|Origin Airport IATA Code||MSY|
|Destination Airport IATA Code||MCO|
Explore the world-famous sights of central Florida by booking flights from New Orleans to Orlando. Use Orbitz to plan your trip and you’ll be enjoying Orlando’s rollercoasters, theme parks and attractions before you know it.
Linking two of the most iconic cities in the southern US, flights from New Orleans to Orlando are in demand throughout the year. Popular with visitors traveling to Orlando’s famous resorts and theme parks, the route gives passengers easy access to this unique part of Florida.
All of the services that connect New Orleans with Orlando depart from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International and land at Orlando International. Orlando is actually one of the most popular destinations for passengers flying from New Orleans, with around a quarter of a million people making the journey every year.
Airlines offering direct flights from New Orleans to Orlando include Spirit, Frontier and Southwest.
Flight time from New Orleans to Orlando is approximately one hour 45 minutes. However, as Orlando is one hour ahead of New Orleans, you’ll technically touch down around three hours after you take off.
On the way home, your flight will take a little longer. Planes travelling from east to west often encounter strong headwinds and this has an impact on how fast they can travel. On average, your return flight from Orlando to New Orleans will take 10 to 15 minutes longer than the outbound leg.
By road, the distance between New Orleans and Orlando is around 650 miles. However, as planes can fly straight over the Gulf of Mexico, the air route is considerably shorter.
As you’ll be flying over water for much of the journey, there won’t be a lot to see out of the plane window on the way. However, if you have a window seat, you may well be able to enjoy great views of Florida’s beaches and countryside as you approach Orlando.
Orlando International is one of the busiest airports in the US. A hub for Silver Airways and a focus city for Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest and Spirit, it offers an excellent choice of low cost flights to destinations around the country.
After you touch down at Orlando International, you can continue your journey by bus, taxi or hire car. A lot of the resorts and hotels in the area offer free shuttle services to guests arriving at the airport. Check your booking before you fly to see if a transfer is included in your trip.
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