The cheapest times to fly from ILM to MAD are
- January 1st to April 1st
- May 7th to May 27th
- October 8th 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 ILM to MAD is late January. Prices can be as high as $1492 for Saturday flights during late August to early September, or as low as $619 for Tuesday flights around late January.
When to Fly to Madrid
Flying from Wilmington, NC (ILM) to Madrid (MAD) will usually cost between $643 to $1352 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 $653. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late August to early September, with an average price of $1243. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $590 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $909 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ILM to MAD flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ILM to MAD route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ILM to MAD flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Wilmington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, 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 Wilmington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $123 (11%) 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 $868. Return trip prices are from the MAD to ILM flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from ILM 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 8 hour 9 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking ILM 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 ILM to MAD — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $520
- Average savings: $390 (42.85%)
- Price for both tickets: $562
- Average savings: $347 (38.17%)
- Price for both tickets: $574
- Average savings: $336 (36.91%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ILM to MAD? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Adolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas Airport to Wilmington International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 3982 miles or 6408 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ILM to MAD?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ILM to MAD flight is about 8 hour 9 minutes.
How many flights go between Wilmington, NC and Madrid?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from ILM to MAD.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Wilmington International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Adolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas Airport|
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