Car Rental at Santa Barbara Airport

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Santa Barbara Airport, Santa Barbara, USA - California
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Economy
Chevrolet Spark or similar
Chevrolet Spark
  • 4
  • 1
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
$76.44 per day
Compact
Kia Soul or similar
Kia Soul
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$97.62 per day
Intermediate
Nissan Rogue or similar
Nissan Rogue
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$120.92 per day
Full-size
Chevrolet Malibu or similar
Chevrolet Malibu
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
$130.52 per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Standard
VW Jetta or similar
VW Jetta
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
$135.87 / per day
Premium
Nissan Maxima or similar
Nissan Maxima
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$139.98 / per day
Luxury
Cadillac XTS or similar
Cadillac XTS
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$146.43 / per day
Premium Elite
BMW X3 or similar
BMW X3
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$163.78 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 02:01 on 2022-12-05. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
USD
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Country code
1
Economy car rental price
$126.44 / per day
Average car rental length
7 days
Speed limit within town
40 - 120 km/h
25 - 75 mi/h
Speed limit out of town
72 - 120 km/h
45 - 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
  • Name: Santa Barbara Airport (SBA)
  • Size: Medium Airport
  • Distance from city: 7 miles / 11.3 km W of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day

Top 20 Locations near Santa Barbara Airport

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  3. 142.5 km / 88.5 miles away
  4. Car Rental in Westchester from $46.67 per day
    144.2 km / 89.6 miles away
  5. 169.6 km / 105.4 miles away
  6. 200.0 km / 124.3 miles away
  7. 210.0 km / 130.5 miles away
  8. Car Rental at Fresno Airport from $71.71 per day
    261.5 km / 162.5 miles away
  9. 300.9 km / 187.0 miles away
  10. 309.5 km / 192.3 miles away
  11. 314.0 km / 195.1 miles away
  12. 338.0 km / 210.1 miles away
  13. 367.1 km / 228.1 miles away
  14. 376.8 km / 234.1 miles away
  15. 421.8 km / 262.1 miles away
  16. 424.2 km / 263.6 miles away
  17. 426.5 km / 265.0 miles away
  18. 499.7 km / 310.5 miles away
  19. 525.9 km / 326.8 miles away
  20. 819.3 km / 509.1 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

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
$51.26
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 $51.26. You can see that this is < 1% cheaper than the yearly average and < 1% cheaper than renting a car in March (when rental prices start at $51.26 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
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.
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

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
Dollar Ford Focus 3 2 Medium cars
Dollar Chevrolet Spark 2 1 Small cars
Dollar Chevrolet Malibu 2 2 Large cars
Alamo Nissan Kicks 5 2 SUVs

Car Rental Statistics

Highest rated company
Alamo
8.83 / 10
Lowest rated company
Thrifty
8.32 / 10
Total rental companies
8
Average daily price
$126.44
Lowest daily price
$25.22
Total cars available
82

Top 8 Suppliers at Santa Barbara Airport in 2022

Alamo
Excellent 8.8
+18889671204 / +18056920939
500 JAMES FOWLER RD,
$114 - $191
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
Enterprise
Excellent 8.7
+18056833012
500 James Fowler Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
$120 - $197
National
Excellent 8.6
+18059671204 / +18056920939
500 James Fowler Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
$125 - $202
Hertz
Hertz
Excellent 8.5
8059670411
114 Moffett Pl
Working hours
Mon:07:00-21:00
Tue:07:00-21:00
Wed:07:00-21:00
Thu:07:00-21:00
Fri:07:00-21:00
Sat:07:00-18:00
Sun:07:00-18:00
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
+18059646792
500 Fowler Road
$97 - $191
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:00
Tue:08:00-21:00
Wed:08:00-21:00
Thu:08:00-21:00
Fri:08:00-21:00
Sat:08:00-18:00
Sun:08:00-21:00
Dollar
Dollar
Excellent 8.3 / 1 reviews
+18664342226
500 Fowler Road
$76 - $129
Working hours
Mon:07:00-21:00
Tue:07:00-21:00
Wed:07:00-21:00
Thu:07:00-21:00
Fri:07:00-21:00
Sat:07:00-18:00
Sun:07:00-18:00
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.3
+18059644848
500 Fowler Road
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:00
Tue:08:00-21:00
Wed:08:00-21:00
Thu:08:00-21:00
Fri:08:00-21:00
Sat:08:00-18:00
Sun:08:00-21:00
Thrifty
Thrifty
Excellent 8.3
+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
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