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Summary info about Madrid flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price


Best Round-Trip Price


Fastest flight time

2h 15m

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7 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Madrid from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £22 (Manchester to Madrid Barajas).
The best round-trip flight price to Madrid from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £47 (Bristol to Madrid Barajas).
The fastest flight to Madrid from United Kingdom takes 2h 15m (Bristol to Madrid Barajas).
There are 7 airlines operating flights to Madrid, including British Airways, Iberia and Air Europa.

Madrid flights insights and trends

Explore insights for your Madrid flight to craft the best travel plan

What is the cheapest month to fly to Madrid?

The month of January is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Madrid from United Kingdom, with most prices found around £61. The month of November is another great option to travel to Madrid, with average flight prices from United Kingdom averaging around £84.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Madrid?

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What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Madrid?

Our data shows that Tuesday is the least expensive day to fly to Madrid. Tickets to fly out on this day can be as low as £143. The most expensive day to fly to Madrid is Friday, with ticket prices averaging around £171.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Madrid?

According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Madrid is at midday. momondo users have found flights departing from United Kingdom to Madrid at midday for as low as £153. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. If you have a flexible travel schedule, then try to avoid flying in the evening when prices are £167 on average. Flights to Madrid from United Kingdom in the evening are generally more expensive because this time of day is more convenient for travellers’ schedules.

How long does it take to fly to Madrid?

If you’re flying from a popular airport in United Kingdom, such as London Heathrow or Manchester, and flying into the most popular airport in Madrid (Madrid Barajas), then you can expect flight times to average 2h 20m and 2h 30m, respectively.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Madrid?

In general, most travellers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Madrid is about 54 days prior to their departure date, when tickets on average are £137. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from United Kingdom for as low as £107.

Cheapest flights to Madrid airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Madrid airports from your nearest city or airport
London Heathrow Airport


London Stansted Airport (STN) to Madrid (MAD)

Typically, flights to Madrid from London are cheaper when flying from London Stansted to Madrid Barajas, which has an average price of £118

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO MADRID FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJanuary44% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Madrid costs on average just £94 in January
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO MADRID FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJuly39% more expensiveIt costs about £233 for flights to Madrid from London Heathrow Airport in July
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO MADRID FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTMay210% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Madrid from London Heathrow Airport in May than any other month

Frequently asked questions about flying to Madrid

Late spring and early fall are the ideal times to visit Madrid, Spain. Not only do you get extra sunlight with daylight savings, but the sun will not set until 10:00 pm. The temperatures are milder at this time of the year too, boasting 19 degrees Celsius during the day and 9 degrees Celsius at night. Winter has the least number of tourists, but the temperatures are much cooler at 6 – 8 degrees Celsius at night and 10 – 15 degrees Celsius during the day. Peak tourist season for Madrid runs through the summer going from July into August, but temperatures are fairly hot at 35 degrees Celsius during the day. Avoid Spanish holidays such as the Assumption of Mary on 15th August when the locals are also out celebrating along with tourists. During holidays, shops and attractions are closed, and peak seasons involve higher costs for flight and accommodations.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to Madrid Barajas Airport?

Prices for flights to Madrid Barajas Airport are updated daily.

How many operators does momondo search for flights to Madrid Barajas Airport?

How old do you have to be to fly to Madrid Barajas Airport?

The minimum age a child must be to fly alone is five but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service will have their own age restrictions, including rules around flight length, timings, and stopovers. We always recommend checking with the individual airline you are booking with to travel to Madrid Barajas Airport.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Madrid Barajas Airport?

The travel and health documents you'll need for your trip to Madrid Barajas Airport may differ based on your itinerary and personal situation. Typically, you should have several documents on hand, such as a national ID card or driver's license and a passport that is valid for six months after your intended arrival at Madrid Barajas Airport. It is always advisable to seek advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.

Madrid flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Madrid found recently by users on momondo
30 Apr
2h 15m
MAD23:25Madrid Barajas
5 May
MAD06:45Madrid Barajas
2h 15m
17 Jun
2h 15m
MAD21:10Madrid Barajas
26 Jun
MAD21:45Madrid Barajas
2h 15m
17 Jun
2h 15m
MAD21:10Madrid Barajas
9 Jul
MAD21:55Madrid Barajas
2h 15m
Air Europa
17 Sept
LGW10:00London Gatwick
2h 30m
MAD13:30Madrid Barajas
3 Oct
MAD07:35Madrid Barajas
2h 25m
LGW09:00London Gatwick
9 Jun
STN05:55London Stansted
2h 25m
MAD09:20Madrid Barajas
11 Jun
MAD07:40Madrid Barajas
2h 25m
STN09:05London Stansted
Air Europa
8 Oct
LGW17:25London Gatwick
2h 30m
MAD20:55Madrid Barajas
13 Oct
MAD07:35Madrid Barajas
2h 25m
LGW09:00London Gatwick

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Madrid

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to Madrid, view some of our deals below provided by Ryanair and easyJet
16 Apr
2h 35m
MAD22:35Madrid Barajas
16 Apr
EDI12:55Edinburgh Turnhouse
2h 55m
MAD16:50Madrid Barajas
23 Apr
2h 15m
MAD23:25Madrid Barajas

How to travel around Madrid

Most of Madrid can be explored on foot with no need for a car or public transportation. It is only when you venture outside of the city centre that you will need public transit.


The metro system is extensive and easy to use. It costs €1.50 EUR for the first 5 stations one-way and then €.10 EUR for additional stations up to a €2 EUR maximum fare. You can purchase a pass for €8.40 – €35 EUR for up to 7 days. Metro services operate from 6:00 am – 2:00 am.


Public buses are marked “EMT” and are the best for getting from Atocha to Puerta de Toledo. Single bus rides cost €1.50 EUR, but you can use a Metrobus ticket. There is also a hop-on-hop-off Madrid City Tour, which is a double-decker sightseeing tour bus. Adults pay €21 – €25 EUR for 1 – 2 day passes, and children pay €9 – €12 EUR for 1 – 2 day passes. Children under 6 can travel free.

Commuter Rail

The Cercania commuter rail goes to El Escorial and Alcala de Henares from Atocha. Fares range from €1.60 – €8.40 EUR depending on the destination.


Taxis are expensive, but still reasonable for the distance you can travel for the price. The meter will register €2.10 EUR from 6:00 am – 9:00 pm and €2.20 EUR for afterhours then €1 – €2 EUR per kilometre. Taxis may be hailed from the street or pre-arranged for pickup.

Best things to do and see in Madrid

Things to do and Places of Interest in Madrid

Madrid is home to exciting attractions and historical sites, including:

  • Museo del Prado, which is a premier art gallery in city centre.
  • Parque del Buen Retiro, which is a gorgeous garden featuring marble statues and landscaped lawns.
  • Centro de Arte Reina Sofia is home to some of the country’s most famous pieces of art.
  • Museo Lazaro Galdiano is a 20th century stone mansion that you can tour.
  • Palacio Real is Spain’s most lavish palace used for royal celebrations.
  • Catch a soccer game at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, but be prepared for plenty of shouting and excited fans.
  • Shop at El Rastro Market, which is just off the La Latina metro station.
  • Walk through the country’s famous Plaza de Cibeles.
  • Go on a 1-day sightseeing tour to see the city’s biggest attractions.
  • Tour the underground art and graffiti of Madrid.
  • Tour the historic castles of Toledo and Segovia.
  • Stop over at the historic city of Cordoba and visit Seville while you are there.

Tips and Tricks for Visiting Madrid

Learn the Colours

Public transportation options are classified by colours based on the final stop. They are also numbered so that you know which bus stop they complete their trip.

Enjoy the Relaxing Lifestyle

Madrid eats slowly! A dinner could easily take up to 3 hours. Waiters never pressure you to leave, and the entire city has a very relaxed pace which is perfect if you are on holiday and want to leave behind the hectic stress of your regular routine.

Mealtimes are Different

Madrid looks at breakfast as a snack opportunity, lunch is served from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm and dinner hours are almost non-existent. Lunch is the most elaborate meal in Madrid. You will definitely want to enjoy an afternoon siesta after the meal!

Rooms are Small

Most hotel accommodations feature small rooms, because the emphasis is on getting outside; not staying indoors.

Carry Cash

Cash is the easiest way to pay for items in Madrid, and tipping is not customary for taxi drivers or wait staff.

Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to Madrid?

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Can I find flights to Madrid with flexible booking policies on momondo?

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How can momondo help me find flights to Madrid?

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