The cheapest times to fly from MCO to CHO are

  • January 8th to February 18th (except the week of February 5th)
  • May 21st to July 22nd (except the weeks of June 18th and July 2nd)
  • August 6th to October 7th
  • October 22nd to November 11th

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 CHO is early September. Prices can be as high as $718 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $161 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Charlottesville

Flying from Orlando, FL (MCO) to Charlottesville, VA (CHO) will usually cost between $179 to $453 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 $179. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $376. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $198 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $282 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCO to CHO flight.

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

MCO to CHO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCO to CHO 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 $0.25, 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 $172 (45%) 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 $207. Return trip prices are from the CHO 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 CHO 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 14 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 CHO while comparing.

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

  • 91 miles (146 km) away from CHO
  • Usually 35.82% less expensive than CHO
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to DCA flights

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

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from CHO
  • Usually 28.01% less expensive than CHO
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to RIC flights

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

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from CHO
  • Usually 17.73% less expensive than CHO
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to IAD flights

Destination alternative #4: Lynchburg Regional/Preston Glenn Field Airport (LYH) in Lynchburg, VA

  • 70 miles (113 km) away from CHO
  • Usually 14.72% less expensive than CHO
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCO to LYH flights

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

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from CHO
  • Usually 12.77% less expensive than CHO
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCO to PHF flights

Destination alternative #6: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from CHO
  • Usually 2.30% less expensive than CHO
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to BWI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Charlottesville Albemarle Airport to Orlando International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 691 miles or 1112 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCO to CHO flight is about 2 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Orlando, FL and Charlottesville, VA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from MCO to CHO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeCHO
Destination airport nameCharlottesville Albemarle Airport
CityCharlottesville, VA
Countrythe United States


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