The cheapest times to fly from BWI to SMR are

  • January 22nd to May 27th (except the weeks of April 2nd and April 9th)
  • August 27th to October 28th (except the week of October 8th)

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 SMR is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $2355 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $496 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Santa Marta

Flying from Baltimore, MD (BWI) to Santa Marta (SMR) will usually cost between $533 to $1219 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $544. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1657. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1113 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $686 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BWI to SMR flight.

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

BWI to SMR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BWI to SMR flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Baltimore. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SMR, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into BWI. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Santa Marta, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Baltimore. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $292 (24%) 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 $654. Return trip prices are from the SMR 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 SMR can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 29 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 SMR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Rafael Nunez Airport (CTG) in Cartagena

  • 99 miles (159 km) away from SMR
  • Usually 15.90% less expensive than SMR
  • 1-layover flights available

See BWI to CTG flights

Destination alternative #2: Ernesto Cortissoz Airport (BAQ) in Barranquilla

  • 41 miles (66 km) away from SMR
  • Usually 9.26% less expensive than SMR
  • 1-layover flights available

See BWI to BAQ flights


Flight Hacking BWI to SMR

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 SMR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Bogota (BWI > BOG > SMR)

  • Price for both tickets: $577
  • Average savings: $109 (15.83%)

See BWI to BOG flights

Hack #2: Medellin (BWI > MDE > SMR)

  • Price for both tickets: $658
  • Average savings: $28 (4.08%)

See BWI to MDE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Avianca, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Simon Bolivar Airport to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1944 miles or 3129 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BWI to SMR flight is about 4 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Baltimore, MD and Santa Marta?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 31 available flights from BWI to SMR.


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 SMR
Destination airport name Simon Bolivar Airport
City Santa Marta
Country Colombia
Latitude 11.1
Longitude -74.2


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