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The best prices from London to Madrid Barajas are usually found in August or January, booked 59 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Monday

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

All the information you need to plan the best LON to MAD flight in 2022: compare London to Madrid flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Madrid.
LON - MAD
Price
£91 - £201
MAD
Temperature
5 - 25 °C
MAD
Rainfall
10 - 60 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 40% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£73

From London (LON) to Madrid Barajas

One-way from

£14

One-way flight from London (LON) to Madrid Barajas

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 round-trip from London to Madrid?

Wednesday 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?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 53 days in advance to save up to 63% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 53 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from London to Madrid 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £114, or £159 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London to Madrid?

Flights from London to Madrid lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from London to Madrid in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at £41.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from London to Madrid is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at midday tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 17% on airfare.

Cheap flights from London to Madrid in May, June 2022

The best prices found for LON to MAD flights in May, June
14 Jun - 16 Jun
£31pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
15 Jun - 16 Jun
£33pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
15 Jun - 16 Jun
£35pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted

London to Madrid 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Madrid from London found for this year
14 Jun - 16 Jun
£31pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
15 Jun - 16 Jun
£33pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
15 Jun - 16 Jun
£35pp
STN
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
14 Jun - 16 Jun
£31pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
15 Jun - 16 Jun
£33pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
15 Jun - 16 Jun
£35pp
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
3 Jun - 8 Jun
£62pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
   
2 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
3 Jun - 7 Jun
£66pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
   
2 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
3 Jun - 8 Jun
£68pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
   
2 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted

One-way flights to Barajas from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Madrid
09:05 - 12:25
Ryanair
Direct
2h 20m
STN - MAD
Ryanair
£14
mytrip.com
09:25 - 19:00
Ryanair
1 stop
8h 35m
STN - MAD
Ryanair
£16
Kiwi.com
14:40 - 04:00
Ryanair
1 stop
12h 20m
STN - MAD
Ryanair
£18
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From London to Madrid

What airport do you fly into for flights to Madrid from London?

Madrid Barajas (MAD), located 8.5 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from London to Madrid. 16 airlines have flights to Barajas from London on a regular basis. Booking flights from London to Madrid Barajas should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 55 inbound flights from London per day.

Which airlines flying from London to Madrid Barajas have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from London to Madrid Barajas have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Iberia, British Airways, and Ryanair are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Iberia with this kind of flexibility.

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 £31, but on average you can expect to pay £42.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from London to Madrid under £100. A good price for a nonstop flight from London to Madrid is less than £44.

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 nonstop flights available from London to Madrid?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

21 flight departures from London to Madrid per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 24% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 52% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 24% of flight departures

How long is the flight from London to Madrid?

For as low as £31, Ryanair can have you in Madrid from London in 2h 20m. Airlines will cover a distance of 778 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from London to Madrid round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from London to Madrid is Ryanair. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £31 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is easyJet, starting at £49. You may be able to fly from London to Madrid for 67% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the most popular routes from London to Madrid?

The most popular flight routes from London to Madrid are London Gatwick - Madrid Barajas, London Stansted - Madrid Barajas and London Heathrow - Madrid Barajas.

What are the most reliable airlines from London to Madrid?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from London to Madrid are Vueling (87%), Iberia (81%) and British Airways (79%).

What are the cheapest flights from London to Madrid?

While on average a flight from London to Madrid is generally £172, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is £50. When looking at the most popular route, (London Gatwick - Madrid Barajas), you can expect to pay £49 for that flight.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London to Madrid?

Before booking your flight from London to Madrid check out the most popular airlines for this route: ITA Airways, British Airways or Norwegian Air International.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Madrid, Spain

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Madrid from London?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to Madrid Barajas

Most visitors from London need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Madrid Barajas.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Madrid Barajas.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London are not required to quarantine after entering Madrid Barajas.

Do I need a test to fly back to London from Madrid?

Returning to London from Madrid Barajas

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Madrid Barajas are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering London.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Madrid Barajas are not required to quarantine after entering London.

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Alternative routes for London to Madrid

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Madrid

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to Madrid.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = €1.18
Flight duration from London to MAD
2h 25m
Average temperature for May in Madrid
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Madrid
51.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
Stansted (STN)
London City (LCY)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Madrid

Top 10 airlines flying from London to Madrid Barajas

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London to Madrid choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Ryanair
£16 £70 No cancel fee N/A
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Norwegian
£35 £113 No cancel fee 74%
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easyJet
£39 £121 No cancel fee 86%
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Air Europa
£44 £85 No cancel fee 83%
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Norwegian Air International
£44 £118 No cancel fee N/A
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Iberia
£55 £130 No cancel fee 77%
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Iberia Express
£58 £106 No cancel fee 93%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Iberia Express. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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British Airways
£63 £116 No cancel fee 70%
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TAP AIR PORTUGAL
£90 £173 No cancel fee N/A
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Lufthansa
£129 £189 No cancel fee 76%
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Hourly flight availability from London to Madrid

See what time of day planes typically take off from London towards Madrid.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 41% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 31% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 24% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 4% of flight departures
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Noon
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Weekly flight availability
from London to Madrid
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from London to Madrid.
Sunday
55 daily flights
Monday
66 daily flights
Tuesday
67 daily flights
Wednesday
55 daily flights
Thursday
53 daily flights
Friday
47 daily flights
Saturday
46 daily flights
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