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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 Albuquerque

Albuquerque International Sunport, located three miles from the city's center, provides services for more than six million passengers each year. It is the state's largest airport, and numerous cheap flights to Albuquerque can be found on a daily basis. The airport hosts a large number of airlines, including American Airlines, American Eagle, Delta Air Lines, United Express, US Airways and Southwest. Both flight reservations and ticket purchases are possible through Orbitz.com. A second airport, Double Eagle II Airport, provides general aviation services for the area.

Transportation from the Airport

City buses and taxis provide transportation from Albuquerque Sunspot into the city. ABQ Ride offers a low-cost bus service into the city for only $1 per passenger. Taxis can be found outside baggage claim areas; fares are metered, so the cost will vary based on your destination.

Weather in Albuquerque

Albuquerque is generally sunny throughout the year, with mild highs and lows during the summer and winter. Summer highs average in the low 90s, with winter lows dropping into the 20s or 30s. Because the nearby mountains overshadow the city, little rain or snow falls during the year so visitors will not need rain gear.

Things to Do in Albuquerque

There are many things for visitors to do in Albuquerque. The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science and the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center are interesting cultural attractions. For those desiring a bit more excitement, the Rainbow Ryders provides hot air balloon rides with an incredible view of the region. Orbitz.com can help travelers find cheap flights to Albuquerque and popular attractions and activities to check out during their visits.

Flights from Santa Barbara to Albuquerque - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Santa Barbara to Albuquerque now?

If you're concerned about quarantine and travel restrictions when flying from Santa Barbara to Albuquerque, go right to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

What is the shortest flight from Santa Barbara to Albuquerque?

It can take as little as 2 hours and 50 minutes to get from SBA to ABQ. Relax and enjoy the trip, because you'll be strolling through arrivals in a flash.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Albuquerque?

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 Albuquerque 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 Albuquerque with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Albuquerque 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.

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