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The best prices from Chicago to Baltimore/Washington are usually found in February or September, booked 56 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday 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 2022: compare Chicago to Baltimore flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Baltimore.
CHI - BWI
Price
$167 - $345
BWI
Temperature
33.8 - 77 °F
BWI
Rainfall
2.9 - 4.1 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 33% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$167

From Chicago (CHI) to Baltimore/Washington

One-way from

$77

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

To save up to 53% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 58 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 $294 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $387 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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 afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 14% versus a flight at noon.

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 66% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

January can be a great time to fly to Baltimore from Chicago with a flight ticket averaging about $245. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of January for as cheap as $157. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Baltimore in August, September 2022

The best prices found for CHI to BWI flights for August, September
20 Sep - 28 Sep
$111pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
10 Sep - 17 Sep
$112pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Sep - 17 Sep
$115pp
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 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Baltimore from Chicago found for this year
20 Sep - 28 Sep
$111pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
10 Sep - 17 Sep
$112pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Sep - 17 Sep
$115pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Chicago to Baltimore

10 Sep - 17 Sep
$112pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Sep - 17 Sep
$115pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 Sep - 13 Sep
$116pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

If you’re traveling from Chicago to Baltimore, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is Spirit Airlines. Chicago to Baltimore flights are typically 42% cheaper than other airlines traveling the same route. Flights from Spirit Airlines typically cost $267.20 RT. The cheapest Spirit Airlines flight found for this route was $129. When traveling from Chicago to Baltimore on Spirit Airlines, the most popular airport to depart from is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is Baltimore/Washington Airport. When flying from Chicago to Baltimore, Spirit Airlines flights are 29% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Frontier flights from Chicago to Baltimore

16 Aug - 20 Aug
$226pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
16 Aug - 23 Aug
$242pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
16 Aug - 24 Aug
$248pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway

One of the most popular airlines traveling from Chicago to Baltimore is Frontier. Flights from Frontier traveling this route typically cost $306.80 RT. This price is typically 74% cheaper than other airlines that offer Chicago to Baltimore flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $134. Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport is the most common Chicago airport to take off from when flying to Baltimore. Baltimore/Washington Airport is the most popular arrival airport in Baltimore. When flying from Chicago to Baltimore, Frontier flights are 27% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Baltimore from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Baltimore direct flight deals
31 Aug - 4 Sep
$209pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Sep - 3 Sep
$219pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Aug - 31 Aug
$238pp
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
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$180pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Aug - 24 Aug
$182pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 Aug - 9 Sep
$184pp
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
1:51 pm - 12:06 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
21h 15m
ORD - BWI
Multiple Airlines
$77
Kiwi.com
2:11 pm - 12:12 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
21h 01m
MDW - BWI
Frontier
$80
Kiwi.com

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 41 inbound flights from Chicago per day. 6 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 United Airlines, American Airlines, and Spirit Airlines flying from Chicago to Baltimore/Washington have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Baltimore for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Baltimore for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $111, but on average you can expect to pay $124.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Baltimore for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Baltimore under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Baltimore is less than $268.

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?

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

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

On average 3 flights depart from Chicago to Baltimore per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 33% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 67% 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 5h 16m. 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 $112 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 American Airlines, JetBlue and Delta. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Baltimore?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Chicago to Baltimore? While on average our users pay $341, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $114. The most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Baltimore/Washington), is priced around $116.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Baltimore?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Chicago to Baltimore are ANA (89%), Envoy Air (89%) and United Airlines (76%).

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 are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering 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 are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Chicago.

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

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Top 5 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
Juneyao Airlines
$16 $20 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Spirit Airlines
$76 $165 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$129 $267 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$134 $307 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$165 $364 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 29% of CHI to BWI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 20% 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
43 daily flights
Monday
45 daily flights
Tuesday
44 daily flights
Wednesday
45 daily flights
Thursday
45 daily flights
Friday
45 daily flights
Saturday
26 daily flights