The cheapest times to fly from BWI to SBY are

  • August 13th to March 18th (except the weeks of October 1st, November 19th, November 26th, December 17th, and March 5th)

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 BWI to SBY is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $865 for Sunday flights during late June, or as low as $268 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Ocean City

Flying from Baltimore, MD (BWI) to Salisbury, MD (SBY) will usually cost between $304 to $437 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $314. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $462. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $148 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $353 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BWI to SBY flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BWI to SBY route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

BWI to SBY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BWI to SBY flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Baltimore. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $2.58, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SBY, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into BWI. 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 $35 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $338. Return trip prices are from the SBY to BWI flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BWI to SBY can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 8 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from BWI to SBY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF) in Newport News/Williamsburg, VA

  • 99 miles (159 km) away from SBY
  • Usually 33.99% less expensive than SBY
  • 1-layover flights available

See BWI to PHF flights

Destination alternative #2: Norfolk International Airport (ORF) in Norfolk, VA

  • 107 miles (172 km) away from SBY
  • Usually 26.91% less expensive than SBY
  • Nonstop flights available

See BWI to ORF flights

Destination alternative #3: Richmond International Airport (RIC) in Richmond, VA

  • 114 miles (183 km) away from SBY
  • Usually 17.56% less expensive than SBY
  • 1-layover flights available

See BWI to RIC flights

Destination alternative #4: Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) in Harrisburg, PA

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from SBY
  • Usually 15.30% less expensive than SBY
  • 1-layover flights available

See BWI to MDT flights


Flight Hacking BWI to SBY

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from BWI to SBY — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Raleigh/Durham, NC (BWI > RDU > SBY)

  • Price for both tickets: $337
  • Average savings: $16 (4.53%)

See BWI to RDU flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BWI to SBY? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: American, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Salisbury-Ocean City/Wicomico Regional Airport to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 85 miles or 137 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BWI to SBY?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BWI to SBY flight is about 1 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Baltimore, MD and Salisbury, MD?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 59 available flights from BWI to SBY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BWI
Origination airport name Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
City Baltimore, MD
Country the United States
Latitude 39.2
Longitude -76.7

Return Airport

Destination code SBY
Destination airport name Salisbury-Ocean City/Wicomico Regional Airport
City Salisbury, MD
Country the United States
Latitude 38.3
Longitude -75.5


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