The cheapest times to fly from MCO to BWI are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • July 23rd to December 9th (except the weeks of November 19th and November 26th)

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 BWI is early September. Prices can be as high as $553 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $174 for Wednesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Baltimore

Flying from Orlando, FL (MCO) to Baltimore, MD (BWI) will usually cost between $192 to $403 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 $200. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $394. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $194 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $276 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCO to BWI flight.

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

MCO to BWI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCO to BWI 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 $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BWI, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into MCO. 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 $92 (27%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $243. Return trip prices are from the BWI 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 BWI can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 24 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 BWI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Washington, DC

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from BWI
  • Usually 34.30% less expensive than BWI
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to DCA flights

Destination alternative #2: Richmond International Airport (RIC) in Richmond, VA

  • 121 miles (195 km) away from BWI
  • Usually 26.32% less expensive than BWI
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to RIC flights

Destination alternative #3: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington, DC

  • 45 miles (72 km) away from BWI
  • Usually 15.79% less expensive than BWI
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to IAD flights

Destination alternative #4: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Philadelphia, PA

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from BWI
  • Usually 14.52% less expensive than BWI
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to PHL flights

Destination alternative #5: Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF) in Newport News/Williamsburg, VA

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from BWI
  • Usually 10.71% less expensive than BWI
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCO to PHF flights

Destination alternative #6: Salisbury-Ocean City/Wicomico Regional Airport (SBY) in Salisbury, MD

  • 85 miles (137 km) away from BWI
  • Usually 2.54% less expensive than BWI
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCO to SBY flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to Orlando International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 788 miles or 1268 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCO to BWI flight is about 2 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Orlando, FL and Baltimore, MD?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 92 available flights from MCO to BWI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeBWI
Destination airport nameBaltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
CityBaltimore, MD
Countrythe United States


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from MCO to BWI tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 38% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 9% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave BWI heading for MCO about 21 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Baltimore, MD is about 17 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 18 minutes late
  • Spirit: 30 minutes late
  • Frontier: 38 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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