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Flights to Santa Barbara in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 11% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average priceC$ 442Average for round-trip flights in September 2021
Round-trip fromC$ 291From Toronto to Santa Barbara

Cheap flights to Santa Barbara in September, October 2021

The best prices found for SBA flights for September, October
27 Oct - 31 Oct
C$ 466pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
10 Oct - 13 Oct
C$ 471pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
27 Oct - 31 Oct
C$ 472pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl

Santa Barbara 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Barbara found for this year
29 Nov - 8 Dec
C$ 457pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
3 Nov - 7 Nov
C$ 462pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
3 Nov - 7 Nov
C$ 464pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Santa Barbara from USA right now?

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

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

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

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

Can I fly back to USA from Santa Barbara?

Returning to USA from Santa Barbara

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

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

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Cheapest prices for Santa Barbara flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Santa Barbara found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
February
C$ 460
March
C$ 517
May
C$ 648
June
C$ 441
July
C$ 605
August
C$ 540
October
C$ 442
December
C$ 347
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Santa Barbara is . The most expensive month for flights is May. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Santa Barbara Airport?

Average Los Angeles flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
YTO - LAX
Price
C$ 368 - C$ 732
LAX
Temperature
20 - 32 °C
LAX
Precipitation
0 - 123 mm
The best time to fly to Santa Barbara is during January, but great deals can be found at other times. If you are looking for warm weather when you arrive off of your flight to Santa Barbara then August is statistically the hottest. February is historically the period with most rainfall.

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 61 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 day to fly to Santa Barbara is usually Wednesday. At the moment, Sunday is the most expensive.

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

Flights at noon are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Santa Barbara. Flights in the morning are usually the most expensive.

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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What airport do you fly into for flights to Santa Barbara?

If you book a flight to Santa Barbara, you will be flying into Santa Barbara, which is the city’s only airport. Santa Barbara (SBA) is located 12.8 km from the centre of Santa Barbara.

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