The cheapest times to fly from SBA to OSL are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the weeks of August 27th, September 17th, October 15th, and November 19th)

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 OSL is late January. Prices can be as high as $1673 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $459 for Wednesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Oslo

Flying from Santa Barbara, CA (SBA) to Oslo (OSL) will usually cost between $551 to $1243 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $590. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1221. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $631 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $697 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SBA to OSL flight.

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

SBA to OSL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SBA to OSL flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Santa Barbara. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to OSL, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SBA. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Oslo, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Santa Barbara. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $176 (18%) 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 $658. Return trip prices are from the OSL to SBA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SBA to OSL can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 35 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SBA to OSL

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 SBA to OSL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (SBA > LHR > OSL)

  • Price for both tickets: $655
  • Average savings: $42 (6.03%)

See SBA to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, atlasglobal, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5332 miles or 8581 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SBA to OSL flight is about 10 hour 35 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from SBA to OSL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSBA
Origination airport nameSanta Barbara Municipal Airport
CitySanta Barbara, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeOSL
Destination airport nameGardermoen Airport


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