How far is Santa Barbara from Houston?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Houston and Santa Barbara. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1474.752 miles
- 2373.383 kilometers
- 1281.524 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
- 1472.072 miles
- 2369.071 kilometers
- 1279.196 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).
Estimated flight time from William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) to Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) is 3 hours 17 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Houston and Santa Barbara is 2 hours. Santa Barbara is 2 hours behind Houston.
Santa Barbara, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 169 kg (372 pounds).
Houston to Santa Barbara flight map.
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Houston (HOU) → Santa Barbara (SBA).