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The cheapest times to fly from MCO to LAX are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 6th 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 LAX is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $705 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $187 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.

 

When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Orlando, FL (MCO) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $204 to $473 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $215. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $419. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $204 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $277 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCO to LAX flight.

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

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MCO to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCO to LAX 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 $0.08, 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 $139 (37%) 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 $233. Return trip prices are from the LAX to MCO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MCO to LAX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 58 minutes may be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Europa, Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Silver Airways, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Orlando International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2213 miles or 3561 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCO to LAX flight is about 4 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between Orlando, FL and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from MCO to LAX.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeMCO
Origination airport nameOrlando International Airport
CityOrlando, FL
Countrythe United States
Latitude28.4
Longitude-81.3

Return Airport

Destination codeLAX
Destination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.9
Longitude-118.4

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from MCO to LAX tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 35% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 16% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LAX heading for MCO about 28 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Los Angeles, CA is about 18 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 19 minutes late
  • American: 41 minutes late
  • United: 23 minutes late
  • JetBlue: 2 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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