The month of October is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Madrid from United States, with most prices found around $353. If you don’t want to visit Madrid in October, then you should wait until September to fly from United States, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of $370.
We recommend purchasing flights from United States to Madrid 60 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to Madrid for $469. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as $209.
On average, the least expensive day to fly to Madrid from United States is on a Tuesday. momondo users have found tickets for Tuesday departures for as low as $399. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Friday because tickets tend to average around $490. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to Madrid.
According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Madrid is in the morning. momondo users have found flights departing from United States to Madrid in the morning for as low as $388. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. If you have a flexible travel schedule, then try to avoid flying in the afternoon when prices are $464 on average. Flights to Madrid from United States in the afternoon are generally more expensive because this time of day is more convenient for travelers’ schedules.
If you’re looking to do your hiking in warmer conditions, consider planning your flight to Madrid for April, May, and June. Parks like Parque del Retiro are popular hot spots in those months.
Currently, Spain travel restrictions include travel to Madrid. Spain has restricted the entry of all travelers except Spanish nationals and residents, and accompanying immediate family members. Travelers who are residents of Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden or Switzerland may transit through Spain on their way home to their place of residency. The same applies to travelers with a long-term visa issued by a Schengen Member State who are returning to their place of residency. Immediate family members of Spanish nationals may enter Spain even if unaccompanied by a Spanish national, if they are traveling to join their family member who is already in the country. Residents of Andorra, Iceland, Norway or Switzerland, as well as long-term visa holders of Schengen member states who are returning home may also enter Spain, as may healthcare and elderly care workers, diplomats, staff of international and humanitarian organizations and military personnel in the performance of their duties. People who can demonstrate proof that they are traveling for emergency family or humanitarian reasons may also enter. Business travelers with documentation who are arriving from countries in the EU, Iceland, Norway, or Switzerland may enter Spain. International arrivals may only land at Alicante (ALC), Barcelona (BCN), Fuerteventura (FUE), Gran Canaria (LPA), Ibiza (IBZ), Madrid (MAD), Malaga (AGP), Menorca (MAH), Lanzarote (ACE), Palma de Mallorca (PMI), Sevilla (SVQ), Tenerife-Sur (TFS) or Valencia (VLC). Effective May 15, 2020, all travelers entering Spain except for freight transport personnel and healthcare professionals who are traveling in the performance of their duties and have not been in contact with COVID-19 patients will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. They will also need to present a completed Public Health Passenger Locator Form upon arrival. Residency permits and D visas that expired after December 14, 2019 will be accepted for entry to Spain and considered valid for 6 months after the state of alarm has ended. If you are planning to travel to Madrid at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.