Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to Kansas City (SBA - MCI) from $329

This is the cheapest round-trip flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to Kansas City departing on 4/17. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
SBA — MCI
Mar 5 — Mar 121

Cheap flight deals from Santa Barbara to Kansas City

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Kansas City (MCI). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated February 29, 2024.

Popular in

March

Cheapest in

January

Average price

$435

Round-trip from

$238
High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in February 2024
From Santa Barbara to Kansas City

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Santa Barbara to Kansas City?

Departing on a Friday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 29% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Santa Barbara to Kansas City?

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Kansas City from Santa Barbara average $246. You can even find prices in February for less than $246, as users have found deals to Kansas City from as low as $119. The month of July appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Kansas City from Santa Barbara. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 126%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Santa Barbara to Kansas City (SBA - MCI)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Santa Barbara to Kansas City at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 13% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap United Airlines flights from Santa Barbara to Kansas City

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by United Airlines for the route between Santa Barbara and Kansas City. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,314,962 searches. Data last updated February 29, 2024.
Find some of the cheapest United Airlines flights traveling from Santa Barbara to Kansas City. Deals update often to give you more flight options matching your criteria
Wed 4/105:15 amSBA - MCI
1 stop16h 02mUnited Airlines
Sat 4/136:05 amMCI - SBA
1 stop9h 05mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/27$368
Wed 4/105:15 amSBA - MCI
1 stop16h 02mUnited Airlines
Sat 4/139:16 amMCI - SBA
2 stops16h 28mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/27$373
Wed 4/105:15 amSBA - MCI
1 stop13h 25mUnited Airlines
Sat 4/139:16 amMCI - SBA
1 stop5h 54mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/28$382
Wed 4/106:00 amSBA - MCI
2 stops15h 17mUnited Airlines
Sat 4/139:16 amMCI - SBA
2 stops16h 28mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/27$392
Tue 6/41:47 pmSBA - MCI
1 stop8h 48mUnited Airlines
Wed 6/2611:40 amMCI - SBA
2 stops13h 49mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/29$450
Tue 6/41:47 pmSBA - MCI
1 stop8h 48mUnited Airlines
Tue 6/2511:40 amMCI - SBA
2 stops13h 49mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/29$454
Tue 6/41:47 pmSBA - MCI
1 stop8h 48mUnited Airlines
Mon 6/2411:40 amMCI - SBA
2 stops13h 49mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/29$484
Sat 6/85:15 amSBA - MCI
1 stop16h 11mUnited Airlines
Wed 6/2611:40 amMCI - SBA
2 stops13h 49mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/29$505
Sat 6/85:15 amSBA - MCI
1 stop16h 11mUnited Airlines
Tue 6/2511:40 amMCI - SBA
2 stops13h 49mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/29$509

Cheap American Airlines flights from Santa Barbara to Kansas City

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by American Airlines for the route between Santa Barbara and Kansas City. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,314,962 searches. Data last updated February 29, 2024.
Browse through some of the cheapest American Airlines flights traveling from Santa Barbara to Kansas City. Check back soon if you're not seeing flights that suit your needs.
Wed 4/176:21 amSBA - MCI
1 stop5h 08mAmerican Airlines
Sun 4/215:40 amMCI - SBA
1 stop5h 36mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/29$329
Wed 4/176:21 amSBA - MCI
1 stop5h 08mAmerican Airlines
Sun 4/215:40 amMCI - SBA
1 stop5h 36mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/28$363
Wed 4/176:21 amSBA - MCI
1 stop5h 08mAmerican Airlines
Sun 4/217:15 amMCI - SBA
2 stops10h 18mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/29$415
Tue 6/44:49 pmSBA - MCI
1 stop5h 08mAmerican Airlines
Sat 6/222:17 pmMCI - SBA
1 stop6h 07mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/28$418
Wed 4/176:21 amSBA - MCI
1 stop5h 08mAmerican Airlines
Sun 4/217:15 amMCI - SBA
2 stops10h 18mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/28$423
Tue 6/46:12 amSBA - MCI
2 stops9h 01mAmerican Airlines
Sat 6/2212:07 pmMCI - SBA
2 stops8h 17mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/28$464
Wed 6/55:10 amSBA - MCI
1 stop8h 20mAmerican Airlines
Mon 6/242:17 pmMCI - SBA
1 stop6h 07mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/29$476
Wed 4/176:21 amSBA - MCI
2 stops12h 56mAmerican Airlines
Sun 4/217:15 amMCI - SBA
2 stops10h 18mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/29$503
Fri 6/74:11 pmSBA - MCI
1 stop5h 33mAmerican Airlines
Wed 6/262:17 pmMCI - SBA
1 stop6h 07mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/29$536

Santa Barbara to Kansas City 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Santa Barbara and Kansas City in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,314,962 searches. Data last updated February 29, 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Santa Barbara to Kansas City in 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Wed 4/176:21 amSBA - MCI
1 stop5h 08mAmerican Airlines
Sun 4/215:40 amMCI - SBA
1 stop5h 36mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/29$329
Wed 4/176:21 amSBA - MCI
1 stop5h 08mAmerican Airlines
Sun 4/215:40 amMCI - SBA
1 stop5h 36mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/28$363
Wed 4/105:15 amSBA - MCI
1 stop16h 02mUnited Airlines
Sat 4/136:05 amMCI - SBA
1 stop9h 05mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/27$368
Wed 4/105:15 amSBA - MCI
1 stop16h 02mUnited Airlines
Sat 4/139:16 amMCI - SBA
2 stops16h 28mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/27$373
Wed 4/105:15 amSBA - MCI
1 stop13h 25mUnited Airlines
Sat 4/139:16 amMCI - SBA
1 stop5h 54mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/28$382
Wed 4/106:00 amSBA - MCI
2 stops15h 17mUnited Airlines
Sat 4/139:16 amMCI - SBA
2 stops16h 28mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/27$392
Wed 4/176:21 amSBA - MCI
1 stop5h 08mAmerican Airlines
Sun 4/217:15 amMCI - SBA
2 stops10h 18mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/29$415
Tue 6/44:49 pmSBA - MCI
1 stop5h 08mAmerican Airlines
Sat 6/222:17 pmMCI - SBA
1 stop6h 07mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/28$418
Wed 4/176:21 amSBA - MCI
1 stop5h 08mAmerican Airlines
Sun 4/217:15 amMCI - SBA
2 stops10h 18mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/28$423

One-way flights to Kansas City from Santa Barbara

Search for one-way flight options from Santa Barbara to Kansas City. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,314,962 searches. Data last updated February 29, 2024.
Some of the best available deals we've found on one-way flights from Santa Barbara to Kansas City. Those seeking round-trip flights from Santa Barbara to Kansas City should utilize the search form at the the top of the page.
Sun 3/105:15 amSBA - MCI
1 stop8h 50mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/27$405
Sun 3/106:00 amSBA - MCI
2 stops12h 45mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/27$410
Sun 3/105:15 amSBA - MCI
3 stops14h 51mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/27$646

Find flights from Santa Barbara to Kansas City within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Santa Barbara to Kansas City that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,314,962 searches. Data last updated February 29, 2024.

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$329 - $645

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Price

Santa BarbaraKansas City

SBA - MCI

SBAMCI

Santa Barbara

Wed 4/17

1 stop5h 08m

Kansas City

Sun 4/21

1 stop5h 36m

$329

Santa BarbaraKansas City

SBA - MCI

SBAMCI

Santa Barbara

Wed 4/17

1 stop5h 08m

Kansas City

Sun 4/21

1 stop5h 36m

$363

Santa BarbaraKansas City

SBA - MCI

SBAMCI

Santa Barbara

Wed 4/10

1 stop16h 02m

Kansas City

Sat 4/13

1 stop9h 05m

$368

Santa BarbaraKansas City

SBA - MCI

SBAMCI

Santa Barbara

Wed 4/10

1 stop16h 02m

Kansas City

Sat 4/13

2 stops16h 28m

$373

Santa BarbaraKansas City

SBA - MCI

SBAMCI

Santa Barbara

Wed 4/10

1 stop13h 25m

Kansas City

Sat 4/13

1 stop5h 54m

$382

Santa BarbaraKansas City

SBA - MCI

SBAMCI

Santa Barbara

Wed 4/10

2 stops15h 17m

Kansas City

Sat 4/13

2 stops16h 28m

$392

Santa BarbaraKansas City

SBA - MCI

SBAMCI

Santa Barbara

Wed 4/17

1 stop5h 08m

Kansas City

Sun 4/21

2 stops10h 18m

$415

Santa BarbaraKansas City

SBA - MCI

SBAMCI

Santa Barbara

Tue 6/4

1 stop5h 08m

Kansas City

Sat 6/22

1 stop6h 07m

$418

Santa BarbaraKansas City

SBA - MCI

SBAMCI

Santa Barbara

Sat 6/8

1 stop8h 55m

Kansas City

Thu 6/27

1 stop8h 23m

$645

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 2/29

When is the cheapest time to fly from Santa Barbara to Kansas City?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Santa Barbara to Kansas City. Price data was last updated on February 25, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Santa Barbara to Kansas City flight should consider departing on Wednesday at noon when fares are most often at their lowest. Wednesday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Kansas City by month

Plan your trip from Santa Barbara to Kansas City by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Santa Barbara to Kansas City is currently $487 while a round-trip flight costs $409. Price data was last updated on February 25, 2024.

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Santa Barbara to Kansas City (average of $296). Flying from Santa Barbara to Kansas City in June is currently the most expensive (average of $389). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$296

February

$308

March

$354

April

$334

May

$351

June

$389

July

$363

August

$306

September

$306

October

$312

November

$318

December

$322

Temperature and rainfall in Kansas City by month

Plan your trip to Kansas City by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

MKC

Temperature

28.4 - 78.8 °F

Reviews of airlines servicing Kansas City

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Kansas City. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Kansas City. Reviews last updated February 29, 2024.
To help decide which airline to fly from Santa Barbara to Kansas City, see what other customers have to say about United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta. Users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very good
11,818 reviews

Entertainment

8.1

Overall

8.1

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Food

7.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

8.1
Very good
11,818 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,818 reviews

Entertainment

8.1

Overall

8.1

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Food

7.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

7.4
Good
11,794 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,818 reviews

Entertainment

8.1

Overall

8.1

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Food

7.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

7.3
Good
15,571 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,818 reviews

Entertainment

8.1

Overall

8.1

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Food

7.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

Related info for your journey

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Can I find flights from Santa Barbara to Kansas City for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Santa Barbara to Kansas City for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $329, but on average you can expect to pay $443.

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

According to our current data, American Airlines ($329), and United Airlines ($368) offers the cheapest pricing from Santa Barbara to Kansas City. American Airlines is currently priced 32% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What does SBA to MCI mean?

SBA stands for Santa Barbara Airport, while MCI stands for Kansas City Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry.

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Top 2 airlines flying from Santa Barbara to Kansas City

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American AirlinesCheapest$336Average$473FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
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United AirlinesCheapest$362Average$488FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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