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Route Information for Flights from New Orleans to Orlando

Origin Airport IATA Code MSY
Destination Airport IATA Code ORL
Distance 550 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 12:56PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 3:05AM UTC

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.

Popular Routes from New Orleans to Orlando

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.

The Flight from New Orleans to Orlando

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.

Book flights to Orlando with Orbitz and save more of your vacation budget for exploring the city’s iconic attractions.

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Flights from New Orleans to Orlando - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from New Orleans to Orlando now?

Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor will help you with queries about quarantine and travel restrictions when taking a flight from New Orleans to Orlando.

Are there non-stop flights from New Orleans to Orlando?

Get ready to pack your suitcase, because there are a couple of airlines that operate direct flights from Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl. Airport (MSY) to MCO. You can book a seat with Spirit Airlines and Frontier Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from New Orleans to Orlando?

It can take as little as 1 hour and 44 minutes. If you strongly believe your vacation hours should be spent 'vacationing' rather than flying, you'll enjoy the journey from Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl. Airport to Orlando, FL Airport (MCO-Orlando Intl.).

What airlines fly from New Orleans to Orlando most frequently?

There are two airlines offering the most frequent flights from Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl. Airport (MSY) to Orlando Intl. Airport, including Spirit Airlines (NK). A top pick for many travelers, it operates 60 flights on this route each month. Frontier Airlines (F9) also operates services from New Orleans to Orlando. It's another excellent option and has 17 flights monthly.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Orlando?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Orlando have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Orlando with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Orlando without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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