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Santa Barbara to San Diego Flights

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Selected fares from Santa Barbara to San Diego

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SBA SAN Tue, Mar 10 - Tue, Mar 17 $456
SBA SAN Tue, Mar 10 - Tue, Mar 17 $510

Santa Barbara and San Diego airports and terminals

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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Airports in San Diego CA, US
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    San Diego Airport (SAN)

    Distance from City Center: 2 miles

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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from Santa Barbara to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jan 9 Santa Barbara (SBA) San Diego (SAN) US Airways $456
Earn $4.56
Return Sun, Jan 11 San Diego (SAN) Santa Barbara (SBA) US Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Santa Barbara to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jan 9 Santa Barbara (SBA) San Diego (SAN) US Airways $456
Earn $4.56
Return Sun, Jan 11 San Diego (SAN) Santa Barbara (SBA) US Airways
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March

Cheapest weekend flights in March from Santa Barbara to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Mar 20 Santa Barbara (SBA) San Diego (SAN) US Airways $572
Earn $5.72
Return Sun, Mar 22 San Diego (SAN) Santa Barbara (SBA) US Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Santa Barbara to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Mar 10 Santa Barbara (SBA) San Diego (SAN) US Airways $456
Earn $4.56
Return Tue, Mar 17 San Diego (SAN) Santa Barbara (SBA) US Airways

Best one-week trip in March from Santa Barbara to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Mar 10 Santa Barbara (SBA) San Diego (SAN) US Airways $456
Earn $4.56
Return Tue, Mar 17 San Diego (SAN) Santa Barbara (SBA) US Airways
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Flights to San Diego

Santa Barbara Airport Information

Orbitz.com can help you find flights from Santa Barbara, CA, for your next trip. The Santa Barbara Municipal Airport is located at 500 Fowler Road, about seven miles from downtown. Alaska, American, Frontier, US Airways and United provide domestic and international flights, and a new terminal was opened at the airport in August 2011.

Airport Parking Fees

The airport offers both short- and long-term parking. Fees are $2 for the first hour and $1 for each additional hour, with a daily maximum of $9 to $12. All major credit cards are accepted. Parking lot 2 has free shuttle service to the terminal 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Ground Transportation Information

If you would prefer not to leave your car at the airport, metered taxis are available. Fares vary among different taxi companies. Bus rides cost $1.75 per trip; a bus stop is located on Moffett Road across from the terminal. Let Orbitz.com help you find budget air travel and ground transportation.

Santa Barbara Airport Restaurants

Costa Terraza Restaurant & Tapas Bar is located on the second floor for ticketed passengers who want to grab a bite to eat while waiting. On the first floor, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf snack bar is available outside the security area. The airport also has a gift shop. While waiting to depart, look to Orbitz.com to find flights from Santa Barbara for your next trip.

Flights to San Diego

Booking flights to San Diego with Orbitz.com helps ensure you get the best rate on your airline tickets. The website makes it easy to find a flight that fits your budget. Orbitz.com searches hundreds of flight combinations to find you a bargain.

San Diego International Airport

The San Diego International Airport is located on North Harbor Drive, approximately three miles from downtown San Diego. The airport has hubs for 20 different airlines, including Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, British Airways, JetBlue and Southwest Airlines. The Orbitz.com website searches flights from all available airlines and displays the results, so you can choose a flight that fits your travel needs and budget.

Parking and Transportation

The San Diego International Airport doesn't allow curbside parking. If you're being picked up from the airport, you'll need to pay for parking. Parking costs $2 for every half hour, with a maximum of $28 per day. The airport offers complimentary shuttle services from the parking lot to the airport terminals. Amtrak and the Metro Bus run between the airport and downtown San Diego every 15 minutes. You can also reserve a taxicab at any of the airport's transportation plazas. Orbitz.com can reserve you a rental car for the duration of your trip. The airport has courtesy phones located near baggage claim, so you can request shuttle service to the car rental company as soon as you arrive.

Dining at the Airport

If you need to grab a quick bite to eat when you arrive, the airport has numerous restaurants, including Monet's California Deli, Pizza Uno, McDonald's and Cramer's Deli. Because Orbitz.com takes care of everything when you book flights to San Diego on the website, you'll have plenty of time to relax and enjoy a meal before you head to your hotel.