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Cheap Flights to Santa Barbara

Popular in July High demand for flights, 40% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop
Average price £323 Average for round-trip flights in October 2020
Round-trip from £265 From London to Santa Barbara
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Are there currently restrictions on travel to Santa Barbara related to COVID-19?

Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to Santa Barbara along with the rest of United States. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in Austria, Belgium, China, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, or the United Kingdom (excluding overseas territories outside of Europe), in the past 14 days. Starting on May 28, foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in Brazil in the last 14 days will also be restricted from entering the United States. US citizens and permanent residents who have passed through or have been in any of the above countries in the past 14 days may still enter the United States, but must arrive at one of the following airports: Atlanta (ATL), Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Dallas, (DFW), Detroit (DTW), Honolulu (HNL), Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA), New York (JFK or EWR), San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA), and Washington (IAD). Family members of US citizens and permanent residents, and certain other limited categories of visa holders (such as UN staff and diplomats) may also enter. Travelers who are allowed to enter the United States but have passed through or have been in any of the countries named above must quarantine for 14 days once they reach their final destination.. If you are looking to book a trip to Santa Barbara and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about travelling during COVID-19.

Cheapest prices for Santa Barbara flights by month

January
£305
February
£304
March
£304
April
£358
May
£360
June
£451
July
£539
August
£398
September
£353
October
£341
November
£314
December
£345
March is currently the cheapest month to fly to Santa Barbara. At this moment in time July is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Santa Barbara?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
LON - LAX
Price
£304 - £696
LAX
Temperature
20 - 32 °C
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 123 mm
February is typically the best time to fly to Santa Barbara, but there are other times where great deals are available. 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 best time to book flights to Santa Barbara is 60 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Santa Barbara?

At the moment, Wednesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Santa Barbara. Saturday is likely to be the most costly.

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

At the moment, flights in the morning are likely to offer the best value for money for your Santa Barbara trip. A flight at midday will more often than not be of higher cost.

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 enamoured 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 21 degrees, 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 (June to August), when temperatures reach in the mid-20s, 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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