Cheap flights from Chicago to Santa Barbara

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Flight information for Chicago to Santa Barbara
(CHI to SBA)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Chicago to Santa Barbara
Best Price Found$303The best flight deal from Chicago to Santa Barbara found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $303
Fastest flight time4h 31mThe fastest flight from Chicago to Santa Barbara takes 4h 31m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from Chicago to Santa Barbara. Popular non-direct route for this connection is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport - Santa Barbara Airport.
Airports in Santa Barbara1 airportThere is 1 airport near Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara (SBA)

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

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What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Santa Barbara?

October

The cheapest time of year to fly to Santa Barbara from Chicago is October. Most expensive is December

What is the cheapest day to depart Chicago for 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 from Chicago to Santa Barbara?

in the evening

Chicago to Santa Barbara flights are approximately 27% more expensive in the afternoon than in the evening

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Santa Barbara from Chicago?

Frontier

American Airlines, Frontier, and United Airlines are the most popular carriers operating from Chicago to Santa Barbara

What is the cheapest Chicago to Santa Barbara flight route?

Chicago O'Hare Intl - Santa Barbara

Fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara for the best Chicago - Santa Barbara flight prices

How far in advance should you book Chicago to Santa Barbara flights?

31 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Chicago to Santa Barbara is approximately 31 days to departure


Easily compare round-trip flights from Chicago to Santa Barbara

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
American Airlines
ORDChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 31m
SBASanta Barbara

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Santa Barbara

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American Airlines
ORDChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 31m
SBASanta Barbara

Best airlines flying from Chicago to Santa Barbara

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AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Frontier
PriceFrom $159
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.4
7.8

Boarding

6.9

Comfort

7.9

Crew

6.7

Entertainment

6.9

Food

Reviews

Pros: Nothing

Cons: Flight attendants seem smug and rude Flight was delayed over an hour

1 / 10
United Airlines
PriceFrom $191
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.8
7.2

Boarding

6.6

Comfort

7.5

Crew

6.6

Entertainment

6.1

Food

Reviews

Pros: Everything! From ticketing agent to all the crew on our flight back were awesome. Thank you!

1 / 10
American Airlines
PriceFrom $200
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.2
7.4

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

7.9

Crew

7.0

Entertainment

6.8

Food

Reviews

Pros: Delayed flight no reasons seems like American Airlines don’t know what to do in these situations

Cons: I believe this airlines should have figured the answer to this question by now.

1 / 10

  • Are airlines flying from Chicago to Santa Barbara offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Some of our partner airlines flying from Chicago to Santa Barbara are adopting new policies due to the global impact of COVID-19. Some of the airlines that may be waiving their cancellation fees are United Airlines, American Airlines, and Frontier. You can search for the full list of airlines like United Airlines that are offering this flexibility.


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