Cheap Flight Deals From Denver (DEN) to Santa Barbara (SBA) Starting at $122

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Airfares from $122 One Way, $204 Round Trip from Denver to Santa Barbara

Prices starting at $204 for return flights and $122 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 Denver

Route Information for Flights from Denver to Santa Barbara

Origin Airport IATA Code DEN
Destination Airport IATA Code SBA
Distance 913 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Southwest Airlines, Copa Airlines, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 8:18PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 3:56AM UTC

Find Cheap Flights from Denver to Santa Barbara

Denver Airport Information

When you are looking for flights from Denver, use Orbitz.com to find the best deals among most of the major air passenger carriers. You will fly out of the Denver International Airport, which is approximately 28 miles east of Denver's downtown area. The trip should take you 35 to 40 minutes, but be sure to leave yourself extra time if you are heading out during rush hour.

Airport Parking in Denver

You will have several parking choices once you reach the Denver airport. There are two long-term garages on each side of the airport, which charge a daily rate of $21. These are located just outside the terminals. The two economy lots only charge $11 per day, and they offer free shuttle service from your car to the terminals. The Pikes Peak Shuttle Lot is located on East 75th Avenue, and charges a mere $7 per day for parking. Shuttle service runs every 10 minutes to the terminals. If you have purchased your air ticket from Orbitz.com, you may have saved enough to warrant using the airport's valet parking service, which costs $30 per day.

Ground Transportation in Denver

If you're not taking much luggage with you, you might want to consider taking the RTD public bus to the airport. There are also several private car and limousine services that will get you there on time. Expect a taxi from the downtown area to the airport to cost you between $60 and $70.

Restaurants in the Denver Airport

The Denver airport has plenty of amenities, so you don't have to worry about stopping for coffee on your way to the airport. Each terminal has a wide selection of eateries from fast food to fine wine and full sit-down meals. Enjoy your travels, wherever they may take you, and don't forget to use Orbtiz.com the next time you are looking for the best flights from Denver International Airport.

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 Denver to Santa Barbara now?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor will answer all your queries about current travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when taking a plane flight from Denver to Santa Barbara.
Are there non-stop flights from Denver to Santa Barbara?
There are a couple of carriers that operate nonstop flights from Denver Intl. Airport (DEN) to SBA. Book your seat now with United Airlines or Southwest Airlines.
What is the shortest flight from Denver to Santa Barbara?
From Denver, the eclectic sights and sounds of Santa Barbara are at least 3 hours and 5 minutes away. Lock in your favorite seat, or perhaps even one with a bit more legroom, and travel to your destination in total comfort.
What airlines fly from Denver to Santa Barbara most frequently?
Consider booking a ticket with United Airlines (UA), which flies frequently along this route. This airline offers 91 flights every month between Denver Intl. Airport (DEN) and Santa Barbara Airport. Southwest Airlines (WN) also travels from Denver to Santa Barbara. It’s another great option and offers 30 flights monthly.
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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