The cheapest times to fly from HLN to MAD are

  • January 1st to March 11th
  • March 26th to May 13th (except the weeks of April 2nd and April 30th)
  • October 22nd to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 HLN to MAD is late January. Prices can be as high as $1888 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $463 for Wednesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Madrid

Flying from Helena, MT (HLN) to Madrid (MAD) will usually cost between $495 to $1561 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 $510. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1499. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $988 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1017 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HLN to MAD flight.

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

HLN to MAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HLN to MAD flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Helena. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MAD, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into HLN. 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 $210 (15%) 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 $862. Return trip prices are from the MAD to HLN 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 HLN to MAD can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 57 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: New York, NY (HLN > JFK > MAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $809
  • Average savings: $209 (20.5%)

See HLN to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (HLN > LGA > MAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $833
  • Average savings: $185 (18.14%)

See HLN to LGA flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (HLN > EWR > MAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $850
  • Average savings: $168 (16.47%)

See HLN to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4983 miles or 8019 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HLN to MAD flight is about 9 hour 57 minutes.

How many flights go between Helena, MT and Madrid?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from HLN to MAD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeHLN
Origination airport nameHelena Regional Airport
CityHelena, MT
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeMAD
Destination airport nameAdolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas Airport


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