The cheapest times to fly from MAD to PHX are

  • January 8th to May 27th (except the weeks of April 2nd and April 9th)
  • 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 PHX is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1807 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $662 for Monday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Phoenix

Flying from Madrid (MAD) to Phoenix, AZ (PHX) will usually cost between $711 to $1625 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 $712. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1709. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $997 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1015 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MAD to PHX flight.

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

MAD to PHX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MAD to PHX flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Madrid. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PHX, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into MAD. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Phoenix, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Madrid. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $104 (9%) 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 $1053. Return trip prices are from the PHX 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 PHX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 3 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 PHX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tucson International Airport (TUS) in Tucson, AZ

  • 110 miles (177 km) away from PHX
  • Usually 3.94% less expensive than PHX
  • 1-layover flights available

See MAD to TUS flights


Flight Hacking MAD to PHX

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 PHX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (MAD > JFK > PHX)

  • Price for both tickets: $611
  • Average savings: $404 (39.8%)

See MAD to DUB flights

Hack #2: Dublin (MAD > DUB > PHX)

  • Price for both tickets: $629
  • Average savings: $386 (38.03%)

See MAD to JFK flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (MAD > LAX > PHX)

  • Price for both tickets: $631
  • Average savings: $384 (37.83%)

See MAD to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to Adolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5593 miles or 9001 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MAD to PHX flight is about 11 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Madrid and Phoenix, AZ?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from MAD to PHX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMAD
Origination airport nameAdolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas Airport

Return Airport

Destination codePHX
Destination airport namePhoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
CityPhoenix, AZ
Countrythe United States


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