

1 stop9h 18m

$475

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 5/23

When is the cheapest time to fly from Columbus Airport to Santa Barbara?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Columbus to Santa Barbara. Price data was last updated on May 19, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Columbus Airport to Santa Barbara flight should consider departing on Thursday afternoons 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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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 24, 2024.
Peruse reviews from past customers who have flown with Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines from Columbus to Santa Barbara to help guide your decision. In addition to providing an overall rating, users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.0
Very good
10,561 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.0

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew was nice and courteous. Boarding went smoothly. But we experienced a few minutes of extreme turbulence.

8.0
Very good
10,561 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,561 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.0

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew was nice and courteous. Boarding went smoothly. But we experienced a few minutes of extreme turbulence.

7.4
Good
10,845 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,561 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.0

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew was nice and courteous. Boarding went smoothly. But we experienced a few minutes of extreme turbulence.

7.3
Good
14,388 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,561 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.0

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew was nice and courteous. Boarding went smoothly. But we experienced a few minutes of extreme turbulence.

Related info for your journey

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

    For a flight from Columbus to Santa Barbara, you will be flying into Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara (SBA) is just 8.0 mi from the center of the city. Santa Barbara is the only Santa Barbara airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from Columbus per day. 2 airlines have flights to Santa Barbara from Columbus on a regular basis.

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

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Columbus Airport to Santa Barbara for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $342, but on average you can expect to pay $490.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Columbus Airport to Santa Barbara for under $700?

    There are currently 3+ open flights from Columbus Airport to Santa Barbara within the next 7 days for less than $700.

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

    Flying on Delta is currently your cheapest option to Santa Barbara, with prices starting at $342. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by American Airlines and United Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $356 and $475, respectively. These flights start at 36% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

  • What does CMH to SBA mean?

    Columbus Airport is CMH and Santa Barbara Airport is SBA. These codes are created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use them to identify the departing and arrival airports in the flight routes they service.

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

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

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Columbus to Santa Barbara flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Columbus to Santa Barbara that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Columbus to Santa Barbara flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Columbus to Santa Barbara?

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

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

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

    Many airlines flying from Columbus 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 Columbus to Santa Barbara?

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

    The Columbus Airport to Santa Barbara flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 5/23.

  • When is the best time to book a flight from Columbus Airport to Santa Barbara?

    Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Columbus Airport to Santa Barbara (average of $359). Flying from Columbus Airport to Santa Barbara in June is currently the most expensive (average of $540). 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 2 airlines flying from Columbus to Santa Barbara

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AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
American AirlinesCheapest$336Average$503FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
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United AirlinesCheapest$358Average$528FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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