Beginning of main content
Round Trip Icon
Trip Type
Flight 1
Flight 2
Flight 3
Flight 4
Flight 5
Due to coronavirus (COVID-19) travel advisories, some destinations may be unavailable for certain dates. Find out more.

Earn rewards on top of your airline miles with Orbitz Rewards

Many airlines offer flexible change policies

Sign up to receive text alerts about your trip

Cheap Flights from SMF to SBA starting at $76 One Way, $151 Round Trip

Prices starting at $151 for return flights and $76 for one-way flights to Santa Barbara Municipal were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Hotel Ideas near Santa Barbara Municipal

Airport Hotels near Santa Barbara Municipal

Pacifica Suites $193
Reviewed on May 21, 2021
See details
 
Pacifica Suites

Pacifica Suites

5490 Hollister Ave, Santa Barbara, CA
Pacifica Suites
     
    4.3 of 5
    3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

    We liked the large room and extra bed.

    Motel 6 Goleta, CA - Santa Barbara $109
    Reviewed on Jun 16, 2021
    See details
     
    Motel 6 Goleta, CA - Santa Barbara

    Motel 6 Goleta, CA - Santa Barbara

    5897 Calle Real, Goleta, CA
    Motel 6 Goleta, CA - Santa Barbara
       
      3.1 of 5
      2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      Everything was good!., Would stay there again!!

      Super 8 by Wyndham Santa Barbara/Goleta $110
      Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020
      See details
       
      Super 8 by Wyndham Santa Barbara/Goleta

      Super 8 by Wyndham Santa Barbara/Goleta

      6021 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA
      Super 8 by Wyndham Santa Barbara/Goleta
         
        3.8 of 5
        2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Our room was very clean and staff was friendly! Very happy with our stay!

        Residence Inn by Marriott Santa Barbara Goleta $269
        Reviewed on May 17, 2021
        See details
         
        Residence Inn by Marriott Santa Barbara Goleta

        Residence Inn by Marriott Santa Barbara Goleta

        6350 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA
        Residence Inn by Marriott Santa Barbara Goleta
           
          4.8 of 5
          3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          The room is with two bedrooms and a kitchen, perfect for family vacation

          Hotels In Santa Barbara

          Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort $430
          Reviewed on May 25, 2021
          See details
           
          Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort

          Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort

          633 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA
          Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort
             
            4.0 of 5
            4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            really good

            Inn By The Harbor $237
            Reviewed on Jun 13, 2021
            See details
             
            Inn By The Harbor

            Inn By The Harbor

            433 W Montecito St, Santa Barbara, CA
            Inn By The Harbor
               
              4.2 of 5
              3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              It’s one of the better low budget options that has a kitchen. They usually have a pretty decent breakfast available too. The place is clean and the people are nice.

              Hyatt Place Santa Barbara $224
              Reviewed on Jun 17, 2021
              See details
               
              Hyatt Place Santa Barbara

              Hyatt Place Santa Barbara

              4111 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
              Hyatt Place Santa Barbara
                 
                4.0 of 5
                3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                Small well presented hotel. Comfortable room.

                Vinland Hotel and Lounge $161
                Reviewed on May 2, 2021
                See details
                 
                Vinland Hotel and Lounge

                Vinland Hotel and Lounge

                1455 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA
                Vinland Hotel and Lounge
                   
                  3.6 of 5
                  3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Renovated and within walking distance of everything

                  Santa Barbara Hotels With Airport Transportation

                  Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites $219
                  Reviewed on Nov 28, 2020
                  See details
                   
                  Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites

                  Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites

                  2220 Bath Street, Santa Barbara, CA
                  Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites
                     
                    3.8 of 5
                    3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                    Nice location , great customer service . The suite room are spacious .

                    Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn $199
                    Reviewed on Apr 22, 2021
                    See details
                     
                    Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn

                    Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn

                    3850 State St, Santa Barbara, CA
                    Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn
                       
                      4.5 of 5
                      3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                      Its an old building but well maintained.

                      Best Western Plus South Coast Inn $174
                      Reviewed on May 7, 2021
                      See details
                       
                      Best Western Plus South Coast Inn

                      Best Western Plus South Coast Inn

                      5620 Calle Real, Goleta, CA
                      Best Western Plus South Coast Inn
                         
                        4.1 of 5
                        2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                        We chose this quiet, out of the way location to stay after an event that ended up being cancelled. We turned it into a staycation. Great staff and location.

                        Blue Iguana Inn $149
                        Reviewed on Sep 23, 2018
                        See details
                         
                        Blue Iguana Inn

                        Blue Iguana Inn

                        11794 N Ventura Ave, Ojai, CA
                        Blue Iguana Inn
                           
                          4.0 of 5
                          3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                          Loved this place. VERY unique! We were upgraded to a queen apartment and 2 patios. It was perfect!

                          Low Priced Santa Barbara Hotels

                          Motel 6 Carpinteria, CA - Santa Barbara - North $76
                          Reviewed on Apr 25, 2021
                          See details
                           
                          Motel 6 Carpinteria, CA - Santa Barbara - North

                          Motel 6 Carpinteria, CA - Santa Barbara - North

                          4200 Via Real, Carpinteria, CA
                          Motel 6 Carpinteria, CA - Santa Barbara - North
                             
                            3.2 of 5
                            2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                            The night clerk was excellent, very courteous! I was very impressed with his attention to customer service. The property was well maintained and our stay was pleasant!

                            Sandpiper Lodge $152
                            Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021
                            See details
                             
                            Sandpiper Lodge

                            Sandpiper Lodge

                            3525 State St, Santa Barbara, CA
                            Sandpiper Lodge
                               
                              4.1 of 5
                              2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                              Loved our room. Lots of space. 2 separate spaces not so crowded. Loved separate intrance, not having to go through lobby to get to the room. Will definitely stay again.

                              Inn at Highway 1 $109
                              Reviewed on Jun 14, 2021
                              See details
                               
                              Inn at Highway 1

                              Inn at Highway 1

                              1200 N H St, Lompoc, CA
                              Inn at Highway 1
                                 
                                4.3 of 5
                                2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                                Not a lot in terms of amenities, but the property was spotless, clean, and very well maintained.

                                Motel 6 Carpinteria, CA - Santa Barbara - South $84
                                Reviewed on Apr 5, 2021
                                See details
                                 
                                Motel 6 Carpinteria, CA - Santa Barbara - South

                                Motel 6 Carpinteria, CA - Santa Barbara - South

                                5550 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA
                                Motel 6 Carpinteria, CA - Santa Barbara - South
                                   
                                  3.5 of 5
                                  2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                  All staff were great- the room was clean. The only bad thing was WiFi. I believe you can upgrade though

                                  Family Friendly Hotels in Santa Barbara

                                  Sandpiper Lodge $152
                                  Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021
                                  See details
                                   
                                  Sandpiper Lodge

                                  Sandpiper Lodge

                                  3525 State St, Santa Barbara, CA
                                  Sandpiper Lodge
                                     
                                    4.1 of 5
                                    2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                    Loved our room. Lots of space. 2 separate spaces not so crowded. Loved separate intrance, not having to go through lobby to get to the room. Will definitely stay again.

                                    Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites $219
                                    Reviewed on Nov 28, 2020
                                    See details
                                     
                                    Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites

                                    Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites

                                    2220 Bath Street, Santa Barbara, CA
                                    Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites
                                       
                                      3.8 of 5
                                      3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                                      Nice location , great customer service . The suite room are spacious .

                                      Hotel Corque $160
                                      Reviewed on May 30, 2021
                                      See details
                                       
                                      Hotel Corque

                                      Hotel Corque

                                      400 Alisal Rd., Solvang, CA
                                      Hotel Corque
                                         
                                        4.6 of 5
                                        4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                        Beautiful clean updated property

                                        Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach $295
                                        Reviewed on Jun 16, 2021
                                        See details
                                         
                                        Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach

                                        Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach

                                        223 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA
                                        Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach
                                           
                                          4.6 of 5
                                          3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                          Had a wonderful stay with pool and Mountain View’s. We were able to sit out and enjoy the view. Staff was friendly and nice. Close to everything we wanted to do along the beach. Our grab-n-go breakfast was a nice surprise. Definitely would come back here again!

                                          Map To Nearby Hotels

                                          Map

                                          SMF to SBA Route Info

                                          Origin AirportSacramento
                                          Destination AirportSanta Barbara
                                          Number Of Airlines Serving1
                                          Distance310 mi
                                          Shortest Flight Departure Time6:15AM PDT
                                          Shortest Flight Departure DateJul 1

                                          Flights from Sacramento, CA Airport (SMF-Sacramento Intl.) to SBA - Frequently Asked Questions

                                          Am I able to catch a flight from Sacramento, CA Airport (SMF-Sacramento Intl.) to Santa Barbara, CA Airport (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) now?

                                          The Covid-19 Travel Advisor will answer all your queries about current quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when traveling by plane from Sacramento, CA Airport (SMF-Sacramento Intl.) to Santa Barbara, CA Airport (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal).

                                          Are there non-stop flights from SMF to Santa Barbara Airport?

                                          You'll need to swap planes if you want to get from Sacramento, CA Airport (SMF-Sacramento Intl.) to Santa Barbara, CA Airport (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal). Several carriers operate on this route with only one stopover, including United Airlines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines.

                                          What is the shortest flight from Sacramento Airport to Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA)?

                                          Treat yourself to an in-flight wine or two and get comfortable in your seat with a gripping book or movie. With the trip from Sacramento to Santa Barbara taking 4 hours and 56 minutes, there's plenty of time to relax and enjoy the experience.

                                          How many hours flight from Sacramento, CA Airport (SMF-Sacramento Intl.) to Santa Barbara Airport?

                                          On average, it takes 5 hours and 3 minutes to journey from SMF to Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA). You'll be in the sky for quite some time, so consider bringing your own entertainment, like a good read or a few podcasts.

                                          If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Santa Barbara, CA Airport (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal)?

                                          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, CA Airport (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) 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, CA Airport (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) with flexible change policies?

                                          In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Santa Barbara, CA Airport (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) 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 airlines have the most flights from Sacramento Intl. Airport (SMF) to Santa Barbara, CA Airport (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal)?

                                          You'll need to make at least one stopover if you plan to travel from Sacramento to Santa Barbara. Unfortunately, you won't find any airlines that advertise nonstop flights on this route.

                                          Positive Reviews

                                          Mar 11, 2020

                                          Nice flight experience!

                                          Jan 22, 2020

                                          Short trip today. You folks were great.

                                          SMF Address & GPS

                                          Address:
                                          6900 Airport Boulevard
                                          Sacramento CA, 95837
                                          United States
                                          IATA Code:
                                          SMF
                                          Longitude:
                                          -121.593695
                                          Latitude:
                                          38.692283
                                          Time Zone:
                                          America/Los_Angeles

                                          SBA Address & GPS

                                          Address:
                                          500 Fowler Rd.
                                          Santa Barbara CA, 93117
                                          United States
                                          IATA Code:
                                          SBA
                                          Longitude:
                                          -119.836476
                                          Latitude:
                                          34.432833
                                          Time Zone:
                                          America/Los_Angeles

                                          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.