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The best prices from San Francisco to Madrid are usually found in February or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Sunday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Madrid (MAD)

SFO - MAD
Price
$579 - $1,078
MAD
Temperature
51.8 - 91.4 °F
MAD
Rainfall
0.4 - 2.6 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$579

From San Francisco to Madrid

One-way from

$328

One-way flight from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Madrid?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 44% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from San Francisco to Madrid at least 29 days early can save you up to 7% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 29 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from San Francisco to Madrid for as little as $789 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 $836 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Madrid from San Francisco. Prices for February average $858 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $412. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a February flight can save you 46% on your journey compared to booking in February

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Madrid (SFO - MAD)?

It’s typically best to fly out from San Francisco to Madrid in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 23% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Madrid in October, November 2020

The best prices found for SFO to MAD flights for October, November
19 Nov - 18 Mar
$469pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
5 Nov - 9 Nov
$482pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
31 Oct - 5 Nov
$491pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Madrid 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Madrid from San Francisco found for this year
24 Dec - 15 Jan
$465pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
19 Nov - 18 Mar
$469pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
24 Dec - 15 Jan
$477pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Madrid from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Madrid direct flight deals
31 Mar - 12 Apr
$495pp
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
Non-Stop
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
British Airways
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Madrid

Late deals on round-trip flights to Madrid from San Francisco, departing today and this week
27 Oct - 3 Nov
$553pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
27 Oct - 3 Nov
$555pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
29 Oct - 6 Nov
$557pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Madrid from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Madrid
8:05 am - 12:10 pm
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
1 Stop
19h 05m
SFO - MAD
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$328
Kiwi.com
1:30 am - 9:10 am
Iberia
2 Stops
22h 40m
SFO - MAD
Iberia
$375
StudentUniverse
10:15 am - 6:10 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
23h 55m
SFO - MAD
Multiple Airlines
$379
FlightNetwork

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco to Madrid flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Madrid

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco 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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Madrid Barajas to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from San Francisco to Madrid Barajas. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Madrid for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Madrid for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $449, but on average you can expect to pay $490.

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

Cheapflights has at least 1 direct flight from San Francisco to Madrid under $500. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Madrid is less than $495.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Madrid for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Madrid within the next 7 days for less than $600.

How popular is this flight route?

The San Francisco to Madrid Barajas flight path was viewed by 60 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Madrid?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in San Francisco is typically less than Madrid. We can gather that this will continue over the next 5 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Madrid?

Temperatures around the 91 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in Madrid is hotter than in San Francisco. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Madrid?

British Airways, Finnair, and KLM can get you from San Francisco to Madrid in just under 11h 10m. Your travel time can differ by up to 4h 10m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Flying on Virgin Atlantic is currently your cheapest option to Madrid, with prices starting at $482. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by British Airways and Finnair, with the lowest prices starting at $486 and $501, respectively. Virgin Atlantic is currently priced 35% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

For one-way options, check prices for TAP AIR PORTUGAL. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $306. Users have also found tickets on Iberia for as little as $375.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Madrid

Destination information for Madrid

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to Madrid
Today's exchange rate
$1 = €0.86
Flight duration
11h 57m
Average temperature for October in Madrid
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Madrid
2.6 ″

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