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The cheapest times to fly from MAD to ALB are

  • January 8th to May 20th
  • November 12th to November 25th

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 MAD to ALB is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $2095 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $822 for Monday flights around early to mid February.

 

When to Fly to Albany

Flying from Madrid (MAD) to Albany, NY (ALB) will usually cost between $834 to $1487 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid February with an average ticket price of $859. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $2095. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1236 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1063 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MAD to ALB flight.

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

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MAD to ALB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MAD to ALB flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Madrid. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ALB, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into MAD. 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 $136 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1053. Return trip prices are from the ALB to MAD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MAD to ALB can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 19 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from MAD to ALB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 67.40% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See MAD to LGA flights

Destination alternative #2: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 68.30% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See MAD to JFK flights

Destination alternative #3: Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston, MA

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 66.93% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See MAD to BOS flights

Destination alternative #4: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 66.37% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See MAD to EWR flights

Destination alternative #5: Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) in Syracuse, NY

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 15.15% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See MAD to SYR flights

Destination alternative #6: Bradley International Airport (BDL) in Hartford, CT

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 14.16% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See MAD to BDL flights

 

Flight Hacking MAD to ALB

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 MAD to ALB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dublin (MAD > DUB > ALB)

  • Price for both tickets: $620
  • Average savings: $443 (41.67%)

See MAD to LGA flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $650
  • Average savings: $413 (38.85%)

See MAD to DUB flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (MAD > BOS > ALB)

  • Price for both tickets: $680
  • Average savings: $384 (36.08%)

See MAD to BOS flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3522 miles or 5668 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MAD to ALB flight is about 7 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Madrid and Albany, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from MAD to ALB.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeMAD
Origination airport nameAdolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas Airport
CityMadrid
CountrySpain
Latitude40.5
Longitude-3.6

Return Airport

Destination codeALB
Destination airport nameAlbany International Airport
CityAlbany, NY
Countrythe United States
Latitude42.7
Longitude-73.8

 

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