The cheapest times to fly from BUQ to MCO are

  • January 8th to April 1st (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to June 10th
  • November 5th to November 18th

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 BUQ to MCO is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $3098 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1307 for Tuesday flights around early to mid May.


When to Fly to Orlando

Flying from Bulawayo (BUQ) to Orlando, FL (MCO) will usually cost between $1342 to $2567 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $1408. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2585. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1176 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1678 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BUQ to MCO flight.

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

BUQ to MCO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BUQ to MCO flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Bulawayo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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. 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 $307 (14%) 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 $1589. Return trip prices are from the MCO to BUQ 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 BUQ to MCO can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 27 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 BUQ to MCO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tampa International Airport (TPA) in Tampa, FL

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from MCO
  • Usually 13.47% less expensive than MCO
  • 2-layover flights available

See BUQ to TPA flights


Flight Hacking BUQ 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 BUQ to MCO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (BUQ > JFK > MCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1266
  • Average savings: $412 (24.55%)

See BUQ to JNB flights

Hack #2: Johannesburg (BUQ > JNB > MCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1416
  • Average savings: $262 (15.61%)

See BUQ to JFK flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (BUQ > BOS > MCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1599
  • Average savings: $79 (4.71%)

See BUQ to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: South African, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Orlando International Airport to J. M. Nkomo International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8041 miles or 12941 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BUQ to MCO flight is about 15 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Bulawayo and Orlando, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from BUQ to MCO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeBUQ
Origination airport nameJ. M. Nkomo International Airport

Return Airport

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


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