Santa Barbara, CA Private Jet Charters

Private jet to Santa Barbara

Traveling to Santa Barbara by private jet offers an unmatched level of luxury, privacy, and convenience, perfect for those seeking to explore the stunning landscapes, sophisticated culture, and relaxed luxury of this coastal California city without the inconveniences of commercial air travel. Private flights provide flexible scheduling, access to smaller airports for a more intimate and efficient arrival, and a hassle-free experience, allowing travelers to bypass crowded terminals. Santa Barbara, known for its Mediterranean-style white stucco buildings, beautiful beaches, and world-class wineries, becomes even more accessible and enjoyable. Whether visiting for a leisurely vacation, a romantic getaway, or to enjoy the arts and gastronomy, flying privately enhances your journey, ensuring you arrive in Santa Barbara refreshed and ready to indulge in the serene beauty and elegance of the American Riviera.

Santa Barbara, CA Airports & Charter Routes

Welcome to Santa Barbara, the ‘American Riviera’, renowned for its Mediterranean climate, stunning mountain backdrop, and picturesque coastlines. Whether you’re a wine connoisseur eager to explore the local vineyards, an art lover, or an entrepreneur seeking the vibrancy of this bustling city, JetLevel Aviation is ready to provide a private jet charter experience tailored specifically to you.

From the sky, take in the magnificent views of Santa Barbara, the Pacific Ocean, and the surrounding areas – a unique vantage point only private jet travelers can appreciate. JetLevel Aviation strives to blend luxury, comfort, and timeliness aboard our top-of-the-line private jets, with your safety and convenience as our top priority.

JetLevel Aviation believes in making the entire journey memorable, not just the destination. This is why we offer insider information to ensure you make the most of your Santa Barbara visit, from recommendations to the best wineries in Santa Ynez Valley, to navigating the city’s historic sites, or planning a beach day at the famous East Beach.

Your flight ends with a smooth landing at Santa Barbara Municipal Airport, recognized for its efficient and hassle-free services, allowing you to immerse yourself into the charm of this coastal city almost instantly.

While Santa Barbara may be your destination today, your next adventure is just a private jet flight away. Find out more in our section on Popular Private Jet Charter Routes from Santa Barbara. Whether it’s the excitement of Las Vegas, the charm of San Francisco, or any place worldwide, JetLevel Aviation will transport you there in luxury and style.

We also accommodate travelers interested in alternative airports around the Santa Barbara area. Please refer to our section on Alternative Airports in and Around Santa Barbara for additional information.

Ready to embark on a journey to the heart of the American Riviera? Let JetLevel Aviation be your guide in creating unforgettable memories. Contact us today for a quote or to schedule your next private jet charter.


Alternative Airports in and Around Santa Barbara

  • Santa Maria Public Airport (KSMX) – Located about 68 miles north of Santa Barbara, it offers services such as car rentals, dining, and shopping.
  • Camarillo Airport (KCMA) – Approximately 48 miles southeast of Santa Barbara, it provides services like car rentals, lounges, and dining.
  • Los Angeles International Airport (KLAX) – This major airport is about 95 miles southeast of Santa Barbara and offers a comprehensive range of amenities.
San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (KSBP) – Situated about 100 miles northwest of Santa Barbara, it offers services like fueling, maintenance, and car rentals.

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For more information on these and other airports, visit our Airport Directory.

Popular Private Jet Charter Routes to Santa Barbara

  • San Francisco to Santa Barbara – A 300-mile route typically covered in about 1 hour with a turboprop such as the Pilatus PC-12.
  • Las Vegas to Santa Barbara – This 276-mile route is covered in approximately 1 hour with a very light jet, such as the Vision Jet.
  • Denver to Santa Barbara – A 1015-mile trip taken in about 3 hours with a midsize jet like the Cessna Citation XLS.
  • Seattle to Santa Barbara – A 960-mile route, covered in about 2.5 hours with a super midsize jet like the Falcon 50EX.
  • New York to Santa Barbara – A long 2496-mile journey covered in approximately 5 hours using a heavy jet like the Challenger 605.

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Private Jet Charter Estimates

How much does it cost to charter a flight to or from Santa Barbara?

The cost to charter a private jet can vary significantly, based on flight time and the type of aircraft. A private jet rental from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara, for example, will cost $3,700 or more in a very light jet. Here are some target prices for private jet charter flights to/from Santa Barbara that we aim to offer our clients:

To/From Location

Aircraft Type


Avg. Flight Time (hrs)

Targeted Price (One-way)

San Francisco





Las Vegas

Very Light Jet





Midsize Jet





Super Midszie Jet




New York

Heavy Jet




Please be aware that the prices listed above are only approximate values; the actual cost for each trip can vary based on numerous factors and we cannot guarantee these exact amounts for every individual flight.

Private Jet Prices – Ballpark Hourly Rates

Private jet prices can vary widely based on the size of the aircraft, the distance of the flight, and other factors. Here are some ballpark hourly rates:

Aircraft Type



Ballpark Hourly Rate


Pilatus PC12



Very Light Jet

Phenom 100



Light Jet

Hawker 400XP



Midsize Jet

Lear 60



Super midsize Jet

Citation Sovereign



Heavy Jet

Gulfstream G-IV



Please be aware that the prices listed above are only approximate values; the actual cost for each trip can vary based on numerous factors, and we cannot guarantee these exact amounts for every individual flight

Aircraft Available for Santa Barbara Charter

Here are some of the aircraft available for charter flights to and from Santa Barbara, CA :

For more information on these and other charter aircraft, visit our Private Jet Charter Aircraft.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Depending on the type and size of the aircraft, a private jet can typically fly between 1,500 and 7,500 miles nonstop.
  •  Yes, one of the primary benefits of private jet charter is the flexibility to schedule flights at times that are convenient for you.
  • Amenities can vary by aircraft type and size but typically include Wi-Fi, entertainment systems, catering, and a fully stocked bar.
  • Yes, at JetLevel Aviation, we understand that pets are part of the family and we allow pets on most flights. However, we recommend checking with our team for any specific requirements.

Santa Barbara, CA Travel Guide

Weather in Santa Barbara, CA

Santa Barbara experiences mild, warm temperatures throughout the year, with average highs ranging from 65°F in winter to 80°F in summer. The city enjoys over 280 sunny days per year, making it a perfect destination for outdoor activities all year round.


Travel Concierge Services

At JetLevel, we can arrange concierge services to cater to your needs during your stay in Santa Barbara, from luxury hotel bookings, restaurant reservations, to arranging sightseeing tours.

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Must-see Attractions & Experiences in Santa Barbara

  • Lotusland – A beautiful 37-acre estate and garden showcasing a diverse collection of exotic plants.
  • Old Mission Santa Barbara – Known as the ‘Queen of the Missions’ for its graceful beauty, offers a glimpse into the city’s early colonial history.
  • Santa Ynez Valley – Known for its vineyards and wineries, it’s a must-visit for any wine enthusiast.

Top Luxury Hotels in Santa Barbara

  • Belmond El Encanto – A luxurious hillside retreat offering ocean views, landscaped gardens, and gourmet dining.
  • Rosewood Miramar Beach – A beachfront luxury resort in Montecito featuring elegant rooms, suites, and bungalows.

High-end Restaurants in Santa Barbara

  • The Stonehouse – Located at San Ysidro Ranch, this restaurant offers a farm-to-table menu in a beautiful setting.
    • Bouchon Santa Barbara – Offers ‘Wine Country Cuisine’ using fresh, local ingredients paired with wines from the region.
  • Angel Oak – Located at the Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Angel Oak is a high-end steak and seafood restaurant with an extensive wine list.

Top Business Venues in Santa Barbara

Arts and Culture Sights of Santa Barbara

  • The Granada Theatre – A historic performing arts venue featuring world-class ballet, opera, and Broadway performances.

Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum – An art museum dedicated to the exhibition, education, and cultivation of the arts in Santa Barbara.

Golf Courses in Santa Barbara

  • Glen Annie Golf Club – Offering a challenging course in a scenic setting, with first-class amenities.

Emergency Services and Contacts in Santa Barbara, CA

In case of emergencies, here are some important contacts:

  • Call 911 for immediate assistance in any emergency situation.

Enjoy your visit to Santa Barbara, California!

Testimonials and Reviews

Message from Our CEO

Ricky Gomulka - CEO and Founder of JetLevel Aviation

Hello, I’m Ricky Gomulka, CEO and Founder of JetLevel Aviation. With two decades in the private jet charter industry, I’m committed to providing the best in luxury travel. I founded JetLevel Aviation in 2019 with the vision of redefining the industry standard for safety, reliability, and customer satisfaction. Today, we’re proud to be recognized by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) and work exclusively with operators certified by the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO). I invite you to experience the JetLevel Aviation difference on your next journey.


Ricky Gomulka.

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