To save up to 29% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 42 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from South Dakota to Santa Barbara from $331 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $431 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.
Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Santa Barbara. Flights to Santa Barbara from South Dakota in August are about $338 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $151.
Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from South Dakota to Santa Barbara as you normally would.