The cheapest times to fly from LBL to STS are

  • July 30th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to February 25th (except the weeks of December 17th and December 24th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from LBL to STS is late January. Prices can be as high as $953 for Sunday flights during early to mid June, or as low as $339 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Santa Rosa

Flying from Liberal, KS (LBL) to Santa Rosa, CA (STS) will usually cost between $349 to $790 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $375. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid June, with an average price of $789. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $414 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $573 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LBL to STS flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LBL to STS route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

LBL to STS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LBL to STS flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Liberal. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.3, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to STS, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into LBL. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $129 (19%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $492. Return trip prices are from the STS to LBL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LBL to STS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 8 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from LBL to STS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in San Francisco, CA

  • 66 miles (106 km) away from STS
  • Usually 38.22% less expensive than STS
  • 1-layover flights available

See LBL to SFO flights

Destination alternative #2: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in San Jose, CA

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from STS
  • Usually 25.04% less expensive than STS
  • 1-layover flights available

See LBL to SJC flights


Flight Hacking LBL to STS

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from LBL to STS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Denver, CO (LBL > DEN > STS)

  • Price for both tickets: $543
  • Average savings: $30 (5.24%)

See LBL to DEN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LBL to STS? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport to Liberal Mid-America Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1195 miles or 1923 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LBL to STS?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LBL to STS flight is about 3 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Liberal, KS and Santa Rosa, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from LBL to STS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LBL
Origination airport name Liberal Mid-America Regional Airport
City Liberal, KS
Country the United States
Latitude 37
Longitude -101

Return Airport

Destination code STS
Destination airport name Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport
City Santa Rosa, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 38.5
Longitude -122.8


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