The cheapest times to fly from HER to MCO are

  • March 26th to August 5th
  • October 8th to October 28th

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 HER to MCO is early to mid June. Prices can be as high as $5744 for Friday flights during early to mid February, or as low as $763 for Thursday flights around early to mid June.


When to Fly to Orlando

Flying from Heraklion (HER) to Orlando, FL (MCO) will usually cost between $1005 to $5744 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid June with an average ticket price of $1094. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid February, with an average price of $5743. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4649 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3594 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HER to MCO flight.

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

HER to MCO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HER to MCO flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Heraklion. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.38, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MCO, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into HER. Fridays 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 $340 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $3346. Return trip prices are from the MCO to HER 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 HER 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 11 hour 40 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 HER to MCO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) in West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from MCO
  • Usually 3.09% less expensive than MCO
  • 2-layover flights available

See HER to PBI flights


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

Hack #1: Oslo (HER > OSL > MCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $724
  • Average savings: $2871 (79.87%)

See HER to LGW flights

Hack #2: London (HER > LGW > MCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $725
  • Average savings: $2869 (79.83%)

See HER to OSL flights

Hack #3: Copenhagen (HER > CPH > MCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $738
  • Average savings: $2856 (79.47%)

See HER to CPH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, Delta, Hawaiian, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Orlando International Airport to Nikos Kazantzakis Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5933 miles or 9548 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HER to MCO flight is about 11 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Heraklion and Orlando, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from HER to MCO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HER
Origination airport name Nikos Kazantzakis Airport
City Heraklion
Country Greece
Latitude 35.3
Longitude 25.2

Return Airport

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


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