The cheapest times to fly from SBA to JFK are
- January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 5th)
- April 23rd to May 6th
- May 21st to June 3rd
- August 13th to November 18th (except the week of August 27th)
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 JFK is early December. Prices can be as high as $1386 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $334 for Tuesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to New York
Flying from Santa Barbara, CA (SBA) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $337 to $683 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $359. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $867. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $508 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $406 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SBA to JFK flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SBA to JFK route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SBA to JFK flight is much 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 $0.1, 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 $137 (25%) 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 $400. Return trip prices are from the JFK to SBA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from SBA to JFK 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 32 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SBA to JFK? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Santa Barbara Municipal Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2530 miles or 4072 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SBA to JFK?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SBA to JFK flight is about 5 hour 32 minutes.
How many flights go between Santa Barbara, CA and New York, NY?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 90 available flights from SBA to JFK.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Santa Barbara Municipal Airport|
|City||Santa Barbara, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||John F. Kennedy International Airport|
|City||New York, NY|
|Country||the United States|
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