Cheap flights from O'Hare Intl (ORD) to Santa Barbara (SBA) from $109

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 8/19. 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.
ORD — SBA
Jun 17 — Jun 241

Cheap flight deals from O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from O'Hare Intl (ORD) to Santa Barbara (SBA). 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 June 12, 2024.

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November

Cheapest in

January

Average price

$505

Round-trip from

$238
High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 30% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in June 2024
From Chicago O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Santa Barbara?

Flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Santa Barbara are found to be more expensive on Monday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Santa Barbara.

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 46 days in advance, which can save you up to 72% on flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Santa Barbara compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 46 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 $338. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $452.

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

September can be a great time to fly to Santa Barbara from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport with a flight ticket averaging about $302. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of September for as cheap as $64. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of March.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from ORD to SBA?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Santa Barbara is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 25% on airfare.

Cheap O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,117,830 searches. Prices were last updated on June 12, 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Chicago to Santa Barbara in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Wed 7/316:05 amORD - SBA
1 stop8h 05mUnited Airlines
Mon 8/121:47 pmSBA - ORD
1 stop8h 58mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/12$327
Wed 7/35:34 pmORD - SBA
1 stop7h 10mAmerican Airlines
Wed 7/104:11 pmSBA - ORD
1 stop6h 12mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/11$332
Tue 7/210:15 amORD - SBA
2 stops13h 02mDelta
Tue 7/97:35 amSBA - ORD
1 stop9h 10mDelta
Deal found 6/11$337
Wed 7/106:05 amORD - SBA
1 stop8h 05mUnited Airlines
Mon 7/151:12 pmSBA - ORD
1 stop8h 47mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/11$366
Wed 7/37:24 pmORD - SBA
1 stop6h 22mDelta
Wed 7/107:35 amSBA - ORD
2 stops11h 22mDelta
Deal found 6/11$367
Fri 7/129:00 amORD - SBA
2 stops14h 00mDelta
Tue 7/161:45 pmSBA - ORD
1 stop5h 53mDelta
Deal found 6/11$371
Fri 7/121:29 pmORD - SBA
1 stop9h 22mAmerican Airlines
Fri 7/196:38 pmSBA - ORD
1 stop8h 51mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/12$386
Thu 7/411:05 amORD - SBA
1 stop6h 22mAmerican Airlines
Mon 7/84:11 pmSBA - ORD
1 stop6h 12mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/11$392
Thu 7/48:34 amORD - SBA
2 stops8h 53mAmerican Airlines
Mon 7/85:10 amSBA - ORD
1 stop6h 30mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/11$397

O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between O'Hare Intl and Santa Barbara in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,117,830 searches. Data last updated June 12, 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Chicago to Santa Barbara in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Sat 10/264:41 pmORD - SBA
1 stop9h 15mUnited Airlines
Wed 10/306:00 amSBA - ORD
1 stop9h 08mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/12$214
Thu 8/157:05 amORD - SBA
1 stop7h 28mAmerican Airlines
Thu 8/226:49 pmSBA - ORD
1 stop9h 02mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/11$218
Thu 8/292:00 pmORD - SBA
Nonstop11h 59mUnited Airlines
Tue 9/32:00 pmSBA - ORD
1 stop8h 40mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/11$219
Thu 8/297:10 amORD - SBA
1 stop6h 26mUnited Airlines
Tue 9/36:28 amSBA - ORD
3 stops14h 29mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/11$228
Thu 8/292:00 pmORD - SBA
Nonstop11h 59mUnited Airlines
Tue 9/36:28 amSBA - ORD
3 stops14h 29mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/11$229
Tue 8/139:00 amORD - SBA
2 stops14h 00mDelta
Fri 8/167:35 amSBA - ORD
1 stop9h 12mDelta
Deal found 6/11$241
Wed 8/141:31 pmORD - SBA
2 stops12h 12mDelta
Tue 8/206:00 amSBA - ORD
2 stops11h 37mDelta
Deal found 6/11$246
Fri 8/95:31 pmORD - SBA
1 stop6h 58mAmerican Airlines
Mon 8/126:49 pmSBA - ORD
1 stop9h 02mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/11$263
Wed 8/78:05 amORD - SBA
1 stop6h 28mAmerican Airlines
Mon 8/126:49 pmSBA - ORD
1 stop9h 02mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/11$272

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

Search for one-way flight options from O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara. 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 3,117,830 searches. Data last updated June 12, 2024.
Users in need of a one-way flight from Chicago to Santa Barbara can choose from these deals. Users in need of a round-trip flight from Chicago to Santa Barbara instead should update the search form at the top of page.
Mon 8/197:05 amORD - SBA
1 stop7h 28mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/11$109
Tue 9/175:00 amORD - SBA
1 stop6h 07mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/11$110
Tue 9/1712:18 pmORD - SBA
2 stops9h 02mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/11$115
Mon 8/193:50 pmORD - SBA
2 stops9h 53mDelta
Deal found 6/11$123
Tue 8/202:00 pmORD - SBA
2 stops11h 59mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/11$155
Thu 7/42:35 pmORD - SBA
1 stop8h 42mDelta
Deal found 6/12$159
Sat 8/39:55 amORD - SBA
2 stops13h 05mDelta
Deal found 6/12$163
Tue 7/97:30 pmORD - SBA
1 stop6h 13mDelta
Deal found 6/11$173
Tue 7/96:05 amORD - SBA
2 stops8h 49mDelta
Deal found 6/11$178

Find flights from O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara 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 3,117,830 searches. Data last updated June 12, 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$218 - $352

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Depart

Return

Price

Chicago O'Hare IntlSanta Barbara

ORD - SBA

ORDSBA

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Thu 8/15

1 stop7h 28m

Santa Barbara

Thu 8/22

1 stop9h 02m

$218

Chicago O'Hare IntlSanta Barbara

ORD - SBA

ORDSBA

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Thu 8/29

Nonstop11h 59m

Santa Barbara

Tue 9/3

1 stop8h 40m

$219

Chicago O'Hare IntlSanta Barbara

ORD - SBA

ORDSBA

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Thu 8/29

1 stop6h 26m

Santa Barbara

Tue 9/3

3 stops14h 29m

$228

Chicago O'Hare IntlSanta Barbara

ORD - SBA

ORDSBA

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Thu 8/29

Nonstop11h 59m

Santa Barbara

Tue 9/3

3 stops14h 29m

$229

Chicago O'Hare IntlSanta Barbara

ORD - SBA

ORDSBA

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Tue 8/13

2 stops14h 00m

Santa Barbara

Fri 8/16

1 stop9h 12m

$241

Chicago O'Hare IntlSanta Barbara

ORD - SBA

ORDSBA

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Wed 8/14

2 stops12h 12m

Santa Barbara

Tue 8/20

2 stops11h 37m

$246

Chicago O'Hare IntlSanta Barbara

ORD - SBA

ORDSBA

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Fri 8/9

1 stop6h 58m

Santa Barbara

Mon 8/12

1 stop9h 02m

$263

Chicago O'Hare IntlSanta Barbara

ORD - SBA

ORDSBA

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Wed 8/7

1 stop6h 28m

Santa Barbara

Mon 8/12

1 stop9h 02m

$272

Chicago O'Hare IntlSanta Barbara

ORD - SBA

ORDSBA

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Thu 10/24

1 stop24h 34m

Santa Barbara

Mon 11/4

1 stop15h 11m

$352

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Deals found on 6/11

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

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara. Price data was last updated on June 9, 2024.
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Best time to book a flight from O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara

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Temperature and rainfall in Santa Barbara by month

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

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Temperature

57.2 - 73.4 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Santa Barbara, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, July is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 62.6 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 51.8 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing Santa Barbara

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Santa Barbara. 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 Santa Barbara. Reviews last updated June 12, 2024.
See what other customers who have flown with United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta from Chicago to Santa Barbara have to say. You can also see how each airline compares in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very good
9,269 reviews

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

7.3

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew and airport staff were excellent. They accommodated my needs and were super professional and kind.

8.1
Very good
9,269 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,269 reviews

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

7.3

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew and airport staff were excellent. They accommodated my needs and were super professional and kind.

8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,269 reviews

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

7.3

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew and airport staff were excellent. They accommodated my needs and were super professional and kind.

7.4
Good
10,000 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,269 reviews

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

7.3

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew and airport staff were excellent. They accommodated my needs and were super professional and kind.

7.3
Good
10,000 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,269 reviews

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

7.3

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew and airport staff were excellent. They accommodated my needs and were super professional and kind.

Related info for your journey

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  • 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. 2 airlines have flights to Santa Barbara from Chicago O'Hare Intl on a regular basis.

  • 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 American Airlines for just $218, but on average you can expect to pay $285.

  • 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 $218. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are United Airlines, from $219, and Delta, from $241. These flights start at 56% 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 ($109), Delta ($123), and United Airlines ($155).

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

    On average you can expect to pay $238 for a flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Santa Barbara. The cheapest flight overall is $218 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Santa Barbara) is currently priced at $227.

  • What does ORD to SBA mean?

    ORD and SBA are unique codes to identify airports used in the aviation industry. They are defined by IATA (International Air Transport Association) and are commonly called IATA codes. ORD to SBA refers to a flight route from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Santa Barbara Airport.

  • Can I find deals for flights from O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Santa Barbara flight deals updated?

    The Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Santa Barbara flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/12.

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Santa Barbara?

    Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Santa Barbara (average of $359). Flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Santa Barbara in June is currently the most expensive (average of $505). 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.

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Top 2 airlines flying from O'Hare Intl to Santa Barbara

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AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
American AirlinesCheapest$312Average$484FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
United AirlinesCheapest$326Average$498FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%

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