Cheap flights from Sacramento to Santa Barbara (SMF - SBA)

SMF — SBA
Dec 6 — Dec 131

How to find the cheapest flight from Sacramento (SMF) to Santa Barbara (SBA)

All the information you need to plan the best SMF to SBA flight in 2022: compare Sacramento to Santa Barbara flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Santa Barbara.

SMF - SBA

Price

$240 - $654

SBA

Temperature

51.8 - 62.6 °F

SBA

Rainfall

0 - 3.5 inches

Popular inNovemberHigh demand for flights, 42% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 37% potential price drop
Round-trip from$240From Sacramento Intl to Santa Barbara
One-way from$178One-way flight from Sacramento Intl to Santa Barbara

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Sacramento to Santa Barbara, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 61% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $155 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $212.

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

February can be a great time to fly to Santa Barbara from Sacramento with a flight ticket averaging about $151. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $72. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sacramento to Santa Barbara (SMF - SBA)?

It’s optimal to fly from Sacramento to Santa Barbara at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 35% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

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

The best prices found for SMF to SBA flights for December, January
Jan 27 - Jan 30
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

17h 09m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

3h 10m
$200

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Dec 23 - Jan 28
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

5h 54m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

4h 59m
$218

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Jan 13 - Jan 15
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

17h 09m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

3h 10m
$229

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Sacramento to Santa Barbara 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Barbara from Sacramento found for this year
Dec 23 - Jan 28
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

5h 54m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

4h 59m
$218

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Dec 23 - Dec 30
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

21h 44m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

5h 12m
$266

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Dec 25 - Jan 5
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

2 stops

17h 10m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

3h 10m
$273

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/1

Cheap United Airlines flights from Sacramento to Santa Barbara

Feb 1 - Feb 7
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

3h 24m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

3h 10m
$138

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Apr 11 - Apr 13
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

5h 42m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

3h 48m
$186

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/1

Dec 23 - Jan 28
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

5h 54m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

4h 59m
$218

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Cheap Alaska Airlines flights from Sacramento to Santa Barbara

Feb 1 - Feb 7
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

8h 24m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SMF

Sacramento Intl

2 stops

23h 02m
$249

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Jan 27 - Jan 30
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

17h 09m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SMF

Sacramento Intl

2 stops

23h 02m
$273

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Feb 1 - Feb 7
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

2 stops

23h 14m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SMF

Sacramento Intl

2 stops

23h 02m
$275

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Last minute flights from Sacramento to Santa Barbara

Late deals on return flights to Santa Barbara from Sacramento, departing today and this week
Dec 11 - Dec 26
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

5h 41m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

9h 22m
$366

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Dec 11 - Dec 26
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

5h 41m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SMF

Sacramento Intl

2 stops

17h 27m
$390

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Dec 11 - Dec 14
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

5h 41m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

16h 31m
$418

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

One-way flights to Santa Barbara from Sacramento

The cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento to Santa Barbara
Jan 15
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

3h 24m
$69

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

Dec 25
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

5h 54m
$98

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Dec 14
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

5h 41m
$149

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Related info for your journey

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

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to Santa Barbara for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $138, but on average you can expect to pay $261.

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

There are currently 16+ open flights from Sacramento to Santa Barbara within the next 7 days for less than $400.

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

United Airlines, at $138, was found to be the cheapest airline from Sacramento to Santa Barbara. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Alaska Airlines. United Airlines is currently priced 63% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

Before booking your flight from Sacramento to Santa Barbara check out the most popular airlines for this route: Alaska Airlines, Juneyao Airlines or Contour.

What are the cheapest flights from Sacramento to Santa Barbara?

While on average a flight from Sacramento to Santa Barbara is generally $321, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $222. When looking at the most popular route, (Sacramento Intl - Santa Barbara), you can expect to pay $191 for that flight.

Alternative routes for Sacramento to Santa Barbara

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Top 3 airlines flying from Sacramento to Santa Barbara

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Sacramento to Santa Barbara choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Alaska AirlinesCheapest$94Average$184FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$186Average$374FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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ContourCheapest$198Average$302FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Sacramento to Santa Barbara

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Weekly flight availability from Sacramento to Santa Barbara

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Sacramento to Santa Barbara
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Monday1daily flight
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