The flight time from Atlanta to Orlando is 1 hour, 24 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves ATL Atlanta, GA on time.
14 minutes taxiing out
1 hour in the air
8 minutes taxiing in
Arrives MCO Orlando, FL 5 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
86%
JetBlue
83%
Southwest
82%
Spirit
81%
Frontier
76%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Atlanta to Orlando is 1 hour, 24 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour.

The flight distance from Atlanta to Orlando is 404 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Orlando to Atlanta
1 hour, 29 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
1h 21m
JetBlue
1h 22m
Spirit
1h 23m
Delta
1h 25m
Frontier
1h 28m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

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Flights Per Week

179

Distance

404 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

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Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Delta
113
Southwest
37
Spirit
13
JetBlue
7
Frontier
7

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Atlanta from Orlando by plane?

The distance from Atlanta to Orlando by plane is 404 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Atlanta to Orlando?

The flight time from Atlanta to Orlando is 1 hour, 24 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 1 hour, 21 minutes, and Frontier the slowest taking 1 hour, 28 minutes.

What airlines fly from Atlanta to Orlando?

Delta, JetBlue, Frontier, Southwest, and Spirit are the airlines with direct flights from Atlanta to Orlando.

Does Southwest fly from Atlanta to Orlando?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Orlando (MCO). On average, they have 37 flights per week on this route. This may vary seasonally, please check the chart above for more details.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Atlanta on time
Taxi Out Time 14 minutes
In the Air 60 minutes
Taxiing In 8 minutes
Arrives Orlando 5 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from Atlanta to Orlando, Delta is 86% reliable, which means that Delta flights are on time 86% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 86% 14% 0%
JetBlue 83% 17% 0%
Southwest 82% 16% 2%
Spirit 81% 18% 1%
Frontier 76% 23% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Atlanta and Orlando, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
Southwest 12 61 7 81
JetBlue 14 61 6 82
Spirit 13 60 9 83
Delta 15 60 8 85
Frontier 16 61 9 88

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
6pm 1.36
2pm 1.31
9pm 2
11am 1.79
7pm 1.45
9am 1.23
1pm 1.38
7am 1.1
4pm 1.26
11pm 0.48
3pm 1.01
6am 2.11
8am 1.1
12pm 2.03
10am 1.44
5pm 1.29
10pm 1.2
8pm 1.9

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Atlanta to Orlando that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 804
February 723
March 837
April 761
May 765
June 767
July 791
August 773
September 746
October 795
November 789
December 789

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Atlanta to Orlando that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 25.98
Tuesday 25.21
Wednesday 25.27
Thursday 26.21
Friday 26.33
Saturday 25.13
Sunday 25.48

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
Delta 2
Southwest 1
Spirit 0
JetBlue 0
Frontier 0

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
6pm 16 61 8 87
2pm 14 61 9 84
9pm 14 60 8 84
11am 13 61 7 81
7pm 16 60 9 85
9am 19 61 8 89
1pm 13 61 8 83
7am 13 60 7 80
4pm 13 61 9 85
11pm 14 58 6 80
3pm 15 61 8 85
6am 13 60 7 81
8am 16 60 8 84
12pm 14 61 8 84
10am 15 61 8 84
5pm 15 61 9 87
10pm 15 59 7 82
8pm 16 60 9 87
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.