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The cheapest times to fly from DUB to SBA are

  • January 29th to March 25th
  • October 15th to December 23rd

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from DUB to SBA is early November. Prices can be as high as $3168 for Thursday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $694 for Monday flights around early November.

 

When to Fly to Santa Barbara

Flying from Dublin (DUB) to Santa Barbara, CA (SBA) will usually cost between $695 to $1679 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $701. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $2405. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1704 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1065 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DUB to SBA flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DUB to SBA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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DUB to SBA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DUB to SBA flight is priced close to the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Dublin. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SBA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DUB. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Santa Barbara, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Dublin. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $134 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1012. Return trip prices are from the SBA to DUB flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DUB to SBA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 19 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from DUB to SBA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA

  • 88 miles (142 km) away from SBA
  • Usually 56.38% less expensive than SBA
  • Nonstop flights available

See DUB to LAX flights

Destination alternative #2: Long Beach Airport (LGB) in Long Beach, CA

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from SBA
  • Usually 41.55% less expensive than SBA
  • 1-layover flights available

See DUB to LGB flights

Destination alternative #3: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from SBA
  • Usually 40.85% less expensive than SBA
  • 1-layover flights available

See DUB to BUR flights

Destination alternative #4: San Luis County Regional Airport (SBP) in San Luis Obispo, CA

  • 72 miles (116 km) away from SBA
  • Usually 27.14% less expensive than SBA
  • 1-layover flights available

See DUB to SBP flights

Destination alternative #5: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from SBA
  • Usually 40.47% less expensive than SBA
  • 1-layover flights available

See DUB to SNA flights

Destination alternative #6: Ontario International Airport (ONT) in Ontario, CA

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from SBA
  • Usually 18.08% less expensive than SBA
  • 1-layover flights available

See DUB to ONT flights

 

Flight Hacking DUB to SBA

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from DUB to SBA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Portland, OR (DUB > PDX > SBA)

  • Price for both tickets: $721
  • Average savings: $345 (32.35%)

See DUB to SEA flights

Hack #2: Seattle, WA (DUB > SEA > SBA)

  • Price for both tickets: $721
  • Average savings: $344 (32.3%)

See DUB to PDX flights

Hack #3: Salt Lake City, UT (DUB > SLC > SBA)

  • Price for both tickets: $738
  • Average savings: $327 (30.7%)

See DUB to SLC flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DUB to SBA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Santa Barbara Municipal Airport to Dublin Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5187 miles or 8348 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DUB to SBA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DUB to SBA flight is about 10 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Dublin and Santa Barbara, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from DUB to SBA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeDUB
Origination airport nameDublin Airport
CityDublin
CountryIreland
Latitude53.4
Longitude-6.3

Return Airport

Destination codeSBA
Destination airport nameSanta Barbara Municipal Airport
CitySanta Barbara, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude34.4
Longitude-119.8

 

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