The cheapest times to fly from PHL to MAD are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • May 7th to May 27th
  • October 8th 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 PHL to MAD is early December. Prices can be as high as $1234 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $479 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Madrid

Flying from Philadelphia, PA (PHL) to Madrid (MAD) will usually cost between $523 to $1079 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 $551. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1136. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $585 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $729 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHL to MAD flight.

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

PHL to MAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHL to MAD flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Philadelphia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MAD, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into PHL. 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 $98 (12%) 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 $705. Return trip prices are from the MAD to PHL 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 PHL to MAD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 35 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking PHL to MAD

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 PHL to MAD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (PHL > BOS > MAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $504
  • Average savings: $226 (30.93%)

See PHL to BOS flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (PHL > LGA > MAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $570
  • Average savings: $160 (21.88%)

See PHL to LGA flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (PHL > JFK > MAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $572
  • Average savings: $157 (21.54%)

See PHL to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 24 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, El Al, Finnair, Frontier, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Wamos Air, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3671 miles or 5908 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHL to MAD flight is about 7 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Philadelphia, PA and Madrid?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from PHL to MAD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PHL
Origination airport name Philadelphia International Airport
City Philadelphia, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 39.9
Longitude -75.2

Return Airport

Destination code MAD
Destination airport name Adolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas Airport
City Madrid
Country Spain
Latitude 40.5
Longitude -3.6


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