The cheapest times to fly from DTW to BWI are
- July 30th to February 25th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, December 10th, and December 24th)
based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from DTW to BWI is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $464 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $149 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.
When to Fly to Baltimore
Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Baltimore, MD (BWI) will usually cost between $149 to $312 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $149. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $310. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $161 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $183 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to BWI flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DTW to BWI route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DTW to BWI flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Detroit. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.28, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $86 (34%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $169. Return trip prices are from the BWI to DTW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from DTW to BWI can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 43 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DTW to BWI? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: American, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 408 miles or 657 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DTW to BWI?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to BWI flight is about 1 hour 43 minutes.
How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Baltimore, MD?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 87 available flights from DTW to BWI.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from DTW to BWI tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 26% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 10% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave BWI heading for DTW about 15 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Baltimore, MD is about 11 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 11 minutes late
- Delta: 19 minutes late
- Spirit: 7 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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