The cheapest times to fly from MAD to PDX are

  • January 8th to May 13th (except the week of April 9th)
  • October 22nd to December 16th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from MAD to PDX is mid March. Prices can be as high as $1568 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $758 for Tuesday flights around mid March.


When to Fly to Portland

Flying from Madrid (MAD) to Portland, OR (PDX) will usually cost between $884 to $1430 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid March with an average ticket price of $885. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1477. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $593 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1089 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MAD to PDX flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MAD to PDX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

MAD to PDX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MAD to PDX flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Madrid. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Portland, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Madrid. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $122 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1051. Return trip prices are from the PDX to MAD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MAD to PDX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 42 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from MAD to PDX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Seattle/Tacoma International Airport (SEA) in Seattle, WA

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from PDX
  • Usually 24.10% less expensive than PDX
  • 1-layover flights available

See MAD to SEA flights


Flight Hacking MAD to PDX

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from MAD to PDX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dublin (MAD > DUB > PDX)

  • Price for both tickets: $596
  • Average savings: $493 (45.27%)

See MAD to LAX flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (MAD > LAX > PDX)

  • Price for both tickets: $622
  • Average savings: $467 (42.88%)

See MAD to DUB flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (MAD > JFK > PDX)

  • Price for both tickets: $634
  • Average savings: $455 (41.78%)

See MAD to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MAD to PDX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 31 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, Ethiopian, Finnair, Frontier, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Portland International Airport to Adolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5398 miles or 8687 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MAD to PDX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MAD to PDX flight is about 10 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Madrid and Portland, OR?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from MAD to PDX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MAD
Origination airport name Adolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas Airport
City Madrid
Country Spain
Latitude 40.5
Longitude -3.6

Return Airport

Destination code PDX
Destination airport name Portland International Airport
City Portland, OR
Country the United States
Latitude 45.6
Longitude -122.6


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