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The cheapest times to fly from SDF 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 SDF to MAD is early December. Prices can be as high as $1414 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $569 for Tuesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Madrid

Flying from Louisville, KY (SDF) to Madrid (MAD) will usually cost between $629 to $1252 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 $643. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1231. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $588 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $875 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SDF to MAD flight.

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

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SDF to MAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SDF to MAD flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Louisville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MAD, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into SDF. 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 $152 (13%) 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 $814. Return trip prices are from the MAD to SDF flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SDF to MAD can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 35 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Flight Hacking SDF 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 SDF to MAD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (SDF > LGA > MAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $531
  • Average savings: $345 (39.37%)

See SDF to LGA flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (SDF > JFK > MAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $556
  • Average savings: $320 (36.51%)

See SDF to JFK flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (SDF > EWR > MAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $571
  • Average savings: $304 (34.74%)

See SDF to EWR flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Adolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas Airport to Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4223 miles or 6796 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SDF to MAD flight is about 8 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Louisville, KY and Madrid?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from SDF to MAD.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeSDF
Origination airport nameLouisville International-Standiford Field Airport
CityLouisville, KY
Countrythe United States
Latitude38.2
Longitude-85.7

Return Airport

Destination codeMAD
Destination airport nameAdolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas Airport
CityMadrid
CountrySpain
Latitude40.5
Longitude-3.6

 

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