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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 January or September, booked 52 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)

SBA - WAS
Price
$254 - $480
WAS
Temperature
48.2 - 89.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.2 inches
Popular in July High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop
Average price $344 Average for round-trip flights in August 2020
Round-trip from $254 From Santa Barbara to Washington
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 Washington?

Travelers have found that booking a Wednesday departure is the best way to save up to 65% 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 Santa Barbara to Washington?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 28 days in advance, which can save you up to 11% on flights from Santa Barbara to Washington compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 28 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 $252. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $276.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Santa Barbara to Washington?

February can be a great time to fly to Washington from Santa Barbara with a flight ticket averaging about $243. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $119. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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 47% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to Washington in August, September 2020

The best prices found for SBA to WAS flights for August, September
27 Aug - 30 Aug
$272pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Major Airline
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
20 Aug - 24 Aug
$277pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
20 Aug - 24 Aug
$279pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara to Washington 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Santa Barbara found for this year
28 Oct - 2 Nov
$252pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
27 Aug - 30 Aug
$272pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Major Airline
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
20 Aug - 24 Aug
$277pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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
27 Jul - 29 Jul
$314pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
27 Jul - 29 Jul
$510pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
27 Jul - 29 Jul
$624pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara

One-way flights to Washington from Santa Barbara

The cheapest one-way flights from Santa Barbara to Washington
2:30 am - 5:24 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
11h 54m
SBA - DCA
Multiple Airlines
$565
United
2:30 am - 5:11 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
11h 41m
SBA - IAD
Multiple Airlines
$600
United
2:30 am - 6:00 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
12h 30m
SBA - IAD
Multiple Airlines
$641
United

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Santa Barbara to Washington

Are flight prices decreasing from Santa Barbara to Washington 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 Washington 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.

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 Multiple Airlines for just $268, but on average you can expect to pay $630.

Are there nonstop flights from Santa Barbara to Washington for under $300 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Santa Barbara to Washington, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Santa Barbara to Washington for under $400?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Santa Barbara to Washington within the next 7 days for less than $400.

Is Santa Barbara weather warmer or cooler than Washington?

Expect the weather to be around 90 °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 Washington is generally hotter than in Santa Barbara.

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Santa Barbara to Washington
Average temperature for August in Washington
87.8 °F
Avg rainfall for August in Washington
3.3 ″

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)
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