The cheapest times to fly from IAH to MCO are
- January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
- July 30th 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 IAH to MCO is mid August. Prices can be as high as $681 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $111 for Tuesday flights around mid August.
When to Fly to Orlando
Flying from Houston, TX (IAH) to Orlando, FL (MCO) will usually cost between $119 to $467 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $131. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $436. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $306 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $257 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAH to MCO flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the IAH to MCO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the IAH to MCO flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Houston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is 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 $110 (33%) 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 $213. Return trip prices are from the MCO to IAH flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from IAH 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 31 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 IAH to MCO while comparing.
- 81 miles (130 km) away from MCO
- Usually 2.92% less expensive than MCO
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from IAH to MCO? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Silver Airways, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Orlando International Airport to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 852 miles or 1371 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from IAH to MCO?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAH to MCO flight is about 2 hour 31 minutes.
How many flights go between Houston, TX and Orlando, FL?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from IAH to MCO.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Orlando International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from IAH 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 11% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MCO heading for IAH about 18 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:
- United: 16 minutes late
- Spirit: 18 minutes late
- Frontier: 54 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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