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A lot of out-of-state visitors to Santa Barbara fly into LAX or SFO. But those of you looking to skip the (beautiful) drive from those airports Those of you who are aiming to get right to the best destination on the Pacific Coast Highway, fear not. We took some time to aid your search with a breakdown of the destinations with nonstop flights to Santa Barbara.


Texas-based travelers can fly directly to SBA on American Airlines.


Guests coming from Colorado can fly to SBA on United or Frontier Airlines.

Las Vegas

Planning a CA getaway from Sin City? You can fly Contour Airlines direct from Las Vegas to SBA.

Los Angeles

If you don’t feel like dealing with any traffic between LA and Santa Barbara, you can opt for a quick flight on LAX to SBA on United.


Minnesotans seeking some warmth can take Sun Country Airlines direct from MSP to SBA.


Contour Airlines operates a non-stop route between Oakland and SBA.


Arizona-based travelers can fly to SBA on American Airlines.


Alaska Airlines operates a direct flight from Portland, Oregon to Santa Barbara, connecting the two creative arts hubs in just a few hours.

San Francisco

Travelers hoping to avoid the lengthy drive from San Francisco can fly United Airlines direct to SBA.


Emerald City travelers can escape the rain and fly Alaska Airlines direct from Seattle/Tacoma to sunny Santa Barbara.

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