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The best prices from Baltimore/Washington to Chicago are usually found in January or February, booked 60 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)

All the information you need to plan the best BWI to CHI flight in 2022: compare Baltimore to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
BWI - CHI
Price
$177 - $303
CHI
Temperature
23 - 73.4 °F
CHI
Rainfall
1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

May

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$177

From Baltimore/Washington to Chicago (CHI)

One-way from

$100

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

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 Baltimore to Chicago (BWI - CHI)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 47% on flights from Baltimore to Chicago by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 60 days in advance to save up to 58% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 60 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Baltimore to Chicago 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $305, or $389 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 16% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

Cheap flights from Baltimore to Chicago in June, July 2022

The best prices found for BWI to CHI flights for June, July
26 Jul - 6 Nov
$201pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
26 Jul - 6 Nov
$202pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
6 Jul - 11 Jul
$218pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Baltimore/Washington to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Baltimore found for this year
4 Nov - 6 Nov
$165pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
4 Nov - 6 Nov
$166pp
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 Oct - 15 Oct
$169pp
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

Save time with Baltimore to Chicago direct flight deals
4 Nov - 6 Nov
$165pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
13 Oct - 14 Oct
$166pp
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 Oct - 15 Oct
$169pp
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
28 Jun - 6 Jul
$230pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
3 Jul - 12 Jul
$238pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
28 Jun - 28 Aug
$244pp
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

The cheapest one-way flights from Baltimore to Chicago
2:00 am - 11:32 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
10h 32m
BWI - MDW
Multiple Airlines
$100
Kiwi.com
8:10 am - 4:06 pm
Sun Country Air
1 Stop
8h 56m
BWI - ORD
Sun Country Air
$117
Gotogate
5:40 pm - 2:29 am
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
9h 49m
BWI - MDW
Allegiant Air
$118
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Baltimore to Chicago

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 30 flights from Baltimore/Washington to Chicago per day from 9 different airlines.

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 United Airlines, American Airlines, and Spirit Airlines flying from Baltimore/Washington to Chicago have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Baltimore to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $165, but on average you can expect to pay $184.

Are there nonstop flights from Baltimore to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Baltimore to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Baltimore to Chicago is less than $192.

Are there last-minute flights available from Baltimore to Chicago for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Baltimore to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from Baltimore to Chicago?

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

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

9 flight departures from Baltimore to Chicago per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 44% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 56% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Baltimore to Chicago?

Spirit Airlines can get you from Baltimore to Chicago in just under 2h 11m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. Airlines will cover a distance of 623 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Baltimore to Chicago round-trip from $165. You may be able to fly from Baltimore to Chicago for 33% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $80. Users have also found prices from $104 and $107 on Allegiant Air and Sun Country Air, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Baltimore to Chicago?

On average you can expect to pay $377 for a flight from Baltimore to Chicago. The cheapest flight overall is $67 while the most popular route, (Baltimore/Washington - Chicago O'Hare Intl) is currently priced at $154.

What are the most reliable airlines from Baltimore to Chicago?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Baltimore to Chicago consider choosing Republic Airways (100%), ANA (94%) or Japan Airlines (88%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

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

American Airlines, Alaska Airlines and JetBlue are the most popular airlines when flying from Baltimore to Chicago.

What are the most popular routes from Baltimore to Chicago?

When deciding which route to take from Baltimore to Chicago consider Baltimore/Washington - Chicago O'Hare Intl, Baltimore/Washington - Chicago Midway or Baltimore/Washington - Chicago Greater Rockford as they are the most popular.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chicago from Baltimore?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Chicago within the United States

Most visitors from Baltimore/Washington need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chicago.

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.

Do I need a test to fly back to Baltimore from Chicago?

Returning to Baltimore/Washington from Chicago

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.

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Alternative routes for Baltimore to Chicago

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Baltimore to Chicago.
Flight duration from BWI to Chicago
2h 03m
Average temperature for June in Chicago
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Chicago
3.4 ″

Airports servicing Baltimore

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 6 airlines flying from Baltimore/Washington 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
Juneyao Airlines
$10 $19 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
$60 $161 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$87 $270 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$98 $302 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$129 $259 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$436 $436 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from Baltimore to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Baltimore towards Chicago.
Morning 6 AM to noon 48% of BWI to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 30% of BWI to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 14% of BWI to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 8% of BWI to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Baltimore to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Baltimore to Chicago.
Sunday
32 daily flights
Monday
33 daily flights
Tuesday
36 daily flights
Wednesday
38 daily flights
Thursday
37 daily flights
Friday
35 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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