The cheapest times to fly from MCO to SZX are

  • February 5th to April 29th
  • August 27th to December 9th (except the week of October 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 SZX is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $3533 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $783 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Shenzhen

Flying from Orlando, FL (MCO) to Shenzhen (SZX) will usually cost between $893 to $1875 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $894. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $2057. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1163 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1309 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCO to SZX flight.

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

MCO to SZX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCO to SZX 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 $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SZX, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into MCO. Saturdays 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 $350 (23%) 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 $1227. Return trip prices are from the SZX 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 SZX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 46 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 SZX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) in Hong Kong

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from SZX
  • Usually 30.94% less expensive than SZX
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCO to HKG flights

Destination alternative #2: Baiyun International Airport (CAN) in Guangzhou

  • 61 miles (98 km) away from SZX
  • Usually 5.27% less expensive than SZX
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCO to CAN flights


Flight Hacking MCO to SZX

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 SZX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (MCO > LAX > SZX)

  • Price for both tickets: $842
  • Average savings: $467 (35.68%)

See MCO to LAX flights

Hack #2: London (MCO > LHR > SZX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1039
  • Average savings: $270 (20.63%)

See MCO to LHR flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (MCO > JFK > SZX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1051
  • Average savings: $258 (19.71%)

See MCO to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, JAL, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Shenzhen, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Bao’an International Airport to Orlando International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8766 miles or 14107 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCO to SZX flight is about 16 hour 46 minutes.

How many flights go between Orlando, FL and Shenzhen?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from MCO to SZX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMCO
Origination airport nameOrlando International Airport
CityOrlando, FL
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeSZX
Destination airport nameBao’an International Airport


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