The cheapest times to fly from MAD to ORD are
- January 8th to April 1st
- April 16th to May 13th
- September 3rd to September 16th
- October 15th 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 ORD is late January. Prices can be as high as $1144 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $366 for Wednesday flights around late January.
When to Fly to Chicago
Flying from Madrid (MAD) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $372 to $931 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 $388. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1058. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $670 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $493 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MAD to ORD flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MAD to ORD route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MAD to ORD 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 $0.07, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into MAD. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Chicago, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Madrid. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $59 (9%) 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 $527. Return trip prices are from the ORD 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 ORD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 31 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MAD to ORD? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 34 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, easyJet, Ethiopian, Evelop Airlines, Finnair, Frontier, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LATAM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air UK, Royal Air Maroc, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, Wamos Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Adolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 4190 miles or 6743 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MAD to ORD?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MAD to ORD flight is about 8 hour 31 minutes.
How many flights go between Madrid and Chicago, IL?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from MAD to ORD.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Adolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas Airport|
|Destination airport name||Chicago O’Hare International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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