Cheap flights from Hobby to Santa Barbara (HOU - SBA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Hobby (HOU) to Santa Barbara (SBA)

All the information you need to plan the best HOU to SBA flight in 2021: compare Hobby to Santa Barbara flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Santa Barbara.
HOU - SBA
Price
$178 - $428
SBA
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SBA
Precipitation
0 - 3.5 inches

Popular in

April

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 41% potential price drop

Average price

$388

Average for round-trip flights in December 2021

Round-trip from

$178

From Houston Hobby to Santa Barbara

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Houston Hobby Airport to Santa Barbara (HOU - SBA)?

When flying from Houston Hobby Airport 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 45% versus a flight at noon.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Houston Hobby Airport to Santa Barbara?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 47% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Houston Hobby Airport to Santa Barbara?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 25 days in advance to save up to 31% 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 25 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 Houston Hobby Airport to Santa Barbara 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $161, or $210 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Houston Hobby Airport to Santa Barbara?

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Santa Barbara from Houston Hobby Airport. Prices for August average $162 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $48. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 68% on your journey compared to booking in August

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

The best prices found for HOU to SBA flights for December, January
27 Jan - 3 Feb
$275pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
HOU
Houston Hobby
15 Dec - 17 Dec
$292pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
HOU
Houston Hobby
7 Dec - 7 Jan
$431pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
HOU
Houston Hobby

Houston Hobby to Santa Barbara 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Barbara from Hobby found for this year
15 Dec - 17 Dec
$292pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
HOU
Houston Hobby
7 Dec - 7 Jan
$431pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
HOU
Houston Hobby
7 Dec - 7 Jan
$435pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
HOU
Houston Hobby

Last minute flights from Hobby to Santa Barbara

Late deals on round-trip flights to Santa Barbara from Hobby, departing today and this week
7 Dec - 7 Jan
$431pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
HOU
Houston Hobby
7 Dec - 7 Jan
$435pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
HOU
Houston Hobby
8 Dec - 13 Dec
$516pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
HOU
Houston Hobby

One-way flights to Santa Barbara from Houston Hobby

The cheapest one-way flights from Hobby to Santa Barbara
9:34 am - 3:30 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
7h 56m
HOU - SBA
American Airlines
5:14 am - 4:36 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
13h 22m
HOU - SBA
American Airlines
1:21 pm - 5:55 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
18h 34m
HOU - SBA
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Hobby to Santa Barbara

What airport do you fly into for flights to Santa Barbara from Houston Hobby?

If you book a flight to Santa Barbara from Houston Hobby, you will be flying to Santa Barbara, which is the city’s only airport. Santa Barbara (SBA) is located 8.0 mi from the center of Santa Barbara. There are 0 flights from Houston Hobby to Santa Barbara per day from 2 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Houston Hobby to Santa Barbara have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from Houston Hobby Airport to Santa Barbara for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston Hobby Airport to Santa Barbara for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $275, but on average you can expect to pay $617.

Are there last-minute flights available from Houston Hobby Airport to Santa Barbara for under $500?

There are currently 5+ open flights from Houston Hobby Airport to Santa Barbara within the next 7 days for less than $500.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Houston Hobby Airport to Santa Barbara round-trip?

American Airlines, at $275, was found to be the cheapest airline from Houston Hobby Airport to Santa Barbara.. Users have found that American Airlines is 8% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from Houston Hobby Airport to Santa Barbara?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $84. While the most popular route (Houston Hobby - Santa Barbara) can be booked for $275 on average our data indicates $168 when flying from Houston Hobby Airport to Santa Barbara.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Santa Barbara, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Santa Barbara from Hobby?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Santa Barbara within the United States

Most visitors from Houston Hobby need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Santa Barbara.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Houston Hobby must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Santa Barbara.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Houston Hobby are not required to quarantine after entering Santa Barbara.

Do I need a test to fly back to Hobby from Santa Barbara?

Returning to Houston Hobby from Santa Barbara

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Santa Barbara must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Houston Hobby.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Santa Barbara are not required to quarantine after entering Houston Hobby.

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Alternative routes for Hobby to Santa Barbara

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Destination information for Santa Barbara

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Hobby to Santa Barbara.
Average temperature for December in Santa Barbara
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Santa Barbara
1.1 ″

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