Cheap flights from Portland to Santa Barbara (PDX - SBA)

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The best prices from Portland to Santa Barbara are usually found in August or March, booked 20 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Portland (PDX) to Santa Barbara (SBA)

All the information you need to plan the best PDX to SBA flight in 2021: compare Portland to Santa Barbara flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Santa Barbara.
PDX - SBA
Price
$166 - $285
SBA
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SBA
Precipitation
0 - 3.5 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop

Average price

$206

Average for round-trip flights in 9月 2021

Round-trip from

HK$166

From Portland 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 Portland to Santa Barbara?

Users have found that leaving on a Friday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 29% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 50 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 50 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 Portland to Santa Barbara 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $226, or $299 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to Santa Barbara. Flights to Santa Barbara from Portland in September are about $178 on average during September, but can be found for as low as $83.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Portland to Santa Barbara (PDX - SBA)?

It’s optimal to fly from Portland to Santa Barbara in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 34% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Portland to Santa Barbara in September, October 2021

The best prices found for PDX to SBA flights for September, October
31 Oct - 8 Nov
$183pp
PDX
Portland
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
31 Oct - 8 Nov
$200pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
16 Oct - 16 Oct
$204pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

Portland to Santa Barbara 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Barbara from Portland found for this year
18 Nov - 1 Dec
$174pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
3 Nov - 17 Nov
$183pp
PDX
Portland
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
5 Nov - 6 Nov
$188pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

Non-stop flights to Santa Barbara from Portland

Save time with Portland to Santa Barbara direct flight deals
13 Jan - 17 Jan
$165pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
18 Nov - 25 Nov
$191pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
27 Dec - 31 Dec
$192pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland

Last minute flights from Portland to Santa Barbara

Late deals on round-trip flights to Santa Barbara from Portland, departing today and this week
7 Oct - 10 Oct
$318pp
PDX
Portland
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
7 Oct - 11 Oct
$348pp
PDX
Portland
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
7 Oct - 11 Oct
$356pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

One-way flights to Santa Barbara from Portland

The cheapest one-way flights from Portland to Santa Barbara
8:03 am - 7:29 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
23h 26m
PDX - SBA
Multiple Airlines
$259
Kiwi.com
1:30 am - 7:40 pm
United Airlines
3 Stops
18h 10m
PDX - SBA
United Airlines
$296
United
9:35 am - 11:39 am
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
2h 04m
PDX - SBA
Alaska Airlines
$300
Alaska Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Portland to Santa Barbara

What airports do I use to fly from Portland to Santa Barbara?

You will need to book a flight from Portland to Santa Barbara if you want to fly from Portland to Santa Barbara. At least 5 different airlines have flights from Portland (PDX) to Santa Barbara (SBA) on a regular basis. There is 1 flight to Santa Barbara from the Portland airport per day. If you manage to book one that is nonstop, then you can expect the flight time from PDX to SBA to be around 2h 04m.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Alaska Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta flying from Portland to Santa Barbara have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are flight prices decreasing from Portland 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 Portland 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Portland to Santa Barbara for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $165, but on average you can expect to pay $204.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Portland to Santa Barbara under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Portland to Santa Barbara is less than $296.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Portland to Santa Barbara within the next 7 days for less than $400.

How popular is this Portland to Santa Barbara flight route?

The Portland to Santa Barbara flight path was viewed by 14 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Flying on Alaska Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Santa Barbara, with prices starting at $165. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by United Airlines and American Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $183 and $209, respectively. These flights start at 28% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for United Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $92. Users have also found prices from $97 and $159 on American Airlines and Alaska Airlines, respectively.

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

Before booking your flight to Santa Barbara from Portland, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: SkyWest Airlines (90%), Alaska Airlines (81%), Horizon Air( 73%).

What are the cheapest flights from Portland to Santa Barbara?

On average you can expect to pay $327 for a flight from Portland to Santa Barbara. The cheapest flight overall is $87 while the most popular route, (Portland - Santa Barbara) is currently priced at $183.

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

Before booking your flight from Portland to Santa Barbara check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Santa Barbara, CA

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Portland 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 Portland.

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

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Alternative routes for Portland 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 Portland to Santa Barbara.
Flight duration from PDX to SBA
2h 10m
Average temperature for September in Santa Barbara
73.4 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Santa Barbara
0.2 ″

Airports servicing Portland

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Top 4 airlines flying from Portland to Santa Barbara

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Portland 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
$82 $195 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$87 $262 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$96 $294 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$128 $326 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from Portland to Santa Barbara

See what time of day planes typically take off from Portland towards Santa Barbara.
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6 AM
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Weekly flight availability
from Portland to Santa Barbara
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Portland to Santa Barbara.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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