The cheapest times to fly from MCO to HRL are

  • January 8th to February 25th (except the week of February 5th)
  • May 21st to July 15th (except the week of July 2nd)
  • August 6th to September 9th
  • October 8th to November 11th

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 HRL is late January. Prices can be as high as $741 for Sunday flights during late February and early March, or as low as $298 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Harlingen

Flying from Orlando, FL (MCO) to Harlingen/San Benito, TX (HRL) will usually cost between $338 to $594 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $398. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late February and early March, with an average price of $563. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $166 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $429 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCO to HRL flight.

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

MCO to HRL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCO to HRL 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 $0.26, which is 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 $131 (26%) 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 $372. Return trip prices are from the HRL 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 HRL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 48 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 HRL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport (BRO) in Brownsville, TX

  • 26 miles (42 km) away from HRL
  • Usually 1.17% less expensive than HRL
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCO to BRO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Silver Airways, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1014 miles or 1632 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCO to HRL flight is about 2 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Orlando, FL and Harlingen/San Benito, TX?

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


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 HRL
Destination airport name Valley International Airport
City Harlingen/San Benito, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 26.2
Longitude -97.7


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