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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

$60

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 48% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $213 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $293.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Chicago from Baltimore average $182. You can even find prices in August for less than $182, as users have found deals to Chicago from as low as $64. 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 34%.

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 November, December 2020

The best prices found for BWI to CHI flights for November, December
20 Dec - 9 Jan
$54pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
19 Dec - 20 Jan
$60pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
11 Dec - 17 Dec
$62pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Baltimore to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Baltimore found for next year
20 Dec - 9 Jan
$54pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
19 Dec - 20 Jan
$60pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
11 Dec - 17 Dec
$62pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Baltimore

Save time with Baltimore to Chicago direct flight deals
16 Jan - 17 Jan
$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
26 Feb - 1 Mar
$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
8 Jan - 11 Jan
$49pp
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

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Baltimore, departing today and this week
10 Dec - 14 Dec
$79pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
9 Dec - 16 Dec
$82pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
7 Dec - 12 Dec
$98pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple 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

The cheapest one-way flights from Baltimore to Chicago
2:47 pm - 12:06 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
22h 19m
BWI - ORD
Frontier
$60
Kiwi.com
1:29 pm - 8:23 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
19h 54m
BWI - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$67
Kiwi.com
4:45 pm - 7:51 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
40h 06m
BWI - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$70
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Baltimore to Chicago flights.

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. JetBlue, Southwest, and Delta are some of the many airlines that have done so. 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 $40, but on average you can expect to pay $61.

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 $81.

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: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Per day, 3 flights depart from Baltimore/Washington to Chicago on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% 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 1h 56m. Fly via Spirit Airlines, United 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 $40. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Frontier and United Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $68 and $71, respectively. You may be able to fly from Baltimore to Chicago for 71% 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 ($20), Frontier ($34), and American Airlines ($72).

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Baltimore to Chicago
Flight duration
1h 55m
Average temperature for November in Chicago
51.8 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Chicago
2.4 ″

Airports servicing Baltimore

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 5 airlines from Baltimore to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Baltimore 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 Baltimore to Chicago

Morning 6 AM to noon 38% of BWI to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 38% of BWI to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 21% of BWI to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 3% of BWI to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Baltimore to Chicago
Sunday
35 daily flights
Monday
32 daily flights
Tuesday
12 daily flights
Wednesday
34 daily flights
Thursday
11 daily flights
Friday
12 daily flights
Saturday
13 daily flights
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