The cheapest times to fly from MCO to ALB are

  • May 28th to June 10th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the weeks of November 19th and November 26th)
  • December 24th to February 18th (except the week of February 5th)

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 MCO to ALB is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $841 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $167 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Albany

Flying from Orlando, FL (MCO) to Albany, NY (ALB) will usually cost between $208 to $510 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $221. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $465. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $244 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $279 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCO to ALB flight.

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

MCO to ALB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCO to ALB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Orlando. 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 $128 (35%) 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 $235. Return trip prices are from the ALB to MCO 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 MCO to ALB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 55 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 MCO to ALB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 22.62% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to LGA flights

Destination alternative #2: Bradley International Airport (BDL) in Hartford, CT

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 19.39% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to BDL flights

Destination alternative #3: Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston, MA

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 16.34% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to BOS flights

Destination alternative #4: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 15.08% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to JFK flights

Destination alternative #5: Westchester County Airport (HPN) in White Plains, NY

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 4.49% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to HPN flights

Destination alternative #6: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 14.90% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Albany International Airport to Orlando International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1074 miles or 1728 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCO to ALB flight is about 2 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Orlando, FL and Albany, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 74 available flights from MCO to ALB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeALB
Destination airport nameAlbany International Airport
CityAlbany, NY
Countrythe United States


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from MCO to ALB tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 42% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 16% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ALB heading for MCO about 20 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Albany, NY is about 17 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 22 minutes late
  • JetBlue: 8 minutes late
  • Frontier: 40 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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