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

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

All the information you need to plan the best ORD to SBA flight in 2021: compare O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Santa Barbara.
ORD - SBA
Price
$222 - $467
SBA
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SBA
Precipitation
0 - 3.5 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 38% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$222

From Chicago O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara

One-way from

$221

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 14 days in advance, which can save you up to 3% on flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Santa Barbara compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 14 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $165. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $173.

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

When flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Santa Barbara, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Santa Barbara from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport with a flight ticket averaging about $179. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $49. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara in November, December 2021

The best prices found for ORD to SBA flights for November, December
15 Dec - 20 Dec
$315pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Dec - 28 Dec
$319pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Dec - 20 Dec
$331pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Barbara from O'Hare Intl found for next year
15 Dec - 20 Dec
$315pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Dec - 28 Dec
$319pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Dec - 20 Dec
$331pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara

Late deals on round-trip flights to Santa Barbara from O'Hare Intl, departing today and this week
3 Dec - 8 Dec
$399pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Dec - 8 Dec
$414pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Dec - 18 Dec
$421pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American 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 O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara
12:10 pm - 9:56 am
Alaska Airlines
2 Stops
23h 46m
ORD - SBA
Alaska Airlines
9:38 am - 3:42 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
8h 04m
ORD - SBA
United Airlines
$356
United
1:48 pm - 5:55 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
18h 07m
ORD - SBA
American Airlines

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Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">O'Hare Intl</span> to <span class="emphasized">Santa Barbara</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara

What airport do you fly into for flights to Santa Barbara from Chicago O'Hare Intl?

For a flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara, you will be flying into Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara (SBA) is just 8.0 mi from the center of the city. Santa Barbara is the only Santa Barbara airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl per day. 4 airlines have flights to Santa Barbara from Chicago O'Hare Intl on a regular basis.

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 Airport to Santa Barbara for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Santa Barbara for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $201, but on average you can expect to pay $292.

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

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

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Santa Barbara round-trip from $291. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are United Airlines, from $309, and Alaska Airlines, from $356. These flights start at 19% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Santa Barbara are American Airlines ($148), United Airlines ($159), and Alaska Airlines ($211).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Santa Barbara?

Consider American Airlines, Delta or Frontier when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Santa Barbara.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Santa Barbara?

On average you can expect to pay $263 for a flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Santa Barbara. The cheapest flight overall is $110 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Santa Barbara) is currently priced at $251.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Santa Barbara, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Santa Barbara from O'Hare Intl?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Santa Barbara within the United States

Most visitors from Chicago O'Hare Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Santa Barbara.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago O'Hare Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Santa Barbara.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago O'Hare Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Santa Barbara.

Do I need a test to fly back to O'Hare Intl from Santa Barbara?

Returning to Chicago O'Hare Intl from Santa Barbara

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Santa Barbara must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago O'Hare Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Santa Barbara are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago O'Hare Intl.

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Alternative routes for O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Santa Barbara

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara.
Average temperature for November in Santa Barbara
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Santa Barbara
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Top 3 airlines flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara 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
$159 $268 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$191 $428 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$200 $406 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara

See what time of day planes typically take off from O'Hare Intl towards Santa Barbara.
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Weekly flight availability
from O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
0 flights
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