The cheapest times to fly from ATH to MAD are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • April 16th to June 3rd (except the week of May 21st)
  • October 1st to October 21st (except the week of October 8th)
  • November 5th to March 25th (except the weeks of December 17th and December 24th)

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 ATH to MAD is late January. Prices can be as high as $387 for Saturday flights during mid August, or as low as $98 for Wednesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Madrid

Flying from Athens (ATH) to Madrid (MAD) will usually cost between $109 to $292 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $120. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $307. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $187 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $169 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATH to MAD flight.

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

ATH to MAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATH to MAD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Athens. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $30 (16%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $159. Return trip prices are from the MAD to ATH 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 ATH to MAD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 38 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 47 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Austral, Air Baltic, Air Europa, Air France, Air Serbia, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Bulgaria Air, China Eastern, China Southern, easyJet, EgyptAir, El Al, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, LATAM, Laudamotion, LOT, Lufthansa, Luxair, MEA, Norwegian Air International, Pegasus, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, Ryanair, S7, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TAROM, Transavia, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, Vueling, Wizz Air, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1477 miles or 2377 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATH to MAD flight is about 3 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Athens and Madrid?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 108 available flights from ATH to MAD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ATH
Origination airport name Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport
City Athens
Country Greece
Latitude 37.9
Longitude 23.9

Return Airport

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


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