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The cheapest times to fly from KOA to SBA are

  • January 15th to March 4th
  • April 16th to June 3rd
  • July 30th to October 7th
  • October 29th to November 11th

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 KOA to SBA is early to mid August. Prices can be as high as $1368 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $453 for Tuesday flights around early to mid August.

 

When to Fly to Santa Barbara

Flying from Kona, HI (KOA) to Santa Barbara, CA (SBA) will usually cost between $571 to $894 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid August with an average ticket price of $535. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $950. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $415 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $692 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KOA to SBA flight.

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

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KOA to SBA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KOA to SBA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Kailua-Kona. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $92 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $663. Return trip prices are from the SBA to KOA 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 KOA 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 5 hour 21 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 KOA to SBA while comparing.

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

  • 88 miles (142 km) away from SBA
  • Usually 29.43% less expensive than SBA
  • Nonstop flights available

See KOA to LAX flights

Destination alternative #2: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from SBA
  • Usually 16.99% less expensive than SBA
  • 1-layover flights available

See KOA to BUR flights

Destination alternative #3: Long Beach Airport (LGB) in Long Beach, CA

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from SBA
  • Usually 16.41% less expensive than SBA
  • 1-layover flights available

See KOA to LGB flights

Destination alternative #4: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from SBA
  • Usually 11.06% less expensive than SBA
  • 1-layover flights available

See KOA to SNA flights

Destination alternative #5: Ontario International Airport (ONT) in Ontario, CA

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from SBA
  • Usually 10.48% less expensive than SBA
  • 1-layover flights available

See KOA to ONT flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Santa Barbara Municipal Airport to Ellison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2430 miles or 3911 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KOA to SBA flight is about 5 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Kona, HI and Santa Barbara, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 25 available flights from KOA to SBA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code KOA
Origination airport name Ellison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport
City Kona, HI
Country the United States
Latitude 19.7
Longitude -156

Return Airport

Destination code SBA
Destination airport name Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
City Santa Barbara, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 34.4
Longitude -119.8

 

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