Direct flights from Chicago to Santa Barbara

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Chicago

United States

United States

ORD

O'Hare International Airport (formerly Orchard Depot Fi

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Santa Barbara

United States

United States

SBA

Santa Barbara Municipal Airport

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Distance
1,798 miles  ·  (2,894 km)
Flight time
4 hours and 45 minutes
Airlines
  • United Airlines
Alliances
  • OneWorld
  • SkyTeam
  • Star Alliance
Classes
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business Class
  • First Class
Aircrafts
  • Boeing 737-700

Chicago to Santa Barbara Flight Schedule

Scan through all non-stop flights from Chicago to Santa Barbara. The full flight schedule below gives an overview of all non-stop flights from ORD to SBA, which includes the daily timetable of every operating airline for the upcoming 12 months.

First ORD-SBA flights start in June

Note: for airline-specific flight schedules, please scroll further down.

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Airlines flying from Chicago to Santa Barbara

Airline-specific flight schedules from Chicago to Santa Barbara

Currently, there is only one airline operating non-stop flights from Chicago ORD to Santa Barbara SBA, which is United Airlines. This section gives an overview of the flight schedules and timetables of every airline with direct flights for this route.

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United Airlines flight schedulefrom Chicago to Santa Barbara

United Airlines is a member of Star Alliance
United Airlines flights start in June
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Chicago to Santa Barbara Flights

All flights depart at 19:45.

You can fly in Economy and Business Class. Premium Economy and First Class are not available on this route (at least not as a non-stop flight).

The fastest direct flight from Chicago to Santa Barbara takes 4 hours and 45 minutes. The flight distance between Chicago and Santa Barbara is 1,798 miles (or 2,894 km).

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Frequently asked questions - FAQ

How many airports are there in Santa Barbara?

There are 2 airports in Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) and Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX).

How many flights per week are there from ORD to SBA?

There are 0 flights per week flying from Chicago to Santa Barbara (as of October 2022).

How long does it take to fly from Chicago to Santa Barbara?

4 hours and 45 minutes is the average flight time from Chicago to Santa Barbara.

How far is Santa Barbara from Chicago?

The distance from Chicago to Santa Barbara is 1,798 miles (2,894 kilometers).

What airlines fly nonstop from ORD airport to SBA airport?

United Airlines is the only airline flying nonstop from Chicago to Santa Barbara.

What alliances have direct flights from Chicago to Santa Barbara?

Star Alliance is currently the only alliance flying nonstop from Chicago to Santa Barbara.

What classes are available from Chicago to Santa Barbara?

You can fly non-stop in Economy and Business Class.

What aircraft types fly from Chicago to Santa Barbara?

Aircraft types that fly from Chicago to Santa Barbara:

  • Boeing 737-700

What is the earliest flight departing from Chicago to Santa Barbara?

The earliest flight departs at 19:45 from Chicago and arrives at 22:30 at Santa Barbara.

What is the latest flight available from Chicago to Santa Barbara?

The latest flight departs at 19:45 from Chicago and arrives at 22:30 at Santa Barbara.

Non-stop flights from ORD to SBA

1,798 miles (2,894 km)  ·  4h 45m

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