The cheapest times to fly from MCO to PIX are

  • March 26th to July 29th (except the week of July 16th)
  • August 27th to October 28th

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 PIX is early October. Prices can be as high as $6031 for Monday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1447 for Saturday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Pico Island

Flying from Orlando, FL (MCO) to Pico Island (PIX) will usually cost between $1685 to $5006 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $1492. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $4505. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3013 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2321 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCO to PIX flight.

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

MCO to PIX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCO to PIX flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Orlando. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.47, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PIX, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into MCO. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Pico Island, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to Orlando. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2015 (44%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2312. Return trip prices are from the PIX 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 PIX can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 32 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 PIX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Lajes Airport (TER) in Lajes

  • 74 miles (119 km) away from PIX
  • Usually 21.01% less expensive than PIX
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCO to TER flights


Flight Hacking MCO to PIX

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 PIX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (MCO > BOS > PIX)

  • Price for both tickets: $975
  • Average savings: $1346 (57.98%)

See MCO to BOS flights

Hack #2: Lisbon (MCO > LIS > PIX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1016
  • Average savings: $1305 (56.24%)

See MCO to LIS flights

Hack #3: Washington, DC (MCO > IAD > PIX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1818
  • Average savings: $503 (21.65%)

See MCO to IAD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Azores Airlines, Delta, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3082 miles or 4960 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCO to PIX flight is about 6 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Orlando, FL and Pico Island?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 3 available flights from MCO to PIX.


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 PIX
Destination airport name Pico Airport
City Pico Island
Country Portugal
Latitude 38.6
Longitude -28.4


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