Cheap flights to Madrid

PNS — MAD
2 Jul — 9 Jul1
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Flights to Madrid in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 8% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average price$2,539Average for return flights in June 2022
Return from$2,005From Auckland Intl to Madrid Barajas
One-way from$1,337One-way flight from Auckland Intl (AKL) to Madrid Barajas (MAD)

Cheap flights to Madrid in June, July 2022

The best prices found for MAD flights for June, July
22 Jul - 24 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

MAD

Madrid Barajas

2 stops

49h 10m
MAD

Madrid Barajas

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

44h 55m
$2,889

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 25.6.22

22 Jul - 24 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

MAD

Madrid Barajas

2 stops

32h 40m
MAD

Madrid Barajas

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

33h 35m
$3,237

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 25.6.22

22 Jul - 24 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

MAD

Madrid Barajas

1 stop

32h 40m
MAD

Madrid Barajas

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

33h 35m
$3,490

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 25.6.22

Madrid 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Madrid found for this year
31 Oct - 31 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

MAD

Madrid Barajas

2 stops

30h 05m
MAD

Madrid Barajas

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

27h 10m
$2,005

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24.6.22

13 Oct - 20 Oct
AKL

Auckland Intl

MAD

Madrid Barajas

2 stops

36h 55m
MAD

Madrid Barajas

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

33h 25m
$2,119

Lufthansa

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Deal found 27.6.22

27 Dec - 31 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

MAD

Madrid Barajas

2 stops

36h 05m
MAD

Madrid Barajas

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

27h 10m
$2,148

Lufthansa

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Deal found 27.6.22

Last minute flights to Madrid

Late deals on return flights to Madrid, departing today and this week
2 Jul - 18 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

MAD

Madrid Barajas

2 stops

34h 40m
MAD

Madrid Barajas

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

35h 30m
$7,163

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24.6.22

2 Jul - 18 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

MAD

Madrid Barajas

2 stops

34h 40m
MAD

Madrid Barajas

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

46h 20m
$7,339

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24.6.22

2 Jul - 17 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

MAD

Madrid Barajas

2 stops

34h 40m
MAD

Madrid Barajas

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

41h 35m
$8,419

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24.6.22

When is the best time to fly to Madrid?

Average Madrid flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

AKL - MAD

Price

$1,884 - $3,304

MAD

Temperature

5 - 25 °C

MAD

Rainfall

10 - 60 mm

When is the best time to book a flight to Madrid?

The price you pay for your flight to Madrid may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 55 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Madrid?

Monday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Madrid. Flying on Saturday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Madrid?

Madrid flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the morning. Booking a flight in the afternoon will likely mean higher prices.

Barcelona may have the reputation as the capital of cool, but Madrid has plenty for travellers to “ooh” and “aah” at. Every year, millions of tourists take cheap flights to Madrid to gawp at the magnificent, treasure-stuffed Prado, Thyssen-Bornemisza and Reina Sofia galleries.

The streets of Madrid, Spain’s capital and largest city, are almost open-air museums so stately and grand are the public buildings. King Philip II set up his court in Madrid in 1561 and he and later kings added grander and grander palaces, cathedrals and monuments.

Madrid is one of Europe’s greenest cities; there are more than 40 parks. The Retiro is Madrid’s best known. Other popular parks are the Casa de Campo and Parque Quinta de la Fuente del Berro.

As for food, the cuisine offers the best of Spain’s regional dishes. The stews, hotpots, and most famously, tapas, provide the fuel for long, raucous nights. Madrilenos head out late and stay out even later. A Friday night out in Madrid may only end with a late breakfast on Saturday or later.

Madrid climate

Madrid’s climate is temperate Mediterranean. The summer months, when most travellers take cheap flights to Madrid, are very hot with temperatures of about 30 degrees Celsius. Sometimes, temperatures soar to 40 degrees. It’s a dry heat; humidity is not a problem in Madrid. Winters are cold; average temperatures hit the 9-degree mark.

When is the best time to fly to Madrid?

Peak Season: 

May to September is high season, when most travellers arrive on cheap flights to Madrid. 

Off Season: 

The winter months are, in general, low season. 

Shoulder Season: 

The spring and autumn months are good times to seek cheap flights to Madrid. There won’t be as many fellow tourists and the cost of flights and accommodation will be cheaper.

Getting around Madrid

Walking: you could see most of Madrid’s must-see monuments in about two hours, but if you get tired, the metro (underground) is clean, fast and cheap. The bus system is great too – day buses run from 6am-1.30am and night buses (buhos) run from 11.30pm to 5.30am.

Taxis are white with a red stripe. Flag them down on the street, pick one up at a taxi rank or order them by telephone.

What is good to know if travelling to Madrid?

  • There are several ways to save some money while visiting Madrid. The tourist pass and the Madrid Card gives unlimited use of public transport during a specified period. 
  • See Madrid by cable car. You can catch the cable car from Pintor Rosales Avenue, in the Parque del Oeste, and glide along to the Casa de Campo Park. The fare is about €4 return. 
  • El Rastro is the most popular open-air flea market in Madrid. It’s held every Sunday and public holiday. Location: between Plaza Mayor, La Latina and Puerta de Toledo. 
  • Bull-fighting – Madrid attracts the best matadors in Spain. If you are interested, try to time cheap flights to Madrid during May and June. The San Isidro bullfight festival starts on May 15. San Isidro is the male patron saint of Madrid. His day is marked with local pilgrimages, fairs and bullfights. 
  • The Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales is a lesser-known jewel in a city of world-class museums and galleries. The monastery was built in the 16th century for aristocratic nuns. As young girls entered the convent they brought with them a dowry that often included works of art. Works by Breughel, Rubens and Titian adorn the walls. 
  • The Church of San Nicolás de los Servitas is the oldest church in Madrid, parts of which date back to the 11th century. An exhibition in the small chapel tells the story of Madrid’s early history when the Moors ruled. 
  • Corral de la Moreria is one of the best places to see flamenco.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Madrid?

Travellers will need to book flights to Barajas (MAD) if they wish to fly to Madrid. The Madrid airport is 13.6 km from the city centre.