Cheap flights from Chicago to Baltimore (CHI - BWI)

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The best prices from Chicago to Baltimore are usually found in July or August, booked 21 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Baltimore (BWI)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to BWI flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Baltimore flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Baltimore.
CHI - BWI
Price
$81 - $172
BWI
Temperature
46.4 - 89.6 °F
BWI
Precipitation
2.7 - 4.6 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 38% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$81

From Chicago to Baltimore

One-way from

$35

One-way flight from Chicago to Baltimore

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Baltimore?

Friday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 46%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Baltimore?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 43 days in advance to save up to 14% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 43 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Chicago to Baltimore 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $262, or $293 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Baltimore?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Baltimore from Chicago. Users have commonly found prices around $285 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $90. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Baltimore (CHI - BWI)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Chicago to Baltimore is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 48% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Baltimore in July, August 2021

The best prices found for CHI to BWI flights for July, August
25 Aug - 28 Aug
$96pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 Aug - 30 Aug
$99pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 Aug - 27 Aug
$100pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Baltimore 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Baltimore from Chicago found for this year
13 Sep - 16 Sep
$90pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 Aug - 28 Aug
$96pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Sep - 21 Sep
$98pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Baltimore from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Baltimore direct flight deals
20 Oct - 27 Oct
$140pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Major Airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Oct - 24 Oct
$157pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
19 Aug - 25 Aug
$167pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Baltimore

Late deals on round-trip flights to Baltimore from Chicago, departing today and this week
4 Aug - 25 Aug
$144pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Aug - 17 Aug
$150pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Aug - 25 Aug
$153pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Baltimore from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Baltimore
2:30 pm - 5:29 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 59m
ORD - BWI
United Airlines
$79
United
1:25 am - 10:44 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
8h 19m
ORD - BWI
Spirit Airlines
$35
JustFly
2:40 am - 1:37 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
9h 57m
ORD - BWI
Spirit Airlines
$42
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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Baltimore

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Baltimore due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and Baltimore for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Baltimore/Washington have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and United Airlines flying from Chicago to Baltimore/Washington have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Baltimore from Chicago?

For a flight from Chicago to Baltimore, you will be flying into Baltimore/Washington. Baltimore/Washington (BWI) is just 8.5 mi from the center of the city. Baltimore/Washington is the only Baltimore airport and it handles 27 inbound flights from Chicago per day. 5 airlines have flights to Baltimore/Washington from Chicago on a regular basis.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Baltimore for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Baltimore for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $90, but on average you can expect to pay $108.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Baltimore for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Baltimore under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Baltimore is less than $195.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Baltimore for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Baltimore within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Baltimore?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Chicago to Baltimore on average per day?

14 flight departures from Chicago to Baltimore/Washington per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 86% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 7% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 7% of flight departures

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Baltimore?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 90 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Baltimore is typically hotter than in Chicago. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Baltimore?

A quick flight from Chicago to Baltimore can take about 4h 03m. Delta provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $228. The distance from Chicago to Baltimore is about 623 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Chicago to Baltimore round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Chicago to Baltimore round-trip from $90. Spirit Airlines is 30% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Baltimore one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $35. Check flights for United Airlines, as they currently have the next best price.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Baltimore, MD

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Baltimore from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Baltimore/Washington within the United States

Most visitors from Chicago need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Baltimore/Washington.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Baltimore/Washington.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Baltimore/Washington.

Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Baltimore?

Returning to Chicago from Baltimore/Washington

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Baltimore/Washington must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Baltimore/Washington are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Destination information for Baltimore

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Baltimore.
Average temperature for July in Baltimore
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Baltimore
4.6 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Baltimore

Top 4 airlines flying from Chicago to Baltimore

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Baltimore choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$51 $160 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$51 $209 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$72 $218 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$50 $234 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Baltimore

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Baltimore.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 53% of CHI to BWI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 28% of CHI to BWI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 13% of CHI to BWI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 6% of CHI to BWI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Baltimore
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Baltimore.
Sunday
13 daily flights
Monday
34 daily flights
Tuesday
34 daily flights
Wednesday
36 daily flights
Thursday
32 daily flights
Friday
34 daily flights
Saturday
10 daily flights
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