Cheap flights from Madrid (MAD) to San Francisco (SFO) from $248

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 9/17. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
MAD — SFO
Jun 18 — Jun 251

The best prices from Madrid Barajas to San Francisco are usually found in February or January, booked 45 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Sunday and return on a Wednesday

Cheap flight deals from Madrid to San Francisco

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Madrid (MAD) to San Francisco (SFO). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated June 13, 2024.

Popular in

July

Cheapest in

February

Average price

$888

Round-trip from

$268
High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 30% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in June 2024
From Madrid Barajas to San Francisco

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Tuesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Madrid to San Francisco at least 46 days early can save you up to 22% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 46 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Madrid to San Francisco for as little as $628 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 $840 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Flights from Madrid to San Francisco lean towards being more expensive in July. Prices are generally better when you fly from Madrid to San Francisco in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $385.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from MAD to SFO?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Madrid to San Francisco at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 9% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap Madrid to San Francisco flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Madrid to San Francisco specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,214,720 searches. Prices were last updated on June 13, 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Madrid to San Francisco in 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Tue 6/1812:35 pmMAD - SFO
Nonstop12h 55mIberia
Tue 6/256:00 amSFO - MAD
1 stop18h 05mIberia
Deal found 6/11$688
Tue 6/184:00 pmMAD - SFO
1 stop17h 31mIberia
Tue 6/256:00 amSFO - MAD
1 stop18h 05mIberia
Deal found 6/11$698
Tue 7/211:15 amMAD - SFO
2 stops30h 30mUnited Airlines
Tue 7/910:50 pmSFO - MAD
1 stop24h 15mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/11$702
Sat 7/138:00 pmMAD - SFO
2 stops50h 50mMultiple Airlines
Sat 7/208:10 pmSFO - MAD
1 stop37h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13$703
Fri 7/1910:00 amMAD - SFO
1 stop22h 18mDelta
Sat 4/1210:30 pmSFO - MAD
1 stop25h 15mDelta
Deal found 6/12$713
Tue 7/212:25 pmMAD - SFO
1 stop20h 50mAmerican Airlines
Tue 7/96:15 pmSFO - MAD
Nonstop11h 10mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/11$715
Sat 7/137:05 pmMAD - SFO
2 stops51h 45mMultiple Airlines
Sat 7/208:10 pmSFO - MAD
1 stop16h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13$717
Fri 7/1910:00 amMAD - SFO
1 stop24h 19mDelta
Sat 4/122:25 pmSFO - MAD
2 stops20h 05mDelta
Deal found 6/13$719
Tue 6/2512:40 pmMAD - SFO
1 stop18h 36mAmerican Airlines
Tue 7/26:00 amSFO - MAD
1 stop15h 40mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/11$720

Madrid to San Francisco 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Madrid and San Francisco in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,214,720 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Madrid to San Francisco in 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Mon 11/117:40 amMAD - SFO
1 stop16h 05mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Mon 12/24:40 pmSFO - MAD
1 stop15h 30mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Deal found 6/13$413
Tue 9/174:20 pmMAD - SFO
1 stop31h 15mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Sat 11/164:40 pmSFO - MAD
1 stop33h 40mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Deal found 6/12$433
Tue 11/129:10 pmMAD - SFO
1 stop26h 45mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Mon 12/24:40 pmSFO - MAD
1 stop18h 40mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Deal found 6/13$441
Wed 11/277:40 amMAD - SFO
1 stop16h 15mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Wed 12/44:40 pmSFO - MAD
1 stop15h 30mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Deal found 6/13$469
Thu 11/289:10 pmMAD - SFO
1 stop26h 05mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Sat 12/74:40 pmSFO - MAD
1 stop15h 30mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Deal found 6/13$484
Tue 11/56:00 pmMAD - SFO
1 stop29h 55mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Wed 11/134:40 pmSFO - MAD
1 stop18h 40mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Deal found 6/13$485
Tue 9/244:20 pmMAD - SFO
1 stop31h 15mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Sat 10/265:40 pmSFO - MAD
1 stop18h 35mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Deal found 6/12$491
Mon 10/710:15 pmMAD - SFO
1 stop24h 50mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Wed 10/234:20 pmSFO - MAD
1 stop14h 05mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Deal found 6/12$498
Sun 8/115:55 pmMAD - SFO
1 stop28h 55mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Sun 8/184:20 pmSFO - MAD
1 stop23h 00mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Deal found 6/12$505

Madrid to San Francisco flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Madrid to San Francisco for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,214,720 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.
Check out these flights departing soon from Madrid to San Francisco. Users should double check the flight they book to ensure it matches the day, time, and destination they're looking for.
Tue 6/1812:35 pmMAD - SFO
Nonstop12h 55mIberia
Tue 6/256:00 amSFO - MAD
1 stop18h 05mIberia
Deal found 6/11$688
Tue 6/184:00 pmMAD - SFO
1 stop17h 31mIberia
Tue 6/256:00 amSFO - MAD
1 stop18h 05mIberia
Deal found 6/11$698
Tue 6/2512:40 pmMAD - SFO
1 stop18h 36mAmerican Airlines
Tue 7/26:00 amSFO - MAD
1 stop15h 40mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/11$720
Tue 6/1812:35 pmMAD - SFO
Nonstop12h 55mIberia
Tue 6/256:15 pmSFO - MAD
Nonstop11h 10mIberia
Deal found 6/11$732
Mon 6/178:05 pmMAD - SFO
2 stops26h 45mMultiple Airlines
Sat 6/228:30 pmSFO - MAD
1 stop18h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$737
Mon 6/171:05 amMAD - SFO
2 stops21h 45mMultiple Airlines
Tue 6/254:05 pmSFO - MAD
1 stop15h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/11$768
Tue 6/1812:45 pmMAD - SFO
1 stop19h 36mUnited Airlines
Tue 6/258:43 amSFO - MAD
2 stops25h 52mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/11$777
Tue 6/182:25 pmMAD - SFO
2 stops34h 40mMultiple Airlines
Tue 6/2511:55 amSFO - MAD
2 stops25h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/11$781
Sat 6/226:00 amMAD - SFO
1 stop16h 50mMultiple Airlines
Tue 6/254:05 pmSFO - MAD
2 stops21h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13$818

One-way flights to San Francisco from Madrid

Search for one-way flight options from Madrid to San Francisco. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,214,720 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.
Users traveling one-way from Madrid to San Francisco can select one of these great deals. Users in need of a round-trip flight from Madrid to San Francisco instead should update the search form at the top of page.
Tue 9/179:40 pmMAD - SFO
2 stops46h 13mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$248
Wed 9/410:10 amMAD - SFO
2 stops33h 43mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$249
Tue 9/39:40 pmMAD - SFO
2 stops46h 13mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$260
Fri 10/46:55 amMAD - SFO
2 stops36h 58mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$261
Tue 9/1710:55 pmMAD - SFO
3 stops44h 58mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$264
Wed 9/1110:10 amMAD - SFO
2 stops33h 43mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$268
Tue 9/311:05 pmMAD - SFO
3 stops44h 48mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$283
Sun 9/158:30 amMAD - SFO
3 stops59h 23mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$285
Thu 9/268:40 pmMAD - SFO
2 stops47h 13mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$293

Find flights from Madrid to San Francisco within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Madrid to San Francisco that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,214,720 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.

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Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$413 - $590

Route

Depart

Return

Price

Madrid BarajasSan Francisco

MAD - SFO

MADSFO

Madrid Barajas

Mon 11/11

1 stop16h 05m

San Francisco

Mon 12/2

1 stop15h 30m

$413

Madrid BarajasSan Francisco

MAD - SFO

MADSFO

Madrid Barajas

Tue 9/17

1 stop16h 07m

San Francisco

Tue 10/1

1 stop15h 50m

$506

Madrid BarajasSan Francisco

MAD - SFO

MADSFO

Madrid Barajas

Wed 11/13

1 stop28h 05m

San Francisco

Tue 12/3

1 stop17h 00m

$517

Madrid BarajasSan Francisco

MAD - SFO

MADSFO

Madrid Barajas

Tue 9/24

1 stop14h 45m

San Francisco

Sat 10/5

2 stops20h 29m

$570

Madrid BarajasSan Francisco

MAD - SFO

MADSFO

Madrid Barajas

Wed 9/4

1 stop14h 45m

San Francisco

Mon 9/9

1 stop17h 45m

$578

Madrid BarajasSan Francisco

MAD - SFO

MADSFO

Madrid Barajas

Fri 9/6

2 stops21h 29m

San Francisco

Wed 9/18

2 stops26h 41m

$579

Madrid BarajasSan Francisco

MAD - SFO

MADSFO

Madrid Barajas

Sat 9/7

1 stop17h 22m

San Francisco

Wed 9/11

2 stops16h 50m

$581

Madrid BarajasSan Francisco

MAD - SFO

MADSFO

Madrid Barajas

Sat 10/12

1 stop25h 30m

San Francisco

Sat 10/26

1 stop17h 45m

$582

Madrid BarajasSan Francisco

MAD - SFO

MADSFO

Madrid Barajas

Tue 9/24

Nonstop12h 55m

San Francisco

Sat 10/5

Nonstop11h 10m

$590

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 6/13

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Madrid to San Francisco. Price data was last updated on May 31, 2024.
The price you pay for your flight from Madrid to San Francisco may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 45 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Madrid to San Francisco?

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Temperature and rainfall in San Francisco by month

Plan your trip to San Francisco by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

SFO

Temperature

51.8 - 62.6 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to San Francisco, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, September is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 62.6 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 51.8 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing San Francisco

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to San Francisco. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to San Francisco. Reviews last updated June 13, 2024.
Get a feel of what it's like to fly with Air Canada, TAP AIR PORTUGAL and Iberia from Madrid to San Francisco by reading reviews from past customers. Users can see the overall rating for each airline as well as how each is rated in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

The delta and planes are getting old. Tv screen would blink off and on every time the person in front of me moved Storage area torn and drooping. Time for and update Delta

8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

The delta and planes are getting old. Tv screen would blink off and on every time the person in front of me moved Storage area torn and drooping. Time for and update Delta

7.9
Good
1,461 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

The delta and planes are getting old. Tv screen would blink off and on every time the person in front of me moved Storage area torn and drooping. Time for and update Delta

7.7
Good
1,893 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

The delta and planes are getting old. Tv screen would blink off and on every time the person in front of me moved Storage area torn and drooping. Time for and update Delta

7.7
Good
1,360 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

The delta and planes are getting old. Tv screen would blink off and on every time the person in front of me moved Storage area torn and drooping. Time for and update Delta

7.6
Good
712 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

The delta and planes are getting old. Tv screen would blink off and on every time the person in front of me moved Storage area torn and drooping. Time for and update Delta

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

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Madrid to San Francisco for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on TAP AIR PORTUGAL for just $413, but on average you can expect to pay $506.

  • Are there nonstop flights from Madrid to San Francisco for under $600 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Madrid to San Francisco under $600. A good price for a nonstop flight from Madrid to San Francisco is less than $800.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Madrid to San Francisco for under $700?

    There are currently 20+ open flights from Madrid to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $700.

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

    Our cheapest airline available from Madrid to San Francisco is TAP AIR PORTUGAL. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $413 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Air Canada and ITA Airways, starting at $506 and $517 round-trip. TAP AIR PORTUGAL is currently priced 38% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

  • What are the most reliable airlines from Madrid to San Francisco?

    Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Madrid to San Francisco on time: American Airlines (89%), Qatar Airways (89%), Alaska Airlines (89%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from Madrid to San Francisco?

    While on average a flight from Madrid to San Francisco is generally $797, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $521. When looking at the most popular route, (Madrid Barajas - San Francisco), you can expect to pay $410 for that flight.

  • What does MAD to SFO mean?

    MAD stands for Madrid Barajas Airport, while SFO stands for San Francisco Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Madrid to San Francisco that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Madrid to San Francisco flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Madrid to San Francisco with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Madrid to San Francisco flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Madrid to San Francisco that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Madrid to San Francisco flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Madrid to San Francisco?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Madrid to San Francisco.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Madrid to San Francisco?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Madrid to San Francisco by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Madrid to San Francisco that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Madrid to San Francisco offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Madrid to San Francisco?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Madrid to San Francisco flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Madrid to San Francisco flight deals updated?

    The Madrid to San Francisco flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/13.

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

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Madrid to San Francisco?

    Currently, September is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Madrid to San Francisco (average of $268). Flying from Madrid to San Francisco in June is currently the most expensive (average of $384). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 10 airlines flying from Madrid to San Francisco

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AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
TAP AIR PORTUGALCheapest$359Average$554FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
DeltaCheapest$418Average$500FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
Air FranceCheapest$465Average$529FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%
FinnairCheapest$479Average$793FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%
British AirwaysCheapest$480Average$818FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%
ITA AirwaysCheapest$486Average$564FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%
KLMCheapest$510Average$840FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
American AirlinesCheapest$510Average$747FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
United AirlinesCheapest$532Average$938FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
IberiaCheapest$538Average$805FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%

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