Cheap flights from Chicago to Baltimore (CHI - BWI)

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The best prices from Chicago to Baltimore/Washington 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
33.8 - 77 °F
BWI
Precipitation
2.9 - 4.1 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 (CHI) to Baltimore/Washington

One-way from

$29

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Baltimore/Washington

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Baltimore (CHI - BWI)?

When flying from Chicago to Baltimore, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 48% versus a flight at noon.

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

To save up to 9% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 14 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Chicago to Baltimore from $196 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $227 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

July can be a great time to fly to Baltimore from Chicago with a flight ticket averaging about $220. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of July for as cheap as $74. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of November.

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

Travelers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 46% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Baltimore in October, November 2021

The best prices found for CHI to BWI flights for October, November
3 Nov - 6 Nov
$59pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Nov - 6 Nov
$62pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Nov - 9 Nov
$70pp
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
3 Nov - 6 Nov
$59pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Dec - 15 Dec
$60pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Nov - 6 Nov
$62pp
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
8 Dec - 12 Dec
$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
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$142pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Major Airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 Dec - 12 Dec
$157pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American 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
29 Oct - 2 Nov
$74pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Oct - 6 Nov
$76pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 Oct - 3 Nov
$80pp
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/Washington from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Baltimore
3:45 am - 5:04 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
12h 19m
ORD - BWI
Spirit Airlines
$29
FlightNetwork
3:45 am - 11:02 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
6h 17m
ORD - BWI
Spirit Airlines
$30
FareScan
1:10 am - 3:12 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
13h 02m
ORD - BWI
Spirit Airlines
$36
FlyFar

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> to <span class="emphasized">Baltimore</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Baltimore

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 29 inbound flights from Chicago per day. 5 airlines have flights to Baltimore/Washington from Chicago on a regular basis.

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.

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 $59, but on average you can expect to pay $77.

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 $189.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Baltimore for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Baltimore within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Baltimore?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

On average 6 flights depart from Chicago to Baltimore per day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago to Baltimore?

There are many flights that can get you from Chicago to Baltimore in 12h 19m. Fly via Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. The distance from Chicago to Baltimore is about 623 mi.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Chicago to Baltimore is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $59 on this airline. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 54% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to Baltimore?

The most popular airlines flying from Chicago to Baltimore are Major Airline, American Airlines and JetBlue. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Baltimore?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Chicago to Baltimore are Envoy Air (100%), Republic Airways (91%) and Mesa Airlines (90%).

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Baltimore?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Chicago to Baltimore? While on average our users pay $120, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $43. The most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Baltimore/Washington), is priced around $59.

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 October in Baltimore
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Baltimore
3.5 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Baltimore

Top 4 airlines flying from Chicago to Baltimore/Washington

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
United Airlines
$50 $234 No cancel fee 69%
Spirit Airlines
$51 $160 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$51 $209 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$72 $218 No cancel fee N/A

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 46% of CHI to BWI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 36% of CHI to BWI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 13% of CHI to BWI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 5% 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
16 daily flights
Monday
38 daily flights
Tuesday
34 daily flights
Wednesday
37 daily flights
Thursday
37 daily flights
Friday
34 daily flights
Saturday
9 daily flights
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