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The cheapest times to fly from LAS to SBA are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • July 16th to December 16th (except the weeks of July 23rd, November 19th, and November 26th)

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 LAS to SBA is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $703 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $198 for Wednesday flights around late January and early February.

 

When to Fly to Santa Barbara

Flying from Las Vegas, NV (LAS) to Santa Barbara, CA (SBA) will usually cost between $211 to $396 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $230. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $411. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $181 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $286 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAS to SBA flight.

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

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LAS to SBA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAS to SBA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Las Vegas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.62, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $110 (31%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $243. Return trip prices are from the SBA to LAS 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 LAS to SBA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 30 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from LAS to SBA while comparing.

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

  • 88 miles (142 km) away from SBA
  • Usually 60.49% less expensive than SBA
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAS to LAX flights

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

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from SBA
  • Usually 48.60% less expensive than SBA
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAS to LGB flights

Destination alternative #3: Santa Maria Public/Capt. G. Allan Hancock Field Airport (SMX) in Santa Maria, CA

  • 48 miles (77 km) away from SBA
  • Usually 40.56% less expensive than SBA
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAS to SMX flights

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

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from SBA
  • Usually 43.01% less expensive than SBA
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAS to SNA flights

Destination alternative #5: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from SBA
  • Usually 15.38% less expensive than SBA
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAS to BUR flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Contour Airlines, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 288 miles or 463 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAS to SBA flight is about 1 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Las Vegas, NV and Santa Barbara, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from LAS to SBA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code LAS
Origination airport name McCarran International Airport
City Las Vegas, NV
Country the United States
Latitude 36.1
Longitude -115.2

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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