The flight time from Detroit to Baltimore is 1 hour, 23 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves DTW Detroit, MI 2 minutes early.
14 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 3 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives BWI Baltimore, MD 8 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
89%
Spirit
88%
Southwest
86%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Detroit to Baltimore is 1 hour, 23 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 3 minutes.

The flight distance from Detroit to Baltimore is 409 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Baltimore to Detroit
1 hour, 28 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
1h 19m
Delta
1h 25m
Spirit
1h 26m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

56

Distance

409 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun02468

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Delta
29
Southwest
19
Spirit
7

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Detroit from Baltimore by plane?

The distance from Detroit to Baltimore by plane is 409 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Detroit to Baltimore?

The flight time from Detroit to Baltimore is 1 hour, 23 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 3 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 1 hour, 19 minutes, and Spirit the slowest taking 1 hour, 26 minutes.

What airlines fly from Detroit to Baltimore?

Southwest, Spirit, and Delta are the airlines with direct flights from Detroit to Baltimore.

Does Southwest fly from Detroit to Baltimore?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Detroit (DTW) to Baltimore (BWI). On average, they have 19 flights per week on this route. This may vary seasonally, please check the chart above for more details.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Detroit 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 14 minutes
In the Air 63 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives Baltimore 8 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from Detroit to Baltimore, Southwest is 86% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 86% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 89% 11% 0%
Spirit 88% 11% 1%
Southwest 86% 10% 4%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Detroit and Baltimore, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
Southwest 11 63 4 79
Delta 15 63 6 85
Spirit 13 64 7 86

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
5pm 0.89
1pm 0.14
7pm 0.15
8pm 0.2
2pm 0.13
3pm 0.89
4pm 0.27
7am 1.01
11am 0.52
9am 0.47
9pm 0.08
6am 0.55
8am 0.93
5am 0.3
6pm 0.2
10am 0.44
10pm 0.66
12pm 0.13

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Detroit to Baltimore that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 229
February 200
March 231
April 231
May 235
June 251
July 261
August 265
September 249
October 257
November 257
December 276

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Detroit to Baltimore that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 8.54
Tuesday 8.48
Wednesday 8.46
Thursday 8.4
Friday 8.44
Saturday 6.79
Sunday 7.46

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
Delta 1
Southwest 0
Spirit 0

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
5pm 14 63 6 85
1pm 12 62 6 82
7pm 11 63 4 81
8pm 18 61 6 87
2pm 10 65 4 83
3pm 14 63 6 83
4pm 12 62 4 80
7am 15 63 7 86
11am 11 62 4 77
9am 13 63 6 83
9pm 11 61 7 81
6am 11 64 4 80
8am 15 64 6 87
5am 11 62 4 80
6pm 12 64 4 81
10am 14 63 6 82
10pm 15 61 6 83
12pm 13 63 5 80
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.