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Santa Barbara to Chicago Flights

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Selected fares from Santa Barbara to Chicago

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SBA CHI Thu, Nov 20 - Wed, Dec 3 $350
SBA CHI Thu, Nov 20 - Wed, Dec 3 $350
SBA CHI Fri, Sep 12 - Mon, Sep 15 $360
SBA CHI Thu, Nov 20 - Wed, Dec 3 $602
SBA CHI Sun, Oct 5 - Mon, Oct 13 $924

Santa Barbara and Chicago airports and terminals

Airports in Santa Barbara CA, US
map of airports in Santa Barbara
  • 1

    Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA)

    Distance from City Center: 7.7 miles

  • 2

    Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX)

    Distance from City Center: 81.3 miles

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Airports in Chicago IL, US
map of airports in Chicago
  • 1

    Midway Airport (MDW)

    Distance from City Center: 9.5 miles

  • 2

    O'Hare Airport (ORD)

    Distance from City Center: 15.1 miles

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Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to Chicago

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Featured Chicago Airport Hotels

Hotel only $139

Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport

4 stars
3.9 / 5 165 reviews

O'Hare International Airport Map

Park & Fly - Includes up to 3 nights valet parking

...This O'Hare airport hotel is located in Terminal 2 and is within walking distance to all O'Hare Airport's domestic terminals.... More

Hotel only $137

Holiday Inn Express & Suites CHICAGO-MIDWAY AIRPORT

3 stars
4.1 / 5 68 reviews

6500 SOUTH CICERO AVE Map

Exceptional Hotel Near Chicago Midway Airport Searching for hotels near the best sights in downtown Chicago?... More

Hotel only $144

Hilton Garden Inn Chicago/Midway Airport

3 stars
3.6 / 5 22 reviews

6530 S. Cicero Avenue Map

...Advance Purchase Rate online!The Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Midway Airport in Chicago is located on the Midway Hotel Center campus just two blocks south of the Chicago Midway Airport and the... More

Hotel only $135

Hampton Inn Chicago-Midway Airport

2 stars
3.8 / 5 30 reviews

6540 S. Cicero Ave. Map

...And no matter what time your flight got in or is going out, we're here to pick you up or drop you off.... land here and let your vacation take off...welcome to the Hampton Inn Chicago-Midway... More

Hotel only $179

Chicago Marriott Midway

3 stars
3.6 / 5 11 reviews

6520 South Cicero Avenue Map

Rate includes breakfast

...WiFi-equipped guest rooms at our Chicago Midway Airport hotel are recently renovated and offer soundproof windows, 32" flat-screen TVs and room service.... Perfect for business travel and... More

Hotel only $99

Sheraton Chicago O’Hare Airport Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5 147 reviews

6501 N. Mannheim Road Map

Save 40% on your stay

...Complimentary shuttle service to and from O'Hare Airport is available 24 hours a day.... Our all-suite hotel is conveniently located minutes from O'Hare International Airport, Donald E. Stephens... More

September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from Santa Barbara to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Sep 12 Santa Barbara (SBA) Chicago (MDW) Frontier Airlines $360
Earn $3.60
Return Mon, Sep 15 Chicago (MDW) Santa Barbara (SBA) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Santa Barbara to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Sep 12 Santa Barbara (SBA) Chicago (MDW) Frontier Airlines $360
Earn $3.60
Return Mon, Sep 15 Chicago (MDW) Santa Barbara (SBA) Frontier Airlines

Best one-week trip in September from Santa Barbara to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Sep 1 Santa Barbara (SBA) Chicago (MDW) Frontier Airlines $762
Earn $7.62
Return Mon, Sep 8 Chicago (MDW) Santa Barbara (SBA) Frontier Airlines
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October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from Santa Barbara to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Oct 30 Santa Barbara (SBA) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines $360
Earn $3.60
Return Mon, Nov 3 Chicago (ORD) Santa Barbara (SBA) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Santa Barbara to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Oct 8 Santa Barbara (SBA) Chicago (ORD) Frontier Airlines $314
Earn $3.14
Return Fri, Oct 10 Chicago (ORD) Santa Barbara (SBA) Frontier Airlines
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November

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from Santa Barbara to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Nov 19 Santa Barbara (SBA) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines $350
Earn $3.50
Return Wed, Dec 3 Chicago (ORD) Santa Barbara (SBA) United Airlines
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Flights to Chicago

Santa Barbara Airport Information

Orbitz.com can help you find flights from Santa Barbara, CA, for your next trip. The Santa Barbara Municipal Airport is located at 500 Fowler Road, about seven miles from downtown. Alaska, American, Frontier, US Airways and United provide domestic and international flights, and a new terminal was opened at the airport in August 2011.

Airport Parking Fees

The airport offers both short- and long-term parking. Fees are $2 for the first hour and $1 for each additional hour, with a daily maximum of $9 to $12. All major credit cards are accepted. Parking lot 2 has free shuttle service to the terminal 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Ground Transportation Information

If you would prefer not to leave your car at the airport, metered taxis are available. Fares vary among different taxi companies. Bus rides cost $1.75 per trip; a bus stop is located on Moffett Road across from the terminal. Let Orbitz.com help you find budget air travel and ground transportation.

Santa Barbara Airport Restaurants

Costa Terraza Restaurant & Tapas Bar is located on the second floor for ticketed passengers who want to grab a bite to eat while waiting. On the first floor, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf snack bar is available outside the security area. The airport also has a gift shop. While waiting to depart, look to Orbitz.com to find flights from Santa Barbara for your next trip.

Airports in Chicago

Chicago O'Hare International Airport is located on West O'Hare, approximately 18 miles from downtown Chicago. It has hubs for every major airline that offers flights to Chicago, including American Airlines, British Airways and JetBlue. The Chicago Midway International Airport is located on South Cicero Avenue, approximately 12 miles from downtown Chicago. Seven airlines service Midway airport, including Air Tran, Delta and Southwest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flights arriving at both airports so you get the best prices.

Transportation from the Airport

Both airports offer public transportation via Chicago's elevated train system. The tickets cost $2.25, or you can purchase an all-day pass for $5.75. Taxi services are also available from both airports. Cab fares to downtown Chicago range from $35 to $45. If you want to rent a car for the duration of your stay, Orbitz.com can reserve a vehicle for you. Both airports have onsite rental car facilities.

Weather in Chicago

Summer temperatures in Chicago range from 66 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit, and the temperatures during the winter months range from 18 to 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Chicago is prone to heavy snowfall during the winter months, so most vacationers travel to Chicago during the summer. However, if you use Orbitz.com and schedule your trip during the off-peak travel season, it's easy to find cheap flights to Chicago.

Highlights and Attractions

Orbitz.com not only helps you find cheap flights to Chicago, but can also help you purchase tickets to the Sears Tower or make reservations for guided city tours.