Map of flight path and driving directions from Seattle to Santa Barbara.
Shortest flight path between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA).
How far is Santa Barbara from Seattle?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Seattle and Santa Barbara. 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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Seattle and Santa Barbara.
Santa Barbara, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 144 kg (318 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Seattle (SEA) → Santa Barbara (SBA).