The flight time from Orlando to Philadelphia is 2 hours, 22 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves MCO Orlando, FL 2 minutes early.
15 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 58 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives PHL Philadelphia, PA 7 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Orlando to Philadelphia is 2 hours, 22 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 58 minutes.

The flight distance from Orlando to Philadelphia is 861 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Philadelphia to Orlando
2 hours, 29 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

2h 17m
2h 22m
2h 22m
2h 25m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h1h 30m2h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



861 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Orlando from Philadelphia by plane?

The distance from Orlando to Philadelphia by plane is 861 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Orlando to Philadelphia?

The flight time from Orlando to Philadelphia is 2 hours, 22 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 58 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 2 hours, 17 minutes, and Frontier the slowest taking 2 hours, 25 minutes.

What airlines fly from Orlando to Philadelphia?

Spirit, American, Frontier, and Southwest are the airlines with direct flights from Orlando to Philadelphia.

Does Southwest fly from Orlando to Philadelphia?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Orlando (MCO) to Philadelphia (PHL). On average, they have 22 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 Orlando 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 15 minutes
In the Air 118 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives Philadelphia 7 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 Orlando to Philadelphia, Southwest is 81% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 81% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Southwest 81% 18% 1%
American 81% 17% 2%
Spirit 79% 19% 2%
Frontier 78% 20% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Orlando and Philadelphia, 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
In the Air
Taxiing In
Southwest 12 119 5 137
American 15 119 6 142
Spirit 15 117 8 142
Frontier 16 118 10 145

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
5pm 1.48
10am 0.46
9pm 0.92
10pm 0.13
1pm 1.38
6pm 0.27
12pm 0.75
7am 0.5
9am 2.06
11pm 0.08
8am 0.25
7pm 1.11
8pm 0.64
4pm 0.56
11am 0.95
5am 0.19
6am 2.31
2pm 1.13
3pm 0.49

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Orlando to Philadelphia 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 448
February 407
March 497
April 487
May 516
June 486
July 510
August 513
September 440
October 464
November 523
December 541

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Orlando to Philadelphia 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 16.33
Tuesday 14.87
Wednesday 14.83
Thursday 16.08
Friday 16.27
Saturday 17.44
Sunday 16.35

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 1
Southwest 0
Frontier 0
Spirit 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
In the Air
Taxi In
5pm 16 121 8 147
10am 14 118 8 140
9pm 14 114 7 137
10pm 11 113 6 135
1pm 15 119 8 144
6pm 17 119 9 146
12pm 15 121 8 146
7am 17 119 5 143
9am 15 118 7 141
11pm 14 112 10 136
8am 13 120 7 141
7pm 15 117 8 142
8pm 14 116 6 137
4pm 16 117 7 141
11am 13 119 6 139
5am 15 119 6 141
6am 14 117 8 141
2pm 16 121 7 145
3pm 13 118 8 141
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.