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 $282 The best flight deal from Chicago to Santa Barbara found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $282
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)

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 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 26% more expensive in the afternoon than in the evening
What is the cheapest airline that flies to Santa Barbara from Chicago?
Frontier
Frontier, Delta, and Alaska 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
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
SBA
Santa Barbara
How far in advance should you book Chicago to Santa Barbara flights?
33 days before
The cheapest time to buy a flight from Chicago to Santa Barbara is approximately 33 days to departure
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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
Cheapest
Best
Quickest
Alaska Airlines
Jan 26
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8h 35m
1 stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
Feb 2
SBA
Santa Barbara
13h 15m
1 stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Jan 26
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4h 45m
SBA
Santa Barbara
Jan 30
SBA
Santa Barbara
4h 00m
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Jan 27
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14h 25m
2 stops
SBA
Santa Barbara
Feb 3
SBA
Santa Barbara
12h 39m
2 stops
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

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

If you're looking for one-way flights from Chicago to Santa Barbara, view some of our deals below provided by Alaska Airlines and United Airlines
Cheapest
Best
Quickest
Alaska Airlines
Jan 22
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27h 10m
1 stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Jan 22
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17h 40m
3 stops
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
Dec 28
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6h 18m
1 stop
SBA
Santa Barbara

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Santa Barbara have COVID-19 safety policies in place?

Many airlines have put safety measures in place to reduce the spread of COVID-19. One is Delta. Many airlines flying from Chicago to Santa Barbara are offering enhanced cleaning of their aircraft. Additional policies include pre-flight testing for COVID-19-related symptoms and antibodies. Masks are also required and are provided to travelers. Some airlines are offering socially-distanced seating for a limited time. Policies will vary by airline so keep this in mind as you search for options.

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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