Flights to Orlando 2017-2018
Chances are if you're looking for cheap flights to Orlando then it will be the theme parks that are pulling you in that direction. World class parks are a-plenty, and remain eminently popular for both the kids and the big kid inside us all. The biggest problem you'll encounter will be how to split your time between the parks, and which ones you'll have to save for next time. So to make sure that’s your only problem, we’ve brought you a selection of the best and cheapest Orlando flights to get you there.
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Today's cheapest flights to Orlando
Why visit Orlando?
Nicknamed the ‘Theme Park Capital of the World’, it’s easy to see why with just a quick look at the options available to you. Disney holidays are often top of the list, closely followed by trips to Universal Studios.
What is the cheapest time to fly to Orlando?
Flights to Orlando Florida operate year round, as you can rely on great weather whatever the month. However, if you’re looking to find the cheapest time to fly to Orlando, we would recommend visiting outside of the school holidays. We understand that this may not always be possible for families travelling to Disney hotels but in terms of flight prices, booking outside of peak seasons, including Christmas, Easter and the Summer holidays, often results in the cheapest Orlando tickets.
The weather can be slightly erratic between September and November, as this is considered hurricane season, so being flexible with your dates and considering travel during this period may also be cheaper.
How do you get the cheapest flights to Orlando?
The best way to get cheap Orlando flights is by being flexible with your dates and searching the whole month rather than specific dates.
How far in advance is best to book flights?
If you are flying Manchester to Orlando or London to Orlando, booking between 1 and 3 weeks in advance is the best time to get the cheapest flights.
Orlando's Airport- Orlando International Aiport (MCO)
Orlando International Airport is located southeast of Orlando, about 6 miles from the city centre and 12 miles from International Drive. The airport has two terminals and a huge number of shops and restaurants to keep you entertained while waiting for your flight.
Getting around Orlando Airport
There are complimentary shuttles than run between the terminals to allow easy transportation around the airport. The shuttle journey takes just over one minute. There are also moving walkways and overhead signage which help you to get around Orlando Airport.
Which airports in the UK fly to Orlando?
You can fly direct to Orlando from London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester and Glasgow. Other UK airports offer flights to Orlando, however, these include a stopover. The airports are: Newcastle, Birmingham and Edinburgh.
Which airlines fly direct to Orlando, Florida?
Direct flights to Orlando from the UK are offered by the following airlines: British Airways, Thomas Cook Airlines, Virgin Atlantic and Norwegian. There are a number of other airlines that operate Orlando flights, however, these include a stopover. American Airlines, Delta, United and Emirates all offer indirect flights to Orlando.
How long is the flight to Orlando from the UK?
British Airways flights to Orlando from London take 9 hours and 15 minutes and cover a journey of approximately 4,350 miles. A flight from Manchester to Orlando takes an average of 9 hours and 5 minutes, with a minimum of 2 flights per day departing from Manchester. Birmingham to Orlando flights take on average 12 hours and include a stopover. Flights from Glasgow to Orlando take about 9 hours and flights from Edinburgh to Orlando taking slightly longer as they include a stopover - they take about 12 hours.
Getting to the city from the Airport
There are plenty of ways to travel from the airport to your final destination in Orlando, whether it be the city centre or Disney Florida. The local bus costs about $2 and can take you to Disney Hotels, Lake Beuna Vista, Downtown Orlando and even Port Canaveral. Private shuttle buses and taxis also operate from the airport but cost slightly more. In addition, there are a number of car hire suppliers to either collect a pre-booked car or pick one up on arrival.
Don't forget before you fly
Before your Orlando flights 2018, you need to make sure you’ve applied for an ESTA. This is a visa which you can apply for through an online form. It costs $14 and is valid for two years from the date of travel. You must apply at least THREE days before travelling to Orlando. Once your application has been approved you will receive an ‘Authorisation Approved’ message. It’s quick and easy to apply and you can’t travel without it.
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