The cheapest times to fly from MCO to CUE are

  • March 5th to May 6th (except the weeks of April 2nd and April 9th)
  • July 30th to December 2nd

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 CUE is early October. Prices can be as high as $1309 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $641 for Tuesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Cuenca

Flying from Orlando, FL (MCO) to Cuenca (CUE) will usually cost between $694 to $1020 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $641. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1063. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $422 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $804 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCO to CUE flight.

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

MCO to CUE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCO to CUE flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Orlando. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $93 (10%) 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 $766. Return trip prices are from the CUE 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 CUE can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 53 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 CUE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport (GYE) in Guayaquil

  • 79 miles (127 km) away from CUE
  • Usually 27.61% less expensive than CUE
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCO to GYE flights

Destination alternative #2: Cap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodriguez Airport (TBP) in Tumbes

  • 107 miles (172 km) away from CUE
  • Usually 12.62% less expensive than CUE
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCO to TBP flights


Flight Hacking MCO to CUE

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from MCO to CUE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Quito (MCO > UIO > CUE)

  • Price for both tickets: $610
  • Average savings: $194 (24.13%)

See MCO to UIO flights

Hack #2: Fort Lauderdale, FL (MCO > FLL > CUE)

  • Price for both tickets: $705
  • Average savings: $99 (12.31%)

See MCO to FLL flights

Hack #3: Miami, FL (MCO > MIA > CUE)

  • Price for both tickets: $775
  • Average savings: $29 (3.61%)

See MCO to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, LATAM, TAME, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2167 miles or 3487 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCO to CUE flight is about 4 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Orlando, FL and Cuenca?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from MCO to CUE.


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 CUE
Destination airport name Cuenca Airport
City Cuenca
Country Ecuador
Latitude -2.9
Longitude -79


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