The cheapest times to fly from MCO to PIT are

  • August 6th to November 18th
  • December 24th to February 25th (except the week of January 1st)

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 PIT is early September. Prices can be as high as $756 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $189 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Pittsburgh

Flying from Orlando, FL (MCO) to Pittsburgh, PA (PIT) will usually cost between $194 to $414 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $201. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $385. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $184 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $241 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCO to PIT flight.

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

MCO to PIT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCO to PIT 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 $0.18, 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 $99 (30%) 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 $224. Return trip prices are from the PIT 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 PIT can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 29 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 PIT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) in Columbus, OH

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from PIT
  • Usually 6.22% less expensive than PIT
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to CMH flights

Destination alternative #2: Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport (CLE) in Cleveland, OH

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from PIT
  • Usually 5.81% less expensive than PIT
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to CLE flights

Destination alternative #3: Akron-Canton Regional Airport (CAK) in Akron, OH

  • 70 miles (113 km) away from PIT
  • Usually 3.22% less expensive than PIT
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to CAK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 835 miles or 1344 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCO to PIT flight is about 2 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Orlando, FL and Pittsburgh, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 83 available flights from MCO to PIT.


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 PIT
Destination airport name Pittsburgh International Airport
City Pittsburgh, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 40.5
Longitude -80.2


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from MCO to PIT tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 40% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 10% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PIT heading for MCO about 13 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Pittsburgh, PA is about 10 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 13 minutes late
  • Republic: 2 minutes early
  • Endeavor: 3 minutes late
  • Spirit: 13 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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