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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)

PDX - SBA
Price
$166 - $285
SBA
Temperature
64.4 - 73.4 °F
SBA
Rainfall
0 - 2.7 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

$260

Average for round-trip flights in December 2020

Round-trip from

$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 flying from Portland to Santa Barbara on a Sunday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 33 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 33 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 $375, or $533 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Santa Barbara from Portland average $307. You can even find prices in August for less than $307, as users have found deals to Santa Barbara from as low as $107. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Santa Barbara from Portland. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 55%.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Portland to Santa Barbara in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 19% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Portland to Santa Barbara in December, January 2021

The best prices found for PDX to SBA flights for December, January
23 Dec - 5 Jan
$156pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
23 Dec - 5 Jan
$172pp
PDX
Portland
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
21 Dec - 25 Dec
$187pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland

Portland to Santa Barbara 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Barbara from Portland found for this year
23 Dec - 5 Jan
$156pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
23 Dec - 5 Jan
$172pp
PDX
Portland
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
21 Dec - 25 Dec
$187pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland

Non-stop flights to Santa Barbara from Portland

Save time with Portland to Santa Barbara direct flight deals
14 Jan - 19 Jan
$147pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
14 Jan - 18 Jan
$177pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
21 Feb - 26 Feb
$182pp
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
10 Dec - 17 Dec
$277pp
PDX
Portland
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
6 Dec - 8 Dec
$298pp
PDX
Portland
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
6 Dec - 11 Dec
$333pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

One-way flights to Santa Barbara from Portland

The cheapest one-way flights from Portland to Santa Barbara
1:05 pm - 6:33 am
Alaska Airlines
2 Stops
17h 28m
PDX - SBA
Alaska Airlines
$367
KAYAK
12:39 am - 2:45 pm
United Airlines
3 Stops
14h 06m
PDX - SBA
United Airlines
$368
United
5:00 am - 10:20 am
American Airlines
3 Stops
29h 20m
PDX - SBA
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Portland to Santa Barbara

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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Portland to Santa Barbara to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines and Delta are some airlines that have done so. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Portland to Santa Barbara. Policies will vary by airline.

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 Multiple Airlines for just $132, but on average you can expect to pay $179.

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 $265.

Are there last-minute flights available from Portland to Santa Barbara for under $300?

There are currently 19+ open flights from Portland to Santa Barbara within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from Portland to Santa Barbara?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

The Portland to Santa Barbara flight path was viewed by 528 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Portland or Santa Barbara?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Portland is roughly greater than that of Santa Barbara. You can assume this to be the case over the next 23 days.

Is Portland weather warmer or cooler than Santa Barbara?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 82 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Santa Barbara is typically colder than in Portland. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Portland to Santa Barbara?

A quick flight from Portland to Santa Barbara can take about 2h 06m. Alaska Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $147. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

According to our current data, Alaska Airlines ($147), American Airlines ($148), and United Airlines ($186) offers the cheapest pricing from Portland to Santa Barbara. These flights start at 36% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

$94 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Alaska Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on United Airlines and American Airlines, with prices starting from $98 and $104, respectively.

Alternative routes for Portland to Santa Barbara

Destination information for Santa Barbara

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Portland to Santa Barbara
Flight duration
2h 11m
Average temperature for December in Santa Barbara
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Santa Barbara
1.1 ″

Airports servicing Portland

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Top 4 airlines 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

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Weekly flight availability
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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