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From Santa Barbara to San Diego

If you're looking for flights from Santa Barbara to San Diego, visit The website searches multiple flight combinations to find you tickets that fit your budget. People traveling from Santa Barbara, located between Los Angeles and San Francisco, to San Diego can look forward to enjoying numerous family-oriented attractions. With amusement parks, a zoo and temperate weather, San Diego is ideal for family vacations.

Santa Barbara Airport

The Santa Barbara Airport is located at 601 Fireside Road, 7 miles west of downtown Santa Barbara. United Airlines, American Airlines, US Airways and Alaska Airlines offer regular flights from Santa Barbara to San Diego. The airport offers two long-term parking options. Lot 1 costs $12 per day, and Lot 2 costs $9 per day. Alternatively, you can call American Taxi at (805) 689-0683, Crown Cab at (805) 689-0234 or Fly By Night Taxi at (805) 886-8617 to arrange transportation to the airport.

Exploring San Diego

Located in Southern California, San Diego is home to the San Diego Zoo, LEGOLAND California and SeaWorld San Diego. If you're traveling on a budget, you'll find numerous free attractions in Balboa Park, including the Botanical Building and Lily Pond, San Diego Museum of Art's Sculpture Garden and the Timken Museum of Art. Flights arrive at the San Diego International Airport, located 3 miles from downtown San Diego. If you don't want to rent a car, you can take bus 992 to American Plaza Station. From there, you'll take the light rail-known as the trolley-into the city. You'll also find taxicabs outside of the Transportation Plaza. The year-round mild and sunny weather makes San Diego a popular vacation destination any time of the year. However, if you're planning to swim in the ocean, the best time to visit San Diego is during the summer. Average temperatures range from 57°F in January to 72°F in August. Occasionally, summer temperatures reach as high as 90°F.

Planning a San Diego Vacation

The warm weather, amusement parks and free attractions make San Diego a great family vacation destination. When you're ready to pack up your kids and go, visit to find flights from Santa Barbara to San Diego, hotel accommodations and tickets to local attractions.


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