The cheapest times to fly from MCO to DFW are
- July 23rd to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)
- December 24th to February 25th (except the weeks of January 1st and February 12th)
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 DFW is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $807 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $188 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.
When to Fly to Dallas
Flying from Orlando, FL (MCO) to Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) will usually cost between $207 to $396 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $218. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $428. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $211 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $278 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCO to DFW flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MCO to DFW route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MCO to DFW 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 $0.18, 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 $72 (21%) 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 $262. Return trip prices are from the DFW to MCO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from MCO to DFW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 45 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 DFW while comparing.
- 135 miles (217 km) away from DFW
- Usually 3.24% less expensive than DFW
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MCO to DFW? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Orlando International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 983 miles or 1582 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MCO to DFW?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCO to DFW flight is about 2 hour 45 minutes.
How many flights go between Orlando, FL and Dallas/Fort Worth, TX?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from MCO to DFW.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Orlando International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport|
|City||Dallas/Fort Worth, TX|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from MCO to DFW tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 32% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 19% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DFW heading for MCO about 18 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX is about 10 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- American: 19 minutes late
- Spirit: 12 minutes late
- Frontier: 32 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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