The cheapest times to fly from MCO to SAT 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 SAT is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $760 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $177 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.
When to Fly to San Antonio
Flying from Orlando, FL (MCO) to San Antonio, TX (SAT) will usually cost between $192 to $450 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $195. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $441. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $246 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $272 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCO to SAT flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MCO to SAT route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MCO to SAT 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 $133 (38%) 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 $216. Return trip prices are from the SAT 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 SAT can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 51 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 SAT while comparing.
- 66 miles (106 km) away from SAT
- Usually 16.18% less expensive than SAT
- Nonstop flights available
- 113 miles (182 km) away from SAT
- Usually 1.10% less expensive than SAT
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MCO to SAT? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, Southwest, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from San Antonio International Airport to Orlando International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1039 miles or 1672 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MCO to SAT?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCO to SAT flight is about 2 hour 51 minutes.
How many flights go between Orlando, FL and San Antonio, TX?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 111 available flights from MCO to SAT.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Orlando International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||San Antonio International Airport|
|City||San Antonio, TX|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from MCO to SAT tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 43% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 13% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SAT heading for MCO about 23 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in San Antonio, TX is about 19 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 25 minutes late
- Frontier: 9 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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