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The cheapest flights from San Francisco, CA to Santa Barbara

Showing times and prices for May 29

Cheapest

$163

Average

$301

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from San Francisco, CA to Santa Barbara will cost around $ 301 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 163.

skywest airlines
03:35PMSan Francisco, CA1h23 04:58PMSanta Barbara
0 changes
$1631One-way
skywest airlines
01:34AMSan Francisco, CA1h16 02:50AMSanta Barbara
0 changes
$1901One-way
United
11:26PMSan Francisco, CA3h59 03:25AMSanta Barbara
0 changes
$2001One-way
Alaska Airlines
01:00PMSan Francisco, CA7h04 08:04PMSanta Barbara
0 changes
$6531One-way

Flight schedule from San Francisco, CA to Santa Barbara

Showing flights for tomorrow, Sun, May 29
skywest airlines
01:34AMSan Francisco, CA1h16 02:50AMSanta Barbara
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Alaska Airlines
01:00PMSan Francisco, CA7h04 08:04PMSanta Barbara
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skywest airlines
03:35PMSan Francisco, CA1h23 04:58PMSanta Barbara
0 changes
United
11:26PMSan Francisco, CA3h59 03:25AMSanta Barbara
0 changes

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The fastest flights from San Francisco, CA to Santa Barbara

Showing times and prices for May 29

Fastest Journey

1 h 16 m

Average

3 h 25 m

Flights per day

4

Distance

446 km

Of the 4 flights that leave San Francisco, CA for Santa Barbara every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct flights cover the 446 km distance in an average of 3 h 25 m but if you time it right, some flights will get you there in just 1 h 16 m .

The slowest flights will take 7 h 4 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

skywest airlines
01:34AMSan Francisco, CA1h16 02:50AMSanta Barbara
0 changes
$1901One-way
skywest airlines
03:35PMSan Francisco, CA1h23 04:58PMSanta Barbara
0 changes
$1631One-way
United
11:26PMSan Francisco, CA3h59 03:25AMSanta Barbara
0 changes
$2001One-way
Alaska Airlines
01:00PMSan Francisco, CA7h04 08:04PMSanta Barbara
0 changes
$6531One-way

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Overview: San Francisco, CA to Santa Barbara flight

distanceDistance276 miles (445 km)
durationAverage flight duration1 h 13 min
priceAverage plane ticket price$132 (€116)
changesDirect flightYes

Flights from San Francisco, CA to Santa Barbara cover the 276 miles (445 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 13 min with our travel partners like. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $132 (€116), you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as $118 (€104).

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FAQs

How much do cheap plane tickets between San Francisco, CA and Santa Barbara cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest flights from San Francisco, CA to Santa Barbara to cost as little as $118 (€104)  in the next 7 days.

How much is a plane ticket to Santa Barbara from San Francisco, CA?

If you’re looking to buy your plane tickets in the next week, you can expect the San Francisco, CA to Santa Barbara flight price to come in at an average of $132 (€116)  one way.

How far is Santa Barbara from San Francisco, CA by plane?

The San Francisco, CA to Santa Barbara flight distance is approximately 276 miles (445 km).

How long is the flight to Santa Barbara from San Francisco, CA?

On average the San Francisco, CA to Santa Barbara flight time is 1 h 13 min  covering the 276 miles (445 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When can I take the first flight from San Francisco, CA to Santa Barbara? When can I take the last flight for the day?

The earliest flight departing from San Francisco, CA to Santa Barbara leaves at 5: 30 AM. The last flight departing from San Francisco, CA to Santa Barbara leaves at 11: 26 PM. You can find the latest San Francisco, CA to Santa Barbara flight schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How early should I purchase plane tickets from San Francisco, CA to Santa Barbara to score the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for flights in advance to score the best deals from all possible airlines offering this trip and save money. If you buy plane tickets to Santa Barbara from San Francisco, CA within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $132 (€116) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your plane ticket from San Francisco, CA to Santa Barbara a few months in advance.