The cheapest times to fly from BIO to MAD are

  • November 5th to June 10th (except the weeks of December 3rd, December 17th, December 24th, and January 1st)

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 BIO to MAD is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $140 for Sunday flights during mid to late August, or as low as $63 for Friday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to Madrid

Flying from Bilbao (BIO) to Madrid (MAD) will usually cost between $75 to $99 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $63. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late August, with an average price of $110. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $47 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $81 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BIO to MAD flight.

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

BIO to MAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BIO to MAD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Bilbao. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $4 (5%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $81. Return trip prices are from the MAD to BIO 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 BIO to MAD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 20 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Austral, Air Europa, Air France, atlasglobal, Azul, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, CSA, Gol, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, LATAM, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air International, Smartwings, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines, Vueling, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 197 miles or 317 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BIO to MAD flight is about 1 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Bilbao and Madrid?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 84 available flights from BIO to MAD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BIO
Origination airport name Bilbao Airport
City Bilbao
Country Spain
Latitude 43.3
Longitude -2.9

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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