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About Flights to Madison

Summary info about Madison flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$82

Best Round-Trip Price

$212

Fastest flight time

2h 08m

Operated By

4 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Madison from United States in the last 72 hours is $82 (Denver Intl to Madison Truax Field).
The best round-trip flight price to Madison from United States in the last 72 hours is $212 (Newark to Madison Truax Field).
The fastest flight to Madison from United States takes 2h 08m (Denver Intl to Madison Truax Field).
There are 4 airlines operating flights to Madison, including American Airlines, United Airlines and Frontier.

Cheapest flights to Madison airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Madison airports from your nearest city or airport
Los Angeles
Madison

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Los Angeles TO Madison

Los Angeles (LAX) to Milwaukee (MKE)

Typically, flights to Madison from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Milwaukee-Mitchell, which has an average price of $308

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO MADISON FROM LOS ANGELESAugust35% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Madison costs on average just $254 in August
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO MADISON FROM LOS ANGELESDecember24% more expensiveIt costs about $484 for flights to Madison from Los Angeles in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO MADISON FROM LOS ANGELESDecember249% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Madison from Los Angeles in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Madison?

Madison, the capital of Wisconsin, sits around the shores of beautiful Lake Mendota and Lake Monona and there are 2 others within city limits, earning Madison the nickname ‘the city of 4 lakes’. Madison is known for its foodie culture and laid-back vibe, making it a great destination for a relaxing getaway. The busiest season for tourists is summer, when you’ll enjoy high temperatures of 81 – 84 degrees Fahrenheit and plenty of fun things to do. Book flights and rooms in advance for your summer vacation, because it will be busy. If you visit during the winter, you can enjoy a different sort of vacation. With temperatures ranging from 28 – 34 degrees Fahrenheit, and plenty of snow, you can go sledding, alpine and cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and ice-skating. Airfares and accommodation are easy to book during the winter, so it might be the best time to visit Madison WI. During the fall, Madison’s daily high temperatures range widely and by November, it can be downright cold, with highs of only 40 degrees Fahrenheit. If you visit during spring, the rapidly warming temperatures and an exciting line-up of events like Madison on Tap, the Wisconsin Film Festival and the World’s Largest Brat Fest make it a popular time to visit.

$20 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Madison. This flight is from Fort Wayne and is 97% cheaper than most flights to Madison. To find the cheapest price to Madison from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

The month of August is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Madison from United States, with most prices found around $205. If you’re not able to fly to Madison in August, then July is your next best option. Flight prices from United States to Madison during July average around $255.

The ideal time to book your flight to Madison is 26 days in advance when prices tend to average $313. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as $212.

The cheapest day to depart from United States to Madison is on a Wednesday when prices can be found for as low as $373. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Monday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Madison on Monday is $447.

According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Madison is in the morning. momondo users have found flights departing from United States to Madison in the morning for as low as $407. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Madison is at noon when prices are around $417.

During the warmer months, hikers around the Madison area find that parks like Olin Park are the best for taking long walks with their families and/or pets. Those looking for this type of experience are likely best suited to fly to Madison in September.

Skiing is most popular in Madison during the month of January, due to the perfect conditions of colder temperatures combined with a higher chance of snow. These conditions make Granite Peak Ski Area a very popular destination for both tourists and locals. Alternatively, Cascade Mountain Ski Area is also a very popular ski mountain in the Madison area.

Those flying to Madison could potentially find better pricing at Chicago Greater Rockford Airport (62 mi from Madison city center), Milwaukee-Mitchell Airport (76 mi from Madison city center), Dubuque Airport (81 mi from Madison city center), Sparta/Fort McCoy Airport (91 mi from Madison city center) or Appleton Outagamie County Airport (93 mi from Madison city center) depending on the month and departure airport.

The cheapest airport near Madison is typically Chicago Greater Rockford Airport with an average price of $309/person. These prices vary based on where travelers are coming from. It is suggested that travelers looking to save money try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.



Madison flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Madison found recently by users on momondo
United Airlines
Sep 6
EWR5:29 amNewark
2h 35m
MSN8:04 amMadison Truax Field
Sep 10
MSN2:12 amMadison Truax Field
2h 17m
EWR4:29 amNewark
American Airlines
Oct 1
BOS12:45 pmBoston Logan Intl
6h 22m
1 stop
MSN7:07 pmMadison Truax Field
Oct 5
MSN3:10 amMadison Truax Field
5h 51m
1 stop
BOS9:01 amBoston Logan Intl
American Airlines
Sep 6
EWR1:39 pmNewark
5h 06m
1 stop
MSN6:45 pmMadison Truax Field
Sep 10
MSN3:04 amMadison Truax Field
7h 26m
1 stop
EWR10:30 amNewark
United Airlines
Sep 6
EWR4:50 pmNewark
2h 35m
MSN7:25 pmMadison Truax Field
Sep 10
MSN1:33 pmMadison Truax Field
4h 34m
1 stop
EWR6:07 pmNewark
Multiple Airlines
Aug 25
BOS3:10 amBoston Logan Intl
6h 30m
1 stop
MSN9:40 amMadison Truax Field
Aug 31
MSN2:51 amMadison Truax Field
4h 26m
1 stop
BOS7:17 amBoston Logan Intl
Frontier
Sep 10
DEN4:35 amDenver Intl
2h 13m
MSN6:48 amMadison Truax Field
Sep 17
MSN8:35 amMadison Truax Field
2h 31m
DEN11:06 amDenver Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Madison

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to Madison, view some of our deals below provided by American Airlines, Frontier and United Airlines
Frontier
May 25
DEN5:59 amDenver Intl
2h 08m
MSN8:07 amMadison Truax Field
Frontier
Jun 7
PHX12:01 pmPhoenix Sky Harbor Intl
19h 49m
1 stop
MSN7:50 amMadison Truax Field
Frontier
May 23
DEN5:50 amDenver Intl
2h 08m
MSN7:58 amMadison Truax Field

Which airlines fly to Madison?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Madison

Which airlines fly to Madison?

Based on our data, the most popular airlines that fly to Madison from United States are American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta and Frontier. There may also be other airline options depending on where in United States you’re flying from.

Delta Flights to Madison

The most popular airline for flights to Madison on momondo is Delta, which operates 26 flights in this direction every week. Most depart out of Minneapolis St Paul, with the best deal for Delta flights to Madison being $162 (round-trip, Boston Logan Intl to Madison, momondo searches within the last 72 hours). In 380 Delta reviews, it is rated 7.8 by momondo users.

Frontier Flights to Madison

Another popular choice for flights to Madison is Frontier (6.1/10, 607 reviews). Most Frontier flights landing in Madison will be arriving from Denver Intl, but there are 2 Frontier flights to Madison from all departure points globally so prices can vary significantly. The best Frontier deal found on momondo this week was $74 (Los Angeles to Madison, round-trip).


Best first class flights to Madison

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AirlineRatingFirst ClassPrice
DeltaPriceFrom $239First ClassRating
7.8
7.9

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

8.3

Crew

7.7

Entertainment

7.3

Food

Reviews

Best airline ever!

1 / 10
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      Airports near Madison

      Below you will find all the airports in Madison along with the distance from the city center

      Dane County Regional Airport (MSN)

      Dane County Airport is a civil-military airfield located 6 miles northeast of downtown Madison. You have several options for travel into the city from the airport.

      Buses

      You can board the Madison Metro bus route 20 outside of door 6 and ride from the airport into Downtown Madison. Make sure to board a bus designated ‘Route 2-North Transfer Point’. An adult fare is $2.00 USD and the trip takes 32 minutes.

      Taxis

      You will find the taxis at the north end of baggage claim, at door 7. The fare into downtown is between $7.00 USD – $10.00 USD and the ride takes just 6 minutes. Ride-share companies like Uber and Lyft also serve Madison airport, their pickup zone is between doors 3 and 4 of the terminal.

      Hotel Shuttles

      Several local hotels offer courtesy shuttles to and from the airport. They will pick you up at door 5 if you have pre-arranged this service.

      Car Rentals

      If you would like to drive yourself while visiting Madison, it is definitely worth checking for deals on car rentals with momondo.


      Popular routes to Madison

      Most frequently searched flights to Madison along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
      Seattle to Madison Flights
      Fastest flight time5h 46m
      Cheapest price$455

      How to travel around Madison

      Madison is a biker’s dream, and easy to get around on foot as well. With four lakes within city limits, and many miles of walking and biking trails, a car is not necessary unless you plan to venture outside of the city. If your feet get weary, you can use the reliable bus system.

      Buses

      The Madison Metro bus network covers the city efficiently, and a single-ride fare is $2.00 USD, or you may buy a day pass for $5.00 USD and enjoy unlimited rides.

      Taxis

      Taxis are available and you can expect to pay a meter drop of $4.00 USD, followed by around $3.00 USD per mile. If you use Uber or Lyft, you can generally get a better rate, except perhaps during rush hour.

      Cycling

      The opportunity to get around on two wheels is not to be missed, as long as the weather is cooperative. You can rent a bike from several local companies, or use the cities bike-share program, Madison Bcycle. Simply buy a membership and unlock a bike at over 35 stations throughout downtown Madison. You may enjoy as many 30-minute rides during the period of your membership as you like. A one day membership costs $6.00 USD.


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      Best things to do and see in Madison

      Things to do and places of interest in Madison WI

      Madison offers a variety of attractions for tourists including events like Rhythm and Booms, a music and fireworks festival that features air force jet fly-pasts, the Taste of Madison, a delight for foodies, and more. Here are a few suggestions for your itinerary, when you travel to Madison WI.

      • Wander down State Street, a pedestrian (and bus) only venue running between the University of Wisconsin campus and Capitol Square. The street is lined with a funky mix of food carts, restaurants, bohemian shops, bars, and other places worth popping into.
      • Check out the 1907-dated Capitol building and its spectacular 284-foot high dome. Inside you’ll find murals and marble work in German, French, and Italian styles, and a huge colorful skylight. You can take a free tour, or just wander around.
      • Down on Madison’s scenic waterfront you can visit the Olbrich Botanical Gardens. They are noted for a spectacular rose collection as well as the glass enclosed Bolz Conservatory.
      • Henry Vilas Zoo is a great place to take the kids. They will love exploring the 28-acre park, featuring a wide variety of animals from around the world including bears, apes, and lions.
      • The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art is well worth seeing, with works by American masters such as Philip Guston, Joan Brown, and Ed Paschke. The museum’s temporary exhibitions are exceptional, with cutting edge multimedia installations.
      • Eat your way around the city during the Taste of Madison, which takes place each Labor Day weekend. Over 80 restaurants participate, and there are 3 entertainment stages and 26 beverage stands in Capitol Square drawing huge crowds of hungry folk.

      Tips and tricks for visiting Madison WI

      Madison can experience very heavy snowfall during the winter, so remember to pack appropriate clothing including boots, warm outerwear, gloves, and hats for a winter visit. If you aren’t accustomed to driving in snow, leave it to the locals and call for a taxi!

      Foodies who want a taste of chef Tory Miller’s expertise, (he beat Bobby Flay, after all!) have 4 restaurants in Madison from which to choose – L’Etoile, Graze, Sujeo, and Estrellón are all under his direction.


      Why use momondo?

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      momondo helps you find the best flight to Madison by providing filters to narrow your choice of flights to those matching your criteria. You can select flights based on numerous factors such as price, departure and landing times, airport and airline.

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