The cheapest times to fly from MCO to FAI are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 9th to April 29th
  • 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 FAI is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $1249 for Sunday flights during early January, or as low as $483 for Tuesday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Fairbanks

Flying from Orlando, FL (MCO) to Fairbanks, AK (FAI) will usually cost between $504 to $935 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $512. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $920. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $409 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $600 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCO to FAI flight.

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

MCO to FAI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCO to FAI 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 $0.1, 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 $110 (16%) 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 $595. Return trip prices are from the FAI 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 FAI can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 46 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Ravn Alaska, Silver Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3769 miles or 6066 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCO to FAI flight is about 7 hour 46 minutes.

How many flights go between Orlando, FL and Fairbanks, AK?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 55 available flights from MCO to FAI.


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 FAI
Destination airport name Fairbanks International Airport
City Fairbanks, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 64.8
Longitude -147.9


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