The cheapest times to fly from OMA to SBP are

  • April 2nd to April 29th
  • October 15th to March 11th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, 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 OMA to SBP is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1133 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $324 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to San Luis Obispo

Flying from Omaha, NE (OMA) to San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP) will usually cost between $369 to $730 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $399. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1133. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $734 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $529 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OMA to SBP flight.

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

OMA to SBP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OMA to SBP flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Omaha. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $148 (24%) 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 $468. Return trip prices are from the SBP to OMA 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 OMA to SBP 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 30 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 OMA to SBP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) in Fresno, CA

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from SBP
  • Usually 30.06% less expensive than SBP
  • 1-layover flights available

See OMA to FAT flights

Destination alternative #2: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from SBP
  • Usually 29.58% less expensive than SBP
  • 1-layover flights available

See OMA to BUR flights

Destination alternative #3: Monterey Regional Airport (MRY) in Monterey, CA

  • 115 miles (185 km) away from SBP
  • Usually 23.44% less expensive than SBP
  • 1-layover flights available

See OMA to MRY flights

Destination alternative #4: Meadows Field Airport (BFL) in Bakersfield, CA

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from SBP
  • Usually 23.25% less expensive than SBP
  • 1-layover flights available

See OMA to BFL flights

Destination alternative #5: Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) in Santa Barbara, CA

  • 72 miles (116 km) away from SBP
  • Usually 21.64% less expensive than SBP
  • 1-layover flights available

See OMA to SBA flights


Flight Hacking OMA to SBP

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 OMA to SBP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (OMA > DFW > SBP)

  • Price for both tickets: $526
  • Average savings: $3 (0.52%)

See OMA to DFW flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from OMA to SBP? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from San Luis County Regional Airport to Eppley Airfield Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1401 miles or 2255 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from OMA to SBP?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OMA to SBP flight is about 3 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Omaha, NE and San Luis Obispo, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 113 available flights from OMA to SBP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeOMA
Origination airport nameEppley Airfield Airport
CityOmaha, NE
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeSBP
Destination airport nameSan Luis County Regional Airport
CitySan Luis Obispo, CA
Countrythe United States


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