The cheapest times to fly from MCO to GLA are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • September 3rd to December 9th

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 GLA is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $1200 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $496 for Tuesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Glasgow

Flying from Orlando, FL (MCO) to Glasgow (GLA) will usually cost between $554 to $1039 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $575. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1057. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $482 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $784 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCO to GLA flight.

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

MCO to GLA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCO to GLA 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 $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to GLA, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into MCO. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Glasgow, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Orlando. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $119 (14%) 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 $724. Return trip prices are from the GLA 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 GLA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 24 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 GLA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Edinburgh Airport (EDI) in Edinburgh

  • 42 miles (68 km) away from GLA
  • Usually 14.10% less expensive than GLA
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCO to EDI flights

Destination alternative #2: Belfast Aldergrove Airport (BFS) in Belfast

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from GLA
  • Usually 2.87% less expensive than GLA
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to BFS flights

Destination alternative #3: Inverness Airport (INV) in Inverness

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from GLA
  • Usually 1.08% less expensive than GLA
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCO to INV flights


Flight Hacking MCO to GLA

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 GLA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (MCO > LGW > GLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $482
  • Average savings: $302 (38.54%)

See MCO to LGW flights

Hack #2: London (MCO > LHR > GLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $524
  • Average savings: $260 (33.12%)

See MCO to LHR flights

Hack #3: London (MCO > LCY > GLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $615
  • Average savings: $169 (21.51%)

See MCO to LCY flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, Air Transat, American, Austrian, British Airways, Condor, Delta, easyJet, Finnair, Flybe, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air UK, Thomas Cook Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4117 miles or 6626 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCO to GLA flight is about 8 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Orlando, FL and Glasgow?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from MCO to GLA.


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 GLA
Destination airport name Glasgow Airport
City Glasgow
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 55.9
Longitude -4.4


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