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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 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)

SBA - WAS
Price
$255 - $548
WAS
Temperature
48.2 - 89.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.2 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

One-way from

$144

One-way flight 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 31 days in advance, which can save you up to 111% on flights from Santa Barbara to Washington compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 31 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 $235. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $341.

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

April can be a great time to fly to Washington from Santa Barbara with a flight ticket averaging about $172. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $113. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of September.

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 November, December 2020

The best prices found for SBA to WAS flights for November, December
26 Dec - 27 Dec
$304pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
26 Dec - 16 Jan
$304pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
26 Dec - 16 Jan
$306pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Santa Barbara found for next year
26 Dec - 16 Jan
$304pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
26 Dec - 27 Dec
$304pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
26 Dec - 16 Jan
$306pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
American Airlines
 
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
1 Dec - 8 Jan
$410pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
1 Dec - 8 Jan
$412pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
1 Dec - 8 Jan
$428pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara

One-way flights to Washington from Santa Barbara

The cheapest one-way flights from Santa Barbara to Washington
1:15 am - 3:26 pm
Major Airline
1 Stop
11h 11m
SBA - IAD
Major Airline
$144
StudentUniverse
12:35 pm - 11:14 am
United Airlines
3 Stops
19h 39m
SBA - IAD
United Airlines
$233
United
2:55 am - 4:53 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
34h 58m
SBA - DCA
Multiple Airlines
$234
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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.

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

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Santa Barbara to Washington. Policies will vary by airline.

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 $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Santa Barbara to Washington for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $304, but on average you can expect to pay $319.

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 $500?

There are currently 15+ open flights from Santa Barbara to Washington within the next 7 days for less than $500.

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

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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.

How long is the flight from Santa Barbara to Washington?

A quick flight from Santa Barbara to Washington can take about 6h 17m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $428. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Currently priced at $304, American Airlines will fly you from Santa Barbara to Washington and back. In addition to American Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on United Airlines for as low as $318. American Airlines is priced at 25% 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 Washington one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Major Airline, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $138. American Airlines flights start at $153 while deals on United Airlines start at $173 one-way.

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Santa Barbara to Washington
Average temperature for November in Washington
60.8 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Washington
3.1 ″

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Top 4 airlines 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%
Delta
$207 $364 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$172 $482 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$172 $500 No cancel fee 71%
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