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Distance between Palm Springs, CA (PSP) and Santa Barbara, CA (SBA)

Flight distance from Palm Springs to Santa Barbara (Palm Springs International Airport – Santa Barbara Municipal Airport) is 195 miles / 314 kilometers / 170 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Palm Springs (PSP) to Santa Barbara (SBA) is 214 miles / 344 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 59 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) and Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA).

How far is Santa Barbara from Palm Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 195.408 miles
  • 314.478 kilometers
  • 169.805 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
  • 195.023 miles
  • 313.860 kilometers
  • 169.471 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 Palm Springs International Airport
City: Palm Springs, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PSP
ICAO Code: KPSP
Coordinates: 33°49′46″N, 116°30′25″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 Palm Springs and Santa Barbara.

Time Difference

Palm Springs, CA

 PST

Santa Barbara, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 54 kg (119 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Palm Springs (PSP) → Santa Barbara (SBA).

Distance:
195
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
195

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