The cheapest times to fly from GRI to MCO are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • July 9th to November 18th (except the weeks of July 23rd, July 30th, and October 8th)
  • December 3rd to December 16th

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 GRI to MCO is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $964 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $248 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Orlando

Flying from Grand Island, NE (GRI) to Orlando, FL (MCO) will usually cost between $256 to $662 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $280. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $718. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $438 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $330 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GRI to MCO flight.

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

GRI to MCO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GRI to MCO flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Grand Island. 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 $172 (37%) 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 $291. Return trip prices are from the MCO to GRI 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 GRI 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 3 hour 19 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Orlando International Airport to Central Nebraska Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1293 miles or 2081 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GRI to MCO flight is about 3 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Grand Island, NE and Orlando, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from GRI to MCO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeGRI
Origination airport nameCentral Nebraska Regional Airport
CityGrand Island, NE
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

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


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