The cheapest times to fly from MAD to DEN are

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

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 DEN is late January. Prices can be as high as $1745 for Sunday flights during early July, or as low as $476 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Denver

Flying from Madrid (MAD) to Denver, CO (DEN) will usually cost between $641 to $1540 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 $643. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $1565. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $922 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $882 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MAD to DEN flight.

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

MAD to DEN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MAD to DEN flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Madrid. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DEN, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into MAD. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Denver, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Madrid. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $144 (14%) 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 $890. Return trip prices are from the DEN to MAD 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 MAD to DEN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 58 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MAD to DEN

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 DEN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (MAD > LHR > DEN)

  • Price for both tickets: $546
  • Average savings: $336 (38.06%)

See MAD to LGW flights

Hack #2: London (MAD > LGW > DEN)

  • Price for both tickets: $558
  • Average savings: $324 (36.76%)

See MAD to LHR flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (MAD > LGA > DEN)

  • Price for both tickets: $591
  • Average savings: $291 (32.96%)

See MAD to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 35 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, Avianca, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, COPA, Delta, Finnair, Frontier, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LATAM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air UK, Royal Air Maroc, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TUI fly, Turkish Airlines, United, Wamos Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4996 miles or 8040 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MAD to DEN flight is about 9 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between Madrid and Denver, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from MAD to DEN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMAD
Origination airport nameAdolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeDEN
Destination airport nameDenver International Airport
CityDenver, CO
Countrythe United States


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