Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to Washington (SBA - WAS)

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The best prices from Santa Barbara to Washington are usually found in August or July, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Friday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Santa Barbara (SBA) to Washington (WAS)

All the information you need to plan the best SBA to WAS flight in 2021: compare Santa Barbara to Washington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington.
SBA - WAS
Price
$255 - $548
WAS
Temperature
35.6 - 80.6 °F
WAS
Precipitation
2.6 - 4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 37% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$255

From Santa Barbara to Washington (WAS)

One-way from

$228

One-way flight from Santa Barbara to Washington (WAS)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Santa Barbara to Washington?

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 Washington. Flights to Washington from Santa Barbara in August are about $290 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $128.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Santa Barbara to Washington in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 49% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Santa Barbara to Washington?

Users have found that leaving on a Wednesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 71% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 23 days in advance to save up to 10% 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 23 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 Santa Barbara to Washington 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $289, or $317 for flights within the next 24 hours.

Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to Washington in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SBA to WAS flights for October, November
26 Oct - 31 Oct
$262pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
26 Oct - 31 Oct
$264pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Major Airline
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
26 Oct - 31 Oct
$266pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Major Airline
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Santa Barbara found for this year
26 Oct - 31 Oct
$262pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
26 Oct - 31 Oct
$264pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Major Airline
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
26 Oct - 31 Oct
$266pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Major Airline
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara

Last minute flights from Santa Barbara to Washington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington from Santa Barbara, departing today and this week
26 Oct - 31 Oct
$262pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
26 Oct - 31 Oct
$264pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Major Airline
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
26 Oct - 31 Oct
$266pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Major Airline
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara

One-way flights to Washington from Santa Barbara

The cheapest one-way flights from Santa Barbara to Washington
9:20 am - 3:00 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
14h 40m
SBA - IAD
United Airlines
$228
United
2:24 pm - 6:27 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
38h 03m
SBA - IAD
Multiple Airlines
$252
Kiwi.com
9:36 am - 11:34 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
22h 58m
SBA - BWI
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Santa Barbara to Washington

What airport do you fly from for flights from Santa Barbara to Washington?

If you book a flight to Washington from Santa Barbara, you will be flying from 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 Santa Barbara to Washington per day from 5 different airlines.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Santa Barbara to Washington 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 Santa Barbara to Washington for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Santa Barbara to Washington for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $273, but on average you can expect to pay $280.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Santa Barbara to Washington within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

According to our current data, American Airlines ($273), United Airlines ($274), and Major Airline ($281) offers the cheapest pricing from Santa Barbara to Washington. These flights start at 33% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Santa Barbara to Washington?

Before booking your flight from Santa Barbara to Washington check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Frontier or United Airlines.

What are the cheapest flights from Santa Barbara to Washington?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $176. While the most popular route (Santa Barbara - Washington Reagan-National) can be booked for $281 on average our data indicates $494 when flying from Santa Barbara to Washington

What are the most popular routes from Santa Barbara to Washington?

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

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Washington, DC

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

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

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

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 Washington.

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

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

Returning to Santa Barbara from Washington

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

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

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Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Santa Barbara to Washington.
Average temperature for October in Washington
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Washington
3.7 ″

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan-National (DCA)

Top 4 airlines flying from Santa Barbara to Washington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Santa Barbara to Washington 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
Frontier
$87 $206 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$172 $500 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$172 $482 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$207 $364 No cancel fee N/A
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