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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Santa Barbara, CA, United States - CHI to SBA Last modified: May 28, 2016 6:57 AM

Popular flights from Chicago to Santa Barbara Last modified: May 28, 2016 6:57 AM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $566
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 2, 2016 Aug 6, 2016 $362
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 19, 2016 Jul 23, 2016 $362
Jul 30, 2016 Aug 6, 2016 $362
Aug 2, 2016 Aug 6, 2016 $362

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Chicago to Santa Barbara (CHI to SBA)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Santa Barbara, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $395.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Chicago to Santa Barbara (CHI to SBA)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Chicago to Santa Barbara based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Santa Barbara

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Chicago to Santa Barbara.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$487 $362 $382 $407 $382 $362 $382

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Chicago to Santa Barbara

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Chicago to Santa Barbara.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Chicago Santa Barbara United 5/30/16 6/5/16 1 $789
June Chicago Santa Barbara United 6/25/16 7/3/16 1 $382
July Chicago Santa Barbara United 7/19/16 7/23/16 1 $362
August Chicago Santa Barbara American 8/2/16 8/6/16 1 $362
September Chicago Santa Barbara American 9/20/16 9/30/16 2 $416
October Chicago Santa Barbara United 10/26/16 10/30/16 1 $482
November Chicago Santa Barbara American 11/20/16 11/30/16 2 $416
December Chicago Santa Barbara United 12/24/16 12/31/16 1 $482
TIPSave $337 by flying into Los Angeles instead of Santa Barbara from Chicago

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Chicago to Santa Barbara (CHI to SBA)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Chicago to Santa Barbara. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Chicago to Santa Barbara is $211.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Santa Barbara is $448.

Chicago to Santa Barbara Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Santa Barbara?
Answer: Denver, CO

Airlines Flying from Chicago to Santa Barbara (CHI to SBA) Number of flights searched: 62Last modified: May 28, 2016 6:57 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Chicago to Santa Barbara with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Chicago to Santa Barbara.

Chicago to Santa Barbara
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
United SFO X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Chicago and Santa Barbara, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $117
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $117
Chicago to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $208
Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $81
Chicago to San Diego American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $167
Chicago to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $167
Chicago to Burbank American, Alaska, United $240
Chicago to Long Beach American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $368
Chicago to Santa Ana American, Alaska, Frontier, United $243
Chicago to Ontario American, Alaska, United $234
Chicago to San Jose American, Alaska, United $280
Chicago to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $81
Chicago to Seattle American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $188
Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $119
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $137
Chicago to Oakland American, Alaska, Spirit, United $207
Chicago to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $411
Chicago to Palm Springs American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $362
Chicago to Fresno American, Alaska, United $274
Chicago to Houston American, Spirit, United $154

Cheap Domestic Flights to Santa Barbara - SBA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Milwaukee to Santa Barbara American, Alaska, United $396
Indianapolis to Santa Barbara American, Alaska, United $432
Madison to Santa Barbara American, Alaska, United $486
Grand Rapids to Santa Barbara American, Alaska, United $482
Appleton to Santa Barbara Alaska, United $842
Green Bay to Santa Barbara American, Alaska, United $610
Milwaukee to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, United $261
Indianapolis to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, United $187
Grand Rapids to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $320
Indianapolis to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, United $244
Cheap Flights from Chicago to Santa Barbara, CA, United States, from $362 Round trip from CHI to SBA