The cheapest times to fly from SYD to MAD are

  • January 22nd to March 25th
  • April 23rd to June 10th
  • October 29th to December 2nd

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 SYD to MAD is early November. Prices can be as high as $1702 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $816 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Madrid

Flying from Sydney (SYD) to Madrid (MAD) will usually cost between $852 to $1602 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $853. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1614. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $761 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $899 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SYD to MAD flight.

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

SYD to MAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SYD to MAD flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Sydney. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.05, 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 to Madrid, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Sydney. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $116 (10%) 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 $957. Return trip prices are from the MAD to SYD 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 SYD 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 20 hour 45 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 42 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air China, Air Europa, Air France, Air India, Air Serbia, Alitalia, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Garuda Indonesia, Hainan, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, LATAM, LOT, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, MEA, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, Turkish Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Australia, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 10979 miles or 17669 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SYD to MAD flight is about 20 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Sydney and Madrid?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 88 available flights from SYD to MAD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SYD
Origination airport name Sydney International Airport
City Sydney
Country Australia
Latitude -33.9
Longitude 151.2

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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