The cheapest times to fly from MCO to VRA are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • May 28th to June 24th
  • August 13th 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 VRA is early October. Prices can be as high as $790 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $481 for Tuesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Varadero

Flying from Orlando, FL (MCO) to Varadero (VRA) will usually cost between $481 to $588 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $481. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $684. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $203 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $487 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCO to VRA flight.

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

MCO to VRA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCO to VRA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Orlando. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.81, which is above 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 $41 (8%) 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 $487. Return trip prices are from the VRA 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 VRA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 39 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 VRA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Key West International Airport (EYW) in Key West, FL

  • 107 miles (172 km) away from VRA
  • Usually 55.44% less expensive than VRA
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to EYW flights

Destination alternative #2: Jose Marti International Airport (HAV) in Havana

  • 62 miles (100 km) away from VRA
  • Usually 45.59% less expensive than VRA
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to HAV flights


Flight Hacking MCO to VRA

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 VRA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (MCO > MIA > VRA)

  • Price for both tickets: $460
  • Average savings: $28 (5.65%)

See MCO to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Silver Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Juan Gualberto Gomez International Airport to Orlando International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 373 miles or 600 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCO to VRA flight is about 1 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Orlando, FL and Varadero?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 41 available flights from MCO to VRA.


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 VRA
Destination airport name Juan Gualberto Gomez International Airport
City Varadero
Country Cuba
Latitude 23
Longitude -81.4


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