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

PDX — SBA
Feb 1 — Feb 81

The best prices from Portland to Santa Barbara are usually found in January or February, booked 51 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Thursday

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 2023: compare Portland to Santa Barbara flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Santa Barbara.

PDX - SBA

Price

$218 - $568

SBA

Temperature

51.8 - 62.6 °F

SBA

Rainfall

0 - 3.5 inches

Popular inNovemberHigh demand for flights, 39% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 37% potential price drop
Average price$218Average for round-trip flights in January 2023
Round-trip from$218From Portland to Santa Barbara

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 39% 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 60 days in advance to save up to 69% 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 60 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 $353, or $479 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 July. For low rates, January can be a great choice for travel to Santa Barbara. Flights to Santa Barbara from Portland in January are about $288 on average during January, but can be found for as low as $137.

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 27% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

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

The best prices found for PDX to SBA flights for January, February
Feb 19 - Feb 28
PDX

Portland

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

6h 56m
SBA

Santa Barbara

PDX

Portland

1 stop

6h 26m
$147

American Airlines

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Feb 19 - Mar 2
PDX

Portland

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

6h 56m
SBA

Santa Barbara

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

2h 14m
$153

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Feb 19 - Mar 1
PDX

Portland

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

6h 56m
SBA

Santa Barbara

PDX

Portland

1 stop

4h 22m
$162

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Portland to Santa Barbara 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Barbara from Portland found for this year
Feb 19 - Feb 28
PDX

Portland

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

6h 56m
SBA

Santa Barbara

PDX

Portland

1 stop

6h 26m
$147

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Feb 19 - Mar 2
PDX

Portland

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

6h 56m
SBA

Santa Barbara

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

2h 14m
$153

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Feb 19 - Mar 1
PDX

Portland

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

6h 56m
SBA

Santa Barbara

PDX

Portland

1 stop

4h 22m
$162

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Cheap American Airlines flights from Portland to Santa Barbara

Feb 19 - Feb 28
PDX

Portland

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

6h 56m
SBA

Santa Barbara

PDX

Portland

1 stop

6h 26m
$147

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Feb 25 - Feb 28
PDX

Portland

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

6h 56m
SBA

Santa Barbara

PDX

Portland

1 stop

6h 26m
$172

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Feb 11 - Feb 13
PDX

Portland

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

6h 56m
SBA

Santa Barbara

PDX

Portland

1 stop

6h 26m
$217

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Cheap Alaska Airlines flights from Portland to Santa Barbara

Mar 4 - Mar 5
PDX

Portland

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

2h 08m
SBA

Santa Barbara

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

2h 14m
$168

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Mar 1 - Mar 8
PDX

Portland

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

2h 08m
SBA

Santa Barbara

PDX

Portland

1 stop

5h 01m
$189

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Mar 1 - Mar 18
PDX

Portland

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

2h 08m
SBA

Santa Barbara

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

2h 12m
$197

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Non-stop flights to Santa Barbara from Portland

Save time with Portland to Santa Barbara direct flight deals
Mar 4 - Mar 5
PDX

Portland

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

2h 08m
SBA

Santa Barbara

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

2h 14m
$168

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Mar 1 - Mar 8
PDX

Portland

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

2h 08m
SBA

Santa Barbara

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

2h 14m
$178

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Mar 1 - Mar 18
PDX

Portland

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

2h 08m
SBA

Santa Barbara

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

2h 12m
$197

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Last minute flights from Portland to Santa Barbara

Late deals on return flights to Santa Barbara from Portland, departing today and this week
Feb 6 - Feb 10
PDX

Portland

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

4h 25m
SBA

Santa Barbara

PDX

Portland

1 stop

5h 55m
$315

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 2 - Feb 9
PDX

Portland

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

6h 07m
SBA

Santa Barbara

PDX

Portland

1 stop

4h 34m
$337

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Feb 2 - Feb 9
PDX

Portland

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

6h 07m
SBA

Santa Barbara

PDX

Portland

2 stops

27h 46m
$370

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

One-way flights to Santa Barbara from Portland

The cheapest one-way flights from Portland to Santa Barbara
Feb 12
PDX

Portland

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

7h 33m
$74

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Feb 28
PDX

Portland

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

2h 08m
$79

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Feb 8
PDX

Portland

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

6h 56m
$89

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Santa Barbara

Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,386 reviews

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

8.0

Entertainment

7.1

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Didn't get any food so can't rate that. Flight attendants were really nice. Glad no masks were required. Overall a pleasant flight.

Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,386 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,386 reviews

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

8.0

Entertainment

7.1

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Didn't get any food so can't rate that. Flight attendants were really nice. Glad no masks were required. Overall a pleasant flight.

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,148 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,386 reviews

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

8.0

Entertainment

7.1

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Didn't get any food so can't rate that. Flight attendants were really nice. Glad no masks were required. Overall a pleasant flight.

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,680 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,386 reviews

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

8.0

Entertainment

7.1

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Didn't get any food so can't rate that. Flight attendants were really nice. Glad no masks were required. Overall a pleasant flight.

Related info for your journey

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

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.

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 American Airlines for just $147, but on average you can expect to pay $181.

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 $234.

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

There are currently 3+ 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 American Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Santa Barbara, with prices starting at $147. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Alaska Airlines and United Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $168 and $177, respectively. These flights start at 57% 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 American Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $74. Users have also found prices from $79 and $139 on Alaska Airlines and United Airlines, respectively.

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: American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta.

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 (93%), Alaska Airlines (89%), Horizon Air( 76%).

What are the cheapest flights from Portland to Santa Barbara?

On average you can expect to pay $373 for a flight from Portland to Santa Barbara. The cheapest flight overall is $103 while the most popular route, (Portland - Santa Barbara) is currently priced at $162.

Alternative routes for Portland to Santa Barbara

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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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
DeltaCheapest$82Average$195FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$119Average$305FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$200Average$409FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$246Average$390FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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