Cheap flights from San Diego (SAN) to Madrid (MAD)

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The best prices from San Diego to Madrid Barajas are usually found in February or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Sunday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Diego (SAN) to Madrid (MAD)

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to MAD flight in 2021: compare San Diego to Madrid flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Madrid.
SAN - MAD
Price
$709 - $1,572
MAD
Temperature
41 - 77 °F
MAD
Precipitation
0.4 - 2.4 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 35% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 30% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$709

From San Diego to Madrid Barajas

One-way from

$322

One-way flight from San Diego to Madrid Barajas

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to Madrid (SAN - MAD)?

It’s typically best to fly out from San Diego to Madrid in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 34% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 115% on flights from San Diego to Madrid compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,394. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $2,026.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Diego to Madrid?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 53% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Diego to Madrid?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Madrid. Flights to Madrid from San Diego in February are about $1,018 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $599.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Madrid in December, January 2022

The best prices found for SAN to MAD flights for December, January
26 Jan - 15 Feb
$440pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
25 Jan - 2 Feb
$454pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
25 Jan - 2 Feb
$455pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to Madrid 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Madrid from San Diego found for this year
30 Dec - 17 Mar
$542pp
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
30 Dec - 17 Mar
$609pp
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
30 Dec - 17 Mar
$621pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

Last minute flights from San Diego to Madrid

Late deals on round-trip flights to Madrid from San Diego, departing today and this week
12 Dec - 15 Jan
$1,014pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
12 Dec - 15 Jan
$1,038pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
12 Dec - 15 Jan
$1,051pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to Barajas from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to Madrid
4:15 am - 5:15 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
16h 00m
SAN - MAD
Multiple Airlines
$322
Kiwi.com
4:24 pm - 5:15 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
27h 51m
SAN - MAD
Multiple Airlines
$325
Combigo
2:50 am - 3:45 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
15h 55m
SAN - MAD
Multiple Airlines
$332
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From San Diego to Madrid

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

British Airways, American Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Madrid for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $440, but on average you can expect to pay $504.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Diego to Madrid for under $1,100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Diego to Madrid within the next 7 days for less than $1,100.

How popular is this San Diego to Madrid flight route?

Within the past month, 42 users have taken a look at flights from San Diego to Madrid Barajas.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Diego to Madrid round-trip?

Flying on American Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Madrid, with prices starting at $538. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by British Airways and United Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $539 and $541, respectively. Users have found that American Airlines is 47% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from San Diego to Madrid?

Looking for the cheapest flight from San Diego to Madrid? While on average our users pay $1,721, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $592. The most popular route (San Diego - Madrid Barajas), is priced around $430.

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

Consider American Airlines, Air Canada or Air France when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from San Diego to Madrid.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Madrid, Spain

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Madrid from San Diego?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Diego to Madrid Barajas

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

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

Do I need a test to fly back to San Diego from Madrid?

Returning to San Diego from Madrid Barajas

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Madrid Barajas must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Diego.

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

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Alternative routes for San Diego to Madrid

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Madrid

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

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing Madrid

Top 9 airlines flying from San Diego to Madrid Barajas

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego 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
Delta
$404 $957 No cancel fee N/A
British Airways
$472 $950 No cancel fee 70%
Lufthansa
$522 $1,054 No cancel fee 76%
American Airlines
$526 $1,292 No cancel fee 71%
KLM
$578 $869 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$623 $1,137 No cancel fee 69%
Air Canada
$653 $1,029 No cancel fee 67%
Iberia
$691 $1,648 No cancel fee 77%
SWISS
$901 $1,378 No cancel fee 79%
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