The cheapest times to fly from MCO to JAN are

  • January 8th to February 18th
  • May 14th 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 JAN is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1035 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $127 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Jackson

Flying from Orlando, FL (MCO) to Jackson/Vicksburg, MS (JAN) will usually cost between $192 to $462 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $204. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $491. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $287 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $296 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCO to JAN flight.

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

MCO to JAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCO to JAN 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 $0.31, which is in the normal range for a flight.


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 $119 (32%) 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 $250. Return trip prices are from the JAN 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 JAN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 2 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 JAN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport (BTR) in Baton Rouge, LA

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from JAN
  • Usually 9.46% less expensive than JAN
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCO to BTR flights

Destination alternative #2: Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT) in Gulfport/Biloxi, MS

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from JAN
  • Usually 5.07% less expensive than JAN
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCO to GPT flights

Destination alternative #3: Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport (PIB) in Hattiesburg/Laurel, MS

  • 73 miles (117 km) away from JAN
  • Usually 2.70% less expensive than JAN
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCO to PIB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Jackson Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport to Orlando International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 587 miles or 945 kilometers.

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

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

How many flights go between Orlando, FL and Jackson/Vicksburg, MS?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from MCO to JAN.


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 JAN
Destination airport name Jackson Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport
City Jackson/Vicksburg, MS
Country the United States
Latitude 32.3
Longitude -90.1


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from MCO to JAN tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 11% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 67% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave JAN heading for MCO about at the time listed on your ticket. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Jackson/Vicksburg, MS is about 15 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Frontier: on time
  • Some airlines not reporting


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