Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara.
Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA).
How far is Santa Barbara from Los Angeles?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 88.542 miles
- 142.494 kilometers
- 76.941 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
- 88.407 miles
- 142.277 kilometers
- 76.824 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 Los Angeles and Santa Barbara.
Los Angeles, CA
Santa Barbara, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 38 kg (84 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → Santa Barbara (SBA).