The cheapest times to fly from CAN to BWI are

  • January 29th to April 22nd
  • September 3rd to December 2nd (except the week of September 24th)
  • December 17th to December 31st

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 CAN to BWI is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $1846 for Sunday flights during early January, or as low as $737 for Tuesday flights around early to mid February.


When to Fly to Baltimore

Flying from Guangzhou (CAN) to Baltimore, MD (BWI) will usually cost between $761 to $1631 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid February with an average ticket price of $833. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1724. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $891 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1147 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CAN to BWI flight.

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

CAN to BWI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CAN to BWI flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Guangzhou. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Baltimore, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Guangzhou. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $120 (10%) 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 $1086. Return trip prices are from the BWI to CAN 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 CAN to BWI can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 30 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 CAN to BWI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington, DC

  • 45 miles (72 km) away from BWI
  • Usually 7.67% less expensive than BWI
  • 1-layover flights available

See CAN to IAD flights

Destination alternative #2: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Washington, DC

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from BWI
  • Usually 2.70% less expensive than BWI
  • 1-layover flights available

See CAN to DCA flights


Flight Hacking CAN to BWI

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 CAN to BWI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (CAN > JFK > BWI)

  • Price for both tickets: $869
  • Average savings: $278 (24.24%)

See CAN to LAX flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (CAN > LAX > BWI)

  • Price for both tickets: $888
  • Average savings: $259 (22.58%)

See CAN to JFK flights

Hack #3: Seattle, WA (CAN > SEA > BWI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1024
  • Average savings: $124 (10.77%)

See CAN to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 28 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Fiji Airways, Hainan, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8065 miles or 12979 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CAN to BWI flight is about 15 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Guangzhou and Baltimore, MD?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from CAN to BWI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCAN
Origination airport nameBaiyun International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeBWI
Destination airport nameBaltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
CityBaltimore, MD
Countrythe United States


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