Flights from London to Madrid

Our cheapest offers for flights from London to Madrid

Here you can compare cheap flights from London (LON) 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.

Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from London to Madrid

Favourite airline: easyJet
57 % of travellers choose to book flights on this route with easyJet, Iberia and TAP Portugal.
21 %
18 %
TAP Portugal
18 %
Tip: book 6 months before departure
Tip: book flights on this route 6 months before departure and save up to 24 %.
179 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Tuesday
On this route, flights are cheapest on Tuesday when a ticket costs £58.00 on average.
Direct flights are cheaper
Direct flights on this route are £17.00 cheaper on average than flights with a stopover.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
02h 40min
10h 00min
14h 35min
The favourite connection is non-stop
64 % of travellers decide to book a direct flight on this route.
Direct flights
02h 40min, from £58
64 %
1 stopover Lisbon
18h 30min, from £141
11 %
2 stopovers Porto Lisbon
14h 35min, from £152
10 %

Useful information about the flight from London to Madrid

Flights to Madrid from London

Booking a flight from London to Madrid ensures a vibrant stay in a city that combines history, culture and entertainment, attracting tourists all through the year. From world-famous museums and beautiful landmarks to a vibrant nightlife, the capital of Spain is a fascinating and enriching destination. 

Best deals on this route will be with low cost carriers, operating from airports such as Gatwick, Stansted and Luton. Madrid hasonly one international airport, Madrid Barajas Airport.

When best book flights from London to Madrid: major events and holidays

As summers tend to be very hot in Madrid, with temperatures climbing up to 40° C, and winters are usually quite cold, when temperatures drop as low as -10° C, the best seasons to visit the city are spring and autumn. Between April and June, as well as from September to October, a mild climate and temperatures of 25° C offer the perfect conditions to enjoy the capital. When it comes to events and holidays, the "Dos de Mayo", organised on 2nd May, is a popular festival with a parade, bullfights, and concerts. The International Jazz Festival, held in October, is a must for music lovers.


Things to know before you travel to Madrid

The cost of life is generally cheaper in Madrid than it is in London. For instance, eating out and drinking, as well as grocery shopping and public transport, are all less expensive than in the British capital. The time in Spain is an hour ahead of the UK (CET).


Local information on arrival

Budget accommodation in Madrid consists of guesthouses or hostels, with a bed costing about EUR 15 a night per person. For a 3-star hotel room, prices are around EUR 80 a night per person. Public transport is cheap in the Spanish capital, whether visitors are taking buses or the metro. A ticket costs approx. EUR 2, while 10 tickets are available at a reduced price of between EUR 12 and EUR 18 depending on the travel zone and transport mode used. Day travelcards can also be purchased, making travelling around even cheaper. When it comes to taxis, the prices are lower than in London.

Flight information: London - Madrid

Outbound and return from £103.84
Flight duration min. 02:15 / max. 02:50
Return flight duration min. 02:15/ max. 02:30
Distance 1253 km
Flights per week 189
Departure airport London (LCY, LGW, LHR, LTN, STN, SEN) (LON)
Arrival airport Madrid Barajas (MAD)
Destination country Spain
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