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The best prices from London to Madrid 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
£65 - £144
MAD
Temperature
11 - 33 °C
MAD
Rainfall
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

£65

From London to Madrid

One-way from

£23

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 53 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 63% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £103 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £143.

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)?

It’s optimal to fly from London to Madrid in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 18% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from London to Madrid in April, May 2021

The best prices found for LON to MAD flights in April, May
25 Apr - 2 May
£20pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
2 May - 9 May
£21pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
7 May - 14 May
£22pp
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
25 Apr - 2 May
£20pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
2 May - 9 May
£21pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
7 May - 14 May
£22pp
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
25 Apr - 2 May
£20pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
2 May - 9 May
£21pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
7 May - 14 May
£22pp
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
25 Apr - 2 May
£20pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
25 Apr - 2 May
£24pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
28 Apr - 5 May
£41pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Air Europa
Direct
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Air Europa
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to Madrid from Madrid

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Madrid
14:55 - 06:00
Blue Air
1 stop
14h 05m
LHR - MAD
Blue Air
£23
Gotogate
13:25 - 16:55
Air Europa
Direct
2h 30m
LGW - MAD
Air Europa
£27
Gotogate
11:50 - 19:25
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
30h 35m
LTN - MAD
Multiple Airlines
£28
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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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from London to Madrid Barajas to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alitalia is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from London to Madrid Barajas are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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 £72 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Madrid for under £72. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ryanair for just £20, but on average you can expect to pay £28.

Are there direct flights from London to Madrid for under £72 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Madrid under £72. A good price for a direct flight from London to Madrid is less than £28.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Madrid for under £72?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Madrid within the next 7 days for less than £72.

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

2 flight departures from London to Madrid Barajas per day on average.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 100% 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, Iberia, and Ryanair 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 £21 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Air Europa. Users have found that Ryanair is 76% 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 £10. Blue Air flights start at £21 while deals on Air Europa start at £26 one-way.

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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 = €1.16
Flight duration
2h 24m
Average temperature for April in Madrid
18.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Madrid
38.0 mm

Airports servicing London

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

Airports servicing Madrid

Top 10 airlines flying from London to Madrid

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 59% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 40% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% 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
9 daily flights
Monday
11 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
9 daily flights
Friday
11 daily flights
Saturday
9 daily flights
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