The cheapest times to fly from SBA to KBP are

  • January 1st to April 29th (except the weeks of April 2nd and April 16th)
  • October 1st to December 16th

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 SBA to KBP is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $1934 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $792 for Tuesday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to Kyiv

Flying from Santa Barbara, CA (SBA) to Kiev (KBP) will usually cost between $893 to $1548 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $887. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1704. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $817 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1063 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SBA to KBP flight.

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

SBA to KBP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SBA to KBP flight is priced close to the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Santa Barbara. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to KBP, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SBA. Saturdays 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 $151 (13%) 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 $1035. Return trip prices are from the KBP to SBA 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 SBA to KBP can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 21 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SBA to KBP

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 SBA to KBP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (SBA > LHR > KBP)

  • Price for both tickets: $699
  • Average savings: $365 (34.29%)

See SBA to LHR flights

Hack #2: Copenhagen (SBA > CPH > KBP)

  • Price for both tickets: $828
  • Average savings: $236 (22.15%)

See SBA to CPH flights

Hack #3: Paris (SBA > CDG > KBP)

  • Price for both tickets: $915
  • Average savings: $149 (13.97%)

See SBA to CDG flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SBA to KBP? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, Austrian, Brussels Airlines, CSA, Delta, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Boryspil International Airport to Santa Barbara Municipal Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6312 miles or 10158 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SBA to KBP?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SBA to KBP flight is about 12 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Santa Barbara, CA and Kiev?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from SBA to KBP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSBA
Origination airport nameSanta Barbara Municipal Airport
CitySanta Barbara, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeKBP
Destination airport nameBoryspil International Airport


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