The cheapest times to fly from BWI to YAM are

  • January 8th to April 29th (except the weeks of March 5th, March 19th, April 2nd, and April 9th)
  • May 28th to June 17th
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the week of October 1st)

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 YAM is early December. Prices can be as high as $859 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $539 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Sault Ste. Marie

Flying from Baltimore, MD (BWI) to Sault Ste. Marie (YAM) will usually cost between $540 to $651 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $547. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $709. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $162 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $562 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BWI to YAM flight.

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

BWI to YAM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BWI to YAM flight is 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 $0.54, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to YAM, 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 $37 (6%) 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 $554. Return trip prices are from the YAM 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 YAM can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 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 YAM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cherry Capital Airport (TVC) in Traverse City, MI

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from YAM
  • Usually 49.78% less expensive than YAM
  • 1-layover flights available

See BWI to TVC flights

Destination alternative #2: Sawyer International Airport (MQT) in Marquette, MI

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from YAM
  • Usually 34.11% less expensive than YAM
  • 1-layover flights available

See BWI to MQT flights

Destination alternative #3: Delta County Airport (ESC) in Escanaba, MI

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from YAM
  • Usually 33.84% less expensive than YAM
  • 1-layover flights available

See BWI to ESC flights

Destination alternative #4: Alpena County Regional Airport (APN) in Alpena, MI

  • 107 miles (172 km) away from YAM
  • Usually 29.74% less expensive than YAM
  • 1-layover flights available

See BWI to APN flights

Destination alternative #5: Chippewa County International Airport (CIU) in Sault Ste. Marie, MI

  • 16 miles (26 km) away from YAM
  • Usually 28.41% less expensive than YAM
  • 1-layover flights available

See BWI to CIU flights

Destination alternative #6: Pellston Regional of Emmet County Airport (PLN) in Pellston, MI

  • 65 miles (105 km) away from YAM
  • Usually 26.45% less expensive than YAM
  • 1-layover flights available

See BWI to PLN flights


Flight Hacking BWI to YAM

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 YAM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Toronto (BWI > YYZ > YAM)

  • Price for both tickets: $548
  • Average savings: $14 (2.4%)

See BWI to YYZ flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Bearskin Lake Air Services, JetBlue, Porter Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sault Ste. Marie Airport to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 642 miles or 1033 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BWI to YAM flight is about 2 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Baltimore, MD and Sault Ste. Marie?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from BWI to YAM.


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 YAM
Destination airport name Sault Ste. Marie Airport
City Sault Ste. Marie
Country Canada
Latitude 46.5
Longitude -84.5


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