Cheap flights from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Illinois (IL)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Santa Barbara (SBA) to Illinois

All the information you need to plan the best SBA to ORD flight in 2021: compare Santa Barbara to Illinois flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Illinois.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Santa Barbara to Illinois?

To save up to 10% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 20 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Santa Barbara to Illinois from $137 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $157 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Flights from Santa Barbara to Illinois lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Santa Barbara to Illinois in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at $33.

Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to Illinois in June, July 2021

The best prices found for SBA to Illinois flights for June, July
29 Jul - 3 Aug
$298pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
7 Jul - 13 Aug
$301pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
5 Jul - 13 Aug
$302pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara to Illinois 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Illinois from Santa Barbara found for this year
26 Aug - 30 Aug
$235pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
STL
Lambert-St Louis
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
26 Aug - 30 Aug
$239pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STL
Lambert-St Louis
STL
Lambert-St Louis
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
24 Aug - 14 Sep
$281pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara

Non-stop flights to Illinois from Santa Barbara

Save time with Santa Barbara to Illinois direct flight deals
12 Jul - 16 Jul
$425pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
7 Jul - 16 Aug
$446pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
21 Jul - 26 Jul
$461pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara

Last minute flights from Santa Barbara to Illinois

Late deals on round-trip flights to Illinois from Santa Barbara, departing today and this week
1 Jul - 5 Jul
$446pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
28 Jun - 30 Jun
$463pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
28 Jun - 30 Jun
$470pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara

One-way flights to Illinois from Santa Barbara

The cheapest one-way flights from Santa Barbara to Illinois
1:41 pm - 9:24 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
5h 43m
SBA - ORD
American Airlines
12:30 pm - 8:43 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
18h 13m
SBA - STL
United Airlines
$187
United
2:15 pm - 6:20 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
26h 05m
SBA - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$190
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Flight FAQs

From Santa Barbara to Illinois

Are flight prices decreasing from Santa Barbara to Illinois due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Santa Barbara and Illinois for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from Santa Barbara to Illinois have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Santa Barbara to Illinois?

Located just 8.0 mi from the city center, Santa Barbara (SBA) is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Illinois from Santa Barbara.

Can I find flights from Santa Barbara to Illinois for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Santa Barbara to Illinois for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $235, but on average you can expect to pay $297.

Are there nonstop flights from Santa Barbara to Illinois for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Santa Barbara to Illinois under $500. A good price for a nonstop flight from Santa Barbara to Illinois is less than $519.

Are there last-minute flights available from Santa Barbara to Illinois for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Santa Barbara to Illinois within the next 7 days for less than $500.

What days are nonstop flights available from Santa Barbara to Illinois?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Santa Barbara to Illinois?

When booking a flight from Santa Barbara to Illinois, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from Santa Barbara to Illinois?

The most popular flight routes from Santa Barbara to Illinois are Santa Barbara - Chicago O'Hare Intl, Santa Barbara - Lambert-St Louis and Santa Barbara - Bloomington Bloomington-Normal.

What are the cheapest Flights from Santa Barbara to Illinois?

On average you can expect to pay $649 for a flight from Santa Barbara to Illinois. The cheapest flight overall is $110 while the most popular route, (Santa Barbara - Chicago O'Hare Intl) is currently priced at $302.

What are the most reliable airlines from Santa Barbara to Illinois?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Santa Barbara to Illinois consider choosing SkyWest Airlines (100%), United Airlines (100%) or American Airlines (55%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

How long is the flight from Santa Barbara to Illinois?

There are many flights that can get you from Santa Barbara to Illinois in 5h 48m. Fly via United Airlines or American Airlines to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Santa Barbara to Illinois round-trip?

American Airlines, at $235, was found to be the cheapest airline from Santa Barbara to Illinois. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be United Airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Santa Barbara to Illinois one-way?

$157 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from United Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on American Airlines, with prices from $167.

Destination points for flights from Santa Barbara to Illinois

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Destination information for Illinois

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Santa Barbara to Illinois.

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Airports servicing

Bloomington (BMI)
Champaign (CMI)
Decatur (DEC)
Moline (MLI)
Marion (MWA)

Top 4 airlines flying from Santa Barbara to Illinois

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Santa Barbara to Illinois choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$100 $256 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$127 $300 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$184 $473 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$214 $525 No cancel fee 69%
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