The cheapest times to fly from JFK to MCO are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • May 21st to June 10th
  • August 27th to November 18th (except the week of October 29th)

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 JFK to MCO is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $771 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $117 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Orlando

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Orlando, FL (MCO) will usually cost between $164 to $451 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 $146. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $403. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $257 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $226 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to MCO flight.

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

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JFK to MCO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to MCO flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, 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 $87 (29%) 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 $209. Return trip prices are from the MCO to JFK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from JFK 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 41 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 JFK to MCO while comparing.

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

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from MCO
  • Usually 2.21% less expensive than MCO
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to JAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Azul, Delta, Emirates, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, Qatar Airways, Silver Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Orlando International Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 945 miles or 1521 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to MCO flight is about 2 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY 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 JFK to MCO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code JFK
Origination airport name John F. Kennedy International Airport
City New York, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 40.6
Longitude -73.8

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 JFK to MCO tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 38% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 14% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MCO heading for JFK about 25 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Orlando, FL is about 14 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 21 minutes late
  • JetBlue: 28 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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