The flight time from Raleigh Durham to Orlando is 1 hour, 40 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves RDU Raleigh Durham, NC 3 minutes early.
12 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 18 minutes in the air
8 minutes taxiing in
Arrives MCO Orlando, FL 7 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
88%
Southwest
86%
American
86%
Spirit
83%
Frontier
80%
JetBlue
80%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Raleigh Durham to Orlando is 1 hour, 40 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 18 minutes.

The flight distance from Raleigh Durham to Orlando is 534 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Orlando to Raleigh Durham
1 hour, 38 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
1h 35m
Delta
1h 39m
Spirit
1h 42m
JetBlue
1h 42m
American
1h 44m
Frontier
1h 50m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

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

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

45

Distance

534 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun02468

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Delta
19
Southwest
9
Spirit
5
Frontier
5
JetBlue
4
American
0

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Raleigh Durham from Orlando by plane?

The distance from Raleigh Durham to Orlando by plane is 534 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Raleigh Durham to Orlando?

The flight time from Raleigh Durham to Orlando is 1 hour, 40 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 18 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 1 hour, 35 minutes, and Frontier the slowest taking 1 hour, 50 minutes.

What airlines fly from Raleigh Durham to Orlando?

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

Does Southwest fly from Raleigh Durham to Orlando?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Raleigh Durham (RDU) to Orlando (MCO). On average, they have 9 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 Raleigh Durham 3 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 12 minutes
In the Air 78 minutes
Taxiing In 8 minutes
Arrives Orlando 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 Raleigh Durham to Orlando, Delta is 88% reliable, which means that Delta flights are on time 88% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 88% 12% 0%
American 86% 14% 0%
Southwest 86% 12% 2%
Spirit 83% 14% 3%
Frontier 80% 18% 2%
JetBlue 80% 17% 3%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Raleigh Durham 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 9 78 7 95
Delta 12 78 7 99
Spirit 12 78 11 102
JetBlue 14 78 9 102
American 16 79 10 104
Frontier 15 78 13 110

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
4pm 0.18
2pm 0.48
11pm 0.01
8pm 0.12
6pm 0.2
6am 0.43
5pm 0.3
7am 0.25
9pm 0
1pm 0.84
9am 0.42
3pm 0.07
10pm 0.01
8am 1.32
7pm 0.65
11am 0.21
10am 0.25
12pm 0.55
5am 0.12

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Raleigh Durham 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 170
February 153
March 243
April 225
May 218
June 209
July 213
August 207
September 186
October 199
November 171
December 181

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Raleigh Durham 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 6.48
Tuesday 5.79
Wednesday 5.54
Thursday 6.9
Friday 6.52
Saturday 7.31
Sunday 7.13

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 0
Southwest 0
Spirit 0
Frontier 0
JetBlue 0
American 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)
4pm 11 81 7 100
2pm 12 79 7 102
11pm 14 80 12 110
8pm 13 75 7 98
6pm 10 77 8 97
6am 12 77 10 101
5pm 13 79 10 104
7am 11 80 6 98
9pm 9 88 10 107
1pm 11 79 7 99
9am 15 77 10 103
3pm 8 77 6 93
10pm 11 75 8 93
8am 13 78 7 100
7pm 12 78 7 98
11am 12 79 10 101
10am 9 77 7 96
12pm 11 79 9 100
5am 11 77 10 103
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.