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

Know your dates, get live prices in seconds:

From
To
Depart
Return
Any month
Compare vs. Cheapflights |
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime

We work with more than 300 partners to bring you better travel deals

The best prices from Kansas City to Santa Barbara are usually found in May or August, booked 43 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Kansas City (MCI) to Santa Barbara (SBA)

All the information you need to plan the best MCI to SBA flight in 2021: compare Kansas City to Santa Barbara flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Santa Barbara.
MCI - SBA
Price
$204 - $502
SBA
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SBA
Precipitation
0 - 3.5 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 37% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 36% potential price drop

Average price

$260

Average for round-trip flights in November 2021

Round-trip from

$204

From Kansas City 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 Kansas City to Santa Barbara?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Santa Barbara. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Kansas City to Santa Barbara?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 22 days in advance to save up to 65% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 22 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Kansas City to Santa Barbara 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $180, or $284 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Kansas City to Santa Barbara is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 29% on airfare.

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

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Santa Barbara from Kansas City. Users have commonly found prices around $177 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $59. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from Kansas City to Santa Barbara in November, December 2021

The best prices found for MCI to SBA flights for November, December
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$303pp
MCI
Kansas City
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$306pp
MCI
Kansas City
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$311pp
MCI
Kansas City
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MCI
Kansas City

Kansas City to Santa Barbara 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Barbara from Kansas City found for next year
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$303pp
MCI
Kansas City
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$306pp
MCI
Kansas City
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$311pp
MCI
Kansas City
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MCI
Kansas City

Last minute flights from Kansas City to Santa Barbara

Late deals on round-trip flights to Santa Barbara from Kansas City, departing today and this week
7 Dec - 15 Dec
$380pp
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
7 Dec - 15 Dec
$384pp
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
7 Dec - 15 Dec
$428pp
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MCI
Kansas City

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Kansas City</span> to <span class="emphasized">Santa Barbara</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Kansas City to Santa Barbara

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Kansas City to Santa Barbara that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kansas City to Santa Barbara for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $303, but on average you can expect to pay $519.

Are there last-minute flights available from Kansas City to Santa Barbara for under $400?

There are currently 7+ open flights from Kansas City to Santa Barbara within the next 7 days for less than $400.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Kansas City to Santa Barbara round-trip from $303. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are United Airlines, from $380, and Alaska Airlines, from $809. You may be able to fly from Kansas City to Santa Barbara for 4% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest flights from Kansas City to Santa Barbara?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $103. While the most popular route (Kansas City - Santa Barbara) can be booked for $349 on average our data indicates $206 when flying from Kansas City to Santa Barbara.

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

Consider American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Kansas City to Santa Barbara.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Santa Barbara, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Santa Barbara from Kansas City?

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

Most visitors from Kansas City need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Santa Barbara.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Kansas City are not required to quarantine after entering Santa Barbara.

Do I need a test to fly back to Kansas City from Santa Barbara?

Returning to Kansas City 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 Kansas City.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Santa Barbara are not required to quarantine after entering Kansas City.

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Santa Barbara, CA

Alternative routes for Kansas City 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 Kansas City to Santa Barbara.
Average temperature for November in Santa Barbara
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Santa Barbara
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Kansas City

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Top 3 airlines flying from Kansas City to Santa Barbara

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Kansas City 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
Delta
$127 $310 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$127 $483 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$127 $383 No cancel fee 71%
Home North America USA California Santa Barbara Cheap flights from Kansas City to Santa Barbara