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Distance between Las Vegas, NV (LAS) and Santa Barbara, CA (SBA)

Flight distance from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara (Las Vegas McCarran International Airport – Santa Barbara Municipal Airport) is 289 miles / 464 kilometers / 251 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Las Vegas (LAS) to Santa Barbara (SBA) is 364 miles / 586 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 27 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) and Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA).

How far is Santa Barbara from Las Vegas?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 288.535 miles
  • 464.352 kilometers
  • 250.730 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
  • 288.093 miles
  • 463.641 kilometers
  • 250.346 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 Las Vegas McCarran International Airport
City: Las Vegas, NV
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAS
ICAO Code: KLAS
Coordinates: 36°4′48″N, 115°9′7″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

There is no time difference between Las Vegas and Santa Barbara.

Time Difference

Las Vegas, NV

 PST

Santa Barbara, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 67 kg (149 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Las Vegas (LAS) → Santa Barbara (SBA).

Distance:
289
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
289

Round trip?