The cheapest times to fly from MCO to DRW are

  • February 19th to May 6th (except the week of February 26th)
  • July 30th to December 2nd (except the weeks of October 8th and November 19th)

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 DRW is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $4602 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $1531 for Sunday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Darwin

Flying from Orlando, FL (MCO) to Darwin (DRW) will usually cost between $1636 to $2735 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 $1619. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $3265. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1647 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1869 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCO to DRW flight.

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

MCO to DRW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCO to DRW flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Orlando. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DRW, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into MCO. Fridays 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 $273 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1879. Return trip prices are from the DRW 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 DRW can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 19 hour 8 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MCO to DRW

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 DRW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Denpasar (MCO > DPS > DRW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1309
  • Average savings: $560 (29.94%)

See MCO to DPS flights

Hack #2: Singapore (MCO > SIN > DRW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1321
  • Average savings: $548 (29.33%)

See MCO to SIN flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (MCO > LAX > DRW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1558
  • Average savings: $311 (16.64%)

See MCO to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air New Zealand, American, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Fiji Airways, Lufthansa, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 10087 miles or 16233 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCO to DRW flight is about 19 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Orlando, FL and Darwin?

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


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 DRW
Destination airport name Darwin International Airport
City Darwin
Country Australia
Latitude -12.4
Longitude 130.9


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