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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)

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

Average price

$555

Average for round-trip flights in November 2020

Round-trip from

$530

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 13% 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 26% by booking at least 61 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 $480.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Chicago to Madrid in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 15% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Madrid in November, December 2020

The best prices found for CHI to MAD flights for November, December
26 Dec - 22 Jan
$431pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 Dec - 22 Jan
$434pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Dec - 18 Dec
$438pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
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 next year
26 Dec - 22 Jan
$431pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 Dec - 22 Jan
$434pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Dec - 18 Dec
$438pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
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
13 May - 24 May
$600pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Major Airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 Apr - 1 May
$707pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Finnair
Non-Stop
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Finnair
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Apr - 27 Apr
$747pp
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
8 Dec - 18 Dec
$438pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Dec - 11 Dec
$449pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Dec - 1 Jan
$485pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Madrid from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Madrid
8:30 pm - 2:00 am
Qatar Airways
1 Stop
22h 30m
ORD - MAD
Qatar Airways
$693
SmartFares
3:35 pm - 5:10 pm
Iberia
1 Stop
18h 35m
ORD - MAD
Iberia
$694
Kiwi.com
6:30 am - 5:10 pm
Air France
2 Stops
27h 40m
MDW - MAD
Air France

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Madrid 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to Madrid Barajas to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Chicago to Madrid Barajas are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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 American Airlines, British Airways, and United Airlines. 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 $324, but on average you can expect to pay $377.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Madrid for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Madrid under $600. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Madrid is less than $977.

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?

KLM and Delta can get you from Chicago to Madrid in just under 12h 49m. Your travel time can differ by up to 51m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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 $328. However, be on the lookout for offers from Qatar Airways and Aeromexico, as they are both options that can get you from Chicago to Madrid for a low price.

Destination information for Madrid

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Madrid
Today's exchange rate
$1 = €0.84
Average temperature for November in Madrid
57.2 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Madrid
2.3 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Madrid

Top 10 airlines 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 change fee 77%
Norwegian
$336 $586 No cancel fee 74%
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$406 $596 No change fee N/A
KLM
$475 $616 No change fee 75%
Brussels Airlines
$486 $690 No change fee N/A
Finnair
$452 $725 No change fee 76%
Lufthansa
$485 $739 No change fee 76%
SWISS
$478 $757 No change fee 79%
Air Canada
$465 $789 No cancel fee 67%
Aer Lingus
$515 $825 No change fee N/A
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