The cheapest times to fly from MAD to VEL are

  • January 8th to April 1st (except the week of March 19th)
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • September 17th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

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 VEL is late January. Prices can be as high as $2265 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $930 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Vernal

Flying from Madrid (MAD) to Vernal, UT (VEL) will usually cost between $940 to $1864 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 $1059. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1810. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $751 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1223 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MAD to VEL flight.

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

MAD to VEL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MAD to VEL flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Madrid. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, 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 $598 (34%) 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 $1224. Return trip prices are from the VEL 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 VEL can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 17 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 VEL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) in Salt Lake City, UT

  • 132 miles (212 km) away from VEL
  • Usually 10.30% less expensive than VEL
  • 1-layover flights available

See MAD to SLC flights

Destination alternative #2: Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) in Grand Junction, CO

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from VEL
  • Usually 5.81% less expensive than VEL
  • 1-layover flights available

See MAD to GJT flights


Flight Hacking MAD to VEL

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 VEL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Francisco, CA (MAD > SFO > VEL)

  • Price for both tickets: $977
  • Average savings: $246 (20.11%)

See MAD to DEN flights

Hack #2: Denver, CO (MAD > DEN > VEL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1027
  • Average savings: $196 (16.03%)

See MAD to SFO flights

Hack #3: Las Vegas, NV (MAD > LAS > VEL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1106
  • Average savings: $117 (9.57%)

See MAD to LAS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air Europa, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Finnair, Iberia, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Vernal Regional Airport to Adolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5167 miles or 8315 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MAD to VEL flight is about 10 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between Madrid and Vernal, UT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from MAD to VEL.


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 VEL
Destination airport name Vernal Regional Airport
City Vernal, UT
Country the United States
Latitude 40.4
Longitude -109.5


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