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Car Hire at Santa Barbara Airport

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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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500+ Trusted Providers:

Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Standard
Nissan Frontier or comparable
Nissan Frontier
  • 4
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 43.66 / per day
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Economy
Mitsubishi Mirage or comparable
Mitsubishi Mirage
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
£ 53.86 / per day
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Compact
Nissan Versa or comparable
Nissan Versa
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
£ 55.59 / per day
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Intermediate
Hyundai Elantra or comparable
Hyundai Elantra
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 54.30 / per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Full-size
Ford Fusion or comparable
Ford Fusion
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 57.89 / per day
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Premium
Nissan Maxima or comparable
Nissan Maxima
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 62.92 / per day
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Luxury
Cadillac XTS V6 Platinum or comparable
Cadillac XTS V6 Platinum
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 69.95 / per day
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Minivan
Dodge Grand Caravan or comparable
Dodge Grand Caravan
  • 7x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 86.76 / per day
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These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 03:05 on 2020-06-29.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
USD
Dialing code
1
Average car hire length
7 days
Budget car hire price
£ 55.41 / per day
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
72 - 120 km/h
45 - 75 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
40 - 120 km/h
25 - 75 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

Airport information

Score
9.1
  • Getting to the airport 6.3
  • Check-in desks 10.0
  • Facilities and services 6.3
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 6.3
  • Dining and car hire services 6.3
  • Lounge 6.3

Santa Barbara Airport (SBA)

  • IATA: SBA
  • ICAO: KSBA
  • Name: Santa Barbara Airport (SBA)
  • Type: Public / Civil
  • Size: Medium Airport
  • Elevation AMSL: 4 m / 13 ft
  • Runway Surface: Asphalt / PFC
  • Distance from the city centre: 7 miles / 11.3 km W of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day

Top 20 Destinations around Santa Barbara Airport

  1. Car Hire in Santa Monica (Downtown) starting at £ 26.62 per day
    132.7 km / 82.5 miles away
  2. Car Hire at Meadows Field Airport starting at £ 44.67 per day
    133.4 km / 82.9 miles away
  3. Car Hire at Burbank Airport starting at £ 37.29 per day
    138.5 km / 86.0 miles away
  4. Car Hire at Los Angeles Airport starting at £ 37.05 per day
    142.5 km / 88.5 miles away
  5. Car Hire in Los Angeles (Downtown) starting at £ 40.27 per day
    144.2 km / 89.6 miles away
  6. Car Hire in Los Angeles (Downtown) starting at £ 28.19 per day
    151.0 km / 93.8 miles away
  7. Car Hire at Long Beach Airport starting at £ 43.66 per day
    169.6 km / 105.4 miles away
  8. Car Hire at John Wayne Airport starting at £ 39.73 per day
    200.0 km / 124.3 miles away
  9. Car Hire at Ontario Airport starting at £ 39.73 per day
    210.0 km / 130.5 miles away
  10. Car Hire at Fresno Airport starting at £ 52.86 per day
    261.5 km / 162.5 miles away
  11. Car Hire at Monterey Regional Airport starting at £ 52.86 per day
    300.9 km / 187.0 miles away
  12. Car Hire at San Diego Airport starting at £ 26.50 per day
    309.5 km / 192.3 miles away
  13. Car Hire in San Diego (Downtown) starting at £ 31.40 per day
    311.0 km / 193.2 miles away
  14. Car Hire at Palm Springs Airport starting at £ 38.54 per day
    314.0 km / 195.1 miles away
  15. Car Hire in San Diego (Downtown) starting at £ 21.36 per day
    338.0 km / 210.1 miles away
  16. Car Hire at San Jose Airport starting at £ 38.99 per day
    376.8 km / 234.1 miles away
  17. Car Hire at San Francisco Airport starting at £ 32.33 per day
    421.8 km / 262.1 miles away
  18. Car Hire at Oakland Airport starting at £ 26.57 per day
    424.2 km / 263.6 miles away
  19. Car Hire in San Francisco (Downtown) starting at £ 38.91 per day
    438.6 km / 272.5 miles away
  20. Car Hire in San Francisco (Downtown) starting at £ 44.10 per day
    439.1 km / 272.8 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car at Santa Barbara Airport?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car at Santa Barbara Airport fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car at Santa Barbara Airport
January
February
£ 44.23
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at Santa Barbara Airport is March with prices starting at £ 44.23 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is March with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 44.23. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 4. You can use this to plan your trip at the time of year when it would be most economical to hire a car. Note that these prices are only averages. The amount of time you hire a car for and the time at which you book will influence the prices.

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

Hirers picking up a car at Santa Barbara Airport keep them for an average of 6 days during in June, while those picking up their cars in October keep them for an average of 1.
Average Hire 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 month sees the highest demand for car hire at Santa Barbara Airport?

Though Santa Barbara Airport is popular for travellers all year long, the month with the highest demand for hire cars is in August. February is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
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 9 Hire Companies at Santa Barbara Airport in 2020

Alamo
Alamo
Remarkable 9.2
+18889671204
500 JAMES FOWLER RD,
£ 44 - £ 188
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:59
Tue:07:00-23:59
Wed:07:00-23:59
Thu:07:00-23:59
Fri:07:00-23:59
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:59
National
National
Remarkable 9.2
+18059671204
500 James Fowler Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
£ 46 - £ 124
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.8
+18056833012
500 James Fowler Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
£ 45 - £ 123
Dollar
Dollar
Outstanding 8.5
8664342226
500 FOWLER ROAD
Dollar
Dollar
Outstanding 8.5
+18664342226
500 Fowler Road
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:07:00-22:00
Sun:07:00-22:00
Thrifty
Thrifty
Outstanding 8.5
+18056811222
5971 Placencia Street
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-18:00
Wed:08:00-18:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-17:00
Sun:08:00-17:00
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
+18059644848
500 Fowler Road Santa Barbara Municipal Apo
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:07:00-19:00
Sun:07:00-22:00
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
+18059646792
500 Fowler Road Santa Barbara Municipal Apo
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:07:00-19:00
Sun:07:00-22:00
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.5
8059671204
500 James Fowler Rd
Working hours
Mon:08:00-20:00
Tue:08:00-20:00
Wed:08:00-20:00
Thu:08:00-20:00
Fri:08:00-20:00
Sat:08:00-20:00
Sun:08:00-20:00

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