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The cheapest times to fly from MCO to JFK are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 19th)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • May 21st to June 10th
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the week of August 27th)

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 MCO to JFK is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $736 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $117 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.

 

When to Fly to New York

Flying from Orlando, FL (MCO) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $164 to $385 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $148. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $390. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $242 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $237 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCO to JFK flight.

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

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MCO to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCO to JFK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Orlando. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $87 (29%) 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 $210. Return trip prices are from the JFK to MCO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MCO to JFK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 41 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from MCO to JFK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 8.88% less expensive than JFK
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to LGA flights

Destination alternative #2: Bradley International Airport (BDL) in Hartford, CT

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 5.07% less expensive than JFK
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to BDL flights

Destination alternative #3: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Philadelphia, PA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 0.42% less expensive than JFK
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to PHL flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MCO to JFK? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Azul, Delta, Emirates, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, Qatar Airways, Silver Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Orlando International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 945 miles or 1521 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MCO to JFK?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCO to JFK flight is about 2 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Orlando, FL and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 44 available flights from MCO to JFK.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeMCO
Origination airport nameOrlando International Airport
CityOrlando, FL
Countrythe United States
Latitude28.4
Longitude-81.3

Return Airport

Destination codeJFK
Destination airport nameJohn F. Kennedy International Airport
CityNew York, NY
Countrythe United States
Latitude40.6
Longitude-73.8

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from MCO to JFK tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 42% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 19% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave JFK heading for MCO about 37 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in New York, NY is about 33 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 38 minutes late
  • JetBlue: 37 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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