The cheapest times to fly from MAD to DSS are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the week of February 19th)
  • May 7th to June 10th
  • September 10th to October 14th
  • October 29th to December 9th

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 DSS is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $780 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $393 for Tuesday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to Dakar

Flying from Madrid (MAD) to Dakar Thies (DSS) will usually cost between $406 to $659 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $410. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $686. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $276 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $445 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MAD to DSS flight.

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

MAD to DSS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MAD to DSS flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Madrid. 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 fly to DSS, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into MAD. 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 (4%) 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 $464. Return trip prices are from the DSS 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 DSS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 31 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Algerie, Air Canada, Air France, American, Binter Canarias, Brussels Airlines, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Tap Air Portugal, Tunisair, Turkish Airlines, Vueling, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1961 miles or 3156 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MAD to DSS flight is about 4 hour 31 minutes.

How many flights go between Madrid and Dakar Thies?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 46 available flights from MAD to DSS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MAD
Origination airport name Adolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas Airport
City Madrid
Country Spain
Latitude 40.5
Longitude -3.6

Return Airport

Destination code DSS
Destination airport name Blaise Diagne International Airport
City Dakar Thies
Country Senegal
Latitude 14.7
Longitude -17.1


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