Cheap flights from Seattle to Santa Barbara (SEA - SBA)

SEA — SBA
Jan 31 — Feb 71

The best prices from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Santa Barbara are usually found in January or September, booked 32 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Seattle (SEA) to Santa Barbara (SBA)

All the information you need to plan the best SEA to SBA flight in 2023: compare Seattle to Santa Barbara flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Santa Barbara.

SEA - SBA

Price

$242 - $468

SBA

Temperature

51.8 - 62.6 °F

SBA

Rainfall

0 - 3.5 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 24% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop
Average price$242Average for round-trip flights in January 2023
Round-trip from$242From Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Santa Barbara

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

Flying to your destination on a Sunday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Santa Barbara. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 97% by booking at least 61 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Seattle to Santa Barbara within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $372.

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

Flights from Seattle to Santa Barbara lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from Seattle to Santa Barbara in January, with the cheapest ticket starting at $136.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Seattle to Santa Barbara (SEA - SBA)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 66% on flights from Seattle to Santa Barbara by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

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

The best prices found for SEA to SBA flights for January, February
Feb 25 - Mar 6
SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

8h 30m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

1 stop

7h 08m
$157

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Feb 12 - Feb 14
SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

4h 58m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Nonstop

2h 38m
$158

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 8 - Feb 12
SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

7h 03m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

1 stop

4h 28m
$167

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Seattle to Santa Barbara 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Barbara from Seattle found for this year
Mar 2 - Mar 4
SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

2h 30m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Nonstop

2h 40m
$137

Alaska Airlines

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Deal found 1/25

Mar 2 - Mar 4
SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

2h 30m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

1 stop

7h 08m
$147

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Mar 4 - Mar 4
SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

2h 30m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

1 stop

7h 08m
$148

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Cheap Alaska Airlines flights from Seattle to Santa Barbara

Mar 2 - Mar 4
SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

2h 30m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Nonstop

2h 40m
$137

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Mar 4 - Mar 9
SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

2h 30m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Nonstop

2h 40m
$188

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Mar 10 - Mar 21
SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

2h 30m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Nonstop

2h 35m
$237

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Cheap United Airlines flights from Seattle to Santa Barbara

Feb 13 - Feb 15
SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

6h 48m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

2 stops

16h 10m
$222

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Feb 8 - Feb 12
SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

2 stops

14h 11m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

1 stop

7h 06m
$246

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 5 - Feb 10
SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

6h 37m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

1 stop

7h 06m
$247

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Non-stop flights to Santa Barbara from Seattle

Save time with Seattle to Santa Barbara direct flight deals
Mar 2 - Mar 4
SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

2h 30m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Nonstop

2h 40m
$137

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Mar 2 - Mar 6
SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

2h 30m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Nonstop

2h 40m
$187

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Mar 4 - Mar 9
SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

2h 30m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Nonstop

2h 40m
$188

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Last minute flights from Seattle to Santa Barbara

Late deals on return flights to Santa Barbara from Seattle, departing today and this week
Feb 5 - Feb 10
SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

6h 37m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

1 stop

7h 06m
$247

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Feb 5 - Feb 12
SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

7h 03m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

1 stop

7h 14m
$257

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Feb 2 - Feb 5
SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

6h 37m
SBA

Santa Barbara

SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

1 stop

7h 10m
$317

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

One-way flights to Santa Barbara from Seattle

The cheapest one-way flights from Seattle to Santa Barbara
Feb 14
SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

Nonstop

2h 24m
$69

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Feb 14
SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

6h 18m
$74

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 14
SEA

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

7h 43m
$79

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Santa Barbara

Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

7.1

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Food

7.2

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Alaska is a great airline! Can’t beat the value for the price. I had zero issues of any kind.

Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

7.1

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Food

7.2

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Alaska is a great airline! Can’t beat the value for the price. I had zero issues of any kind.

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,142 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

7.1

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Food

7.2

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Alaska is a great airline! Can’t beat the value for the price. I had zero issues of any kind.

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,666 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

7.1

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Food

7.2

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Alaska is a great airline! Can’t beat the value for the price. I had zero issues of any kind.

Related info for your journey

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

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Santa Barbara have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Alaska Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Alaska Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Seattle to Santa Barbara for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $137, but on average you can expect to pay $181.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Seattle to Santa Barbara under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Seattle to Santa Barbara is less than $290.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Seattle to Santa Barbara within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday.

How popular is this Seattle to Santa Barbara flight route?

The Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Santa Barbara flight path was viewed by 12 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from Seattle to Santa Barbara on average per day?

1 flight departure from Seattle to Santa Barbara per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Seattle to Santa Barbara?

Airlines like Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, and United Airlines fly from Seattle to Santa Barbara in about 2h 30m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 4h 33m. The distance from Seattle to Santa Barbara is about 914 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

According to our current data, Alaska Airlines ($137), American Airlines ($162), and United Airlines ($222) offers the cheapest pricing from Seattle to Santa Barbara. Users have found that Alaska Airlines is 61% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $69 on Alaska Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include American Airlines from $74 and United Airlines from $89 one-way.

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

Consider American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Seattle to Santa Barbara.

What are the cheapest flights from Seattle to Santa Barbara?

On average you can expect to pay $657 for a flight from Seattle to Santa Barbara. The cheapest flight overall is $98 while the most popular route, (Seattle/Tacoma Intl - Santa Barbara) is currently priced at $158.

Alternative routes for Seattle to Santa Barbara

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Top 5 airlines flying from Seattle to Santa Barbara

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Seattle to Santa Barbara choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$16Average$20FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$87Average$203FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$118Average$298FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$175Average$317FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$175Average$395FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Seattle to Santa Barbara

See what time of day planes typically take off from Seattle to Santa Barbara
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Weekly flight availability from Seattle to Santa Barbara

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Seattle to Santa Barbara
Sunday1daily flight
Monday1daily flight
Tuesday0daily flights
Wednesday1daily flight
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