The cheapest times to fly from YOW to MCO are

  • January 1st to February 11th
  • March 19th to April 8th
  • August 27th 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 YOW to MCO is early September. Prices can be as high as $687 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $261 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Orlando

Flying from Ottawa (YOW) to Orlando, FL (MCO) will usually cost between $272 to $474 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 $278. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $564. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $286 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $347 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YOW to MCO flight.

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

YOW to MCO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YOW to MCO flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Ottawa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is 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 $86 (19%) 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 $311. Return trip prices are from the MCO to YOW 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 YOW to MCO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 9 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 YOW to MCO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) in Sarasota/Bradenton, FL

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from MCO
  • Usually 3.75% less expensive than MCO
  • 1-layover flights available

See YOW to SRQ flights

Destination alternative #2: Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) in West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from MCO
  • Usually 3.03% less expensive than MCO
  • 1-layover flights available

See YOW to PBI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Orlando International Airport to Ottawa Macdonald Cartier International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1207 miles or 1942 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YOW to MCO flight is about 3 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Ottawa and Orlando, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 55 available flights from YOW to MCO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeYOW
Origination airport nameOttawa Macdonald Cartier International Airport

Return Airport

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


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