The flight time from Los Angeles to Baltimore is 4 hours, 50 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves LAX Los Angeles, CA on time.
16 minutes taxiing out
4 hours, 27 minutes in the air
5 minutes taxiing in
Arrives BWI Baltimore, MD 10 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Alaska
93%
United
93%
Southwest
87%
Spirit
80%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Reverse Journey

Baltimore to Los Angeles
5 hours, 36 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
4h 48m
Spirit
4h 51m
Alaska
4h 53m
United
4h 55m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM1h2h3h4h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

38

Distance

2329 Miles

Flights By Month ?

JFMAMJJASOND050100150

Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0246

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Southwest
19
Spirit
7
Alaska
6
United
5

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 Los Angeles on time
Taxi Out Time 16 minutes
In the Air 267 minutes
Taxiing In 5 minutes
Arrives Baltimore 10 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 10 minutes. For example, from Los Angeles to Baltimore, Southwest is 87% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 87% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Alaska 93% 7% 0%
United 93% 7% 0%
Southwest 87% 12% 1%
Spirit 80% 18% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Los Angeles 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 13 268 4 288
Spirit 16 266 8 291
Alaska 18 268 6 293
United 19 266 6 295

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
5am 0.14
6am 0.62
7am 0.21
8am 0.22
10am 0.24
11am 0.11
12pm 0.47
1pm 0.48
2pm 0.19
8pm 0.19
9pm 1.99
11pm 0.38

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Los Angeles 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 152
February 130
March 144
April 164
May 171
June 174
July 181
August 176
September 170
October 162
November 166
December 168

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Los Angeles 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 5.6
Tuesday 5.6
Wednesday 5.5
Thursday 5.7
Friday 5.6
Saturday 4.4
Sunday 5.4

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
Southwest 19
Spirit 7
Alaska 6
United 5

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)
5am 13 273 6 297
6am 12 268 4 286
7am 11 268 4 283
8am 17 266 4 288
10am 16 263 4 284
11am 12 271 5 291
12pm 14 267 5 288
1pm 14 267 4 287
2pm 14 270 6 292
8pm 18 268 6 293
9pm 18 266 6 292
11pm 15 272 7 296
* Delayed more than 10 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.