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Flight information for San Francisco to Madrid
(SFO to MAD)

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Best Price Found$239The best one-way flight to Madrid from San Francisco in the past 72 hours is $239. The best round-trip flight deal from San Francisco to Madrid found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $418.
Fastest flight time13h 20mThe fastest flight from San Francisco to Madrid takes 13h 20m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from San Francisco to Madrid. Popular non-direct route for this connection is San Francisco Airport - Madrid Barajas Airport.
Airports in Madrid1 airportThere is 1 airport near Madrid: Madrid Barajas (MAD)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from San Francisco to Madrid

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

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

January

The cheapest time of year to fly to Madrid from San Francisco is January. Most expensive is December

What is the cheapest day to depart San Francisco for Madrid?

Tuesday

The cheapest day of the week is typically Tuesday. The most expensive is typically Friday

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Madrid?

in the evening

San Francisco to Madrid flights are approximately 21% more expensive in the morning than in the evening

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Madrid from San Francisco?

Norwegian

Air France, Air Italy, and Brussels Airlines are the most popular carriers operating from San Francisco to Madrid

What is the cheapest San Francisco to Madrid flight route?

San Francisco - Madrid Barajas

Fly from San Francisco to Madrid Barajas for the best San Francisco - Madrid flight prices

How far in advance should you book San Francisco to Madrid flights?

60 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from San Francisco to Madrid is approximately 60 days to departure


Easily compare round-trip flights from San Francisco to Madrid

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from San Francisco to Madrid by changing tabs
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Feb 12
SFO11:40 amSan Francisco
15h 30m
1 stop
MAD3:10 amMadrid Barajas
Feb 18
MAD4:10 pmMadrid Barajas
26h 45m
1 stop
SFO6:55 pmSan Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Mar 23
SFO3:45 amSan Francisco
19h 35m
2 stops
MAD11:20 pmMadrid Barajas
Mar 29
MAD2:35 amMadrid Barajas
23h 12m
2 stops
SFO1:47 amSan Francisco
Virgin Atlantic
Feb 23
SFO11:05 amSan Francisco
31h 40m
1 stop
MAD6:45 pmMadrid Barajas
May 3
MAD6:45 amMadrid Barajas
32h 57m
1 stop
SFO3:42 pmSan Francisco
Finnair
Mar 21
SFO10:32 amSan Francisco
33h 23m
1 stop
MAD7:55 pmMadrid Barajas
Mar 31
MAD7:35 amMadrid Barajas
20h 24m
1 stop
SFO3:59 amSan Francisco
Lufthansa
Mar 31
SFO5:10 pmSan Francisco
16h 00m
1 stop
MAD9:10 amMadrid Barajas
Apr 7
MAD7:55 amMadrid Barajas
16h 00m
1 stop
SFO11:55 pmSan Francisco
Iberia
Feb 15
SFO3:00 amSan Francisco
15h 55m
1 stop
MAD6:55 pmMadrid Barajas
Feb 22
MAD1:40 pmMadrid Barajas
25h 04m
1 stop
SFO2:44 pmSan Francisco

Find the cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Madrid

If you're looking for one-way flights from San Francisco to Madrid, view some of our deals below provided by Brussels Airlines and Iberia
Multiple Airlines
Feb 19
SFO8:50 amSan Francisco
34h 40m
2 stops
MAD7:30 pmMadrid Barajas
Iberia
Apr 18
SFO6:45 pmSan Francisco
22h 55m
1 stop
MAD5:40 pmMadrid Barajas
Brussels Airlines
Feb 23
SFO3:30 amSan Francisco
15h 55m
1 stop
MAD7:25 pmMadrid Barajas

Search last-minute flights to Madrid from San Francisco

Find and compare round-trip flight prices for your last-minute flight from San Francisco to Madrid
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Feb 5
SFO11:40 amSan Francisco
15h 30m
1 stop
MAD3:10 amMadrid Barajas
Feb 16
MAD4:10 pmMadrid Barajas
26h 45m
1 stop
SFO6:55 pmSan Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Feb 5
SFO5:30 amSan Francisco
21h 40m
2 stops
MAD3:10 amMadrid Barajas
Mar 29
MAD3:30 amMadrid Barajas
19h 25m
1 stop
SFO10:55 pmSan Francisco
Turkish Airlines
Feb 2
SFO1:15 pmSan Francisco
31h 35m
1 stop
MAD8:50 pmMadrid Barajas
Feb 9
MAD1:00 pmMadrid Barajas
31h 35m
1 stop
SFO8:35 pmSan Francisco
Iberia
Feb 6
SFO6:48 pmSan Francisco
23h 07m
1 stop
MAD5:55 pmMadrid Barajas
Feb 16
MAD7:40 amMadrid Barajas
20h 14m
1 stop
SFO3:54 amSan Francisco
United Airlines
Feb 1
SFO7:45 pmSan Francisco
23h 40m
2 stops
MAD7:25 pmMadrid Barajas
Feb 9
MAD6:15 amMadrid Barajas
18h 06m
1 stop
SFO12:21 amSan Francisco
Air France
Feb 2
SFO2:00 amSan Francisco
19h 35m
2 stops
MAD9:35 pmMadrid Barajas
Feb 9
MAD5:45 amMadrid Barajas
20h 19m
2 stops
SFO2:04 amSan Francisco

Best airlines flying from San Francisco to Madrid

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from San Francisco to Madrid with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
PriceFrom $287
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.5
7.3

Boarding

7.6

Comfort

7.9

Crew

7.0

Entertainment

7.3

Food

Reviews

Great crew. Friendly and attentive!

1 / 10
Norwegian
PriceFrom $408
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.2
6.3

Boarding

6.1

Comfort

6.7

Crew

6.2

Entertainment

5.6

Food

Reviews

Pros: Crew was acceptable but sits terrible

Cons: Not a comfy flight

1 / 10
Delta
PriceFrom $469
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.0
8.1

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

8.2

Crew

7.9

Entertainment

7.7

Food

Reviews

Even after posting extra for comfort +, the seats do not recline!

1 / 10
KLM
PriceFrom $480
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.0
8.0

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

8.3

Crew

7.3

Entertainment

7.4

Food

Reviews

same as from LUX … professional, nice.

1 / 10
SWISS
PriceFrom $490
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.4
8.7

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.8

Crew

7.6

Entertainment

8.1

Food

Reviews

Clean cabin and lavatories. Crew friendly, attentive and helpful.

1 / 10
Air France
PriceFrom $495
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.9
7.8

Boarding

7.8

Comfort

8.3

Crew

7.2

Entertainment

7.5

Food

Reviews

Wrong advice was given by AF counter for the boarding by asking me to exit airport and then enter again , otherwise was ok .

1 / 10
British Airways
PriceFrom $533
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.9
7.2

Boarding

7.0

Comfort

7.4

Crew

6.6

Entertainment

6.4

Food

Reviews

Excellent experience

1 / 10
United Airlines
PriceFrom $539
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.3
7.5

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

7.8

Crew

7.0

Entertainment

6.7

Food

Reviews

I’m not a fan of the CRJ aircraft.

1 / 10
Air Canada
PriceFrom $557
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.7
8.0

Boarding

7.7

Comfort

8.3

Crew

7.3

Entertainment

6.6

Food

Reviews

We boarded 20 minutes before the actual boarding time. The plane left on time and arrived a little early. Air Canada's crew served 1 drink service during a 4.5 hour flight, with no snacks. It's a good thing that I have access to lounge service.

1 / 10
Brussels Airlines
PriceFrom $559
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.8
6.9

Boarding

6.9

Comfort

7.3

Crew

6.2

Entertainment

5.9

Food

Reviews

Crew members were very helpful, friendly and dedicated. The flight was punctual and inside very clean.

1 / 6

Finnair flights from San Francisco to Madrid

Our best Finnair deals on San Francisco to Madrid flight tickets
Finnair
Mar 21
SFO10:32 amSan Francisco
33h 23m
1 stop
MAD7:55 pmMadrid Barajas
Mar 31
MAD7:35 amMadrid Barajas
20h 24m
1 stop
SFO3:59 amSan Francisco
Finnair
Feb 9
SFO9:05 amSan Francisco
33h 40m
1 stop
MAD6:45 pmMadrid Barajas
Feb 14
MAD8:25 amMadrid Barajas
19h 28m
1 stop
SFO3:53 amSan Francisco

United Airlines flights from San Francisco to Madrid

Our best United Airlines deals on San Francisco to Madrid flight tickets
United Airlines
Mar 20
SFO8:16 pmSan Francisco
25h 09m
2 stops
MAD9:25 pmMadrid Barajas
Mar 31
MAD6:50 amMadrid Barajas
17h 22m
1 stop
SFO12:12 amSan Francisco
United Airlines
Feb 23
SFO5:40 pmSan Francisco
25h 45m
2 stops
MAD7:25 pmMadrid Barajas
Mar 10
MAD6:15 amMadrid Barajas
19h 00m
2 stops
SFO1:15 amSan Francisco
United Airlines
Feb 1
SFO7:45 pmSan Francisco
23h 40m
2 stops
MAD7:25 pmMadrid Barajas
Feb 9
MAD6:15 amMadrid Barajas
18h 06m
1 stop
SFO12:21 amSan Francisco

  • Are airlines flying from San Francisco to Madrid Barajas offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from San Francisco to Madrid Barajas are responding to the global pandemic. The following airlines may have a flexible cancellation policy to help accommodate travelers: American Airlines, British Airways, and Iberia.

  • How far is San Francisco to Madrid Barajas by plane?

    San Francisco and Madrid Barajas are 5785.0 mi apart from one another. A reasonable flight in good conditions will take 14h 19m.


Can I fly to Madrid Barajas from San Francisco right now?

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

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

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

Can I fly back to San Francisco from Madrid Barajas?

Returning to San Francisco 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 Francisco.

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

If you are planning to travel to Madrid at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

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