Cheap flights from Richmond to Santa Barbara (RIC - SBA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Richmond (RIC) to Santa Barbara (SBA)

All the information you need to plan the best RIC to SBA flight in 2021: compare Richmond to Santa Barbara flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Santa Barbara.
RIC - SBA
Price
$272 - $595
SBA
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SBA
Precipitation
0 - 3.5 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 40% potential price drop

Average price

$406

Average for round-trip flights in December 2021

Round-trip from

$272

From Richmond Byrd Intl 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 Richmond, Virginia to Santa Barbara?

Friday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 109%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Richmond, Virginia to Santa Barbara?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 27 days in advance, which can save you up to 46% on flights from Richmond, Virginia to Santa Barbara compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 27 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $378. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $451.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Richmond, Virginia to Santa Barbara?

Flights from Richmond, Virginia to Santa Barbara lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Richmond, Virginia to Santa Barbara in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $128.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Richmond, Virginia to Santa Barbara (RIC - SBA)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Richmond, Virginia to Santa Barbara at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 2% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

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

The best prices found for RIC to SBA flights for December, January
10 Jan - 13 Jan
$295pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
10 Jan - 13 Jan
$298pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
10 Jan - 13 Jan
$300pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Richmond Byrd Intl to Santa Barbara 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Barbara from Richmond found for this year
14 Dec - 17 Dec
$336pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
14 Dec - 17 Dec
$338pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
14 Dec - 17 Dec
$353pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Last minute flights from Richmond to Santa Barbara

Late deals on round-trip flights to Santa Barbara from Richmond, departing today and this week
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$539pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$542pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$545pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

One-way flights to Santa Barbara from Richmond

The cheapest one-way flights from Richmond to Santa Barbara
1:55 am - 4:36 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
17h 41m
RIC - SBA
American Airlines
2:50 am - 5:55 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
30h 05m
RIC - SBA
American Airlines
3:07 pm - 4:35 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
40h 28m
RIC - SBA
Multiple Airlines
$1,343
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Flight FAQs

From Richmond to Santa Barbara

Which airlines flying from Richmond Byrd Intl to Santa Barbara have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Richmond Byrd Intl to Santa Barbara that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines and American Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Richmond, Virginia to Santa Barbara for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Richmond, Virginia to Santa Barbara for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $295, but on average you can expect to pay $456.

Are there last-minute flights available from Richmond, Virginia to Santa Barbara for under $600?

There are currently 4+ open flights from Richmond, Virginia to Santa Barbara within the next 7 days for less than $600.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Richmond, Virginia to Santa Barbara round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Richmond, Virginia to Santa Barbara is American Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $295 on this airline. American Airlines is 35% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from Richmond, Virginia to Santa Barbara?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $183. While the most popular route (Richmond Byrd Intl - Santa Barbara) can be booked for $353 on average our data indicates $550 when flying from Richmond, Virginia to Santa Barbara.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Richmond, Virginia to Santa Barbara?

When booking a flight from Richmond, Virginia to Santa Barbara, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Delta or United Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Santa Barbara, CA

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

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

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Richmond Byrd Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Santa Barbara.

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

Returning to Richmond Byrd Intl 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 Richmond Byrd Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Santa Barbara are not required to quarantine after entering Richmond Byrd Intl.

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Alternative routes for Richmond to Santa Barbara

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Destination information for Santa Barbara

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Richmond to Santa Barbara.
Average temperature for December in Santa Barbara
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Santa Barbara
1.1 ″

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