Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Santa Barbara (SBA)

WAS — SBA
Dec 10 — Dec 171

The best prices from Washington, D.C. to Santa Barbara are usually found in January or February, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Santa Barbara (SBA)

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

WAS - SBA

Price

$382 - $877

SBA

Temperature

51.8 - 62.6 °F

SBA

Rainfall

0 - 3.5 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 27% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 40% potential price drop
Average price$548Average for round-trip flights in December 2022
Round-trip from$382From Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Santa Barbara

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Washington, D.C. to Santa Barbara?

Travelers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 41% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Washington, D.C. to Santa Barbara?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 57 days in advance to save up to 32% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 57 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Washington, D.C. to Santa Barbara 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $477, or $576 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Washington, D.C. to Santa Barbara?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, January can be a great choice for travel to Santa Barbara. Flights to Santa Barbara from Washington, D.C. in January are about $420 on average during January, but can be found for as low as $167.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington, D.C. to Santa Barbara (WAS - SBA)?

When flying from Washington, D.C. to Santa Barbara, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 32% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. to Santa Barbara in December, January 2022

The best prices found for WAS to SBA flights for December, January
Jan 26 - Jan 29
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

8h 14m
SBA

Santa Barbara

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

1 stop

9h 22m
$332

American Airlines

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Deal found 12/4

Jan 29 - Jan 30
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

SBA

Santa Barbara

2 stops

10h 54m
SBA

Santa Barbara

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

1 stop

8h 00m
$335

American Airlines

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Deal found 12/3

Jan 29 - Jan 30
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

2 stops

12h 28m
SBA

Santa Barbara

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

7h 50m
$335

American Airlines

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Deal found 12/3

Washington, D.C. to Santa Barbara 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Barbara from Washington, D.C. found for this year
Dec 10 - Dec 17
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

SBA

Santa Barbara

2 stops

11h 25m
SBA

Santa Barbara

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

1 stop

7h 08m
$422

American Airlines

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Deal found 12/3

Dec 10 - Dec 18
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

2 stops

12h 34m
SBA

Santa Barbara

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

7h 34m
$422

American Airlines

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Deal found 12/3

Dec 13 - Dec 19
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

9h 47m
SBA

Santa Barbara

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

2 stops

10h 37m
$423

American Airlines

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Deal found 12/4

Cheap American Airlines flights from Washington, D.C. to Santa Barbara

Feb 11 - Feb 18
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

8h 16m
SBA

Santa Barbara

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

1 stop

9h 23m
$332

American Airlines

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Deal found 12/4

Jan 29 - Jan 30
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

SBA

Santa Barbara

2 stops

10h 54m
SBA

Santa Barbara

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

1 stop

8h 00m
$335

American Airlines

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Deal found 12/3

Mar 28 - Apr 4
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

9h 21m
SBA

Santa Barbara

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

2 stops

12h 06m
$336

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/3

Cheap United Airlines flights from Washington, D.C. to Santa Barbara

Feb 2 - Feb 6
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

17h 48m
SBA

Santa Barbara

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

1 stop

22h 06m
$354

United Airlines

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Deal found 12/4

Jan 26 - Jan 29
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

SBA

Santa Barbara

2 stops

18h 30m
SBA

Santa Barbara

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

1 stop

22h 06m
$358

United Airlines

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Deal found 12/4

Feb 2 - Feb 6
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

8h 45m
SBA

Santa Barbara

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

2 stops

18h 46m
$399

United Airlines

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Deal found 12/2

Last minute flights from Washington, D.C. to Santa Barbara

Late deals on return flights to Santa Barbara from Washington, D.C., departing today and this week
Dec 10 - Dec 17
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

SBA

Santa Barbara

2 stops

11h 25m
SBA

Santa Barbara

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

1 stop

7h 08m
$422

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/3

Dec 10 - Dec 18
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

2 stops

12h 34m
SBA

Santa Barbara

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

7h 34m
$422

American Airlines

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Deal found 12/3

Dec 13 - Dec 19
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

9h 47m
SBA

Santa Barbara

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

2 stops

10h 37m
$423

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/4

One-way flights to Santa Barbara from Washington, D.C.

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington, D.C. to Santa Barbara
Feb 16
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

8h 45m
$198

United Airlines

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Deal found 12/3

Feb 16
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

SBA

Santa Barbara

1 stop

8h 36m
$198

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/3

Dec 19
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

SBA

Santa Barbara

2 stops

12h 39m
$244

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/4

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Washington, D.C. to Santa Barbara flights.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Santa Barbara from Washington, D.C.?

Most people fly into Santa Barbara (SBA) if they book a flight to Santa Barbara from Washington, D.C.. On average, Santa Barbara has 0 inbound flights from Washington, D.C. per day from 5 airlines. Santa Barbara is conveniently located just 8.0 mi from Santa Barbara’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Santa Barbara have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from Washington, D.C. to Santa Barbara for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington, D.C. to Santa Barbara for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $332, but on average you can expect to pay $356.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington, D.C. to Santa Barbara for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Washington, D.C. to Santa Barbara within the next 7 days for less than $500.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Santa Barbara round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Washington, D.C. to Santa Barbara is American Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $332 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is United Airlines, starting at $354. American Airlines is 48% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the most popular routes from Washington, D.C. to Santa Barbara?

The most popular route from Washington, D.C. to Santa Barbara is Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl - Santa Barbara. You may also consider Washington, D.C. Reagan-National - Santa Barbara or Baltimore/Washington - Santa Barbara.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Washington, D.C. to Santa Barbara?

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

What are the cheapest flights from Washington, D.C. to Santa Barbara?

The cheapest flight price from Washington, D.C. to Santa Barbara is $469. On average you can expect to pay $974. The most popular route, (Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl - Santa Barbara), can usually be booked for $332.

Top 3 airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Santa Barbara

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington, D.C. to Santa Barbara choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
FrontierCheapest$122Average$273FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$343Average$647FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$351Average$722FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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