Cheap flights from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago (BWI - CHI)

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The best prices from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago are usually found in July or August, booked 23 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Balt./Wash. International (BWI) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best BWI to CHI flight in 2021: compare Balt./Wash. International to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
BWI - CHI
Price
$77 - $169
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 45% potential price drop

Average price

$138

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$77

From Balt./Wash. International to Chicago

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 Balt./Wash. International to Chicago?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago?

Users have found that booking a flight from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago at least 20 days early can save you up to 10% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 20 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago for as little as $137 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $157 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago?

Flights from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at $33.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago (BWI - CHI)?

It’s optimal to fly from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 21% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago in May, June 2021

The best prices found for BWI to CHI flights for May, June
16 Jun - 30 Jun
$97pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
30 Jun - 6 Jul
$98pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
29 Jun - 30 Jun
$101pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Balt./Wash. International to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Balt./Wash. International found for this year
10 Aug - 18 Aug
$58pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
17 Aug - 20 Aug
$67pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
17 Aug - 20 Aug
$70pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Balt./Wash. International

Save time with Balt./Wash. International to Chicago direct flight deals
10 Aug - 18 Aug
$58pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
17 Aug - 20 Aug
$67pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
17 Aug - 20 Aug
$70pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Last minute flights from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Balt./Wash. International, departing today and this week
26 May - 9 Jun
$124pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
25 May - 26 May
$148pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
25 May - 26 May
$153pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

One-way flights to Chicago from Balt./Wash. International

The cheapest one-way flights from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago
3:00 am - 4:02 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 02m
BWI - ORD
United Airlines
$79
United
11:49 am - 7:10 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
8h 21m
BWI - ORD
Frontier
$81
Kiwi.com
11:11 am - 4:19 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
18h 08m
BWI - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$85
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Balt./Wash. International to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Baltimore to Chicago 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 Baltimore and Chicago 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 Baltimore/Washington to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

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

If you book a flight to Chicago from Baltimore, you will be flying from Baltimore/Washington, which is the city’s only airport. Baltimore/Washington (BWI) is located 8.5 mi from the center of Baltimore. There are 18 flights from Baltimore/Washington to Chicago per day from 7 different airlines.

Can I find flights from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $58, but on average you can expect to pay $88.

Are there nonstop flights from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago is less than $100.

Are there last-minute flights available from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago for under $200?

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Baltimore to Chicago?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Thursday, Friday.

Is Baltimore weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

With an average temperature of 90 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Chicago are colder than in Baltimore.

How long is the flight from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago?

Departing from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago will take you 2h 14m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago round-trip?

Spirit Airlines, at $58, was found to be the cheapest airline from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago.. This flight start at 58% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $28. United Airlines flights start at $79 while deals on Allegiant Air start at $79 one-way.

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago.
Flight duration
2h 08m
Average temperature for May in Chicago
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Baltimore

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 5 airlines flying from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago 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
$56 $189 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$72 $235 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$51 $241 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$67 $247 No cancel fee 69%
Southwest
$198 $418 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Balt./Wash. International towards Chicago.
Morning 6 AM to noon 47% of BWI to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 30% of BWI to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 16% of BWI to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 7% of BWI to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Balt./Wash. International to Chicago.
Sunday
22 daily flights
Monday
20 daily flights
Tuesday
12 daily flights
Wednesday
12 daily flights
Thursday
21 daily flights
Friday
25 daily flights
Saturday
15 daily flights
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