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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 Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

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 2021: compare London to Madrid flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Madrid.
LON - MAD
Price
£66 - £145
MAD
Temperature
11 - 33 °C
MAD
Precipitation
9 - 65 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

£66

From London to Madrid Barajas

One-way from

£18

One-way flight from London 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 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?

Travellers 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 £103, or £144 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 £37.

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 September, October 2021

The best prices found for LON to MAD flights in September, October
21 Sep - 29 Sep
£16pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
21 Sep - 28 Sep
£17pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
5 Oct - 6 Oct
£17pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted

London to Madrid 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Madrid from London found for this year
9 Nov - 23 Nov
£14pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
9 Nov - 23 Nov
£14pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
18 Nov - 22 Nov
£15pp
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
9 Nov - 23 Nov
£14pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
9 Nov - 23 Nov
£14pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
18 Nov - 22 Nov
£15pp
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
21 Sep - 29 Sep
£16pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
21 Sep - 28 Sep
£17pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
21 Sep - 28 Sep
£17pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted

One-way flights to Barajas from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Madrid
15:35 - 05:30
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
12h 55m
LTN - MAD
Multiple Airlines
£18
Gotogate
17:55 - 16:00
Wizz Air
1 stop
21h 05m
LTN - MAD
Wizz Air
£20
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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 centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from London to Madrid. 18 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 18 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. British Airways, easyJet, and Ryanair are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like British Airways with this kind of flexibility.

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 £14, but on average you can expect to pay £20.

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 £20.

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?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Thursday.

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

3 flight departures from London to Madrid per day on average.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from London to Madrid?

A quick flight from London to Madrid can take about 2h 30m. Ryanair provides one of the quickest options available for as low as £14. Airlines will cover a distance of 778 mi. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

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

According to our current data, Ryanair (£14), and Air Europa (£33) offers the cheapest pricing from London to Madrid. Ryanair is currently priced 84% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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.

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 for rt-pcr (naat) and 48 for antigen (quick-test) hours 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 must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to 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 24m
Average temperature for September in Madrid
27.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Madrid
26.0 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
Norwegian
£43 £142 No cancel fee 74%
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Norwegian Air International
£55 £148 No cancel fee N/A
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Iberia Express
£72 £173 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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Air Europa
£67 £198 No cancel fee 83%
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Brussels Airlines
£152 £218 No cancel fee N/A
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SWISS
£146 £222 No cancel fee 79%
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Iberia
£52 £248 No cancel fee 77%
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TAP AIR PORTUGAL
£103 £256 No cancel fee N/A
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Lufthansa
£149 £285 No cancel fee 76%
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Vueling
£143 £349 No cancel fee 88%
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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 52% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 41% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 6% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from London to Madrid
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from London to Madrid.
Sunday
13 daily flights
Monday
13 daily flights
Tuesday
11 daily flights
Wednesday
23 daily flights
Thursday
32 daily flights
Friday
24 daily flights
Saturday
15 daily flights
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