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Flight route information

Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
0% A train in Santa Barbara, CA costs roughly the same as in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles £1.38
Santa Barbara, CA £1.38
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
12% A meal in Santa Barbara, CA is 12% cheaper than a meal in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles £19.75
Santa Barbara, CA £17.38
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 1.27 USD
1 USD = 0.8 GBP
Last checked on 03 March 2024
Distance: 87 miles
Los Angeles airports
Los Angeles Intl Airport (LAX) How far from city centre: 12 miles
Ontario International (ONT) How far from city centre: 36 miles
John Wayne Airport (SNA) How far from city centre: 34 miles
Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR) How far from city centre: 12 miles
Van Nuys (VNY) How far from city centre: 18 miles
Whiteman (WHP) How far from city centre: 17 miles
Santa Barbara, CA airports
Santa Barbara Airport (SBA) How far from city centre: 7 miles
Santa Cruz Island (SZN) How far from city centre: 2365 miles

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Frequently asked questions about flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara, CA

How long does the flight take to go from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara, CA?
The total flight time between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, CA is of around null hours on average, considering an average distance of null km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara, CA at Opodo?
At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest flight available from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara, CA. Considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys, our search engine works to provides always the best price with the best conditions.
Is Santa Barbara, CA expensive to visit compared to Los Angeles?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Santa Barbara, CA costs an average of 4.72 GBP, 93% more expensive than Los Angeles, with a fare of 2.45 GBP, while train tickets are cheaper, but cost the same in both Santa Barbara, CA and Los Angeles: 1.38 GBP. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 17.38 GBP in Santa Barbara, CA, 12% less than the 19.75 GBP in Los Angeles. The price of the coffee is around 5% more expensive in Santa Barbara, CA, with an average of 4.42 GBP , while in Los Angeles the coffee costs 4.21 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara, CA?
The most popular months to book a trip from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara, CA are November, July and January, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara, CA?
The best time of the year to go to Santa Barbara, CA when flying from Los Angeles depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1º month to fly to Santa Barbara, CA from Los Angeles in terms of searches from our customer, followed by November and September. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, March, June and December are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Los Angeles - Santa Barbara, CA.
How is the weather in Santa Barbara, CA compared to Los Angeles?
While in Los Angeles the temperatures can reach an average of 36.22 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,Santa Barbara, CA's temperatures can go up to 31.51 ºC during the hot season, with 2.1 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 3.09 ºC in Santa Barbara, CA, compared to the 1.09 ºC average degrees reported in Los Angeles. During the winter period, Los Angeles can register 12.0 mm precipitation, while Santa Barbara, CA have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, CA?
The main airport route flying between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, CA is: Los Angeles Intl Airport (LAX) to Santa Barbara Airport (SBA). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • United Airlines.
  • LINEAR AIR TAXI.
Which are the airlines with flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara, CA?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara, CA are:
  • United Airlines.
Departing Airport Los Angeles Intl Airport The airport Los Angeles Intl Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, CA
Arriving Airport Santa Barbara Airport Flights departing Los Angeles with Santa Barbara, CA as destination arrive at Santa Barbara Airport
High season August According to search data from our customers, August is the busiest time to fly from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara, CA
Airlines flying this route United Airlines Airline(s) with flights between Los Angeles to Santa Barbara, CA

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