Cheap flights from Baltimore to Chicago (BWI - CHI)

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The best prices from Baltimore 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
Baltimore (BWI) to Chicago (CHI)

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

Round-trip from

$77

From Baltimore to Chicago

One-way from

$43

One-way flight from Baltimore 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 Baltimore to Chicago?

Users have found that flying from Baltimore to Chicago on a Thursday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Baltimore to Chicago, book at least 20 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 10% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $137 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $157.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Chicago from Baltimore average $135. You can even find prices in April for less than $135, as users have found deals to Chicago from as low as $33. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Chicago from Baltimore. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 49%.

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

When flying from Baltimore to Chicago, 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 24% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Baltimore to Chicago in March, April 2021

15 Apr - 20 Apr
$38pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
14 Apr - 19 Apr
$40pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
23 Apr - 27 Apr
$41pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Baltimore to Chicago 2021 flight deals

15 Apr - 20 Apr
$38pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
12 May - 19 May
$39pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
14 Apr - 19 Apr
$40pp
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 Baltimore

15 Apr - 20 Apr
$38pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
12 May - 19 May
$39pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
14 Apr - 19 Apr
$40pp
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 Baltimore to Chicago

9 Mar - 10 Mar
$71pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
11 Mar - 15 Mar
$105pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
12 Mar - 15 Mar
$108pp
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 Baltimore

8:02 am - 9:16 am
Major Airline
Nonstop
2h 14m
BWI - ORD
Major Airline
$43
StudentUniverse
3:00 am - 4:10 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 10m
BWI - ORD
United Airlines
$45
United
2:00 am - 7:34 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
18h 34m
BWI - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$61
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Flight FAQs

From Baltimore 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Baltimore/Washington to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Baltimore/Washington to Chicago. Policies will vary by airline.

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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Baltimore to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $38, but on average you can expect to pay $48.

Are there nonstop flights from Baltimore to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Baltimore to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Baltimore to Chicago is less than $48.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Baltimore to Chicago?

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

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

Per day, 11 flights depart from Baltimore/Washington to Chicago on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 9% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 55% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 27% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 9% of flight departures

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 Baltimore to Chicago?

There are many flights that can get you from Baltimore to Chicago in 2h 15m. Fly via Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, or Delta to get the fastest option. The distance from Baltimore to Chicago is about 612 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Baltimore to Chicago round-trip?

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Chicago, with prices starting at $38. Another option worth looking into is American Airlines, starting at $59 round trip. You may be able to fly from Baltimore to Chicago for 72% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Baltimore to Chicago are Spirit Airlines ($18), American Airlines ($30), and Major Airline ($43).

Destination information for Chicago

Flight duration
2h 03m
Average temperature for March in Chicago
50.0 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Chicago
1.6 ″

Airports servicing Baltimore

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 5 airlines flying from Baltimore to Chicago

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 Baltimore to Chicago

Morning 6 AM to noon 50% of BWI to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 37% of BWI to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 8% of BWI to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 5% of BWI to CHI departures
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6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Baltimore to Chicago
Sunday
10 daily flights
Monday
14 daily flights
Tuesday
19 daily flights
Wednesday
18 daily flights
Thursday
26 daily flights
Friday
20 daily flights
Saturday
10 daily flights
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