The cheapest times to fly from SAN to MCO are
- January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
- May 21st to June 3rd
- August 6th to November 18th
- December 3rd to December 16th
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 SAN to MCO is late October. Prices can be as high as $978 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $254 for Tuesday flights around late October.
When to Fly to Orlando
Flying from San Diego, CA (SAN) to Orlando, FL (MCO) will usually cost between $277 to $535 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $275. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $548. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $274 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $321 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAN to MCO flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SAN to MCO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SAN to MCO flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from San Diego. 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 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 $96 (24%) 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 $293. Return trip prices are from the MCO to SAN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from SAN to MCO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 50 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SAN to MCO? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Europa, Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Frontier, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Orlando International Airport to San Diego International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2144 miles or 3450 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SAN to MCO?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAN to MCO flight is about 4 hour 50 minutes.
How many flights go between San Diego, CA and Orlando, FL?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 139 available flights from SAN to MCO.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||San Diego International Airport|
|City||San Diego, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Orlando International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from SAN to MCO tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 43% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 11% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MCO heading for SAN about 27 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Orlando, FL is about 24 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 49 minutes late
- Alaska: 1 minutes late
- Frontier: 44 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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