The cheapest times to fly from MCO to ZLO are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 16th to June 17th
  • October 8th to October 21st

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 ZLO is late January. Prices can be as high as $1741 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $292 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Manzanillo

Flying from Orlando, FL (MCO) to Manzanillo (ZLO) will usually cost between $343 to $1056 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $376. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1037. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $661 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $660 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCO to ZLO flight.

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

MCO to ZLO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCO to ZLO flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Orlando. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ZLO, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into MCO. 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 $349 (40%) 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 $497. Return trip prices are from the ZLO 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 ZLO 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 52 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 ZLO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla International Airport (GDL) in Guadalajara

  • 125 miles (201 km) away from ZLO
  • Usually 49.70% less expensive than ZLO
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to GDL flights

Destination alternative #2: Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport (PVR) in Puerto Vallarta

  • 115 miles (185 km) away from ZLO
  • Usually 25.53% less expensive than ZLO
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCO to PVR flights


Flight Hacking MCO to ZLO

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 ZLO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Mexico City (MCO > MEX > ZLO)

  • Price for both tickets: $478
  • Average savings: $182 (27.58%)

See MCO to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Alaska, American, Delta, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Playa de Oro International Airport to Orlando International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1600 miles or 2575 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCO to ZLO flight is about 3 hour 52 minutes.

How many flights go between Orlando, FL and Manzanillo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from MCO to ZLO.


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 ZLO
Destination airport name Playa de Oro International Airport
City Manzanillo
Country Mexico
Latitude 19.1
Longitude -104.6


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