The cheapest times to fly from MAD to FRA are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to May 20th (except the week of May 7th)
  • June 4th to July 15th
  • August 27th to September 16th

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 FRA is early September. Prices can be as high as $223 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $61 for Wednesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Frankfurt

Flying from Madrid (MAD) to Frankfurt (FRA) will usually cost between $82 to $154 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $82. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $159. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $77 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $92 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MAD to FRA flight.

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

MAD to FRA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MAD to FRA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Madrid. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $25 (22%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $86. Return trip prices are from the FRA 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 FRA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 34 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 52 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aer Lingus, Air Algerie, Air Austral, Air Baltic, Air China, Air Europa, Air France, Air India, Air Moldova, Air Serbia, Alitalia, American, Austrian, Azul, BoA, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Bulgaria Air, China Eastern, China Southern, Condor, CSA, easyJet, EgyptAir, El Al, Finnair, Garuda Indonesia, Iberia, JAL, Kenya Airways, KLM, Korean Air, LATAM, LOT, Lufthansa, Luxair, Oman Air, Royal Air Maroc, Ryanair, Singapore Airlines, Smartwings, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TAROM, THAI, Tunisair, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, Vietnam Airlines, Wizz Air, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Frankfurt Main Airport to Adolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 882 miles or 1419 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MAD to FRA flight is about 2 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Madrid and Frankfurt?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from MAD to FRA.


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 FRA
Destination airport name Frankfurt Main Airport
City Frankfurt
Country Germany
Latitude 50
Longitude 8.6


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