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Flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara, United States Last modified: Dec 2, 2016 1:56 -05:00

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Los Angeles to Santa Barbara Last modified: Dec 2, 2016 1:56 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 28,425,658,413 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara. United frequently offer the best deals on Los Angeles to Santa Barbara flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

United
LAXSBA
Thu 1/12
nonstop
SBALAX
Wed 1/18
nonstop
$177

How Much is a Flight from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $180.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $0
7-14 days $181 $385
14-21 days $181 $524
21-30 days $181 $348
30-60 days $177 $234
60-90 days $181 $296
90+ days $177 $350

Cheapest Day To Fly from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 28,433,322,629 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara is Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$181 $179 $179 $177 $181 $181 $181

Compare Flight Prices from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Los Angeles to Santa Barbara flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
December Los Angeles Santa Barbara United 12/15/16 12/22/16 0 $181
January Los Angeles Santa Barbara United 1/12/17 1/18/17 0 $177
February Los Angeles Santa Barbara United 2/18/17 2/26/17 0 $181
March Los Angeles Santa Barbara United 3/8/17 3/15/17 0 $177

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$371
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$371 $181
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$181 $181
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
$181

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara is $308.

The average price for direct flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara is $179.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara.

Weekly Direct Flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 4 4 4 4 5 3 2 10:01 23:21

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara is $179.

Los Angeles to Santa Barbara Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara?
Answer: The average Los Angeles to Santa Barbara flight time is 49 minutes.
Question: How far is Santa Barbara from Los Angeles?
Answer: The distance from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara is 88 miles (141 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara?
Answer: There are 24 direct flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara.
Question: What are the most popular Los Angeles airlines for direct flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara?
Answer: San Francisco, CA

Airlines in Los Angeles flying to Santa Barbara Last modified: Dec 2, 2016 1:56 -05:00Number of routes searched: 55Number of itineraries searched: 16,124

Wondering which airlines fly out of Los Angeles to Santa Barbara? We've gathered the average price of Los Angeles airlines with flights to Santa Barbara. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Los Angeles to Santa Barbara
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
United -
American PHX
American ABQ
American DFW
American TUS
Alaska PDX
Alaska SEA
United SFO
United DEN

Los Angeles to Santa Barbara Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Los Angeles and Santa Barbara. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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