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Castillo Inn at the Beach

Castillo Inn at the Beach

22 Castillo St., Santa Barbara
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 59 minutes ago
14 others viewing this property now
4.4 out of 5 (1,550 reviews)

Located in Santa Barbara Beach, this hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Carriage and Western Art Museum, Presidio Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County Courthouse. ...

£75

£75
Best Western Plus South Coast Inn

Best Western Plus South Coast Inn

5620 Calle Real, Goleta
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 7 hours ago
3 others viewing this property now
4.2 out of 5 (1,503 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this hotel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens and within 3 miles (5 km) of Rancho La Patera ...

£95

£95
Pacifica Suites

Pacifica Suites

5490 Hollister Ave, Santa Barbara
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 1 day ago
8 others viewing this property now
4.3 out of 5 (872 reviews)

Situated in Santa Barbara, this romantic hotel is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Santa Barbara Orchid Estate and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from University of California-Santa Barbara. ...

£107

£107
Hotel Californian

Hotel Californian

36 State Street, Santa Barbara
5.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 10 hours ago
4 others viewing this property now
4.7 out of 5 (27 reviews)

Located in Santa Barbara Beach, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Ty Warner Sea Center, Presidio Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Santa Barbara ...

£266

£266
West Beach Inn, a Coast Hotel

West Beach Inn, a Coast Hotel

306 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
Last booking: 14 hours ago
5 others viewing this property now
4.3 out of 5 (1,419 reviews)

With direct access to the beach, this Santa Barbara Beach hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Carriage and Western Art Museum, Presidio Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara ...

£112

£112
Ramada Santa Barbara

Ramada Santa Barbara

4770 Calle Real, Santa Barbara
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 11 hours ago
4 others viewing this property now
3.9 out of 5 (1,774 reviews)

Situated in Santa Barbara, this eco-friendly hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of La Cumbre Plaza, Santa Barbara Orchid Estate and Center for Urban Agriculture ...

£93

£93
Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn

Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn

3850 State St, Santa Barbara
Last booking: 2 days ago
4 others viewing this property now
4.2 out of 5 (1,355 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this hotel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from La Cumbre Plaza and within 3 miles (5 km) of Mission Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara Natural History ...

£112

£112
Kimpton Goodland

Kimpton Goodland

5650 Calle Real, Goleta
4.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 10 hours ago
13 others viewing this property now
3.7 out of 5 (466 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this hotel is 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Santa Barbara Orchid Estate and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Goleta Beach. Glen Annie Golf Club and University ...

£114

£114
Hotel Milo Santa Barbara

Hotel Milo Santa Barbara

202 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
3.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 8 hours ago
3 others viewing this property now
3.8 out of 5 (2,182 reviews)

Located in Santa Barbara Beach, this beachfront hotel is in the city centre and within 1 mi (2 km) of Ty Warner Sea Center and Presidio Santa Barbara. Santa ...

£119

£119
Kimpton Canary Hotel

Kimpton Canary Hotel

31 W Carrillo St, Santa Barbara
4.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 1 day ago
12 others viewing this property now
4.5 out of 5 (917 reviews)

Located in Historic Downtown Santa Barbara, this romantic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Lobero Theater, Paseo Nuevo Mall and El Presidio de Santa Barbara ...

£205

£205

Pocket Guide: Santa Barbara Municipal Santa Barbara Municipal Hotels

Where is Santa Barbara Airport?

Santa Barbara Airport is in Goleta, a small beachfront town seven miles west of downtown Santa Barbara. The airport is just 15 feet above sea level and bordered by wetlands known as the Goleta Slough.

Centrally located, Santa Barbara Airport lies less than a mile from the blonde sands of Goleta Beach Park, and within walking distance of the University of California’s Santa Barbara campus.

Flying to Santa Barbara Airport from the UK

There are no direct flights from the UK to Santa Barbara Airport, so if you’re flying from Europe, you’ll take an internal flight from an entry port such as LA or San Francisco. Santa Barbara Airport has over 40 daily flights with well-known carriers, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines and American Airlines, as well as Frontier Airlines and US Airways.

You can get domestic flights to Santa Barbara Airport from Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle and Dallas. Or if you’re lucky enough, fly in on the private jet of one of the wealthy Santa Barbara residents.

Facilities at Santa Barbara Municipal Airport

Inspired by Spanish architecture, the original Santa Barbara Airport terminal was opened in 1942. In 2011, an extension was added, also built in the Spanish style, with a terracotta-red roof and iconic whitewashed facade.

The terminal has a public art gallery showcasing some of the Santa Barbara’s best artists. So grab a drink from one of the coffee shops and cafes and peruse the gallery or airport gift shop. If you have longer to wait, have a meal at a restaurant and tapas bar, and get on with some work using the free WiFi and charging points.

Getting to and from Santa Barbara Airport

You can easily get to and from Santa Barbara Airport using public transport. There is a bus stop on Moffatt Road, just across the street from the terminal, and buses take around an hour to reach downtown Santa Barbara.

There are several airport shuttle services which are slightly quicker and run between the city and the airport, including the Santa Barbara Airbus, which offers 16 services a day between Santa Barbara Airport and LAX airport in Los Angeles.

You can easily get a taxi cabs from outside the terminal. But if you want to explore the Southern Californian coast and the Santa Barbara County wine regions, it's worth hiring a car. There is a number of internationally known car-hire companies with service desks at Santa Barbara Airport.

Hotels near Santa Barbara Airport

There are no airport hotels based at Santa Barbara Airport, but you have a good selection of hotels nearby. Use Expedia to book a modest roadside inn or budget-friendly B&B, or splash out on a major chain hotel with onsite bar, restaurant and outdoor pool.

Your flight into Santa Barbara Airport is the start of a great stay in California, whether you’re on the beach or further inland. And you’ll be able to see it all as you fly into land.