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Distance between Santa Barbara, CA (SBA) and Oakland, CA (OAK)

Flight distance from Santa Barbara to Oakland (Santa Barbara Municipal Airport – Oakland International Airport) is 263 miles / 424 kilometers / 229 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 59 minutes.

Driving distance from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Oakland (OAK) is 318 miles / 511 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 10 minutes.

Santa Barbara – Oakland

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263
Miles
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424
Kilometers
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229
Nautical miles

How far is Oakland from Santa Barbara?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 263.368 miles
  • 423.850 kilometers
  • 228.861 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
  • 263.629 miles
  • 424.270 kilometers
  • 229.088 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).

How long does it take to fly from Santa Barbara to Oakland?

Estimated flight time from Santa Barbara Municipal Airport to Oakland International Airport is 59 minutes.

What is the time difference between Santa Barbara and Oakland?

There is no time difference between Santa Barbara and Oakland.

Flight carbon footprint between Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) and Oakland International Airport (OAK)

On average flying from Santa Barbara to Oakland generates about 64 kg of CO2 per passenger, 64 kilograms is equal to 141 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Santa Barbara to Oakland

Shortest flight path between Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) and Oakland International Airport (OAK).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Oakland International Airport
City: Oakland, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: OAK
ICAO Code: KOAK
Coordinates: 37°43′16″N, 122°13′15″W