The cheapest times to fly from DFW to MAD are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • September 17th to December 16th (except the week of September 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 DFW to MAD is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1246 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $621 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Madrid

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Madrid (MAD) will usually cost between $708 to $1080 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $700. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1084. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $384 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $962 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to MAD flight.

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

DFW to MAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to MAD flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Dallas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MAD, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into DFW. 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 $86 (9%) 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 $867. Return trip prices are from the MAD to DFW 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 DFW to MAD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 54 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking DFW 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 DFW to MAD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (DFW > LGA > MAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $587
  • Average savings: $376 (39.03%)

See DFW to LGA flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $595
  • Average savings: $368 (38.2%)

See DFW to JFK flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (DFW > BOS > MAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $599
  • Average savings: $364 (37.79%)

See DFW to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DFW 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, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LATAM, LOT, Lufthansa, 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 Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4953 miles or 7971 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to MAD flight is about 9 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Madrid?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from DFW to MAD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DFW
Origination airport name Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
City Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 32.9
Longitude -97

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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