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Cheap flights to Orlando

Never beaten on price

Finding cheap flights to Orlando just got easier

Searching the Internet for cheap flights can often be time-consuming, add 'The Theme Park Capital of the World' as your destination and your search for cheap flights to Orlando just became that little bit more interesting.

Orlando’s parks and attractions entice more than 51 million tourists a year, a whopping 3.6 million of those are international guests from all over world, all of which, like you, are hoping to find a cheap flight.

With over 26 Orlando flights leaving daily from the UK alone, it is no surprise that your search for flights will return a lot of results. Major airlines such as Virgin Atlantic Airways, Thomson, American Airlines and Delta, compete in a bid to fill their seats, carrying passengers in their droves for an action-packed, fun filled holiday.

Orlando has over 100 theme parks and attractions to choose from, so the cost of your holiday can rocket as quickly as the roller coasters do, hence why the hope of finding a cheap flight to Orlando, Florida is so important. We understand that any way of reducing your pre-holiday spend is appreciated in order to have more money to spend when you arrive.

Careful planning can result in cheap flights

A little bit of careful planning and research will go a long way when searching for flights to Orlando. As well as trying to save money by finding cheap flights, Orlando have thousands of hotel deals, park entry offers and savings on child places, therefore it is important to ensure you have everything covered when you begin your search.

A few things to consider are:

When to travel: The time of year you decide to go can make big difference to the cost of your flights. As with any destination there are low and high seasons that will not only affect the price but will also have an impact on your time in Orlando.

Of course there is more to do in Orlando that visiting the world famous Disneyland but whatever your itinerary, the weather will still be a vital element to your trip. With an average year round temperature of 23 degrees the heat shouldn’t be a concern, however you may want to avoid the rainy season. The rainy season is between June and September, with hurricane season running from August through to October. Flights at this time will obviously be cheapest but be prepared to carry an umbrella during your stay.

The number of people in and around Orlando is also something to take into consideration. Due to the nature of the activities in Orlando, during school holidays is of course one of the busiest times, flight prices reflect this as they will most certainly increase. If you’re not tied to school terms, travelling outside of the high seasons will guarantee to save you money.

The best time to go: The low seasons and therefore the best time to find cheap flights include the months of May, September, November, early December, February, mid-June, late August, and October. This is when you will find the best offers available. Parks and attractions are open all year round, so choosing to travel when there are fewer tourists will only benefit your holiday.

The best times to avoid: As a general rule the high seasons in Orlando are in March and April, mid-June to mid-August, and December through to January. Travelling at these times will make it hard to find cheap Orlando flights.

It is expected for prices to soar during peak seasons, but rest assured, choose your dates carefully and cheap flights to Orlando, summer included, can exist.

Book Early: The earlier you book the more likely you are to find great deals and cheap flights. You might even be able to find surprisingly low prices during high seasons if you are able to book far in advance. Booking early often has the benefits of being able to pay in instalments and allows you more time to save for your spending money.

No shortage of possible flights

Within one search for Orlando flights you will soon learn that the choices are plentiful. There can be over 26 flights in one day from the UK alone.

Finding a cheap flight to Orlando is made easy with Holiday Extras comparison tool powered by SkyScanner. It’s a one stop shop that will do all of the leg work for you. One simple search will provide you with a list of flights for your chosen dates and times at the most competitive prices you’ll find.

When you’re flying from the UK to Orlando, the average flight time is 9 hours. You will find direct and non-direct flights available. It can sometimes work out cheaper to fly non-direct however this isn’t always the case and although some passengers may appreciate the chance to stretch their legs, it can obviously add a fair amount of time to your journey.

Your flight will land at one of 2 Orlando airports. Scheduled flights fly into Orlando International Airport (MCO), whilst charter flights from the UK will land at Orlando Sanford (SFB).

Scheduled Virgin Atlantic flights depart from London Gatwick and Manchester to Orlando International all year round and during the summer months there are also flights from Glasgow. British Airways fly from Gatwick every day.

Chartered flights are available with Thomson, Thomas Cook and Monarch.

The airlines that offer direct flights are:

  • British Airways
  • Virgin Atlantic
  • Thomson Airways
  • Thomas Cook Airlines
  • Monarch Charter

The airlines that offer non-direct flights to Orlando from the UK are:

  • US Airways
  • British Airways
  • Delta
  • KLM
  • Virgin Atlantic
  • American Airlines
  • United
  • Lufthansa
  • Aer Lingus
  • Air Canada
  • Air France
  • TAM Linhas Aéreas
  • Air New Zealand
  • Air Transat
  • Aeromexico
  • Avianca
  • Caribbean Airlines

Live flights to Orlando

Holiday Extras have a dedicated page for Orlando Departures that will allow you to find all the details you need about a particular live flight. From the route map, flight status and an online check in, as well as useful information such as weather and baggage allowances, we show you everything you need to make not only your flight to Orlando, Florida effortless but your entire holiday a smooth, enjoyable experience.

Treat yourself with an Orlando Airport Lounge

There is no question that a holiday to Orlando Florida will always be memorable. With so much to see and do no doubt by the end of your holiday you will feel satisfied yet tired. With a flight of approximately 9 hours ahead of you why not relax before hand in the Orlando Sanford Airport lounge. Holiday Extras' aim is to make your holiday experience hassle-free from start to finish and the lounge is a great of helping you to relax and unwind before your flight. It will make you feel like a VIP all for a very little cost, especially when compared with what you may spend in the airport's eateries.