The cheapest times to fly from MCO to DRS are

  • September 10th to December 9th
  • December 24th to April 1st (except the week of January 1st)

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 DRS is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $2491 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $895 for Wednesday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to Dresden

Flying from Orlando, FL (MCO) to Dresden (DRS) will usually cost between $900 to $1797 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $985. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1874. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $888 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1216 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCO to DRS flight.

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

MCO to DRS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCO to DRS flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Orlando. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DRS, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into MCO. 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 $207 (15%) 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 $1173. Return trip prices are from the DRS 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 DRS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 50 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 DRS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ruzyne Airport (PRG) in Prague

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from DRS
  • Usually 31.33% less expensive than DRS
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCO to PRG flights

Destination alternative #2: Tegel Airport (TXL) in Berlin

  • 101 miles (163 km) away from DRS
  • Usually 25.25% less expensive than DRS
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCO to TXL flights


Flight Hacking MCO to DRS

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 DRS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dusseldorf (MCO > DUS > DRS)

  • Price for both tickets: $841
  • Average savings: $376 (30.88%)

See MCO to DUS flights

Hack #2: Amsterdam (MCO > AMS > DRS)

  • Price for both tickets: $866
  • Average savings: $351 (28.82%)

See MCO to AMS flights

Hack #3: Frankfurt (MCO > FRA > DRS)

  • Price for both tickets: $872
  • Average savings: $345 (28.33%)

See MCO to FRA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Delta, Eurowings, KLM, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4920 miles or 7918 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCO to DRS flight is about 9 hour 50 minutes.

How many flights go between Orlando, FL and Dresden?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from MCO to DRS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeDRS
Destination airport nameDresden Airport


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