The cheapest times to fly from DXB to MAD are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • September 3rd 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 DXB to MAD is late January. Prices can be as high as $740 for Saturday flights during early May, or as low as $350 for Thursday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Madrid

Flying from Dubai (DXB) to Madrid (MAD) will usually cost between $372 to $642 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 $377. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $630. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $253 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $536 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DXB to MAD flight.

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

DXB to MAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DXB to MAD flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Dubai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MAD, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DXB. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Madrid, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Dubai. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $38 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $488. Return trip prices are from the MAD to DXB 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 DXB to MAD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 18 minutes may be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Istanbul (DXB > SAW > MAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $527
  • Average savings: $9 (1.59%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 38 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aeroflot, Air Algerie, Air Baltic, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, CSA, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Finnair, flydubai, Gulf Air, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, MEA, Oman Air, Pegasus, Qantas, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, S7, Saudia, Smartwings, SunExpress, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3510 miles or 5649 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DXB to MAD flight is about 7 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between Dubai and Madrid?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 83 available flights from DXB to MAD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DXB
Origination airport name Dubai International Airport
City Dubai
Country the United Arab Emirates
Latitude 25.3
Longitude 55.4

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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