The cheapest times to fly from SBA to MCI are
- January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
- April 23rd to May 6th
- late May
- July 9th to July 22nd
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 MCI is late January. Prices can be as high as $602 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $254 for Tuesday flights around late January.
When to Fly to Kansas City
Flying from Santa Barbara, CA (SBA) to Kansas City, MO (MCI) will usually cost between $254 to $483 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 $271. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $434. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $163 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $303 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SBA to MCI flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SBA to MCI route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SBA to MCI flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Santa Barbara. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far 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 $145 (36%) 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 $259. Return trip prices are from the MCI to SBA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from SBA to MCI 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 33 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SBA to MCI? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Kansas City International Airport to Santa Barbara Municipal Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1424 miles or 2292 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SBA to MCI?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SBA to MCI flight is about 3 hour 33 minutes.
How many flights go between Santa Barbara, CA and Kansas City, MO?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from SBA to MCI.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Santa Barbara Municipal Airport|
|City||Santa Barbara, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Kansas City International Airport|
|City||Kansas City, MO|
|Country||the United States|
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