The cheapest times to fly from MAD to NRT are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • May 7th to June 24th
  • October 29th to December 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 NRT is early December. Prices can be as high as $1407 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $495 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Tokyo

Flying from Madrid (MAD) to Tokyo (NRT) will usually cost between $509 to $928 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $497. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1134. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $637 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $629 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MAD to NRT flight.

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

MAD to NRT Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $105 (10%) 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 $624. Return trip prices are from the NRT 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 NRT can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 1 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from MAD to NRT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tokyo International Airport (HND) in Tokyo

  • 37 miles (60 km) away from NRT
  • Usually 3.50% less expensive than NRT
  • 1-layover flights available

See MAD to HND flights


Flight Hacking MAD to NRT

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 NRT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Nice (MAD > NCE > NRT)

  • Price for both tickets: $606
  • Average savings: $23 (3.66%)

See MAD to flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 51 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Baltic, Air Canada, Air China, Air Europa, Air France, Air India, Air Seoul, Air Tahiti Nui, AirAsia (India), Alitalia, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, EASTAR JET, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, Hong Kong Express, Iberia, IndiGo, JAL, Jin Air, KLM, Korean Air, LATAM, LOT, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, S7, SAS, Scoot, SWISS, THAI, Thai AirAsia, Thai AirAsia X, Tigerair Taiwan, Turkish Airlines, Vistara, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6690 miles or 10766 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MAD to NRT flight is about 13 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Madrid and Tokyo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 86 available flights from MAD to NRT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMAD
Origination airport nameAdolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeNRT
Destination airport nameNarita International Airport


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