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

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The best prices from Santa Barbara to Seattle are usually found in April or July, booked 39 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

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

SBA - SEA
Price
$177 - $277
SEA
Temperature
46.4 - 77 °F
SEA
Rainfall
0.7 - 6.5 inches

Popular in

May

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$177

From Santa Barbara to Seattle

One-way from

$109

One-way flight from Santa Barbara to Seattle

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Santa Barbara to Seattle?

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Santa Barbara to Seattle. 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 Seattle.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 60% by booking at least 58 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 Santa Barbara to Seattle within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $385.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Santa Barbara to Seattle in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 52% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to Seattle in November, December 2020

The best prices found for SBA to SEA flights for November, December
19 Dec - 4 Jan
$197pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
15 Dec - 19 Dec
$201pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
18 Dec - 4 Jan
$221pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara to Seattle 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Seattle from Santa Barbara found for next year
19 Dec - 4 Jan
$197pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
15 Dec - 19 Dec
$201pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
18 Dec - 4 Jan
$221pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara

Non-stop flights to Seattle from Santa Barbara

Save time with Santa Barbara to Seattle direct flight deals
19 Dec - 4 Jan
$197pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
10 Dec - 15 Dec
$238pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
19 Dec - 4 Jan
$277pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara

Last minute flights from Santa Barbara to Seattle

Late deals on round-trip flights to Seattle from Santa Barbara, departing today and this week
1 Dec - 8 Dec
$273pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
29 Nov - 30 Nov
$298pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
1 Dec - 8 Dec
$324pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara

One-way flights to Seattle from Santa Barbara

The cheapest one-way flights from Santa Barbara to Seattle
6:18 am - 4:09 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
9h 51m
SBA - SEA
American Airlines
1:30 am - 5:23 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
15h 53m
SBA - SEA
United Airlines
$282
United
12:00 pm - 5:26 am
Alaska Airlines
2 Stops
17h 26m
SBA - SEA
Alaska Airlines
$318
KAYAK

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Santa Barbara to Seattle

Are flight prices decreasing from Santa Barbara to Seattle due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Santa Barbara and Seattle for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Santa Barbara to Seattle/Tacoma Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alaska Airlines and Delta are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Santa Barbara to Seattle/Tacoma Intl are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Santa Barbara to Seattle/Tacoma Intl 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 Santa Barbara to Seattle for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Santa Barbara to Seattle for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $197, but on average you can expect to pay $239.

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

Cheapflights has at least 12 direct flights from Santa Barbara to Seattle under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Santa Barbara to Seattle is less than $350.

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

There are currently 9+ open flights from Santa Barbara to Seattle within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

On average, you can expect to see 1 flight from Santa Barbara to Seattle/Tacoma Intl a day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Santa Barbara or Seattle?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Santa Barbara is roughly less than Seattle. You can assume this to be the case over the next 3 days.

Is Santa Barbara weather warmer or cooler than Seattle?

Expect the weather to be around 77 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Seattle is generally hotter than in Santa Barbara.

How long is the flight from Santa Barbara to Seattle?

A quick flight from Santa Barbara to Seattle can take about 2h 25m. Alaska Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $279. Santa Barbara and Seattle are separated by a distance of 914 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Santa Barbara to Seattle is Alaska Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $197 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are American Airlines and United Airlines, starting at $206 and $247 round-trip. Alaska Airlines is priced at 7% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $103 on American Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include United Airlines from $124 and Alaska Airlines from $182 one-way.

Alternative routes for Santa Barbara to Seattle

Destination information for Seattle

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Santa Barbara to Seattle
Flight duration
2h 27m
Average temperature for November in Seattle
51.8 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Seattle
6.5 ″

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Airports servicing Seattle

Top 4 airlines from Santa Barbara to Seattle

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Santa Barbara to Seattle choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
$87 $179 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$87 $199 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$87 $242 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$103 $268 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from Santa Barbara to Seattle

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Midnight
6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Santa Barbara to Seattle
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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