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Airfares from $149 One Way, $317 Round Trip from Omaha to Santa Barbara

Prices starting at $317 for return flights and $149 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 Omaha

Route Information for Flights from Omaha to Santa Barbara

Origin Airport IATA CodeOMA
Destination Airport IATA CodeSBA
Distance1383 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival6:20PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival6:20PM UTC

Finding Flights from Omaha to Santa Barbara

Omaha's Eppley Airfield

Travelers can quickly find cheap flights from Omaha with the help of Orbitz.com. Eppley Airfield is located just three miles from downtown Omaha. It is the largest airport in Nebraska and serves Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and South Dakota. American Airlines, Frontier, Southwest Airlines, and US Airways all fly out of Eppley Airfield.

Eppley Airfield Parking

Several parking options are available at Eppley Airfield. The airport offers over 8,000 parking spaces. Long-term, short-term, economy, and valet parking are all options. Short-term parkers can expect to spend $1 an hour, while long-term parkers should expect to pay $14 a day. Weekly rates for economy parking start at $36.

Eppley Airfield Transportation

Eppley Airfield offers a variety of ground transportation services for travelers. Rental cars, taxis, and shuttles are all readily available. Shuttles cost around $17 from the city center, while a taxi ride could cost as much as $32. Expect a short 15-minute trip. Popular shuttles include Dashabout, Eppley Express, and Omalink. The Omaha Metro serves the airport seven days a week as well. One-way fares are $1.25. For the budget planner, weekly and monthly passes can also be purchased.

Eppley Airfield Restaurants

There are several dining options for hungry passengers at Eppley. The north terminal includes choices such as KFC, Taco Bell, Hangar Express, Godfather's Pizza, Scotter's Coffee, and Dagwood's Deli. The south terminal has Hangar Lounge, Blimpie, and Austin Blues and Barbecue. The lower level terminal includes Simply Scrumptious, while Concourse A offers Kracky McGees. You can book with Orbitz.com today to score cheap flights from Omaha.

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.

Flights from Omaha to Santa Barbara - Frequently Asked Questions

What is the shortest flight from Omaha to Santa Barbara?

The shortest flight time from Omaha, NE Airport (OMA-Eppley Field) to Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) is 4 hours and 34 minutes, which gives you loads of time to enjoy a beverage or get absorbed in a good book.

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 2020 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 the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.