The cheapest times to fly from MCO to SJU are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 6th to December 9th

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 SJU is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $840 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $208 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to San Juan

Flying from Orlando, FL (MCO) to San Juan, PR (SJU) will usually cost between $226 to $527 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $219. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $522. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $303 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $303 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCO to SJU flight.

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

MCO to SJU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCO to SJU 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 $94 (24%) 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 $290. Return trip prices are from the SJU to MCO 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 MCO to SJU can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 7 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 SJU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Mercedita Airport (PSE) in Ponce, PR

  • 47 miles (76 km) away from SJU
  • Usually 5.78% less expensive than SJU
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to PSE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Europa, American, Cape Air, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Silver Airways, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Luis Munoz Marin International Airport to Orlando International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1189 miles or 1914 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCO to SJU flight is about 3 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Orlando, FL and San Juan, PR?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from MCO to SJU.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MCO
Origination airport name Orlando International Airport
City Orlando, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28.4
Longitude -81.3

Return Airport

Destination code SJU
Destination airport name Luis Munoz Marin International Airport
City San Juan, PR
Country the United States
Latitude 18.4
Longitude -66


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from MCO to SJU tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 48% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 11% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SJU heading for MCO about 25 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in San Juan, PR is about 24 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 20 minutes late
  • JetBlue: 32 minutes late
  • Spirit: 24 minutes late
  • Frontier: 21 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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