Cheap Flight Deals From Dallas (DFW) to Santa Barbara (SBA) Starting at $164

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Airfares from $164 One Way, $320 Round Trip from Dallas to Santa Barbara

Prices starting at $320 for return flights and $164 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.

More About Flying To Santa Barbara from Dallas

Route Information for Flights from Dallas to Santa Barbara

Origin Airport IATA Code DFW
Destination Airport IATA Code SBA
Distance 1312 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, Qatar Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival 5:11PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 1:05AM UTC

Flights from Dallas to Santa Barbara

Airports in Dallas

Travelers flying out of Dallas can choose from two airports: Dallas Love Field and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Orbitz.com makes it easy to locate low-fare flights from Dallas to numerous locations. DFW International Airport is situated between Fort Worth and Dallas.

The airport is served by several airlines, including Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, SkyWest Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Korean Air, Lufthansa, United Express, US Airways, and Virgin America. Love Field is situated approximately six miles northwest of the downtown area. Airlines serving Love Field include SeaPort Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Express, and Delta Connection.

Parking at Dallas Airports

Long-term and short-term parking is available at Love Field Airport. Rates for short-term parking begin at $3.00 per hour, and rates for long-term parking begin at $2.00 per hour. Terminal parking is available at DFW at a rate of $19.00 per day, while car-to-gate shuttle express parking is available at a rate of $10.00 per day for uncovered parking and $12.00 per day for covered parking. Economy parking is available at $8.00 per day.

Dallas Airport Transportation

Taxi service is available from DFW International at a $17.00 minimum charge for trips outside the airport parking areas. A $40.00 flat rate is charged for locations within the central Dallas business district. The flat rate for destinations within the Fort Worth central business district is $43.00. Taxi services are also available at Love Field. Ground transportation is available at both Love Field and DFW International via the Dallas Area Rapid Transit system. In addition, travelers can take advantage of the opportunity to book car rental services in advance through Orbitz.com.

Dallas Airport Restaurants

A variety of dining options are available at Love Field Airport, including Chili's Too, Cinnabon, McDonald's, Pizza Hut Express, and Starbucks. Travelers flying out of DFW International can also take advantage of dozens of restaurant choices for breakfast or a quick meal, including Dunkin Donuts, Starbucks, Jazzman's Café, and Cereality for a quick breakfast or coffee. When you use the travel planning tool at Orbitz.com, it is easy to find low-fare flights from Dallas.

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.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Dallas to Santa Barbara now?
Go right to the Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most comprehensive info on quarantine and travel restrictions when catching a flight from Dallas to Santa Barbara.
Are there non-stop flights from Dallas to Santa Barbara?
Work out your ideal travel dates, because there is. You can fly from DFW to Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) in one easy journey with American Airlines.
What is the shortest flight from Dallas to Santa Barbara?
Traveling from DFW Airport to SBA takes at least 4 hours and 4 minutes. Indulge in a tipple and read a few magazines — now’s your chance to kick back and unwind.
What airlines fly from Dallas to Santa Barbara most frequently?
If you’re on the hunt for the airline with the most flights from DFW to Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA), lock in your ticket with American Airlines. This airline offers 60 flights each month along this route.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Santa Barbara?
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it’s good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Santa Barbara have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you’ll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
Are there flights to Santa Barbara with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Santa Barbara without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the “no change fees” filter and book with confidence.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
We won’t keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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