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The cheapest times to fly from LFT to MCO are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • April 30th to June 17th (except the week of May 21st)
  • July 16th to September 30th
  • October 22nd to November 18th

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 LFT to MCO is early September. Prices can be as high as $638 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $177 for Tuesday flights around early September.

 

When to Fly to Orlando

Flying from Lafayette, LA (LFT) to Orlando, FL (MCO) will usually cost between $223 to $462 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $232. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $491. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $258 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $297 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LFT to MCO flight.

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

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LFT to MCO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LFT to MCO flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Lafayette. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.28, 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 $140 (36%) 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 $246. Return trip prices are from the MCO to LFT flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LFT 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 2 hour 10 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 LFT to MCO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tampa International Airport (TPA) in Tampa, FL

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from MCO
  • Usually 4.88% less expensive than MCO
  • 1-layover flights available

See LFT to TPA flights

Destination alternative #2: Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) in Jacksonville, FL

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from MCO
  • Usually 4.71% less expensive than MCO
  • 1-layover flights available

See LFT to JAX flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Silver Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Orlando International Airport to Lafayette Regional Paul Fournet Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 655 miles or 1054 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LFT to MCO flight is about 2 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between Lafayette, LA and Orlando, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from LFT to MCO.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code LFT
Origination airport name Lafayette Regional Paul Fournet Field Airport
City Lafayette, LA
Country the United States
Latitude 30.2
Longitude -92

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 LFT to MCO tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 11% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 44% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MCO heading for LFT about 4 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:

  • Frontier: 4 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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