Car Rental Santa Barbara Airport (SBA)

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Santa Barbara Airport, Santa Barbara, USA - California
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Driver's country of residence is United States of America (USA) and age is 30-65
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Economy
Mitsubishi Mirage or similar
Mitsubishi Mirage
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
National
$59.85 / per day
Compact
Hyundai Elantra or similar
Hyundai Elantra
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
Alamo
$72.80 / per day
Intermediate
Nissan Versa or similar
Nissan Versa
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
National
$61.18 / per day
Special
Ford Fusion 5d or similar
Ford Fusion 5d
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
Alamo
$74.84 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Standard
VW Jetta or similar
VW Jetta
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
National
$78.47 / per day
Minivan
Dodge Grand Caravan or similar
Dodge Grand Caravan
  • 7x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
Alamo
$92.94 / per day
Full-size
Ford Expedition or similar
Ford Expedition
  • 7x
  • 4x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
Alamo
$113.00 / per day
Luxury
Cadillac XTS V6 Platinum or similar
Cadillac XTS V6 Platinum
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
National
$117.05 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
USD
Country code
1
Average car rental length
5 days
Economy car rental price
$66.77 / per day
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
72 - 120 km/h
45 - 75 mi/h
Speed limit within town
40 - 120 km/h
25 - 75 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

Airport info

Rating
9.1
  • Getting to the airport 6.3
  • Departure and check-in 10.0
  • Terminal facilities 6.3
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 6.3
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.3
  • Lounge 6.3

Santa Barbara Airport (SBA)

  • IATA: SBA
  • ICAO: KSBA
  • Airport name: Santa Barbara Airport (SBA)
  • Airport type: Public / Civil
  • Airport Size: Medium Airport
  • Elevation AMSL: 4 m / 13 ft
  • Runway Surface: Asphalt / PFC
  • Distance from City: 7 miles / 11.3 km W of town
  • Airport Hours: 24 hours a day

Top 15 Locations near Santa Barbara Airport

  1. 138.5 km / 86.0 miles away
  2. 142.5 km / 88.5 miles away
  3. 169.6 km / 105.4 miles away
  4. 200.0 km / 124.3 miles away
  5. 210.0 km / 130.5 miles away
  6. Car Rental at Fresno Airport from $59.85 per day
    261.5 km / 162.5 miles away
  7. 300.9 km / 187.0 miles away
  8. 309.5 km / 192.3 miles away
  9. 314.0 km / 195.1 miles away
  10. 376.8 km / 234.1 miles away
  11. 421.8 km / 262.1 miles away
  12. 424.2 km / 263.6 miles away
  13. 499.7 km / 310.5 miles away
  14. 525.9 km / 326.8 miles away
  15. 819.3 km / 509.1 miles away

When are car rental prices cheapest at Santa Barbara Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Santa Barbara Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Santa Barbara Airport
January
February
$55.70
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Santa Barbara Airport is March when prices for an Economy class start from $55.70. You can see that this is < 1% cheaper than the yearly’s average and < 1% cheaper than renting a car in March (when rental prices start at $55.70 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Santa Barbara Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in June the average rental period is 6 days, while in October, the average rental period is only 1 days.
Average Rental Length at Santa Barbara Airport
5
January
5
February
5
March
April
5
May
6
June
5
July
6
August
3
September
1
October
4
November
4
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Santa Barbara Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Santa Barbara Airport in August, while the fewest number of travelers rent in February.
Santa Barbara Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
90%
January
77%
February
84%
March
April
95%
May
116%
June
123%
July
127%
August
90%
September
102%
October
98%
November
98%
December

Top 5 Suppliers for Santa Barbara Airport in 2019

Alamo
Alamo
Exceptional 9.2
8059671204
500 JAMES FOWLER RD,
National
National
Exceptional 9.2
001 8 059 671 204
500 James Fowler Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
Dollar
Dollar
Excellent 8.5
8664342226
500 FOWLER ROAD
Dollar
Dollar
Excellent 8.5
001 8 664 342 226
500 Fowler Road
Thrifty
Thrifty
Excellent 8.5
001 8 056 811 222
5971 Placencia Street

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