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

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The best prices from Chicago to Madrid Barajas 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
41 - 77 °F
MAD
Precipitation
0.4 - 2.4 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 (CHI) to Madrid Barajas

One-way from

$237

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Madrid Barajas

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?

Thursday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Chicago to Madrid. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Madrid.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Chicago to Madrid at least 22 days early can save you up to 27% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 22 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chicago to Madrid for as little as $688 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $891 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Madrid?

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Madrid from Chicago. Prices for February average $676 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $465. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a February flight can save you 25% on your journey compared to booking in February

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

When flying from Chicago to Madrid, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 8% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Madrid in October, November 2021

The best prices found for CHI to MAD flights for October, November
3 Nov - 17 Nov
$383pp
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
3 Nov - 10 Nov
$389pp
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
10 Nov - 18 Nov
$392pp
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
3 Nov - 17 Nov
$383pp
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
3 Nov - 10 Nov
$389pp
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
10 Nov - 18 Nov
$392pp
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
19 Jan - 26 Jan
$458pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Finnair
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
19 Jan - 26 Jan
$463pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Finnair
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Mar - 16 Mar
$466pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Finnair
Non-Stop
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Finnair
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
21 Oct - 28 Oct
$397pp
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
23 Oct - 31 Oct
$403pp
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
21 Oct - 27 Oct
$423pp
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

One-way flights to Barajas from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Madrid
1:20 pm - 11:50 am
Lufthansa
1 Stop
15h 30m
ORD - MAD
Lufthansa
$272
StudentUniverse
1:05 pm - 6:25 pm
Lufthansa
1 Stop
22h 20m
ORD - MAD
Lufthansa
$277
StudentUniverse
1:35 am - 9:05 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
24h 30m
ORD - MAD
Multiple Airlines
$237
Priceline

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

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 are 2 flights from Chicago to Barajas per day from 16 different airlines.

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.

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 Multiple Airlines for just $378, but on average you can expect to pay $390.

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 $500.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Madrid for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Madrid within the next 7 days for less than $400.

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

TAP AIR PORTUGAL, at $381, was found to be the cheapest airline from Chicago to Madrid.. You may be able to fly from Chicago to Madrid for 43% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Madrid?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Chicago to Madrid? While on average our users pay $1,150, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $224. The most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Madrid Barajas), is priced around $378.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Chicago to Madrid are Major Airline, American Airlines and Air Canada. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Madrid?

Consider Qatar Airways (100%), American Airlines (70%) or Finnair (70%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Chicago to Madrid.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Madrid, Spain

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Madrid Barajas

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago 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 Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Madrid Barajas.

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

Returning to Chicago 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 Chicago.

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

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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 = €0.87
Average temperature for October in Madrid
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Madrid
2.6 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Madrid

Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to Madrid Barajas

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
United Airlines
$242 $892 No cancel fee 69%
Norwegian
$336 $586 No cancel fee 74%
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$406 $596 No cancel fee N/A
Finnair
$452 $725 No cancel fee 76%
American Airlines
$457 $789 No cancel fee 71%
Iberia
$464 $855 No cancel fee 77%
Air Canada
$465 $789 No cancel fee 67%
British Airways
$466 $815 No cancel fee 70%
Delta
$468 $1,003 No cancel fee N/A
KLM
$475 $616 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Madrid

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Madrid.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 100% of CHI to MAD departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of CHI to MAD departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of CHI to MAD departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of CHI to MAD departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Madrid
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Madrid.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
0 flights
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