Map of flight path and driving directions from Seattle to Santa Barbara.
Shortest flight path between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA).
How far is Santa Barbara from Seattle?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Seattle and Santa Barbara. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 913.229 miles
- 1469.700 kilometers
- 793.575 nautical miles
Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.Haversine formula
- 914.320 miles
- 1471.455 kilometers
- 794.522 nautical miles
The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Seattle and Santa Barbara.
Santa Barbara, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 145 kg (319 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Seattle (BFI) → Santa Barbara (SBA).