Flights from Houston (HOU) to Orlando (MCO)

Ready to experience some southern comfort? Head to Orlando and visit the Sunshine State! Southwest Airlines® has direct flights from William P. Hobby Airport/Houston Hobby to Orlando International Airport. Find your flight to Orlando with Southwest® and book with confidence. If your upcoming trip has flexible dates, search for flights with our Low Fare Calendar and discover the lowest fares we’ve got. Don't forget to explore Southwest Vacations® to find package deals on flights, hotels, rental cars, and more.

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Flight details

Average flight time: 2 hours 17 minutes

Departing from: William P. Hobby Airport / Houston Hobby (HOU)

Arriving at: Orlando International Airport (MCO)


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*Based on DOT published scheduled average Monday-Friday departures between 6/29/2020 and 1/4/2021, as of 6/29/2020.

Explore Orlando

Get excited about exploring Orlando both inside and outside of the theme parks! While there are several fantastic, world-class theme parks to enjoy, there’s no doubt that the full Orlando experience lies outside of the parks as well. During your trip, take some time to explore international cuisine in downtown Orlando, visit local towns in the area, and even plan a trip to the beach! There’s no shortage of fun when you travel to the Sunshine State.

Perhaps one of the best places to start exploring your way through Orlando is to visit the downtown area. There, you’ll get a feel for what the locals do. Walk down historic blocks such as Church Street and visit the Railroad Depot, a commercial development and entertainment site. Grab lunch at some of the city’s most popular joints as well. Sit down to enjoy a meal overlooking Lake Eola and experience Orlando’s rich outdoor and wildlife environment. If you happen to pay a visit downtown in the evening, make sure to explore the great nightlife Orlando has to offer.

Renting a car in Orlando will help you get around to various destinations, especially since public transit is limited. If you do, there’s no better place to escape the desert heat than to soak in the rays at the beach! Cocoa Beach is the closest beach to Orlando that you can visit to get your tan on. Soak in gorgeous views, play water sports, and take advantage of any events at the pier. The shopper in you will also enjoy the great boutiques near the water. Of course, if going to the beach isn’t your thing, you might enjoy taking advantage of the great water parks!

Travel tips


Infancy policy

One child over 14 days and under two (2) years of age, not occupying a seat, may be carried free of charge when traveling with an adult (12 years of age or older). Learn more.


Pet policy

Customers flying with a pet are subject to a pet fare. To learn more about traveling with your furry friend, explore the Southwest pet policy.


Unaccompanied minor

Minors under the age of 18 are not permitted to fly unaccompanied on international flights or any itinerary that includes an international flight. Learn more.


Bags fly free

Start packing! Every ticketed Customer’s first two checked bags are free. Learn more.


The Southwest travel experience

At Southwest, we know that a memorable trip from Houston (Hobby) to Orlando takes more than cheap flights from William P. Hobby Airport/Houston Hobby to Orlando International Airport. That’s why we offer services and perks, from booking to boarding, that make your travel experience as smooth as possible. Find out more about the Southwest Experience before you book your Houston (Hobby) to Orlando flight.

It’s simple and enjoyable to fly with Southwest, no matter which of our destinations you choose. And when you search for your next flight to Orlando, you know you won’t be hassled by hidden fees—we offer low fares and, as always, bags fly free. That’s our Transfarency® promise. Enroll in our Click 'N Save® emails and stay in the know about our latest deals. Looking for tours, activities, and more hidden gems? Check out Southwest Airlines Experiences and earn Rapid Rewards points when you fly your trip.

1First and second checked bags. Weight and size limits apply.

2Fare difference may apply.