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Fares from $102 One Way, $204 Round Trip from Austin to Santa Barbara

Prices starting at $204 for return flights and $102 for one-way flights to Santa Barbara were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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More About Flying To Santa Barbara from Austin

Flights from Austin to Santa Barbara - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Austin to Santa Barbara?

There are no direct flights between Austin and Santa Barbara, so you'll have to change planes. But it's not the end of the world. United Airlines, American Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Austin, TX (AUS-Austin-Bergstrom Intl.) to Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) with just one easy stopover.

What is the shortest flight from Austin to Santa Barbara?

With the trip from Austin to Santa Barbara taking a minimum of 3 hours and 41 minutes, there's plenty of time to enjoy the flying experience. Ask for a glass of wine and settle into your seat with a movie or book.

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Flights from Austin to Santa Barbara

Austin's Airport Information

Orbitz.com can help you find a low fare on flights from Austin, Texas. Austin's airport is Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, located five miles southeast of the city. The airport was built on the site of the former Bergstrom Air Force Base, which closed in 1993. Domestic and international flights are provided by 10 different airlines, including JetBlue, Delta, Southwest, United and US Airways.

Airport Parking Information

The Austin-Bergstrom International Airport offers more than 10,000 parking spaces and complimentary shuttles. Parking is $3 per hour or up to $26 per day. Complimentary parking at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is provided to automobiles displaying Disabled Veteran, Congressional Medal of Honor, Former Prisoner of War, Pearl Harbor Survivor, Legion of Valor, Legion of Merit and Purple Heart Recipient license plates.

Ground Transportation Information

If you would prefer not to leave your car at the airport, metered taxis are available to transport you to the airport. The minimum fare for taxi customers is $12.85. All taxis have a four-passenger maximum, not including children. Austin also has a bus system with a fare of $1, or you can pay $2 for an all-day pass. Orbitz.com can help you plan both your air travel and ground transportation.

Austin Airport Restaurants

There are many restaurant options available at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. It features small versions of acclaimed local restaurants and stores, such as Maudie's Tex-Mex, Waterloo Ice House, Amy's Ice Cream and Austin Java. There are often live bands to entertain bored travelers waiting for a flight. Keep checking Orbitz.com for discount flights from Austin.

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.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.