The cheapest times to fly from BWI to MCO are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 6th to December 16th (except the week of November 19th)

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 BWI to MCO is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $669 for Sunday flights during early April, or as low as $174 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Orlando

Flying from Baltimore, MD (BWI) to Orlando, FL (MCO) will usually cost between $192 to $437 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 $198. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $405. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $207 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $272 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BWI to MCO flight.

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

BWI to MCO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BWI to MCO flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Baltimore. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is 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 BWI. 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 $92 (27%) 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 $244. Return trip prices are from the MCO to BWI 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 BWI to MCO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 24 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 BWI to MCO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) in Jacksonville, FL

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from MCO
  • Usually 26.47% less expensive than MCO
  • Nonstop flights available

See BWI to JAX flights

Destination alternative #2: Tampa International Airport (TPA) in Tampa, FL

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from MCO
  • Usually 11.40% less expensive than MCO
  • Nonstop flights available

See BWI to TPA flights

Destination alternative #3: Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) in Sarasota/Bradenton, FL

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from MCO
  • Usually 11.03% less expensive than MCO
  • Nonstop flights available

See BWI to SRQ flights

Destination alternative #4: Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV) in Gainesville, FL

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from MCO
  • Usually 5.15% less expensive than MCO
  • 1-layover flights available

See BWI to GNV flights

Destination alternative #5: Melbourne International Airport (MLB) in Melbourne, FL

  • 46 miles (74 km) away from MCO
  • Usually 0.18% less expensive than MCO
  • 1-layover flights available

See BWI to MLB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Orlando International Airport to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 788 miles or 1268 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BWI to MCO flight is about 2 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Baltimore, MD and Orlando, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 78 available flights from BWI to MCO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BWI
Origination airport name Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
City Baltimore, MD
Country the United States
Latitude 39.2
Longitude -76.7

Return Airport

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


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from BWI to MCO tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 37% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 4% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MCO heading for BWI about 25 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Orlando, FL is about 19 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 25 minutes late
  • Spirit: 25 minutes late
  • Frontier: 48 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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