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Distance between Santa Barbara, CA (SBA) and Seattle, WA (SEA)

Flight distance from Santa Barbara to Seattle (Santa Barbara Municipal Airport – Seattle–Tacoma International Airport) is 908 miles / 1461 kilometers / 789 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 13 minutes.

Driving distance from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Seattle (SEA) is 1105 miles / 1779 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 15 minutes.

Santa Barbara – Seattle

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1461
Kilometers
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789
Nautical miles

How far is Seattle 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)
  • 907.753 miles
  • 1460.888 kilometers
  • 788.816 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
  • 908.842 miles
  • 1462.640 kilometers
  • 789.762 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 Seattle?

Estimated flight time from Santa Barbara Municipal Airport to Seattle–Tacoma International Airport is 2 hours 13 minutes.

What is the time difference between Santa Barbara and Seattle?

There is no time difference between Santa Barbara and Seattle.

Flight carbon footprint between Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) and Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA)

On average flying from Santa Barbara to Seattle generates about 144 kg of CO2 per passenger, 144 kilograms is equal to 318 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 Seattle

Shortest flight path between Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) and Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA).

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 Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SEA
ICAO Code: KSEA
Coordinates: 47°26′56″N, 122°18′32″W

Airlines flying from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Seattle (SEA)

Alaska Airlines