Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to Chicago

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

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Best Price Found$313The best flight deal from Santa Barbara to Chicago found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $313
Fastest flight time4h 0mThe fastest flight from Santa Barbara to Chicago takes 4h 0m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from Santa Barbara to Chicago. Popular non-direct route for this connection is Santa Barbara - Chicago O'Hare Intl.
Airports in Chicago3 airportsThere are 3 airports near Chicago: Chicago O'Hare Intl (ORD), Chicago Midway (MDW), Chicago Greater Rockford (RFD)

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

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

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

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

Thursday
The cheapest day of the week is typically Thursday. The most expensive is typically Sunday

When is the cheapest time to fly from Santa Barbara to Chicago?

in the evening
Santa Barbara to Chicago flights are approximately 21% more expensive in the afternoon than in the evening

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

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

What is the cheapest Santa Barbara to Chicago flight route?

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

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

60 days before
The cheapest time to buy a flight from Santa Barbara to Chicago is approximately 60 days to departure
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Easily compare round-trip flights from Santa Barbara to Chicago

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 Santa Barbara to Chicago by changing tabs
American Airlines
May 23
8:58 amSanta Barbara
4h 26m
1:24 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Jun 5
5:50 amChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 24m
10:14 amSanta Barbara
American Airlines
May 9
8:58 amSanta Barbara
4h 26m
1:24 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
May 16
4:15 amChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 45m
9:00 amSanta Barbara
American Airlines
May 4
3:15 amSanta Barbara
6h 13m
1 stop
9:28 amChicago O'Hare Intl
May 4
1:10 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
7h 54m
2 stops
9:04 pmSanta Barbara

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

If you're looking for one-way flights from Santa Barbara to Chicago, view some of our deals below provided by American Airlines
United Airlines
Jun 16
3:20 amSanta Barbara
4h 00m
7:20 amChicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
May 8
8:58 amSanta Barbara
4h 26m
1:24 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
May 8
8:58 amSanta Barbara
4h 26m
1:24 pmChicago O'Hare Intl

Best airlines flying from Santa Barbara to Chicago

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Santa Barbara to Chicago with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Frontier
PriceFrom $100
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.0
Delta
PriceFrom $127
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.3
8.2

Boarding

8.5

Comfort

8.8

Crew

7.8

Entertainment

8.1

Food

Reviews

Pros: I appreciate the choice of snacks.

Cons: The coffee served on the flight was lukewarm.

1 / 9
American Airlines
PriceFrom $184
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.2
7.9

Boarding

7.0

Comfort

7.7

Crew

7.4

Entertainment

6.4

Food

Reviews

Pros: Entertainment

Cons: The seat space/leg room is tiny. I found it impossible to fall asleep, being in the middle of a row of three with two "big" people in either side.

1 / 8
United Airlines
PriceFrom $214
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.6
6.4

Boarding

7.0

Comfort

7.3

Crew

6.0

Entertainment

6.6

Food

Reviews

Pros: It was meh....

Cons: I got no notification that the flight was going to be 1 hour earlier

1 / 6

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

Delta has implemented additional safety measures to accommodate travelers. When flying from Santa Barbara to Chicago, expect masks to be provided - they are required onboard. Aircrafts are also being cleaned thoroughly with enhanced products regularly. Additional policies include the installation of HEPA filters and pre-flight testing. Some airlines are even offering socially-distanced seating for a limited time. Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from Santa Barbara to Chicago are responding to the global pandemic. The following airlines may have a flexible cancellation policy to help accommodate travelers: United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta.

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