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Cheap Flights from Santa Barbara to San Francisco, CA, United States - SBA to SFO Last modified: Jun 30, 2016 1:45 PM

Popular flights from Santa Barbara to San Francisco Last modified: Jun 30, 2016 1:45 PM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

United
SBASFO
Fri 8/19
1 stop
SFOSBA
Mon 8/22
1 stop
$291
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How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Santa Barbara to San Francisco (SBA to SFO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Santa Barbara to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $389.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Santa Barbara to San Francisco (SBA to SFO)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Santa Barbara to San Francisco based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Santa Barbara to San Francisco

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Santa Barbara to San Francisco should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $0 $0
7-14 days $0 $589
14-21 days $433 $321
21-30 days $413 $321
30-60 days $373 $291
60-90 days $373 $296
90+ days $373 $346

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Santa Barbara to San Francisco

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Santa Barbara to San Francisco.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July Santa Barbara San Francisco United 7/16/16 7/23/16 1 $321
August Santa Barbara San Francisco United 8/19/16 8/22/16 1 $291
September Santa Barbara San Francisco United 9/15/16 9/18/16 1 $296
October Santa Barbara San Francisco United 10/21/16 10/24/16 1 $346
November Santa Barbara San Francisco United 11/19/16 11/29/16 1 $379
December Santa Barbara San Francisco United 12/14/16 12/20/16 2 $339
January Santa Barbara San Francisco United 1/4/17 1/14/17 1 $359
February Santa Barbara San Francisco United 2/2/17 2/22/17 0 $373

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Santa Barbara to San Francisco

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Santa Barbara to San Francisco.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$551
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$551 $413
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$413 $413
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$413 $373
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$373

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Santa Barbara to San Francisco (SBA to SFO)

Your Santa Barbara to San Francisco flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing 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 Santa Barbara to San Francisco is $291.

The average price for non-stop flights from Santa Barbara to San Francisco is $373.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Santa Barbara to San Francisco
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 7 7 7 7 7 5 6 06:00 21:15

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Santa Barbara to San Francisco (SBA to SFO)

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 Santa Barbara to San Francisco. 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 Santa Barbara to San Francisco is $173.

The average price for round trip flights from Santa Barbara to San Francisco is $291.

Santa Barbara to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Santa Barbara to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Santa Barbara to San Francisco flight time is an hour and 12 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Santa Barbara and San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from Santa Barbara to San Francisco is 262 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Santa Barbara to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 46 direct flights from Santa Barbara to San Francisco.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Santa Barbara to San Francisco?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Santa Barbara and San Francisco.

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Santa Barbara and San Francisco, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Santa Barbara - SBA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Santa Barbara to Oakland United $468

Cheap Domestic Flights to San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Los Angeles to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $122
San Diego to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $146
Santa Ana to San Francisco Alaska, JetBlue, United $135
Long Beach to San Francisco JetBlue, United $85
Palm Springs to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $157
Burbank to San Francisco United $135
Ontario to San Francisco United $135
Fresno to San Francisco United $294
Bakersfield to San Francisco United $397
San Luis Obispo to San Francisco United $229
Palomar to San FranciscoCheck Dates
Monterey to San Francisco United $370
Los Angeles to Oakland Boutique, Alaska, Spirit, United $81
San Diego to Oakland American, Alaska, Spirit, United $147
Los Angeles to San Jose American, Alaska, United $135
Los Angeles to Las Vegas American, Spirit, United, Virgin America $81
Long Beach to Oakland JetBlue, United $85
Santa Ana to Oakland United $332
Burbank to Oakland United $538
Ontario to Oakland United $653
Los Angeles to Sacramento American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $131
Fresno to OaklandCheck Dates
Los Angeles to Santa Rosa Alaska $187
Los Angeles to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $246
San Diego to San Jose American, Alaska, United $141
Los Angeles to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $127
Santa Ana to San Jose Alaska, United $135
Los Angeles to Monterey American, Alaska, United $157
Los Angeles to Phoenix American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Great Lakes $73
Cheap Flights from Santa Barbara to San Francisco, CA, United States, from $291 Round trip from SBA to SFO