Cheap flights from St. Louis to Santa Barbara (STL - SBA) from $138

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 10/12. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
STL — SBA
Jun 18 — Jun 251

Cheap flight deals from St. Louis to Santa Barbara

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from St. Louis (STL) to Santa Barbara (SBA). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated June 13, 2024.

Popular in

November

Cheapest in

March

Round-trip from

$238

One-way from

$138
High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 35% potential price drop
From Lambert-St Louis to Santa Barbara
One-way flight from Lambert-St Louis to Santa Barbara

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from St. Louis to Santa Barbara?

Friday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from St. Louis to Santa Barbara. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Santa Barbara.

How far in advance should I book a flight from St. Louis 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 24 days in advance, which can save you up to 79% on flights from St. Louis to Santa Barbara compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 24 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 $572. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $654.

What is the cheapest month to fly from St. Louis to Santa Barbara?

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Santa Barbara from St. Louis average $407. You can even find prices in April for less than $407, as users have found deals to Santa Barbara from as low as $185. The month of March appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Santa Barbara from St. Louis. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 8%.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from STL to SBA?

When flying from St. Louis to Santa Barbara, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 31% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap St. Louis to Santa Barbara flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from St. Louis to Santa Barbara specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,214,720 searches. Prices were last updated on June 13, 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from St. Louis to Santa Barbara in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Tue 7/306:09 pmSTL - SBA
1 stop6h 13mAmerican Airlines
Sat 8/34:11 pmSBA - STL
1 stop5h 44mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/12$321
Tue 7/307:00 amSTL - SBA
1 stop6h 27mAmerican Airlines
Sat 8/36:40 pmSBA - STL
2 stops11h 50mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/12$326
Tue 7/306:30 pmSTL - SBA
1 stop7h 13mDelta
Mon 8/56:00 amSBA - STL
1 stop5h 40mDelta
Deal found 6/12$356
Tue 7/303:49 pmSTL - SBA
1 stop7h 11mDelta
Sun 8/46:00 amSBA - STL
1 stop5h 40mDelta
Deal found 6/12$386
Wed 7/313:49 pmSTL - SBA
2 stops9h 54mDelta
Sun 8/46:00 amSBA - STL
1 stop5h 40mDelta
Deal found 6/12$421
Wed 7/317:00 amSTL - SBA
1 stop6h 27mAmerican Airlines
Sat 8/34:11 pmSBA - STL
1 stop5h 44mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/12$447
Tue 7/3010:19 amSTL - SBA
2 stops9h 49mAmerican Airlines
Sat 8/36:40 pmSBA - STL
2 stops11h 50mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/12$491
Tue 7/305:30 pmSTL - SBA
2 stops8h 01mUnited Airlines
Mon 8/55:14 amSBA - STL
1 stop14h 57mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/12$511
Fri 6/216:11 pmSTL - SBA
1 stop6h 33mAmerican Airlines
Mon 7/14:11 pmSBA - STL
1 stop5h 39mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/12$527

St. Louis to Santa Barbara 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between St. Louis and Santa Barbara in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,214,720 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from St. Louis to Santa Barbara in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Wed 9/187:21 amSTL - SBA
1 stop6h 19mAmerican Airlines
Tue 9/249:45 amSBA - STL
1 stop5h 41mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/12$218
Wed 9/189:39 amSTL - SBA
2 stops11h 41mAmerican Airlines
Tue 9/249:45 amSBA - STL
1 stop5h 41mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/12$223
Wed 9/189:05 amSTL - SBA
2 stops12h 15mAmerican Airlines
Tue 9/246:23 amSBA - STL
2 stops11h 09mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/12$228
Tue 7/306:09 pmSTL - SBA
1 stop6h 13mAmerican Airlines
Sat 8/34:11 pmSBA - STL
1 stop5h 44mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/12$321
Tue 7/307:00 amSTL - SBA
1 stop6h 27mAmerican Airlines
Sat 8/36:40 pmSBA - STL
2 stops11h 50mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/12$326
Thu 8/16:09 pmSTL - SBA
1 stop6h 13mAmerican Airlines
Mon 8/56:38 pmSBA - STL
2 stops11h 41mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/12$341
Tue 7/306:30 pmSTL - SBA
1 stop7h 13mDelta
Mon 8/56:00 amSBA - STL
1 stop5h 40mDelta
Deal found 6/12$356
Thu 8/16:30 pmSTL - SBA
1 stop7h 13mDelta
Mon 8/56:00 amSBA - STL
1 stop5h 40mDelta
Deal found 6/12$361
Wed 9/189:30 amSTL - SBA
3 stops16h 29mUnited Airlines
Tue 9/246:00 amSBA - STL
2 stops8h 36mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/12$372

St. Louis to Santa Barbara flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from St. Louis to Santa Barbara for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,214,720 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.
Users seeking a last-minute flight from St. Louis to Santa Barbara should consider booking one of these fares. Users should double check the flight they book to ensure it matches the day, time, and destination they're looking for.
Fri 6/216:11 pmSTL - SBA
1 stop6h 33mAmerican Airlines
Mon 7/14:11 pmSBA - STL
1 stop5h 39mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/12$527
Fri 6/216:00 amSTL - SBA
2 stops8h 35mAmerican Airlines
Mon 7/14:11 pmSBA - STL
1 stop5h 39mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/12$532
Fri 6/218:01 amSTL - SBA
2 stops9h 26mAmerican Airlines
Mon 7/16:39 pmSBA - STL
2 stops11h 54mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/12$556
Fri 6/211:42 pmSTL - SBA
1 stop9h 36mUnited Airlines
Mon 7/111:03 amSBA - STL
2 stops9h 08mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/13$579
Fri 6/219:05 amSTL - SBA
2 stops16h 49mUnited Airlines
Mon 7/111:03 amSBA - STL
2 stops9h 08mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/13$584
Fri 6/214:45 pmSTL - SBA
1 stop22h 06mUnited Airlines
Mon 7/15:15 amSBA - STL
1 stop5h 34mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/13$599
Fri 6/216:25 pmSTL - SBA
1 stop7h 23mDelta
Mon 7/16:00 amSBA - STL
1 stop5h 32mDelta
Deal found 6/13$607

One-way flights to Santa Barbara from St. Louis

Search for one-way flight options from St. Louis to Santa Barbara. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,214,720 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.
If you're seeking multiple options on one-way flights from St. Louis to Santa Barbara, be sure to check out these deals, which are updated often. Those seeking round-trip flights from St. Louis to Santa Barbara should utilize the search form at the the top of the page.
Sat 10/125:00 pmSTL - SBA
1 stop8h 01mDelta
Deal found 6/12$138
Wed 7/316:30 pmSTL - SBA
1 stop7h 13mDelta
Deal found 6/13$158
Sat 10/124:55 pmSTL - SBA
2 stops9h 02mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/12$159
Wed 7/313:49 pmSTL - SBA
1 stop7h 11mDelta
Deal found 6/12$163
Wed 7/313:49 pmSTL - SBA
2 stops9h 54mDelta
Deal found 6/12$198
Thu 7/116:30 pmSTL - SBA
1 stop7h 13mDelta
Deal found 6/12$233
Wed 7/313:49 pmSTL - SBA
2 stops9h 54mDelta
Deal found 6/13$234
Thu 7/113:49 pmSTL - SBA
2 stops9h 54mDelta
Deal found 6/12$238
Thu 7/115:30 pmSTL - SBA
3 stops18h 46mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/12$458

Find flights from St. Louis to Santa Barbara within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from St. Louis to Santa Barbara that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,214,720 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$218 - $413

Route

Depart

Return

Price

Lambert-St LouisSanta Barbara

STL - SBA

STLSBA

Lambert-St Louis

Wed 9/18

1 stop6h 19m

Santa Barbara

Tue 9/24

1 stop5h 41m

$218

Lambert-St LouisSanta Barbara

STL - SBA

STLSBA

Lambert-St Louis

Wed 9/18

2 stops11h 41m

Santa Barbara

Tue 9/24

1 stop5h 41m

$223

Lambert-St LouisSanta Barbara

STL - SBA

STLSBA

Lambert-St Louis

Wed 9/18

2 stops12h 15m

Santa Barbara

Tue 9/24

2 stops11h 09m

$228

Lambert-St LouisSanta Barbara

STL - SBA

STLSBA

Lambert-St Louis

Tue 7/30

1 stop6h 13m

Santa Barbara

Sat 8/3

1 stop5h 44m

$321

Lambert-St LouisSanta Barbara

STL - SBA

STLSBA

Lambert-St Louis

Tue 7/30

1 stop7h 13m

Santa Barbara

Mon 8/5

1 stop5h 40m

$356

Lambert-St LouisSanta Barbara

STL - SBA

STLSBA

Lambert-St Louis

Thu 8/1

1 stop7h 13m

Santa Barbara

Mon 8/5

1 stop5h 40m

$361

Lambert-St LouisSanta Barbara

STL - SBA

STLSBA

Lambert-St Louis

Wed 9/18

3 stops16h 29m

Santa Barbara

Tue 9/24

2 stops8h 36m

$372

Lambert-St LouisSanta Barbara

STL - SBA

STLSBA

Lambert-St Louis

Tue 7/30

1 stop7h 11m

Santa Barbara

Sun 8/4

1 stop5h 40m

$386

Lambert-St LouisSanta Barbara

STL - SBA

STLSBA

Lambert-St Louis

Mon 8/19

3 stops14h 49m

Santa Barbara

Thu 8/22

2 stops8h 36m

$413

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 6/12

What is the cheapest day to fly from St. Louis to Santa Barbara?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from St. Louis to Santa Barbara. Price data was last updated on June 9, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their St. Louis to Santa Barbara flight should consider departing on Tuesday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Thursday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from St. Louis to Santa Barbara

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Temperature and rainfall in Santa Barbara by month

Plan your trip to Santa Barbara by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

LAX

Temperature

57.2 - 73.4 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Santa Barbara, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, July is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 62.6 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 51.8 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing Santa Barbara

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Santa Barbara. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Santa Barbara. Reviews last updated June 13, 2024.
See what other customers who have flown with American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines from St. Louis to Santa Barbara have to say. You can also see how each airline compares in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

8.0

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew was nice and courteous. Boarding went smoothly. But we experienced a few minutes of extreme turbulence.

8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

8.0

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew was nice and courteous. Boarding went smoothly. But we experienced a few minutes of extreme turbulence.

7.4
Good
10,000 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

8.0

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew was nice and courteous. Boarding went smoothly. But we experienced a few minutes of extreme turbulence.

7.3
Good
10,000 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

8.0

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew was nice and courteous. Boarding went smoothly. But we experienced a few minutes of extreme turbulence.

Related info for your journey

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  • Can I find flights from St. Louis to Santa Barbara for under $300 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from St. Louis to Santa Barbara for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $218, but on average you can expect to pay $393.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from St. Louis to Santa Barbara for under $600?

    There are currently 7+ open flights from St. Louis to Santa Barbara within the next 7 days for less than $600.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from St. Louis to Santa Barbara round-trip?

    Currently priced at $218, American Airlines will fly you from St. Louis to Santa Barbara and back. In addition to American Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Delta and United Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $356 and $372, respectively. You may be able to fly from St. Louis to Santa Barbara for 59% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

  • What does STL to SBA mean?

    STL and SBA are unique codes to identify airports used in the aviation industry. They are defined by IATA (International Air Transport Association) and are commonly called IATA codes. STL to SBA refers to a flight route from Lambert-St Louis Airport to Santa Barbara Airport.

  • Can I find deals for flights from St. Louis to Santa Barbara that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your St. Louis to Santa Barbara flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

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    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter St. Louis to Santa Barbara flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from St. Louis to Santa Barbara that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on St. Louis to Santa Barbara flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

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    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from St. Louis to Santa Barbara.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from St. Louis to Santa Barbara?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from St. Louis to Santa Barbara by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from St. Louis to Santa Barbara that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from St. Louis to Santa Barbara offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from St. Louis to Santa Barbara?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on St. Louis to Santa Barbara flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the St. Louis to Santa Barbara flight deals updated?

    The St. Louis to Santa Barbara flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/12.

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from St. Louis to Santa Barbara?

    Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from St. Louis to Santa Barbara (average of $359). Flying from St. Louis to Santa Barbara in June is currently the most expensive (average of $505). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 2 airlines flying from St. Louis to Santa Barbara

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AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
American AirlinesCheapest$297Average$484FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
United AirlinesCheapest$401Average$506FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%

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