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The cheapest times to fly from ORD to MCO are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 6th to March 4th (except the weeks of November 19th, December 17th, December 24th, and February 12th)

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 ORD to MCO is early September. Prices can be as high as $705 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $113 for Tuesday flights around early September.

 

When to Fly to Orlando

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Orlando, FL (MCO) will usually cost between $149 to $382 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $157. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $413. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $256 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $247 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to MCO flight.

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

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ORD to MCO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to MCO flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, 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 $78 (28%) 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 $203. Return trip prices are from the MCO to ORD 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 ORD to MCO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 48 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 ORD to MCO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tampa International Airport (TPA) in Tampa, FL

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from MCO
  • Usually 5.07% less expensive than MCO
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to TPA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Orlando International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1006 miles or 1619 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to MCO flight is about 2 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Orlando, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from ORD to MCO.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeORD
Origination airport nameChicago O’Hare International Airport
CityChicago, IL
Countrythe United States
Latitude42
Longitude-87.9

Return Airport

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

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ORD to MCO tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 32% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 14% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MCO heading for ORD about 18 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Orlando, FL is about 13 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 17 minutes late
  • United: 20 minutes late
  • Spirit: 2 minutes late
  • Frontier: 26 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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