Cheap flights from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Hobby (HOU) from $198

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 6/25. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
SBA — HOU
May 27 — Jun 31

The best prices from Santa Barbara to Houston Hobby are usually found in November or January, booked 22 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

Cheap flight deals from Santa Barbara to Hobby

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Hobby (HOU). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated May 22, 2024.

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August

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November

Round-trip from

$238

One-way from

$228
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From Santa Barbara to Houston Hobby
One-way flight from Santa Barbara to Houston Hobby

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

Departing on a Friday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 57% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

To save up to 86% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 55 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Santa Barbara to Houston Hobby Airport from $257 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $478 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

September is one of the best times of the year to fly to Houston Hobby Airport from Santa Barbara. Prices for September average $267 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $75. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of March. Opting for a September flight can save you 21% on your journey compared to booking in March

When is the cheapest time to fly from Santa Barbara to Houston Hobby Airport (SBA - HOU)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Santa Barbara to Houston Hobby Airport in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 5% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap American Airlines flights from Santa Barbara to Hobby

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by American Airlines for the route between Santa Barbara and Hobby. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,730,072 searches. Data last updated May 22, 2024.
Thu 7/45:10 amSBA - HOU
1 stop6h 33mAmerican Airlines
Wed 7/102:36 pmHOU - SBA
1 stop8h 15mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/22$334
Sat 6/155:10 amSBA - HOU
1 stop6h 33mAmerican Airlines
Fri 6/214:25 pmHOU - SBA
1 stop6h 33mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$386
Thu 7/46:25 amSBA - HOU
2 stops7h 30mAmerican Airlines
Wed 7/102:36 pmHOU - SBA
1 stop8h 15mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/22$435
Thu 6/205:10 amSBA - HOU
1 stop6h 33mAmerican Airlines
Sun 6/232:13 pmHOU - SBA
1 stop8h 45mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$472
Sat 6/151:10 pmSBA - HOU
2 stops8h 43mAmerican Airlines
Fri 6/212:13 pmHOU - SBA
1 stop8h 45mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$476
Sun 7/215:10 amSBA - HOU
1 stop6h 56mAmerican Airlines
Sat 7/272:36 pmHOU - SBA
1 stop8h 23mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$557
Thu 10/176:20 amSBA - HOU
1 stop7h 34mAmerican Airlines
Sun 10/202:32 pmHOU - SBA
1 stop7h 39mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/22$564
Thu 6/205:10 amSBA - HOU
1 stop6h 33mAmerican Airlines
Thu 6/274:25 pmHOU - SBA
2 stops8h 19mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$571
Thu 6/201:10 pmSBA - HOU
2 stops8h 43mAmerican Airlines
Sun 6/232:13 pmHOU - SBA
1 stop8h 45mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$657

Cheap Santa Barbara to Hobby flights in May & June 2024

Find cheap flight options from Santa Barbara to Hobby specifically for the months of May and June 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,730,072 searches. Prices were last updated on May 22, 2024.
Sat 6/155:10 amSBA - HOU
1 stop6h 33mAmerican Airlines
Fri 6/214:25 pmHOU - SBA
1 stop6h 33mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$386
Thu 6/207:35 amSBA - HOU
1 stop8h 59mDelta
Thu 6/271:04 pmHOU - SBA
1 stop10h 15mDelta
Deal found 5/21$432
Thu 6/205:10 amSBA - HOU
1 stop6h 33mAmerican Airlines
Sun 6/232:13 pmHOU - SBA
1 stop8h 45mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$472
Sat 6/151:10 pmSBA - HOU
2 stops8h 43mAmerican Airlines
Fri 6/212:13 pmHOU - SBA
1 stop8h 45mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$476
Thu 6/205:10 amSBA - HOU
1 stop6h 33mAmerican Airlines
Thu 6/274:25 pmHOU - SBA
2 stops8h 19mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$571
Thu 6/201:10 pmSBA - HOU
2 stops8h 43mAmerican Airlines
Sun 6/232:13 pmHOU - SBA
1 stop8h 45mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$657
Thu 6/201:10 pmSBA - HOU
2 stops8h 43mAmerican Airlines
Thu 6/274:25 pmHOU - SBA
2 stops8h 19mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$676
Sat 6/151:10 pmSBA - HOU
2 stops8h 43mAmerican Airlines
Fri 6/215:00 amHOU - SBA
2 stops9h 35mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$736
Fri 5/3112:31 pmSBA - HOU
1 stop5h 26mAmerican Airlines
Mon 6/34:22 pmHOU - SBA
1 stop6h 19mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$742

Santa Barbara to Hobby 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Santa Barbara and Hobby in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,730,072 searches. Data last updated May 22, 2024.
Thu 7/45:10 amSBA - HOU
1 stop6h 33mAmerican Airlines
Wed 7/102:36 pmHOU - SBA
1 stop8h 15mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/22$334
Sat 6/155:10 amSBA - HOU
1 stop6h 33mAmerican Airlines
Fri 6/214:25 pmHOU - SBA
1 stop6h 33mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$386
Thu 6/207:35 amSBA - HOU
1 stop8h 59mDelta
Thu 6/271:04 pmHOU - SBA
1 stop10h 15mDelta
Deal found 5/21$432
Thu 7/46:25 amSBA - HOU
2 stops7h 30mAmerican Airlines
Wed 7/102:36 pmHOU - SBA
1 stop8h 15mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/22$435
Thu 6/205:10 amSBA - HOU
1 stop6h 33mAmerican Airlines
Sun 6/232:13 pmHOU - SBA
1 stop8h 45mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$472
Sat 6/151:10 pmSBA - HOU
2 stops8h 43mAmerican Airlines
Fri 6/212:13 pmHOU - SBA
1 stop8h 45mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$476
Sun 7/215:10 amSBA - HOU
1 stop6h 56mAmerican Airlines
Sat 7/272:36 pmHOU - SBA
1 stop8h 23mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$557
Thu 10/176:20 amSBA - HOU
1 stop7h 34mAmerican Airlines
Sun 10/202:32 pmHOU - SBA
1 stop7h 39mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/22$564
Thu 6/205:10 amSBA - HOU
1 stop6h 33mAmerican Airlines
Thu 6/274:25 pmHOU - SBA
2 stops8h 19mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$571

Santa Barbara to Hobby flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Santa Barbara to Hobby for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,730,072 searches. Data last updated May 22, 2024.
Fri 5/3112:31 pmSBA - HOU
1 stop5h 26mAmerican Airlines
Mon 6/34:22 pmHOU - SBA
1 stop6h 19mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$742
Fri 5/3112:31 pmSBA - HOU
1 stop5h 26mAmerican Airlines
Mon 6/312:22 pmHOU - SBA
2 stops8h 17mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$747
Fri 5/311:12 pmSBA - HOU
2 stops8h 43mAmerican Airlines
Mon 6/310:15 amHOU - SBA
2 stops7h 29mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$752

One-way flights to Hobby from Santa Barbara

Search for one-way flight options from Santa Barbara to Hobby. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,730,072 searches. Data last updated May 22, 2024.
Tue 6/251:10 pmSBA - HOU
2 stops8h 43mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$198
Tue 6/255:10 amSBA - HOU
1 stop8h 45mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$228
Sun 6/165:10 amSBA - HOU
1 stop6h 33mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$279
Thu 5/3012:31 pmSBA - HOU
1 stop5h 26mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$354
Thu 5/301:12 pmSBA - HOU
2 stops8h 43mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$359
Sun 6/161:10 pmSBA - HOU
2 stops8h 43mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$398

Find flights from Santa Barbara to Hobby within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Santa Barbara to Hobby that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,730,072 searches. Data last updated May 22, 2024.

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Thu 7/4

1 stop6h 33m

Houston Hobby

Wed 7/10

1 stop8h 15m

$334

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SBA - HOU

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Santa Barbara

Sat 6/15

1 stop6h 33m

Houston Hobby

Fri 6/21

1 stop6h 33m

$386

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SBA - HOU

SBAHOU

Santa Barbara

Thu 6/20

1 stop8h 59m

Houston Hobby

Thu 6/27

1 stop10h 15m

$432

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SBA - HOU

SBAHOU

Santa Barbara

Thu 7/4

2 stops7h 30m

Houston Hobby

Wed 7/10

1 stop8h 15m

$435

Santa BarbaraHouston Hobby

SBA - HOU

SBAHOU

Santa Barbara

Thu 6/20

1 stop6h 33m

Houston Hobby

Sun 6/23

1 stop8h 45m

$472

Santa BarbaraHouston Hobby

SBA - HOU

SBAHOU

Santa Barbara

Sat 6/15

2 stops8h 43m

Houston Hobby

Fri 6/21

1 stop8h 45m

$476

Santa BarbaraHouston Hobby

SBA - HOU

SBAHOU

Santa Barbara

Sun 7/21

1 stop6h 56m

Houston Hobby

Sat 7/27

1 stop8h 23m

$557

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SBA - HOU

SBAHOU

Santa Barbara

Thu 10/17

1 stop7h 34m

Houston Hobby

Sun 10/20

1 stop7h 39m

$564

Santa BarbaraHouston Hobby

SBA - HOU

SBAHOU

Santa Barbara

Thu 6/20

1 stop6h 33m

Houston Hobby

Thu 6/27

2 stops8h 19m

$571

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When is the best time to book a flight from Santa Barbara to Houston Hobby Airport?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Santa Barbara to Hobby. Price data was last updated on May 10, 2024.
The best time to book flights from Santa Barbara to Houston Hobby Airport is 22 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Santa Barbara to Houston Hobby Airport?

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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Santa Barbara to Houston Hobby Airport flight should consider departing on Saturday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Temperature and rainfall in Hobby by month

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53.6 - 84.2 °F

Reviews of airlines servicing Hobby

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Hobby. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Hobby. Reviews last updated May 22, 2024.
8.0
Very good
10,585 reviews

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

8.0
Very good
10,585 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,585 reviews

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

7.3
Good
14,421 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,585 reviews

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

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

    Most people fly from Santa Barbara (SBA) if they book a flight from Santa Barbara to Houston Hobby. On average, Santa Barbara has 0 outbound flights to Houston Hobby per day from 2 airlines. Santa Barbara is conveniently located just 8.0 mi from Santa Barbara’s city center.

  • Can I find flights from Santa Barbara to Houston Hobby Airport for under $400 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Santa Barbara to Houston Hobby Airport for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $334, but on average you can expect to pay $564.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Santa Barbara to Houston Hobby Airport for under $800?

    There are currently 3+ open flights from Santa Barbara to Houston Hobby Airport within the next 7 days for less than $800.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Santa Barbara to Houston Hobby Airport round-trip?

    Flying on American Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Houston Hobby Airport, with prices starting at $334. Another option worth looking into is Delta, starting at $432 round trip. Users have found that American Airlines is 37% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

  • What does SBA to HOU mean?

    SBA stands for Santa Barbara Airport, while HOU stands for Houston Hobby Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Santa Barbara to Hobby that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Santa Barbara to Hobby flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Santa Barbara to Hobby with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Santa Barbara to Hobby flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Santa Barbara to Hobby that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Santa Barbara to Hobby flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Santa Barbara to Hobby?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Santa Barbara to Hobby.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Santa Barbara to Hobby?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Santa Barbara to Hobby by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Santa Barbara to Hobby that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Santa Barbara to Hobby offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Santa Barbara to Hobby?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Santa Barbara to Hobby flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Santa Barbara to Houston Hobby Airport flight deals updated?

    The Santa Barbara to Houston Hobby Airport flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 5/22.

  • When is the best time to book a flight from Santa Barbara to Houston Hobby Airport?

    Currently, September is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Santa Barbara to Houston Hobby Airport (average of $238). Flying from Santa Barbara to Houston Hobby Airport in March is currently the most expensive (average of $335). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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