The cheapest times to fly from BUF to MAD are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the week of October 15th)

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 BUF to MAD is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1698 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $649 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Madrid

Flying from Buffalo, NY (BUF) to Madrid (MAD) will usually cost between $782 to $1410 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $795. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1470. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $675 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $980 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BUF to MAD flight.

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

BUF to MAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BUF to MAD flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Buffalo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, 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. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Madrid, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Buffalo. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $133 (12%) 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 $974. Return trip prices are from the MAD to BUF 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 BUF to MAD can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 43 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking BUF to MAD

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 BUF to MAD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (BUF > BOS > MAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $489
  • Average savings: $491 (50.08%)

See BUF to BOS flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (BUF > JFK > MAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $501
  • Average savings: $479 (48.9%)

See BUF to JFK flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (BUF > LGA > MAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $520
  • Average savings: $460 (46.96%)

See BUF to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 24 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3745 miles or 6027 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BUF to MAD flight is about 7 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Buffalo, NY and Madrid?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from BUF to MAD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BUF
Origination airport name Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City Buffalo, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -78.7

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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