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Cheap flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara (ORD - SBA)

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The best prices from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara are usually found in April or February, booked 53 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago-O'Hare Intl (ORD) to Santa Barbara (SBA)

ORD - SBA
Price
$240 - $448
SBA
Temperature
64.4 - 73.4 °F
SBA
Rainfall
0 - 2.7 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 34% potential price drop

Average price

$327

Average for round-trip flights in October 2020

Round-trip from

$240

From Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara?

Users have found that flying from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara?

To save up to 8% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 17 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara from $87 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $97 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to Santa Barbara. Flights to Santa Barbara from Chicago-O'Hare Intl in September are about $95 on average during September, but can be found for as low as $46.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara (ORD - SBA)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 49% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara in October, November 2020

The best prices found for ORD to SBA flights for October, November
11 Nov - 12 Nov
$282pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Nov - 17 Nov
$298pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
12 Nov - 17 Nov
$308pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Barbara from Chicago-O'Hare Intl found for this year
11 Nov - 12 Nov
$282pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Nov - 17 Nov
$298pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Dec - 10 Jan
$299pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Santa Barbara from Chicago-O'Hare Intl

Save time with Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara direct flight deals
15 Dec - 10 Jan
$299pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Dec - 10 Jan
$309pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Jan - 13 Jan
$341pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara

Late deals on round-trip flights to Santa Barbara from Chicago-O'Hare Intl, departing today and this week
27 Oct - 16 Nov
$372pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Oct - 8 Nov
$385pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 Oct - 16 Nov
$386pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Santa Barbara from Chicago-O'Hare Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara
11:20 am - 6:25 am
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
21h 05m
ORD - SBA
Alaska Airlines
9:20 am - 3:18 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
7h 58m
ORD - SBA
American Airlines
3:55 am - 2:45 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
12h 50m
ORD - SBA
United Airlines
$520
United

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara 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 Chicago-O'Hare Intl and Santa Barbara 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

United Airlines, American Airlines, and Frontier 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.

Can I find flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $282, but on average you can expect to pay $319.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 13 direct flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara is less than $479.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara for under $400?

There are currently 12+ open flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

Does it rain more in Chicago-O'Hare Intl or Santa Barbara?

Chicago-O'Hare Intl will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to Santa Barbara over the next 13 days.

Is Chicago-O'Hare Intl weather warmer or cooler than Santa Barbara?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 86 °F range in July. The weather in Santa Barbara is generally colder than Chicago-O'Hare Intl's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara?

Departing from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara will take you 4h 45m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara round-trip?

Flying on United Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Santa Barbara, with prices starting at $282. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by American Airlines and Alaska Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $308 and $324, respectively. These flights start at 22% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is American Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $147. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and Alaska Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara for a low price.

Alternative routes for Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara

Destination information for Santa Barbara

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara
Flight duration
4h 22m
Average temperature for October in Santa Barbara
73.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Santa Barbara
0.3 ″

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