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The cheapest times to fly from MCO to SFO are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 5th)
  • May 28th to June 17th
  • August 6th to November 11th

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 SFO is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $897 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $237 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.

 

When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Orlando, FL (MCO) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $251 to $503 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 $255. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $478. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $223 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $315 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCO to SFO flight.

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

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MCO to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCO to SFO 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 $0.08, 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 $103 (26%) 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 $296. Return trip prices are from the SFO to MCO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MCO to SFO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 23 minutes may be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Europa, Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from San Francisco International Airport to Orlando International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2441 miles or 3928 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCO to SFO flight is about 5 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Orlando, FL and San Francisco, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 78 available flights from MCO to SFO.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeMCO
Origination airport nameOrlando International Airport
CityOrlando, FL
Countrythe United States
Latitude28.4
Longitude-81.3

Return Airport

Destination codeSFO
Destination airport nameSan Francisco International Airport
CitySan Francisco, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude37.6
Longitude-122.4

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from MCO to SFO tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 27% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 27% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SFO heading for MCO about 14 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in San Francisco, CA is about 8 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • United: 16 minutes late
  • Alaska: 10 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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