The flight time from Los Angeles to Orlando is 4 hours, 40 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves LAX Los Angeles, CA 1 minute early.
16 minutes taxiing out
4 hours, 14 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives MCO Orlando, FL 9 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

United
93%
Delta
88%
American
85%
JetBlue
85%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Los Angeles to Orlando is 4 hours, 40 minutes. The time spent in the air is 4 hours, 14 minutes.

The flight distance from Los Angeles to Orlando is 2218 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Orlando to Los Angeles
5 hours, 19 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

JetBlue
4h 34m
Delta
4h 36m
United
4h 39m
American
4h 45m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM1h2h3h4h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

60

Distance

2218 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0246810

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
22
Delta
19
United
12
JetBlue
6

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Los Angeles from Orlando by plane?

The distance from Los Angeles to Orlando by plane is 2218 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to Orlando?

The flight time from Los Angeles to Orlando is 4 hours, 40 minutes. The time spent in the air is 4 hours, 14 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with JetBlue being the fastest taking 4 hours, 34 minutes, and American the slowest taking 4 hours, 45 minutes.

What airlines fly from Los Angeles to Orlando?

JetBlue, United, American, and Delta are the airlines with direct flights from Los Angeles to Orlando.

Does Southwest fly from Los Angeles to Orlando?

Southwest does not fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Orlando (MCO). Keep in mind that Southwest may fly to other nearby airports, as they will often fly into smaller airpors instead of larger ones. This is because the costs are often lower to fly into smaller airports, and they pass the savings on to you.

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 Los Angeles 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 16 minutes
In the Air 254 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives Orlando 9 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 Los Angeles to Orlando, American is 85% reliable, which means that American flights are on time 85% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
United 93% 7% 0%
Delta 88% 12% 0%
American 85% 14% 1%
JetBlue 85% 15% 0%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Los Angeles 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)
JetBlue 15 252 6 274
Delta 15 251 8 276
United 18 253 6 279
American 16 259 8 285

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
12pm 0.01
9am 0.35
8pm 0
9pm 0.45
3pm 1.87
10am 1.56
5pm 0
11pm 0.53
8am 0.47
10pm 1.79
2pm 0.13
0am 0
4pm 0.24
7am 0.37
11am 0.77

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Los Angeles 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 258
February 232
March 267
April 243
May 269
June 286
July 289
August 272
September 278
October 274
November 216
December 253

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Los Angeles 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 9.04
Tuesday 7.85
Wednesday 8.15
Thursday 9
Friday 9.12
Saturday 8.17
Sunday 9

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
American 0
Delta 0
United 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)
12pm 21 251 8 281
9am 19 265 10 297
8pm 11 229 4 244
9pm 14 247 7 271
3pm 14 254 8 278
10am 17 252 7 279
5pm 12 242 5 259
11pm 17 255 6 279
8am 20 268 8 297
10pm 17 252 7 278
2pm 14 255 9 280
0am 13 262 8 283
4pm 13 252 6 272
7am 17 252 7 278
11am 15 261 8 287
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.