The cheapest times to fly from MCO to RST are
- January 8th to February 4th
- April 23rd to May 27th (except the week of May 7th)
- July 2nd to November 18th (except the weeks of July 16th, July 30th, October 1st, and 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 RST is early September. Prices can be as high as $851 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $179 for Tuesday flights around early September.
When to Fly to Rochester
Flying from Orlando, FL (MCO) to Rochester, MN (RST) will usually cost between $209 to $539 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 $227. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $533. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $307 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $316 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCO to RST flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MCO to RST route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MCO to RST 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 $0.16, 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 $194 (44%) 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 $245. Return trip prices are from the RST to MCO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from MCO to RST can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 12 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 RST while comparing.
- 76 miles (122 km) away from RST
- Usually 31.06% less expensive than RST
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MCO to RST? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Rochester International Airport to Orlando International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1235 miles or 1988 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MCO to RST?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCO to RST flight is about 3 hour 12 minutes.
How many flights go between Orlando, FL and Rochester, MN?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 38 available flights from MCO to RST.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Orlando International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Rochester International Airport|
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