The cheapest times to fly from LHR to MAD are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to June 10th (except the week of May 21st)
  • September 3rd to October 14th (except the weeks of September 17th and October 1st)
  • November 5th to December 2nd

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 LHR to MAD is early June. Prices can be as high as $234 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $86 for Tuesday flights around early June.


When to Fly to Madrid

Flying from London (LHR) to Madrid (MAD) will usually cost between $86 to $175 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early June with an average ticket price of $86. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $184. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $98 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $91 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LHR to MAD flight.

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

LHR to MAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LHR to MAD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MAD, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into LHR. Sundays 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 $19 (16%) 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 $102. Return trip prices are from the MAD to LHR 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 LHR to MAD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 22 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 42 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aer Lingus, Air Algerie, Air Austral, Air China, Air France, Air India, Air Italy, Air Serbia, Alitalia, Austrian, Azul, BoA, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Bulgaria Air, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, EgyptAir, El Al, Finnair, Garuda Indonesia, Gol, Hainan, Iberia, Icelandair, JAL, Kenya Airways, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Oman Air, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TAROM, Tunisair, Vietnam Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Adolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas Airport to London Heathrow Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 772 miles or 1242 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LHR to MAD flight is about 2 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between London and Madrid?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 63 available flights from LHR to MAD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LHR
Origination airport name London Heathrow Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.5
Longitude -0.5

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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