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Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Chicago to Santa Barbara by changing tabs
Quickest
Cheapest
Major Airline
Major Airline
21 Jan
4:55 am
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
7h 12m
1 Stop
SBA
10:07 am
Santa Barbara airport
Major Airline
30 Jan
3:52 am
SBA
Santa Barbara airport
9h 11m
1 Stop
ORD
3:03 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
$318
Delta
Delta
28 Jan
1:27 am
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
7h 27m
1 Stop
SBA
6:54 am
Santa Barbara airport
Delta
01 Feb
5:24 am
SBA
Santa Barbara airport
6h 11m
1 Stop
ORD
1:35 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
$318
Delta
Delta
09 Jan
12:08 am
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
12h 00m
2 Stops
SBA
10:08 am
Santa Barbara airport
Delta
15 Jan
8:35 am
SBA
Santa Barbara airport
6h 18m
1 Stop
ORD
4:53 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
$328
American Airlines
American Airlines
31 Dec
11:10 am
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
6h 48m
1 Stop
SBA
3:58 pm
Santa Barbara airport
American Airlines
06 Jan
8:35 am
SBA
Santa Barbara airport
6h 18m
1 Stop
ORD
4:53 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
$540
United Airlines
United Airlines
25 Dec
10:05 am
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
7h 10m
1 Stop
SBA
3:15 pm
Santa Barbara airport
United Airlines
03 Jan
8:37 am
SBA
Santa Barbara airport
5h 58m
1 Stop
ORD
4:35 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
$486
Major Airline
Major Airline
10 Jan
7:35 am
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
7h 19m
1 Stop
SBA
12:54 pm
Santa Barbara airport
Major Airline
12 Jan
8:40 am
SBA
Santa Barbara airport
5h 58m
1 Stop
ORD
4:38 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
$328

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Chicago to Santa Barbara

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip
What is the cheapest month to fly to Santa Barbara?
January
The cheapest time of year to fly to Santa Barbara from Chicago is January. Most expensive is July
What is the cheapest day to fly to Santa Barbara?
Wednesday
The cheapest day of the week is typically Wednesday. The most expensive is typically Monday
When is the cheapest time to fly to Santa Barbara?
in the evening
Chicago to Santa Barbara flights are approximately 26% more expensive in the afternoon than in the evening
What is the cheapest airline that flies to Santa Barbara?
Frontier
Frontier, Alaska Airlines, and Delta are the most popular carriers operating from Chicago to Santa Barbara
What is the cheapest route?
Chicago O'Hare Intl - Santa Barbara
Fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara for the best Chicago - Santa Barbara flight prices
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
SBA
Santa Barbara
When is the cheapest time to book a flight to Santa Barbara?
25 days before
The cheapest time to buy a flight from Chicago to Santa Barbara is approximately 25 days to departure
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Flight information for Chicago to Santa Barbara (SBA - CHI)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Chicago to Santa Barbara
Fastest flight time 4h 45m The fastest flight from Chicago to Santa Barbara takes 4h 45m.
Direct flights None There are no direct flights from Chicago to Santa Barbara. Popular non-direct route for this connection is Chicago O'Hare Intl - Santa Barbara.
Airports in Santa Barbara 1 airport There is 1 airport near Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara (SBA)

Alternative routes for Chicago to Santa Barbara

Compare alternative flights to and from nearby airports and cities to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
Chicago to Los Angeles
Fastest flight time
4h 21m
Cheapest price
$111
Indianapolis to Los Angeles
Fastest flight time
4h 25m
Cheapest price
$137

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*Flight prices to Santa Barbara are based on prices for economy tickets found by momondo users during searches within the last 72 hours. These prices may no longer be available.