The cheapest times to fly from MCO to RAO are

  • March 5th to June 17th (except the week of April 16th)
  • October 8th to December 2nd (except the week of October 15th)

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 RAO is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1794 for Tuesday flights during early January, or as low as $913 for Sunday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Ribeirao Preto

Flying from Orlando, FL (MCO) to Ribeirao Preto (RAO) will usually cost between $984 to $1451 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $1004. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1492. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $488 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1166 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCO to RAO flight.

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

MCO to RAO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCO to RAO flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more 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

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to RAO, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into MCO. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Ribeirao Preto, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Orlando. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $96 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1152. Return trip prices are from the RAO 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 RAO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 21 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 RAO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Viracopos International Airport (VCP) in Sao Paulo

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from RAO
  • Usually 21.40% less expensive than RAO
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to VCP flights

Destination alternative #2: Bauru – Arealva Airport (JTC) in Bauru

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from RAO
  • Usually 3.17% less expensive than RAO
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCO to JTC flights


Flight Hacking MCO to RAO

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 RAO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Sao Paulo (MCO > GRU > RAO)

  • Price for both tickets: $976
  • Average savings: $191 (16.34%)

See MCO to GRU flights

Hack #2: Belo Horizonte (MCO > CNF > RAO)

  • Price for both tickets: $981
  • Average savings: $185 (15.87%)

See MCO to CNF flights

Hack #3: Sao Paulo (MCO > CGH > RAO)

  • Price for both tickets: $984
  • Average savings: $183 (15.65%)

See MCO to CGH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Azul, COPA, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Leite Lopes Airport to Orlando International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4089 miles or 6581 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCO to RAO flight is about 8 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Orlando, FL and Ribeirao Preto?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from MCO to RAO.


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 RAO
Destination airport name Leite Lopes Airport
City Ribeirao Preto
Country Brazil
Latitude -21.1
Longitude -47.8


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