The flight time from Seattle to Baltimore is 4 hours, 56 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves SEA Seattle, WA 1 minute early.
20 minutes taxiing out
4 hours, 27 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives BWI Baltimore, MD 6 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Alaska
86%
Southwest
84%
Spirit
74%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Seattle to Baltimore is 4 hours, 56 minutes. The time spent in the air is 4 hours, 27 minutes.

The flight distance from Seattle to Baltimore is 2335 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Baltimore to Seattle
5 hours, 42 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
4h 50m
Alaska
4h 57m
Spirit
5h 5m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM1h2h3h4h5h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

15

Distance

2335 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

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Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Alaska
9
Southwest
3
Spirit
2

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Seattle from Baltimore by plane?

The distance from Seattle to Baltimore by plane is 2335 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Seattle to Baltimore?

The flight time from Seattle to Baltimore is 4 hours, 56 minutes. The time spent in the air is 4 hours, 27 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 4 hours, 50 minutes, and Spirit the slowest taking 5 hours, 5 minutes.

What airlines fly from Seattle to Baltimore?

Spirit, Alaska, and Southwest are the airlines with direct flights from Seattle to Baltimore.

Does Southwest fly from Seattle to Baltimore?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Seattle (SEA) to Baltimore (BWI). On average, they have 3 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 Seattle 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 20 minutes
In the Air 267 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives Baltimore 6 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 Seattle to Baltimore, Southwest is 84% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 84% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Alaska 86% 14% 0%
Southwest 84% 14% 2%
Spirit 74% 22% 4%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Seattle 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 20 265 4 290
Alaska 21 268 6 297
Spirit 17 267 14 305

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
10pm 0.25
8am 0.22
12pm 0.19
5am 0.02
6am 0.03
1pm 0.02
9pm 0.5
9am 0.1
7am 0.76
11am 0.09

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Seattle 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 36
February 28
March 31
April 30
May 59
June 103
July 119
August 121
September 94
October 66
November 59
December 59

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Seattle 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 2.23
Tuesday 2.29
Wednesday 2.19
Thursday 2.17
Friday 2.25
Saturday 2.15
Sunday 2.19

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
Alaska 0
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)
10pm 17 268 14 306
8am 30 271 6 312
12pm 18 264 5 287
5am 15 258 3 277
6am 17 265 4 289
1pm 14 263 6 285
9pm 19 266 7 294
9am 23 267 4 293
7am 20 268 5 295
11am 25 265 4 294
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.