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New Orleans to Santa Barbara Flights

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Selected fares from New Orleans to Santa Barbara

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
MSY SBA Mon, Aug 25 - Mon, Sep 1 $410
MSY SBA Sat, Aug 23 - Sun, Aug 31 $666
MSY SBA Mon, Aug 25 - Mon, Sep 1 $735

New Orleans and Santa Barbara airports and terminals

Airports in New Orleans LA, US
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    New Orleans Airport (MSY)

    Distance from City Center: 10.8 miles

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Airports in Santa Barbara CA, US
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    Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA)

    Distance from City Center: 7.7 miles

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    Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX)

    Distance from City Center: 81.3 miles

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Featured Santa Barbara Airport Hotels

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Radisson Hotel Santa Maria

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Super 8 Santa Barbara/Goleta

2 stars
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Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Goleta

1 star
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5897 Calle Real Map

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Hampton Inn Santa Barbara/Goleta

3 stars
4.1 / 5 39 reviews

5665 Hollister Ave. Map

...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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Hotel Goleta - Santa Barbara

4 stars
3.2 / 5 140 reviews

5650 Calle Real Map

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...The hotel offers easy highway accessibility, and is close to the University of California, Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara Municipal Airport.... More

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Pacifica Suites

3 stars
4.0 / 5 56 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

Flights to Santa Barbara

New Orleans Airport Information

Most heading flying from New Orleans use the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Look for flights from New Orleans using Orbitz.com and you will be able to choose from the many air passenger carriers that service the airport, including Air Canada, AirTran, American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, United and US Airways.

Airport Parking in New Orleans

You'll never have to spend hours searching for a parking space as the New Orleans International Airport's long-term parking garage has the capacity to hold 2,500 cars. The cost is fairly reasonable at a maximum of $13 for any 24-hour period. Alternatively, there are also off-site parking operators like Park 'N Fly on Airline Drive and US Park on Airline Highways that offer free shuttle services to and from the airport.

Ground Transportation in New Orleans

To get to the airport, you can take the airport-downtown express bus (E-2) for only $2.00, but jostling with other commuters may not be convenient if you're carrying a lot of luggage. Tiger Airport Shuttle provides transportation to and from Baton Rouge, while the airport's shuttle service travels between the airport and New Orleans' central business district. You can also find cabs that charge roughly $33 for transportation from the downtown area to the airport. If you purchased your air ticket through Orbitz.com, you may have saved enough money to treat yourself by hiring a private car or limousine service to get you to the airport on time in comfort.

Restaurants in the New Orleans Airport

Whether you are looking for a cold beverage or a light nosh, you will have plenty of choices once you reach the airport. Popular eateries include the Café Beignet in the West Terminal near the JetBlue counter, Lucky dog on concourses B and C, PJ's Coffee before the security checkpoint on Concourse C and Praline Connection on Concourse B. Enjoy your trip, and remember to use Orbitz.com for the best deals the next time you are looking for flights from New Orleans.

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.