Cheap Flights from Washington DC to Orlando

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The above details of round-trip flights from Washington (WAS) to Orlando are based on a trend. The fares are inclusive of base fare, fuel surcharges, airline/airport taxes, and our service fee. Take note that displayed fares are non-warranted and subject to availability.

Washington DC to Orlando Plane Ticket Cost: Quick Insights to Save More

Season Brings a Major Fluctuation in Plane Ticket Cost

If this is your planned trip from DC to Orlando, mind the ups and downs in the tourism season.

High

“May and October”

March welcomes spring, and May summer.  Lower mercury limits pick up slowly from the lows of 60s°F to the lows of 70s°F. Mind the Spring Break timings.

Low

“September, October, November”

The sea temperatures in September and October float in the 80s°F, and it drops to the highs of 50s °F by the onset of fall, i.e. November or the direst season.

Shoulder

“December through April”

The season is dry. The upper temperature floats around the 70s°F and the lower limits around the lows of 50s°F. Festivals and celebrations make the season special.

Worst

“June, July and August”

Temperature stays between 73.4°F (23°C) and 89.6°F (32°C) but the season is plagued by storms and hurricanes. Check Orlando weather forecast if travel is unavoidable.

Airfares by Month

  • Airfare (USD)

Cheapest: January, March

Costliest: April, May, September, October

Moderate: Rest of the year

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Airfares by Day

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Cheapest: Tuesday, Wednesday

Costliest: Friday, Saturday

Moderate: Rest of the week

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Airfares by Carrier

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Cheapest: Spirit, Frontier

Costliest: JetBlue

Moderate: United, American

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Airfares by Airport

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Cheapest airport to depart from is BWI

Priciest airport to depart from is DCA

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Airfares by Hour

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Cheapest: 5.30 am to 7.29 am

Priciest: 7.30 am to 9.29 pm

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Departure Airport Choices in Washington DC

1. Reagan National Airport

Official Name: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

IATA Code: DCA

Location: 5 miles south of Downtown Washington in Arlington, Virginia

Mainline Carriers operating flights to Orlando: American (AA), United (UA)

Low Cost Carriers operating flights to Orlando: JetBlue (B6)

Number of nonstop flights to Orlando per day: 7

Number of connecting flights to Orlando per day: 100 plus

2. Dulles Airport

Official name: Washington Dulles International Airport

Airport Code: IAD

Location: 26 miles (42 km) west of downtown D.C in Virginia

Mainline carriers operating flights to Orlando: American (AA), United (UA)

Low Cost Carriers operating flights to Orlando: Frontier (F9)

Number of nonstop flights to Orlando:4 (UA)

Number of connecting flights to Orlando: 100 plus

3. Baltimore Airport

Official name: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

Airport code: BWI

Location: 30 miles (48 km) northeast of Washington D.C.

Mainline carriers operating flights to Orlando: American (AA), United (UA)

Low Cost Carrier operating flights to Orlando: Spirit (NK)

Number of nonstop flights to Orlando: 4 (Spirit)

Number of connecting flights to Orlando: 90 (American, United, Spirit)

Arrival Airport Choices in Orlando

1. Orlando Airport

Official name: Orlando International Airport

Airport code: MCO

Location: 6 miles (10 km) southeast of Downtown Orlando

2. Daytona Beach International Airport

Official name: Daytona Beach International Airport

Airport code: DAB

Location: 3 miles (5 km) southwest of Daytona Beach

Washington to Orlando Flight: Distance and Time

A nonstop flight from Washington DC to Orlando takes around 2 hours. The flight distance between the two cities is 756 miles/1217 km. If you opt for a connecting flight, mind the layover time, which adds up to your total travel time.

Departure-Arrival Airport Flight Distance Flight Time
DCA to MCO 759 miles/1221 km 1 hour, 52 minutes
IAD to DAB 704 miles/1134 km 1 hour, 55 minutes
BWI to DAB 733 miles/1180 km 1 hour 58 minutes
BWI to MCO 787 miles/1267 km 1 hour 53 minutes

Note: The flight distance and flight time are tentative. The data vary from airlines to airlines. You should check with your airlines to have the precise information.

Washington to Orlando Flights: Tips on Securing the Lowest Fare

April, May, September and October are the peak months. Skipping these, in the rest of the year, you can find affordable airline ticket to Orlando from Washington. In June, July and August, you can expect even cheaper fare, but make sure you cross-check the weather forecast before leaving to Orlando. Expect an average fare in November, December and January. Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year are exceptions.

Miami attracts weekend vacationers. From Thursday, the airfare starts soaring and the trend continues till Saturday and on Sunday drops again. If you are flexible with your day selection, this trick can work wonders. The difference in fare between a flight on a Monday and that on a Friday could be as high as $50.

A morning hour flight between 5.30 and 7.30 could help you save big. The flights go expensive in just two hours afterwards. The airfare trend clearly shows a difference of up to $45 and $113. The evening flights between 7.30 and 9.30 could be the most expensive one.

Spirit and Frontier both operate flights from Washington DC’s BWI Airport to Orlando. Fortunately, you get a nonstop flight to MCO with either of the carriers. From BWI, you also get flight options with full-service airlines like American, United and JetBlue. Check the layover or transfer time while booking a plane ticket to Orlando with a connecting flight.

Presence of three departure airports, namely, BWI, IAD and DCA in Washington DC gives you more choices with budget as well as full-service airlines. Likewise, when it comes to arrival airports, you again have choices between MCO and DAB. Find the best flight deals by keeping all factors in mind.

Washington to Orlando Flight FAQs

How many flights depart from Washington DC to Orlando daily?

290 plus flights are operated by mainline as well as low-cost carriers including American, United, Frontier, JetBlue, Spirit and Frontier.

What days do nonstop flights operate from Washington to Orlando?

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Which airline has the best on-time performance on this route?

Spirit Airlines. Take a look at the OTP of the operating carriers.

Spirit Airlines 80.83%
American Airlines 76.9%
United 76.9%
JetBlue 71.37%

Which airport in Washington DC has the lowest fare to Orlando?

Baltimore Airport (BWI). Spirit, the leading low-cost carrier has 4 nonstop flights to Orlando MCO per day. By on-time performance, IAD emerges as the top performer.

What percentage of flights are delayed at Baltimore Airport?

23 percent flights departed late over the last one year (October 2018 – September 2019) according to the Department of Transportation (DoT).  The average delay minutes were 48.11 minutes. Only 2.5 percent flights equaling 24 got cancelled from this airport.

How many flights depart from Washington DC to Orlando daily?

290 plus flights are operated by mainline as well as low-cost carriers including American, United, Frontier, JetBlue, Spirit and Frontier.

What percentage of arrival flights get delayed at Orlando MCO generally?

23 percent, according to the Department of Transportation (DoT). Average delay minutes were 66.99 minutes. 1.69 percent, i.e. 19, flights got cancelled.