Cheap flights from California (CA) to Madrid (MAD)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
California to Madrid (MAD)

All the information you need to plan the best null to MAD flight in 2021: compare California to Madrid flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Madrid.
What is the cheapest month to fly from California to Madrid?

Flights from California to Madrid lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from California to Madrid in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $393.

How far in advance should I book a flight from California to Madrid?

Find a great deal and save up to 34% by booking at least 58 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from California to Madrid within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $667.

When is the cheapest time to fly from California to Madrid (CA - MAD)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from California to Madrid as you normally would.

Cheap flights from California to Madrid in December, January 2022

The best prices found for California to MAD flights for December, January
24 Jan - 31 Jan
$460pp
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
24 Jan - 31 Jan
$462pp
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
20 Jan - 3 Feb
$467pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

California to Madrid 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Madrid from California found for this year
2 Dec - 11 Dec
$480pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
2 Dec - 7 Dec
$492pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
2 Dec - 11 Dec
$502pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Madrid from California

Save time with California to Madrid direct flight deals
1 Mar - 8 Mar
$422pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Finnair
Non-Stop
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Finnair
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Mar - 24 Mar
$431pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Iberia
Non-Stop
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Iberia
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Mar - 5 Apr
$432pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Iberia
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from California to Madrid

Late deals on round-trip flights to Madrid from California, departing today and this week
8 Dec - 10 Feb
$649pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
8 Dec - 10 Feb
$657pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
7 Dec - 15 Dec
$674pp
SAN
San Diego
KLM
 
1 STOP
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
KLM
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to Barajas from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to Madrid
2:45 pm - 4:35 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
28h 50m
SFO - MAD
Multiple Airlines
$283
Kiwi.com
2:45 pm - 11:20 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
35h 35m
SFO - MAD
Multiple Airlines
$248
Kiwi.com
8:50 am - 6:20 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
36h 30m
SFO - MAD
Multiple Airlines
$253
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From California to Madrid

What airport do you fly into for flights to Madrid from California?

For a flight from California to Madrid, you will be flying into Barajas. Madrid Barajas (MAD) is just 8.5 mi from the center of the city.

Which airlines flying from California to Madrid Barajas have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from California to Madrid Barajas have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. British Airways, Norwegian, and American Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like British Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from California to Madrid for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to Madrid for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $418, but on average you can expect to pay $439.

Are there nonstop flights from California to Madrid for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to Madrid under $500. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to Madrid is less than $480.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to Madrid for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to Madrid within the next 7 days for less than $700.

How popular is this California to Madrid flight route?

This flight path from California to Madrid Barajas was viewed by 367 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the most reliable airlines from California to Madrid?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from California to Madrid are American Airlines (92%), Finnair (92%) and Iberia (92%).

What are the most popular routes from California to Madrid?

The most popular route from California to Madrid is Los Angeles - Madrid Barajas. You may also consider San Francisco - Madrid Barajas or Ontario - Madrid Barajas.

What are the cheapest flights from California to Madrid?

While on average a flight from California to Madrid is generally $1,407, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $211. When looking at the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Madrid Barajas), you can expect to pay $432 for that flight.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from California to Madrid?

When booking a flight from California to Madrid, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada as they are the most popular for this route.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Madrid from California?

Information is based on travel restrictions from California to Madrid Barajas

Most visitors from California need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Madrid Barajas.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for rt-pcr (naat) and 48 for antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Madrid Barajas.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from California are not required to quarantine after entering Madrid Barajas.

Do I need a test to fly back to California from Madrid?

Returning to California from Madrid Barajas

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Madrid Barajas must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to California.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Madrid Barajas are not required to quarantine after entering California.

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Departure points for flights from California to Madrid

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Destination information for Madrid

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from California to Madrid.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = €0.89
Flight duration from California to MAD
11h 55m
Average temperature for December in Madrid
51.8 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Madrid
2.0 ″

Airports servicing

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Fresno (FAT)

Airports servicing Madrid

Top 10 airlines flying from California to Madrid Barajas

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California to Madrid choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
easyJet
$68 $125 No cancel fee 86%
Air Europa
$90 $208 No cancel fee 83%
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$287 $677 No cancel fee N/A
KLM
$289 $755 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$311 $768 No cancel fee N/A
Air France
$312 $677 No cancel fee 77%
United Airlines
$324 $1,035 No cancel fee 69%
ITA - Airways
$324 $625 No cancel fee 81%
SWISS
$336 $967 No cancel fee 79%
Finnair
$341 $867 No cancel fee 76%
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