The cheapest times to fly from JFK to MAD are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • September 10th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 8th, October 29th, and 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 JFK to MAD is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $716 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $249 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Madrid

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Madrid (MAD) will usually cost between $250 to $567 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $261. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $599. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $338 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $309 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to MAD flight.

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

JFK to MAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to MAD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.05, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $39 (10%) 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 $336. Return trip prices are from the MAD to JFK 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 JFK 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 25 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 39 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Air Europa, Air France, Air Italy, Air Serbia, Alitalia, American, Austrian, Avianca, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, CSA, Delta, easyJet, El Al, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LATAM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air UK, Royal Air Maroc, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, United, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Adolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3579 miles or 5760 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to MAD flight is about 7 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Madrid?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 78 available flights from JFK to MAD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code JFK
Origination airport name John F. Kennedy International Airport
City New York, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 40.6
Longitude -73.8

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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