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Fares from $38 One Way, $75 Round Trip from Baltimore to Chicago

Prices starting at $75 for return flights and $38 for one-way flights to Chicago were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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More About Flying To Chicago from Baltimore

Flights from Baltimore to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Baltimore to Chicago?

There are 3 airlines that fly nonstop from Baltimore, MD Airport (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), so get ready to click that beautiful "book" button. One of these popular carriers will have the flight you're looking for:

  • United Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Baltimore to Chicago?

Leave that binge-watching for some other time, because the flight from Baltimore to Chicago can take as little as 2 hours.

What airlines fly from Baltimore to Chicago most frequently?

There are a few airlines offering frequent flights from Baltimore, MD Airport (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), including United Airlines (UA). The preferred choice of many travelers, it operates 73 flights on this route each month. If you can't find the right flight there, take a look at the airfares with American Airlines (AA). This airline is a fantastic alternative and has 57 flights from Baltimore to Chicago each month.

Route Information for Flights from Baltimore to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA CodeWAS
Destination Airport IATA CodeCHI
Distance610 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Qatar Airways, Alaska Airlines, SAS, ANA, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival11:28AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival8:17PM UTC

Flights Review

Feb 29, 2020

Nice seat mate!

Feb 12, 2020

Uncomfortable seats (no lumbar support)

Feb 4, 2020

Amazing staff at airport that helped me fix flight issue. I’m leaving American to go United

Jan 21, 2020

Nothing overwhelming to gush about here. The seats were definitely not comfortable and made my legs feel like they were going to fall asleep. I made it on time and had a snack. The staff was friendly.

Jan 20, 2020

Seats are to small to get comfy for flight

Dec 18, 2019

Weather delayed take off for 20 minutes, but pilot made up time snd we were only 5 minutes late. Flight was smooth.

Dec 16, 2019

Service was great from check in , during the flight and baggage claim. Very friendly staff.

Nov 29, 2019


Nov 24, 2019

Left quite late, made up a lot of time; arrived at the gate just 4 minutes late, so no worries about the transfer!

Nov 19, 2019

Mostly smooth flight. Good landing and takeoff.

Find Cheap Flights from Baltimore to Chicago

Airports in Baltimore

Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport serves the city of Baltimore. The airport is generally referred to as BWI and is located approximately 10 miles south of Baltimore. The budget travel planning tool on makes it fast and easy to search for cheap flights from Baltimore. Several airlines serve the airport, including American Airlines, The American Eagle Network, AirTran Airways, Southwest Airlines, Delta, US Airways, Jet Blue, and Cape Air. The airport is named for Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American to serve on the Supreme Court and a native of Baltimore.

Parking at the Baltimore Airport

Hourly, daily, express, and long-term parking options are available at the Baltimore Airport. The most convenient and closest parking near the airport's terminal is available at the hourly garage at a rate of $2.00 for the first 30 minutes and at a maximum daily rate of $22.00. The daily garage is served by a shuttle bus and is available at a daily rate of $12.00 per day. Express parking offers travelers the option of being picked up by a shuttle at their parking spaces at a rate of $10.00 per day. Long-term parking is available at a rate of $8.00 per day.

Transportation at the Baltimore Airport

The airport is served by Bus Route 17 on the Maryland Transit Administration. The BW Rail Station is another option and is located approximately one mile from the airport. The airport is also served by Amtrak. Travel time via the train is approximately 10 minutes from Penn Station and 35 minutes from Union Station in Washington, D.C. Car rental services are also available at the airport, and travelers can use to book budget car rental services in advance.

Restaurants at the Baltimore Airport

Travelers who wish to enjoy a light snack or meal prior to their flight will find that there are several choices available. There are also several breakfast and coffee options at the Baltimore Airport, including Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks Coffee. makes it easy to locate cheap flights from Baltimore by searching several airlines at the same time.

Airports in Chicago

Chicago O'Hare International Airport is located on West O'Hare, approximately 18 miles from downtown Chicago. It has hubs for every major airline that offers flights to Chicago, including American Airlines, British Airways and JetBlue. The Chicago Midway International Airport is located on South Cicero Avenue, approximately 12 miles from downtown Chicago. Seven airlines service Midway airport, including Air Tran, Delta and Southwest Airlines. searches flights arriving at both airports so you get the best prices.

Transportation from the Airport

Both airports offer public transportation via Chicago's elevated train system. The tickets cost $2.25, or you can purchase an all-day pass for $5.75. Taxi services are also available from both airports. Cab fares to downtown Chicago range from $35 to $45. If you want to rent a car for the duration of your stay, can reserve a vehicle for you. Both airports have onsite rental car facilities.

Weather in Chicago

Summer temperatures in Chicago range from 66 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit, and the temperatures during the winter months range from 18 to 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Chicago is prone to heavy snowfall during the winter months, so most vacationers travel to Chicago during the summer. However, if you use and schedule your trip during the off-peak travel season, it's easy to find cheap flights to Chicago.

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^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.