Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Madrid (MAD)

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The best prices from Chicago to Madrid are usually found in February or November, booked 22 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Madrid (MAD)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to MAD flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Madrid flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Madrid.
CHI - MAD
Price
$530 - $848
MAD
Temperature
51.8 - 91.4 °F
MAD
Rainfall
0.4 - 2.6 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$530

From Chicago to Madrid

One-way from

$353

One-way flight from Chicago to Madrid

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Madrid?

Travelers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 14% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 24% by booking at least 24 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 Chicago to Madrid within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $733.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Madrid (CHI - MAD)?

It’s optimal to fly from Chicago to Madrid in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 8% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Madrid in June, July 2021

The best prices found for CHI to MAD flights for June, July
28 Jun - 9 Jul
$339pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Jun - 9 Jul
$359pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Jun - 9 Jul
$360pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Madrid 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Madrid from Chicago found for this year
28 Jun - 9 Jul
$339pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Jun - 9 Jul
$359pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Jun - 9 Jul
$360pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Madrid from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Madrid direct flight deals
21 Aug - 28 Aug
$464pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Iberia
Non-Stop
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Iberia
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Aug - 29 Aug
$465pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Iberia
Non-Stop
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Iberia
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
19 Aug - 28 Aug
$466pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Iberia
Non-Stop
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Iberia
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Madrid

Late deals on round-trip flights to Madrid from Chicago, departing today and this week
18 Jun - 26 Jun
$441pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 Jun - 26 Jun
$446pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 Jun - 28 Jun
$461pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Madrid from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Madrid
11:19 am - 9:55 am
Iberia
1 Stop
15h 36m
ORD - MAD
Iberia
$353
SnapTravelAir
12:00 pm - 1:05 pm
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
1 Stop
18h 05m
ORD - MAD
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$359
FlightNetwork
11:56 am - 10:00 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
39h 04m
ORD - MAD
Multiple Airlines
$364
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> to <span class="emphasized">Madrid</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Madrid

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Madrid due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and Madrid for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Chicago to Madrid Barajas that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Iberia, American Airlines, and British Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

If you book a flight to Madrid from Chicago, you will be flying to Barajas, which is the city’s only airport. Madrid Barajas (MAD) is located 8.5 mi from the center of Madrid. There is 1 flight from Chicago to Barajas per day from 16 different airlines.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Madrid for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Madrid for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on TAP AIR PORTUGAL for just $339, but on average you can expect to pay $387.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Madrid under $500. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Madrid is less than $490.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Madrid for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Madrid within the next 7 days for less than $500.

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Madrid?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 91 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Madrid is generally hotter than in Chicago. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Madrid?

Iberia, TAP AIR PORTUGAL, and Delta can get you from Chicago to Madrid in just under 8h 15m. Your travel time can differ by up to 4h 48m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Chicago to Madrid round-trip?

TAP AIR PORTUGAL, at $339, was found to be the cheapest airline from Chicago to Madrid.. Users have found that TAP AIR PORTUGAL is 49% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Madrid one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Iberia, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $297. Check flights for TAP AIR PORTUGAL, as they currently have the next best price.

Destination information for Madrid

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Madrid.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = €0.83
Flight duration
8h 57m
Average temperature for June in Madrid
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Madrid
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Madrid

Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to Madrid

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago 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
Air France
$482 $562 No cancel fee 77%
Norwegian
$336 $586 No cancel fee 74%
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$406 $596 No cancel fee N/A
KLM
$475 $616 No cancel fee 75%
Brussels Airlines
$486 $690 No cancel fee N/A
Finnair
$452 $725 No cancel fee 76%
Lufthansa
$485 $739 No cancel fee 76%
SWISS
$478 $757 No cancel fee 79%
Air Canada
$465 $789 No cancel fee 67%
Aer Lingus
$515 $825 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Madrid

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Madrid.
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Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Madrid
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Madrid.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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