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Cheap Flights to Santa Barbara

Popular in December High demand for flights, 7% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price C$ 470 Average for round-trip flights in October 2020
Round-trip from C$ 306 From Toronto to Santa Barbara
One-way from C$ 211 One-way flight from Toronto to Santa Barbara
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Cheapest prices for Santa Barbara flights by month

January
C$ 393
February
C$ 392
March
C$ 384
April
C$ 380
May
C$ 412
June
C$ 411
July
C$ 505
August
C$ 461
September
C$ 404
October
C$ 422
November
C$ 447
December
C$ 428
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Santa Barbara is currently April; with July being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Santa Barbara?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
YTO - LAX
Price
C$ 380 - C$ 757
LAX
Temperature
20 - 32 °C
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 123 mm
April is typically the best time to fly to Santa Barbara, but there are other times where great deals are available. August tends to be the warmest period in Santa Barbara so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. February is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.

When is the best time to book a flight to Santa Barbara?

The price you pay for your flight to Santa Barbara may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 59 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase in the final two weeks or so before your departure date.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Santa Barbara?

The cheapest flights to Santa Barbara are usually found when departing on a Wednesday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Sunday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Santa Barbara?

Santa Barbara flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight at noon. Booking a flight in the morning will likely mean higher prices.

One thing is for sure, you’ll have no problem relaxing in Santa Barbara. The pretty red roofs, white stucco houses And Mediterranean style homes with Spanish influence make travellers on flights to Santa Barbara feel like they stepped into a European paradise. Alas, settled neatly along the Pacific Ocean, this California hot-spot is merely a seaside haven heavily influenced by its historical forefathers. 

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara doesn’t lack in scenery. Between the yachting enthusiasts, retirees, and lively college students from the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB), you can’t help but feel comfortable among all the different lifestyles that converge under one sun. Cultural institutions, Spanish and Native American influenced architecture, and a vast array of shopping and nightlife are sure to please even the weariest of travellers. 

And of course, no matter when you book your flight to Santa Barbara, you’ll be completely enamored with its central coast location and jaw-dropping views. So kick back, grab a cocktail, and enjoy the blissful weather, friendly environment, and palm-tree filled scenery that graces Santa Barbara.

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Santa Barbara climate

Sunny days and mild evenings are the norm here, so booking a Santa Barbara flight is easy any time of the year. Its unique location allows it to sneak passed inclement weather almost all year round. With mountains to the east, and surrounding coastlines running east and west, Santa Barbara typically sits pretty at around 20 degrees Celsius, raising slightly in the summer, and dipping slightly in the winter. Its coastal climate allows for undying sunlight and soft breezes that create the perfect beachside getaway. 

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When is the best time to fly to Santa Barbara?

With more than 300 days of sunshine a year, there’s really better time to book flights to Santa Barbara than the present.

Peak Season:

If you plan on spending most of your time on the beach, then book your Santa Barbara flight in the summer time, when temperatures are most comfortable and there’s little rainfall. 

Off-peak Season:

Since there is no real off-season here, it’s easy to find cheap flights to Santa Barbara any time of the year.

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Getting around Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara doesn’t have much of a public transportation system, so you’ll want to rent a car or ride your bike to get around. Board a waterfront shuttle every 10 minutes along State Street. You can head out to Stearns Wharf, or take another route from Santa Barbara Zoo to the Harbour Way. The buses are mostly used by commuters, but they run all over the city and to surrounding towns for a reasonable price. 

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