The flight time from Buffalo to Orlando is 2 hours, 34 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves BUF Buffalo, NY 4 minutes early.
9 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 15 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives MCO Orlando, FL 13 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

JetBlue
86%
Southwest
84%
Frontier
78%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Buffalo to Orlando is 2 hours, 34 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 15 minutes.

The flight distance from Buffalo to Orlando is 1011 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Orlando to Buffalo
2 hours, 27 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
2h 30m
Frontier
2h 41m
JetBlue
2h 43m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h1h 30m2h2h 30m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

22

Distance

1011 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun012345

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Southwest
15
Frontier
4
JetBlue
3

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Buffalo from Orlando by plane?

The distance from Buffalo to Orlando by plane is 1011 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Buffalo to Orlando?

The flight time from Buffalo to Orlando is 2 hours, 34 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 15 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 2 hours, 30 minutes, and JetBlue the slowest taking 2 hours, 43 minutes.

What airlines fly from Buffalo to Orlando?

Southwest, Frontier, and JetBlue are the airlines with direct flights from Buffalo to Orlando.

Does Southwest fly from Buffalo to Orlando?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Orlando (MCO). On average, they have 15 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 Buffalo 4 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 9 minutes
In the Air 135 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives Orlando 13 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 Buffalo to Orlando, Southwest is 84% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 84% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
JetBlue 86% 10% 4%
Southwest 84% 6% 10%
Frontier 78% 15% 7%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Buffalo 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 8 134 6 150
Frontier 12 134 12 161
JetBlue 12 136 11 163

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 0.25
5am 0.18
6am 0.37
9am 0.09
4pm 0.18
9pm 0.07
3pm 0.16
8pm 0.23
2pm 0.16
7pm 0.13
5pm 0.13
11am 0.08
7am 0.35
1pm 0.27
10am 0.03
8am 0.11
12pm 0.11

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Buffalo 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 138
February 132
March 159
April 111
May 46
June 64
July 60
August 85
September 22
October 43
November 148
December 152

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Buffalo 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 3.46
Tuesday 2.79
Wednesday 2.85
Thursday 3.02
Friday 3.44
Saturday 4.21
Sunday 2.54

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
Southwest 0
Frontier 0
JetBlue 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 9 135 8 155
5am 9 135 6 154
6am 12 135 6 157
9am 9 139 6 155
4pm 10 136 9 158
9pm 7 130 6 144
3pm 8 134 7 150
8pm 9 136 8 155
2pm 10 135 11 162
7pm 12 132 9 155
5pm 7 136 7 152
11am 12 133 9 156
7am 10 134 7 153
1pm 7 132 5 146
10am 12 140 8 160
8am 10 137 6 158
12pm 8 135 6 152
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.