The cheapest times to fly from MCO to DTW are
- January 8th to February 4th
- April 16th to May 6th
- May 21st to June 3rd
- August 6th to November 18th
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 DTW is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $752 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $150 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.
When to Fly to Detroit
Flying from Orlando, FL (MCO) to Detroit, MI (DTW) will usually cost between $162 to $388 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 $178. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $346. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $169 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $213 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCO to DTW flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MCO to DTW route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MCO to DTW 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 $0.14, which is far 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 $96 (34%) 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 $189. Return trip prices are from the DTW 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 DTW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 42 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MCO to DTW? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Europa, American, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport to Orlando International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 959 miles or 1543 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MCO to DTW?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCO to DTW flight is about 2 hour 42 minutes.
How many flights go between Orlando, FL and Detroit, MI?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 69 available flights from MCO to DTW.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Orlando International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from MCO to DTW tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 30% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 21% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DTW heading for MCO about 18 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Detroit, MI is about 17 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Delta: 22 minutes late
- Spirit: 11 minutes late
- Frontier: 7 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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