Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid

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Here you can compare cheap flights from London Heathrow (LHR) to Madrid (MAD) for one-way or return trips. The following offers were searched for and found on idealo during the last few days. Or start your own flight search to Madrid. Prices and availability may change at any time.

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Favourite airline: British Airways
The favourite airline for flights from London Heathrow to Madrid is British Airways.
British Airways
38 %
29 %
TAP Portugal
14 %
Cheapest weekday: Wednesday
The cheapest days to fly on this route are Wednesday.
Direct flights are the cheapest connection
On this route, direct flights are £48.00 cheaper than flights with a stopover.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
02h 25min
18h 30min
18h 00min
The favourite connection is non-stop
Direct flights are especially popular on this route. 65 % of travellers will book a non-stop flight.
Direct flights
02h 25min, from £93
65 %
1 stopover Lisbon
18h 30min, from £141
15 %
1 stopover Zurich (Zürich)-Kloten
12h 00min, from £182
6 %

Useful information about the flight from London Heathrow to Madrid

Madrid Trip

Madrid is capital of Spain and has a central geographical, financial, political and cultural location.  


When is the best time to travel to Madrid?

Madrid can get very hot in the summer with temperatures reaching 40°C - in fact most locals leave the city in search of a cooler climate during July and August. The months of April to June, September and October are sunny, mild and pleasant with the mercury climbing to 25° C at most. The winters are chilly with a dry frost and some days the temperature drops to -10°C, but there are still plenty of sunny, clear days to enjoy. There are a few festivals which are held in Madrid. The 2nd of May each year sees the "Dos de Mayo" festival when a parade, concerts and bullfighting take place. Towards the end of October or early November there is an International Jazz Festival where well-known artists and up-and-coming musicians can be heard in a number of venues.


How much do things cost in Madrid?

Madrid is good value for visitors from the UK. Eating out, drinking, grocery shopping, accommodation and taxis are all much cheaper in Madrid than they are in London. Staying in a guest house or hostel is cheap at roughly EUR 12 a night and 3 star hotels charge, on average, around EUR 80. Hopping on a bus or the metro costs about EUR 1.50 for a single journey  - buy 10 tickets and the price is EUR 12 - and then there are cheap day travel cards too. Getting into the famous galleries of Madrid cost roughly EUR 12, but it is free at certain times, like after 6pm or on Sunday mornings, so check on their websites before planning an itinerary and save a bit of cash.

Navigating Madrid and finding accommodation 

The airport of Madrid  is located 13 km NE of the city centre. Getting from the airport into the centre of Madrid is easy as there is an underground station at the airport, which can be found at Terminal 4, and a taxi ride only takes about half an hour.

Flight information: London Heathrow - Madrid

Outbound and return from £242.39
Flight duration min. 02:20 / max. 02:30
Return flight duration min. 02:15/ max. 02:30
Distance 1246 km
Flights per week 104
Departure airport Airport London Heathrow (LHR)
Arrival airport Airport Madrid Barajas (MAD)
Destination country Flights to Spain
Alternative flights to Madrid
Popular destinations for onward travel