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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

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Madrid (MAD)

LON - MAD
Price
£63 - £161
MAD
Temperature
11 - 33 °C
MAD
Rainfall
9 - 65 mm
Popular in May High demand for flights, 36% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 39% potential price drop
Round-trip from £63 From London to Madrid
One-way from £34 One-way flight from London to Madrid
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from London to Madrid?

Thursday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from London to Madrid. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Madrid.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from London to Madrid, book at least 60 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 78% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £99 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £126.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Madrid (LON - MAD)?

It’s optimal to fly from London to Madrid in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 32% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the midday.

Cheap flights from London to Madrid in August, September 2020

The best prices found for LON to MAD flights in August, September
25 Aug - 8 Sep
£35pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
10 Aug - 20 Aug
£37pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
13 Aug - 20 Aug
£39pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted

London to Madrid 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Madrid from London found for this year
25 Aug - 8 Sep
£35pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
10 Aug - 20 Aug
£37pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
17 Oct - 24 Oct
£38pp
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London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted

Direct flights to Madrid from London

Save time with London to Madrid direct flight deals
25 Aug - 8 Sep
£35pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
10 Aug - 20 Aug
£37pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
17 Oct - 24 Oct
£38pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted

Last-minute flights from London to Madrid

Late deals on return flights to Madrid from London, departing today and this week
24 Jul - 29 Jul
£81pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
25 Jul - 8 Aug
£82pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
24 Jul - 7 Aug
£84pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
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Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted

One-way flights to Madrid from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Madrid
13:40 - 17:15
easyJet
Direct
2h 35m
LGW - MAD
easyJet
13:25 - 16:55
Air Europa
Direct
2h 30m
LGW - MAD
Air Europa
£28
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about London to Madrid flights.

Flight FAQs

From London to Madrid

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.

Are flight prices decreasing from London to Madrid due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both London and Madrid for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from London to Madrid for under £100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Madrid for under £100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ryanair for just £35, but on average you can expect to pay £44.

Are there direct flights from London to Madrid for under £100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Madrid under £100. A good price for a direct flight from London to Madrid is less than £43.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Madrid for under £100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Madrid within the next 7 days for less than £100.

What days are direct flights available from London to Madrid?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from London to Madrid on average per day?

17 flight departures from London to Madrid Barajas per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 35% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 65% of flight departures

Is London weather warmer or cooler than Madrid?

Temperatures around the 33 °Cs can be experienced in July. The weather in Madrid is hotter than in London. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

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 long does is the flight from London to Madrid?

British Airways, Air Europa, and easyJet can get you from London to Madrid in just under 2h 20m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. The distance from London to Madrid is about 759 mi. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from London to Madrid return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from London to Madrid from £27 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is easyJet. Users have found that Ryanair is 74% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from London to Madrid one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Ryanair, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at £13. easyJet flights start at £21 while deals on Air Europa start at £27 one-way.

Alternative routes for London to Madrid

Destination information for Madrid

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from London to Madrid
Today's exchange rate
£1 = €1.12
Flight duration
2h 28m
Average temperature for August in Madrid
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in Madrid
9.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Heathrow (LHR)
Luton (LTN)
Stansted (STN)
City (LCY)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Madrid

Hourly flight availability from London to Madrid

Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 65% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 33% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 1% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from London to Madrid
Sunday
13 daily flights
Monday
25 daily flights
Tuesday
15 daily flights
Wednesday
21 daily flights
Thursday
12 daily flights
Friday
13 daily flights
Saturday
11 daily flights
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