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Airfares from $31 One Way, $61 Round Trip from Baltimore to Chicago

Prices starting at $61 for return flights and $31 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

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, JAL, SAS, Iberia, ANA, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival11:06AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival12:06AM 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

FANTASTIC STAFF MEMBERS!

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 Orbitz.com 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 Orbitz.com 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. Orbitz.com 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. Orbitz.com 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, Orbitz.com 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 Orbitz.com and schedule your trip during the off-peak travel season, it's easy to find cheap flights to Chicago.

Highlights and Attractions

Orbitz.com not only helps you find cheap flights to Chicago, but can also help you purchase tickets to the Sears Tower or make reservations for guided city tours.

Flights from Baltimore to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Baltimore to Chicago?

You betcha. And not only that — you've got 4 airlines that cruise directly from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) to pick from. Check out which of these carriers offers the best fares:

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

The journey from Baltimore to Chicago can be as fast as 1 hour and 57 minutes. With a leisurely flight time like this, why not grab some friends and organize a spur-of-the-moment getaway?

What airlines fly from Baltimore to Chicago most frequently?

We've pulled together a list of the airlines offering the most flights from Washington, DC Airport (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.). You're sure to find one that ticks all your boxes: American Airlines - (AA) with 417 flights every month United Airlines - (UA) with 417 flights every month United Airlines - (UA) with 417 flights every month American Airlines - (AA) with 417 flights every month United Airlines - (UA) with 112 flights every month United Airlines - (UA) with 112 flights every month

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Chicago?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Chicago have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Chicago with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Chicago without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.