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The cheapest times to fly from SBA to AVL are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 6th to October 7th
  • October 22nd to December 16th (except the weeks of 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 SBA to AVL is early September. Prices can be as high as $1040 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $368 for Tuesday flights around early September.

 

When to Fly to Asheville

Flying from Santa Barbara, CA (SBA) to Asheville, NC (AVL) will usually cost between $383 to $823 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $438. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $766. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $329 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $547 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SBA to AVL flight.

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

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SBA to AVL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SBA to AVL flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Santa Barbara. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $295 (38%) 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 $431. Return trip prices are from the AVL to SBA 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 SBA to AVL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 46 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 SBA to AVL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) in Charlotte, NC

  • 91 miles (146 km) away from AVL
  • Usually 26.81% less expensive than AVL
  • 1-layover flights available

See SBA to CLT flights

Destination alternative #2: Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) in Greer, SC

  • 41 miles (66 km) away from AVL
  • Usually 10.98% less expensive than AVL
  • 1-layover flights available

See SBA to GSP flights

Destination alternative #3: Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) in Columbia, SC

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from AVL
  • Usually 4.03% less expensive than AVL
  • 1-layover flights available

See SBA to CAE flights

Destination alternative #4: Tri Cities Airport (TRI) in Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN

  • 72 miles (116 km) away from AVL
  • Usually 0.27% less expensive than AVL
  • 1-layover flights available

See SBA to TRI flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2101 miles or 3381 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SBA to AVL flight is about 4 hour 46 minutes.

How many flights go between Santa Barbara, CA and Asheville, NC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 69 available flights from SBA to AVL.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeAVL
Destination airport nameAsheville Regional Airport
CityAsheville, NC
Countrythe United States
Latitude35.4
Longitude-82.5

 

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