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Santa Barbara Airport (SBA)

Whether you’re going from Santa Barbara Airport to Stearns Wharf or the beach, count on Uber to get you there.

500 James Fowler Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
+1 805-683-4011

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How to get a ride from Santa Barbara Airport

Request when you’re ready to walk outside

And choose a ride option that suits your group size and luggage storage needs.

Exit on the main level

Head outside to the center island curbside. This is where all Uber driver-partners at SBA meet travelers for pickup.

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Santa Barbara Airport map

Santa Barbara Airport is a small airport with only one passenger terminal.

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Santa Barbara Airport visitor information

Santa Barbara Airport serves the city of Santa Barbara, California, and handles around 700,000 travelers annually. SBA Airport is about a 13-minute drive in ideal road and traffic conditions from downtown Santa Barbara, which is located 11 miles (18 kilometers) from the airport.

Santa Barbara Airport terminal

Santa Barbara Airport has one main passenger terminal, with 2 floors. There are no SBA Airport lounges and no international flights at Santa Barbara Airport. You can plan your trip using the information below.

Santa Barbara Airport airlines

  • Alaska
  • American
  • Contour
  • Frontier
  • Sun Country
  • United

Dining at Santa Barbara Airport

Dining options at Santa Barbara Airport include a restaurant, a cafe located on the second floor after security, and one cafe located before security. Santa Barbara Airport food for purchase includes sandwiches, bagels, burgers, tapas, and more.

Things to do at Santa Barbara Airport

Santa Barbara Airport has a gift shop located after security that sells newspapers, books, and souvenirs.

Hotels near Santa Barbara Airport

Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near SBA, there are more than 10 hotels and accommodations nearby.

Points of interest near Santa Barbara Airport

  • Arroyo Burro Beach Park
  • Seven Falls
  • State Street for shopping
  • Stearns Wharf

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