Beginning of main content

Earn rewards on top of your airline miles with Orbitz Rewards

Many airlines offer flexible change policies

Sign up to receive text alerts about your trip

Cheap Flights to Madrid from $173 One Way, $78 Round Trip

Prices starting at $78 for return flights and $173 for one-way flights to Madrid were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Madrid Flight Data

Destination Airport IATA Code
Destination CityMadrid
Number of Airlines Serving
Flight Price$173
Popular Airline

Flights Review

Mar 5, 2020

More flexible with luggage

Mar 2, 2020

I got charged 60€ for checking a 12.6kg bag, I thought that was quite excessive. The flight itself was only about 20€ more. I think this should be reconsidered for a more affordable price.

Feb 29, 2020

I would absolutely fly with Turkish Airlines again due to their great service.

Feb 29, 2020

Seats not comfortable

Feb 15, 2020

USB power, tasty snack. Easy on and off. This was an excellent experience.

Feb 12, 2020

Good flight good crew.

Feb 1, 2020

Horrible plane.... A319 Jammed and seats don’t recline and are too small for 90% of the passengers.

Jan 10, 2020

I like iberia

Jan 7, 2020

initially surprised it was a propeller plane but ended up being a very cozy comfortable flight , I arrived rested, very polite staff

Jan 6, 2020

Iberia rocks A+ service

Jan 3, 2020

The only problem that a have was thay my bagagge didn't arrive to the final destination. In addition to this, i considere that €5 is to much for the earphones

Dec 31, 2019

It would be nice if you could select a seat of your choosing for free. It feels like Vueling is cheating you with the random free seat selection which usually always places you in the aisle. The rest of their service is great. It’s just a shame when airlines nickel and dime their clients like this.

Deals On This Weekend's Flights

Origin Destination Travel Dates Flights From*
FCO Madrid Jul 17 - Aug 3 $78
FRA Madrid Jul 19 - Jul 23 $89
LHR Madrid Jul 18 - Jul 25 $190
JFK Madrid Jul 17 - Jul 31 $427
MIA Madrid Jul 18 - Jul 28 $523
UIO Madrid Jul 18 - Aug 1 $678
MEX Madrid Jul 18 - Dec 21 $888
SCL Madrid Jul 17 - Jul 31 $995
LAX Madrid Jul 19 - Aug 19 $1,170
*Prices include taxes and fees

Cheap Flights to Madrid

There are few places on earth where the locals know how to live like they do in Madrid. This where living becomes art and where day segues into night effortlessly. Take a flight to Madrid to discover the sheer, joy, energy and zest for life that this most European of cities offers.


When to Book Flights to Madrid

There’s barely a season when Madrid is dormant. Madrid is a true year-round destination – and it’s not just down to its rather wonderfully inviting climate.

The peak season for flights is July and August. If you are looking for cheaper flights try the shoulder seasons of spring and fall when accommodation and air fares drop.

The 15th of May is when the feast of San Isidro kicks off. Around this time, you can expect Cheap Flights to be almost impossible to come by: Madrid’s biggest holiday forces the costs up even for those looking to book incredibly early.


How to Find the Best Flight Deals to Madrid

We offer you plenty of ways to find the cheapest and most convenient flights to Madrid.

When you search with Orbitz you can use our ‘Nearby airports’ option to explore if there are any deals on flights departing from another accessible US airport or arriving in a suitably close airport to Madrid.

Another great way to bag a bargain is to search with us flexibly. By checking the ‘My dates are flexible’ tick box we’ll return a range of dates for you to see where the cheapest options lie.

You can filter and sort your results on the left-hand side of your Madrid flights’ results page. Slice and dice the results by price or duration, direct or connecting flights, airline, airport or by refundable and non-refundable flights.


US Departures to Madrid

Optimum flight times from US airports to Madrid include:


Main Airports in Madrid

Madrid Barajas Airport, now officially known as Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport, is just seven miles from the entre of Madrid.

To reach the city from the airport you can jump on the Expres Aeropuerto bus which runs very regularly from the arrival terminals. The bus only makes two or three stops during its journey so you’ll probably have to also take the metro to get to your final destination.

It may be simpler – but will cost more - to get the metro directly from the airport to the center of the city or to use one of the taxi cabs that wait directly outside the airport.


Which Airlines Fly to Madrid?

Airlines offering direct flights to Madrid from US departure points include:

  • American Airlines
  • Iberia
  • Air Europa
  • Delta
  • United


How to Get Around in Madrid

The metro in Madrid pretty much goes everywhere – and it costs hardly anything at all. The network boasts 12 lines and 300 stations, covering 182 miles in total. It’s easy to navigate and makes travelling in Madrid a real breeze. Service announcements are made in Spanish and English and all machines, maps and signs are in both languages too.

When the metro closes at 1.30am the Autobus Nocturnos picks up the reigns, with services running every 20 minutes across the vast majority of the city.


What Are the Must-Sees in Madrid?

It’s truly impossible to tire of this inexhaustible city – there’s always something new to see and do. If you are a first-time visitor, here are some essential things to get you started.

  • The Prado Museum showcases works by Spain's most famous artists, including Velazquez and Goya.
  • The Palacio Real (Royal Palace) is a sumptuous historic delight.
  • The El Rastro market and the upscale shops of Salamanca provide hours of pleasurable retail therapy.
  • Watch the Madrileños air kiss and go about their business from an open-air café near the Plaza Mayor.
  • End your day by sampling the specialties at a tapas bar before you hit the clubs to experience how Madrid lives it up every night.


Tips for Traveling in Madrid

If you fancy escaping the city’s buzz for a bit head out to El Capricho, a stunning park hidden in the suburbs of the city. Once the home of the Dukes of Osuna, today the ground’s dovecotes, reservoirs, statues and wild vegetation is the ideal place for relaxation.

Madrid When to Go

Thanks to pleasant weather and the San Isidro Festival, which officially kicks off the bullfighting season, May might just be the best month to visit Madrid. It’s also a nice time to view the picturesque Real Jardín Botánico, the royal botanical gardens dating back to the 18th century. The 30,000 or so plants bloom during the spring and summer, making the grounds a peaceful place to stroll. The livelier Retiro Park—a huge expanse of statues, greenery, beautiful old buildings, and a lake with rowboats for rent—is also nearby.

In between the festivities of spring and the dry but extreme heat of mid-summer, June promises plenty of sun without the overwhelming crowds that start streaming in during July and August. Take the time to sip sangria on an outdoor patio or look for the perfect keepsake along the Gran Vía. Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises ends at the grand boulevard, but if you’re a shopper, you’ll just be getting started at this mecca of noteworthy architecture and upscale shops.

January and February are the coldest—and least popular—times to visit. But with temperatures ranging from about 30 to 60 degrees, it’s not too chilly to enjoy yourself, and lines at the biggest attractions are nearly nonexistent. The broad, tree-lined Paseo del Prado houses three such attractions you won’t want to miss: the incomparable Museo Nacional del Prado, a must for anyone who enjoys European art; the well-loved Museo Reina Sofía, a contemporary art museum that’s home to Picasso’s Guernica; and Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, which includes a nice assortment of works from the likes of Duccio, Auguste Renoir, and Titian.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.