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Santa Barbara to Chicago Last modified: Mar 25, 2019 2:58 -04:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Chicago. Frontier & American frequently offer the best deals to Chicago flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Frontier
SBACHI
Tue 4/16
1 stop
CHISBA
Mon 4/29
1 stop
$298
American
SBACHI
Tue 6/11
1 stop
CHISBA
Wed 6/19
1 stop
$344
United
SBACHI
Tue 4/16
1 stop
CHISBA
Mon 4/29
1 stop
$399
Alaska
SBACHI
Tue 4/16
1 stop
CHISBA
Mon 4/29
1 stop
$417

How Much is a Flight from Santa Barbara to Chicago?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Santa Barbara to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $375.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Santa Barbara to Chicago?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Santa Barbara to Chicago based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Santa Barbara to Chicago?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Santa Barbara to Chicago.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $771
7-14 days $0 $321
14-21 days $0 $323
21-30 days $0 $298
30-60 days $0 $328
60-90 days $0 $344
90+ days $0 $344

Cheapest Day To Fly from Santa Barbara to Chicago

We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Santa Barbara to Chicago is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$453$298$399$323$454 $321

Compare Flight Prices from Santa Barbara to Chicago by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Santa Barbara to Chicago flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
March Santa Barbara Chicago United 3/28/19 3/31/19 1 $771
April Santa Barbara Chicago Frontier 4/16/19 4/29/19 1 $298
May Santa Barbara Chicago Frontier 5/23/19 5/27/19 2 $328
June Santa Barbara Chicago American 6/11/19 6/19/19 1 $344
July Santa Barbara Chicago United 7/24/19 7/28/19 1 $399
August Santa Barbara Chicago American 8/7/19 8/13/19 1 $344

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Santa Barbara to Chicago

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Santa Barbara to Chicago. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$771
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$771
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$323
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$323 $323
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$323 $454
28 29 30 1 2 3 4
$454

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Santa Barbara to Chicago

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Santa Barbara to Chicago is $444.

The average price for direct flights from Santa Barbara to Chicago is not available.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Santa Barbara to Chicago

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 Santa Barbara to Chicago. 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 Santa Barbara to Chicago is $242.

The average price for round trip flights from Santa Barbara to Chicago is $414.

Santa Barbara to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Santa Barbara to Chicago?
Answer: San Francisco, CA

Airlines in Santa Barbara flying to Chicago Last modified: Mar 25, 2019 2:58 -04:00Number of routes searched: 164Number of itineraries searched: 19,089

Wondering which airlines fly out of Santa Barbara to Chicago? We've gathered the average price of Santa Barbara airlines with flights to Chicago. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Santa Barbara to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW
American PHX
Alaska PDX
Alaska SEA
Major Airlines SLC
Frontier DEN
Sun Country MSP
United CLE
United DEN
United EWR
United HSV
United LAX
American DFW / AUS
American DFW / BHM
American DFW / BOS
Alaska PDX / SEA
Alaska PDX / SFO
Alaska SEA / PDX
Major Airlines SLC / ATL
Major Airlines SLC / DTW
Major Airlines SLC / MSP
Major Airlines SLC / CVG

Santa Barbara to Chicago Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Santa Barbara and Chicago. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Flights from Santa Barbara to Chicago