The cheapest times to fly from AUH to MCO are

  • January 8th to January 21st
  • February 26th to March 18th
  • May 21st to June 24th (except the week of May 28th)
  • August 13th 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 AUH to MCO is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1893 for Saturday flights during early April, or as low as $1052 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Orlando

Flying from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Orlando, FL (MCO) will usually cost between $1109 to $1473 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $1111. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $1538. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $428 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1252 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AUH to MCO flight.

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

AUH to MCO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AUH to MCO flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Abu Dhabi. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MCO, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into AUH. Saturdays 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 $168 (12%) 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 $1231. Return trip prices are from the MCO to AUH 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 AUH to MCO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 56 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from AUH to MCO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers, FL

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from MCO
  • Usually 9.15% less expensive than MCO
  • 1-layover flights available

See AUH to RSW flights

Destination alternative #2: Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) in West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from MCO
  • Usually 4.79% less expensive than MCO
  • 1-layover flights available

See AUH to PBI flights

Destination alternative #3: Tampa International Airport (TPA) in Tampa, FL

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from MCO
  • Usually 3.72% less expensive than MCO
  • 1-layover flights available

See AUH to TPA flights

Destination alternative #4: Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) in Sarasota/Bradenton, FL

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from MCO
  • Usually 2.60% less expensive than MCO
  • 1-layover flights available

See AUH to SRQ flights


Flight Hacking AUH to MCO

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from AUH to MCO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Istanbul (AUH > IST > MCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $943
  • Average savings: $309 (24.65%)

See AUH to CDG flights

Hack #2: Paris (AUH > CDG > MCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1004
  • Average savings: $248 (19.82%)

See AUH to IST flights

Hack #3: Zurich (AUH > ZRH > MCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1094
  • Average savings: $158 (12.58%)

See AUH to ZRH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Etihad, Gulf Air, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Orlando International Airport to Abu Dhabi International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7754 miles or 12479 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AUH to MCO flight is about 14 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between Abu Dhabi and Orlando, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 59 available flights from AUH to MCO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeAUH
Origination airport nameAbu Dhabi International Airport
CityAbu Dhabi
Countrythe United Arab Emirates

Return Airport

Destination codeMCO
Destination airport nameOrlando International Airport
CityOrlando, FL
Countrythe United States


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