Cheap flights from London to Madrid
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The best prices from London to Madrid are usually found in January or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday
£71 - £138
11 - 33 °C
9 - 65 mm
|Most popular in||August||High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||January||Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop|
|Average price||£138||Price for this month|
|Cheapest price||£71||From London to Madrid|
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Madrid is the capital of Spain – a nonstop city packed with grand museums and plazas, legendary tapas bars and international restaurants, and pristine parks and palaces. Its welcoming nature means that almost anything goes. Theatre shows and opera go head-to-head with stadium gigs and hip-hop clubs. And there’s a festival for everything – from Spanish food and music to the mournful Semana Santa Easter parade.
When it comes to direct flights from London, there’s loads of choice – you can take your pick of airports, airlines and flight times.
How long is the flight from London to Madrid?
Between 2 hours 25 minutes and 2 hours 35 minutes when you fly direct.
Which airlines operate flights from London to Madrid?
You can fly with Ryanair, Norwegian, Air Europa, easyJet, British Airways or Iberia.
How frequent are flights between London and Madrid?
Around 30 direct London to Madrid flights take off every day.
Which airports serve London and Madrid?
You can fly from a range of airports in London – Gatwick Airport, Luton Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport or Heathrow Airport.
All flights land in Madrid-Barajas International Airport.
Which direct flight route between London and Madrid is cheapest?
Handily, the direct flights from London to Madrid are usually the cheapest. Fly in the early morning or late evening to get some of the best prices.
Flights from London to Madrid take you straight to the heart of Spain.
Grand restaurants line squares like the Plaza Mayor, while family-run tapas bars sprinkle the backstreets. Museums showcase masterpieces by Velazquez and Picasso, while gardens lay out rose gardens and statue-lined boulevards. Promenade down the Gran Via, meanwhile, and you’ll come across the theatre district and some seriously upscale hotels. The city is also home to Santiago Bernabéu Stadium – home to football superstars Real Madrid.
But when to go? Madrid is warmer and sunnier than London all year round – but especially during the summer months, when the city basks in 25°C sunshine.
How many flights depart from London to Madrid on average per day?
186 flight departures from London to Madrid Barajas per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 8% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 37% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 36% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 19% of flight departures
How long does the flight from London to Madrid take?
Travellers can expect a direct flight to take approximately 3 hours, flying a distance of about 470 miles.