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Los Angeles to Santa Barbara Flights

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Selected fares from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
LAX SBA Mon, Apr 13 - Mon, Apr 20 $247
LAX SBA Tue, Jan 20 - Thu, Jan 22 $387
LAX SBA Wed, Apr 15 - Wed, Apr 22 $411
LAX SBA Tue, Jan 13 - Wed, Jan 14 $476
LAX SBA Fri, Dec 19 - Sat, Dec 20 $1,119

Los Angeles and Santa Barbara airports and terminals

Airports in Los Angeles CA, US
map of airports in Los Angeles
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    Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX)

    Distance from City Center: 11.7 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from LAX to SBA

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 4 Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, US Airways
    Terminal 8 US Airways, United Airlines
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Airports in Santa Barbara CA, US
map of airports in Santa Barbara
  • 1

    Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA)

    Distance from City Center: 7.7 miles

    Carriers for flights from LAX to SBA

    Carriers
    Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines
  • 2

    Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX)

    Distance from City Center: 81.3 miles

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Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

Featured Santa Barbara Airport Hotels

Hotel only $112

Radisson Hotel Santa Maria

3 stars
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3455 Skyway Drive Map

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Super 8 Santa Barbara/Goleta

2 stars
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Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Goleta

1 star
2.9 / 5 74 reviews

5897 Calle Real Map

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Hampton Inn Santa Barbara/Goleta

3 stars
4.1 / 5 25 reviews

5665 Hollister Ave. Map

Free On The HouseT hot breakfast, Wi-Fi

...Located near the "Silicon Beach" area and Goleta Beach, the Hampton Inn Santa Barbara/Goleta is also a short drive from the Santa Barbara Airport and the University of California, Santa... More

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The Goodland a Kimpton Hotel

4 stars
3.4 / 5 11 reviews

5650 Calle Real Map

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Pacifica Suites

3 stars
4.0 / 5 35 reviews

5490 Hollister Ave. Map

...The free cooked-to-order breakfast, airport shuttle, and weekday wine and cheese receptions keep guests returning.... Transportation Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (1.9 mi/3.1 km).... More

December

Cheapest weekend flights in December from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Dec 5 Los Angeles (LAX) Santa Barbara (SBA) United Airlines $377
Earn $3.77
Return Sun, Dec 7 Santa Barbara (SBA) Los Angeles (LAX) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in December from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Dec 29 Los Angeles (LAX) Santa Barbara (SBA) United Airlines $247
Earn $2.47
Return Fri, Jan 2 Santa Barbara (SBA) Los Angeles (LAX) United Airlines
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January

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jan 13 Los Angeles (LAX) Santa Barbara (SBA) United Airlines $247
Earn $2.47
Return Wed, Jan 14 Santa Barbara (SBA) Los Angeles (LAX) United Airlines
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Traveling from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

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Los Angeles Airport

The major airport serving Los Angeles and the surrounding area is the Los Angeles International Airport, better known as LAX. Located at 1 World Way, LAX is about 15 miles from downtown Los Angeles. The major domestic and international airlines providing service to the airport include Air Alaska, Southwest, Air Tran, US Airways, Sun Country, Hawaiian, Virgin Atlantic, and several more. Orbitz.com can compare the rates for most of these airlines, so you save time and money.

Airport Parking Information

LAX has many parking lots available to travelers. Long-term and short-term parking lots are available at different rates, and they range from $12 a day to $30 per day. Hourly parking is available for $2 an hour.

Transportation to the Airport

Travelers have several options to get to the airport that include LAX shuttles, buses, taxis, rental cars, and share-ride vans. Taxi fares average around $40 from LAX to downtown Los Angeles. Car rentals are available on Orbitz.com, where you will find the best rental rates available.

LAX Restaurant Information

The airport has an extensive list of snack and dining options. A short list of available restaurants includes McDonald's, Daily Grill, Starbucks, Panda Express, and Burger King. A wide variety of food choices are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

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Santa Barbara Municipal Airport

Warm temperatures and year-round sunshine lead a large number of visitors to head to Santa Barbara. If you keep finding flights to Santa Barbara that are already full, head to Orbitz.com. With thousands of flights and other travel deals available, you can always find what you need. The website offers flights to the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport, which is only seven miles from downtown. Five airlines operate out of the airport, providing domestic flights across the country. More than 30 flights leave the airport every day.

How to Get to Your Hotel

Getting to your hotel shouldn't be a hassle. American Taxi, Yellow Cab, Rose Cab, and several other cab companies offer pickup at the airport; expect to pay about $15 to $20 for a ride. If you stay at the Holiday Inn or Hyatt hotels, you have access to free shuttle service from the airport. Alamo, Budget, Avis, and Enterprise are just a few of the rental car companies operating out of the airport. Car rentals cost about $20 to $30 a day.

Weather and Climate in Santa Barbara

Temperatures in the high 40s and 50s are common during the winter, while temperatures can easily reach the mid-70s in the summer with a possibility of storms. These moderate year-round temperatures make the city appealing to travelers.

Fun Festivals and Events

Finding cheap things to do in Santa Barbara is easy. The city holds several festivals every year, including the Fiesta, the French Festival, and the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Let Orbitz.com help you book your flights to Santa Barbara and all your other travel needs.

Interesting facts about flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

    • 3 direct flights are operating from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 0h 44m.
    • United Airlines flight 5373 (4:05 AM GMT, Canadair Regional Jet) is today's earliest available flight from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara.
    • United Airlines flight 5383 (3:02 PM GMT, Canadair Regional Jet) is today's latest available flight from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara (United Airlines flight 5383, Canadair Regional Jet) takes 0h 43m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara (United Airlines flight 5314, Canadair Regional Jet) takes 0h 45m.
    • Flights from Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX) to Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX), Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) are available for this route.