The cheapest times to fly from MCO to BFL are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • March 26th to April 8th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • July 30th to September 30th

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 BFL is early September. Prices can be as high as $837 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $296 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Bakersfield

Flying from Orlando, FL (MCO) to Bakersfield, CA (BFL) will usually cost between $301 to $683 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 $304. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $580. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $277 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $391 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCO to BFL flight.

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

MCO to BFL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCO to BFL 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 $0.11, 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 $209 (38%) 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 $330. Return trip prices are from the BFL 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 BFL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 2 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 MCO to BFL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from BFL
  • Usually 29.16% less expensive than BFL
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to LAX flights

Destination alternative #2: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from BFL
  • Usually 11.25% less expensive than BFL
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCO to SNA flights

Destination alternative #3: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from BFL
  • Usually 7.67% less expensive than BFL
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCO to BUR flights

Destination alternative #4: Ontario International Airport (ONT) in Ontario, CA

  • 126 miles (203 km) away from BFL
  • Usually 6.27% less expensive than BFL
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to ONT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Meadows Field Airport to Orlando International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2251 miles or 3623 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCO to BFL flight is about 5 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Orlando, FL and Bakersfield, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 24 available flights from MCO to BFL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code BFL
Destination airport name Meadows Field Airport
City Bakersfield, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 35.4
Longitude -119.1


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