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More About Flying To Columbus from Orlando

Route Information for Flights from Orlando to Columbus

Origin Airport IATA Code ORL
Destination Airport IATA Code CMH
Distance 804 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 1:14PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 2:50AM UTC

Flights from Orlando to Columbus

Orlando International Airport

Locating cheap flights from Orlando can be simple with Orbitz.com. The site allows travelers to search a variety of airlines at one time in order to locate the best deals on tickets. Orlando International Airport is located just nine miles southeast of downtown Orlando on Airport Boulevard. Forty-three airlines serve the Orlando International Airport, including AirTran, Continental, United and World Atlantic. Orbitz.com provides air tickets for the majority of these airlines, which is perfect for travelers on a budget.

Parking at Orlando International Airport

Orlando International Airport offers a variety of parking options. The short-term cell phone lot is free for dropping off and picking up passengers. Garage and lot parking is available for both short-term and long-term use and is charged by the day. Valet parking is available for an additional charge and they offer car detailing at a flat rate.

Transportation to the Airport

Orbitz.com can provide information on rental cars in the area. Rental fees may vary depending on the vehicle that you rent. Metered taxi services are available, and many hotels offer free shuttle services to and from the airport. Limos are available to rent by the hour, and the local bus is available for a flat fee depending on your location of origin.

Restaurants at Orlando International

Orlando International Airport offers a variety of options for travelers that want to grab a snack or a meal before boarding the flight. Restaurants include Krispy Kreme and Starbucks, which features a variety of gourmet coffees and pastries. Orbitz.com is perfect for travelers looking for cheap flights from Orlando.

Port Columbus International Airport

If you're looking for domestic flights to Columbus, Orbitz.com can help you find the best deal. Port Columbus International Airport is located at 4600 International Gateway, approximately 9 miles from downtown Columbus. Seven airlines service the airport-United Airlines, Southwest, US Airways, American Airlines, Delta, Air Canada and AirTran Airways.

Transportation From the Airport

The Central Ohio Transit Authority operates bus services that run from the airport to downtown Columbus. Bus fare costs $2. Taxicabs are also available at the airport. Cab fare costs $2.75 for the first 1/9 of a mile and $.45 for each 2/9 of a mile after that. There is also a $3 surcharge for all taxicabs transporting passengers from the airport. Cab fare to the downtown area typically costs between $23 and $28. If you want access to your own vehicle, Orbitz.com can reserve a rental car for you.

Weather in Columbus

During the winter months, the temperatures in Columbus are typically in the high 20s or low 30s. The weather warms up in the summer, and temperatures are usually in the mid-80s. If you use Orbitz.com to book your trip in April or October, you'll have nice weather and save money, because it's not considered a peak travel time.

Highlights and Attractions

Each year, in July, Columbus hosts the Ohio State Fair. Other area attractions include the Central Ohio Fire Museum, the Columbus Museum of Art and the Wyandotte Winery. The Orbitz.com website does more than find flights to Columbus; it also finds discounts on hotels and allows you to purchase tickets to area attractions.

Flights from Orlando to Columbus - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Orlando to Columbus now?

If you're baffled about travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when flying from Orlando to Columbus, go right to the Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

Are there non-stop flights from Orlando to Columbus?

Yes, you'll be delighted to hear that you can fly straight from Orlando Intl. Airport to John Glenn Intl. Airport. Nonstop flights are offered by Spirit Airlines and Frontier Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from Orlando to Columbus?

If the weather is good and there are no unexpected hiccups, you could be disembarking at Columbus, OH Airport (CMH-John Glenn Columbus Intl.) from Orlando Intl. Airport in just 2 hours and 7 minutes. With such a quick flight time, contemplate bringing just carry-on luggage.

What airlines fly from Orlando to Columbus most frequently?

Spirit Airlines (NK) is one of the carriers with the most flights from MCO to John Glenn Intl. Airport. It offers 43 services on this route every month. Escaping on vacation is one of life's greatest pleasures, and this carrier will get you to your destination quickly and safely. If you can't find the right flight there, check out the airfares with Frontier Airlines (F9). This airline is a fantastic alternative and offers 8 flights from Orlando to Columbus each month.

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

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 Columbus 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 Columbus with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Columbus 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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