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Distance between Dallas, TX (DAL) and Santa Barbara, CA (SBA)

Flight distance from Dallas to Santa Barbara (Dallas Love Field – Santa Barbara Municipal Airport) is 1327 miles / 2135 kilometers / 1153 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Dallas (DAL) to Santa Barbara (SBA) is 1527 miles / 2458 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 27 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Dallas to Santa Barbara.

Shortest flight path between Dallas Love Field (DAL) and Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA).

How far is Santa Barbara from Dallas?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Dallas and Santa Barbara. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1326.851 miles
  • 2135.360 kilometers
  • 1153.002 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
  • 1324.049 miles
  • 2130.850 kilometers
  • 1150.567 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).

Airport information


A Dallas Love Field
City: Dallas, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DAL
ICAO Code: KDAL
Coordinates: 32°50′49″N, 96°51′6″W

B Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
City: Santa Barbara, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SBA
ICAO Code: KSBA
Coordinates: 34°25′34″N, 119°50′23″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Dallas and Santa Barbara is 2 hours. Santa Barbara is 2 hours behind Dallas.

Time Difference

Dallas, TX

 CST

Santa Barbara, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 169 kg (372 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Dallas (DAL) → Santa Barbara (SBA).

Distance:
1327
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1327

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