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Santa Barbara, CA to San Francisco flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Santa Barbara, CA and San Francisco take, on average, 1 h and 19 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Santa Barbara, CA with San Francisco found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Santa Barbara Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Santa Barbara, CA and San Francisco
Arriving Airport Flights departing Santa Barbara, CA with San Francisco as destination arrives at San Francisco Intl Airport

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Departure Thu, 02 Jun Return Sat, 04 Jun
SBA Santa Barbara, CA
SFO San Francisco
return from £152
Departure Sat, 11 Jun Return Sat, 18 Jun
SBA Santa Barbara, CA
SFO San Francisco
return from £127
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.23 USD
British Pound Sterling US Dollar
1 USD = 0.82 GBP
Last checked on 17 May 2022
Train
Local, one-way ticket
48%

Trains are 48% more expensive in San Francisco than in Santa Barbara, CA.

Santa Barbara, CA
£1.51
San Francisco
£2.24
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
0%

A meal in San Francisco costs roughly the same as in Santa Barbara, CA.

Santa Barbara, CA
£16.31
San Francisco
£16.31
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
13%

A taxi fare in San Francisco is 13% cheaper than in Santa Barbara, CA.

Santa Barbara, CA
£3.26
San Francisco
£2.85
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
5%

Coffee in San Francisco is 5% cheaper than in Santa Barbara, CA.

Santa Barbara, CA
£4.51
San Francisco
£4.27
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
San Francisco airports
  • ( San Francisco Intl Airport (SFO)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
  • ( San Jose Mnpl (SJC)
    How far from city centre: 40 miles
  • ( Oakland Intl (OAK)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
  • ( San Carlos (SQL)
    How far from city centre: 21 miles
  • ( Novato (NOT)
    How far from city centre: 24 miles
  • ( Sonoma County Airport (STS)
    How far from city centre: 55 miles
K Distance: 277 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Santa Barbara, CA to San Francisco

😷 Is it safe to travel from Santa Barbara, CA to San Francisco during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United States may apply when travelling from Santa Barbara, CA. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Santa Barbara, CA to San Francisco at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Santa Barbara, CA to San Francisco is 127£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is San Francisco expensive to visit compared to Santa Barbara, CA?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in San Francisco costs an average of 2.85 GBP, 13% cheaper than Santa Barbara, CA, with a fare of 3.26 GBP, while train tickets costs 48% more in San Francisco: 2.24 GBP against 1.51 GBP in Santa Barbara, CA. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 16.31 GBP in both San Francisco and Santa Barbara, CA. The price of the coffee is around 5% cheaper in San Francisco, with an average of 4.27 GBP, while in Santa Barbara, CA the coffee costs 4.51 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Santa Barbara, CA to San Francisco?
The most popular months to book a trip from Santa Barbara, CA to San Francisco are February, August and October, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Santa Barbara, CA to San Francisco?
The best time of the year to go to San Francisco when flying from Santa Barbara, CA depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, September is the top 1º month to fly to San Francisco from Santa Barbara, CA in terms of searches from our customer, followed by May and November. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, February and July are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Santa Barbara, CA -  San Francisco.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Santa Barbara, CA to San Francisco?
The total flight time between Santa Barbara, CA and San Francisco is of around 01:19 hours on average, considering an average distance of 422 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in San Francisco compared to Santa Barbara, CA?
While in Santa Barbara, CA the temperatures can reach an average of 31.51 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 2.1 mm ,San Francisco's temperatures can go up to 32.98 ºC during the hot season, with 6.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 2.36 ºC in San Francisco, compared to the 3.09 ºC average degrees reported in Santa Barbara, CA. During the winter period, Santa Barbara, CA can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while San Francisco have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Santa Barbara, CA and San Francisco?
The main airport route flying between Santa Barbara, CA and San Francisco is: Santa Barbara Airport (SBA) to San Francisco Intl Airport (SFO). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • United Airlines.
  • Lufthansa.
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