The cheapest times to fly from MAD to LGA are
- January 8th to April 1st
- April 23rd to May 13th
- September 17th to December 9th (except the week of October 1st)
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 LGA is mid January. Prices can be as high as $786 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $267 for Monday flights around mid January.
When to Fly to New York
Flying from Madrid (MAD) to New York, NY (LGA) will usually cost between $270 to $718 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $269. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $752. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $483 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $347 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MAD to LGA flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MAD to LGA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MAD to LGA 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
Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LGA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into MAD. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Madrid. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $54 (13%) 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 $389. Return trip prices are from the LGA to MAD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from MAD to LGA 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 26 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 LGA while comparing.
- 11 miles (18 km) away from LGA
- Usually 2.74% less expensive than LGA
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MAD to LGA? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Air Transat, Alitalia, American, Austrian, Azores Airlines, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from LaGuardia Airport to Adolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 3580 miles or 5761 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MAD to LGA?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MAD to LGA flight is about 7 hour 26 minutes.
How many flights go between Madrid and New York, NY?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 50 available flights from MAD to LGA.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Adolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas Airport|
|Destination airport name||LaGuardia Airport|
|City||New York, NY|
|Country||the United States|
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