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Flights to Spain in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 11% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price$1,858Average for return flights in December 2021
Return from$1,162From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Barcelona
One-way from$405One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Spain

Cheap flights to Spain in December, January 2021

The best prices found for S37 flights for December, January
12 Jan. - 30 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAD

Madrid Barajas

2 stops

51h 15m
MAD

Madrid Barajas

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

36h 45m
$1,147

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 7/12/21

5 Jan. - 19 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAD

Madrid Barajas

2 stops

35h 55m
MAD

Madrid Barajas

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

28h 35m
$1,239

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 6/12/21

12 Jan. - 30 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAD

Madrid Barajas

2 stops

35h 55m
MAD

Madrid Barajas

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

31h 55m
$1,241

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 7/12/21

Spain 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Spain found for this year
15 Dec. - 23 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

BCN

Barcelona-El Prat

2 stops

31h 50m
BCN

Barcelona-El Prat

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

28h 40m
$1,310

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 8/12/21

7 Dec. - 14 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

BCN

Barcelona-El Prat

3 stops

41h 10m
BCN

Barcelona-El Prat

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

39h 05m
$1,314

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 6/12/21

7 Dec. - 14 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

BCN

Barcelona-El Prat

3 stops

41h 10m
BCN

Barcelona-El Prat

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

43h 10m
$1,317

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 6/12/21

Last minute flights to Spain

Late deals on return flights to Spain, departing today and this week
15 Dec. - 23 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

BCN

Barcelona-El Prat

2 stops

31h 50m
BCN

Barcelona-El Prat

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

28h 40m
$1,310

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 8/12/21

15 Dec. - 17 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAD

Madrid Barajas

2 stops

35h 55m
MAD

Madrid Barajas

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

50h 45m
$1,355

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 6/12/21

14 Dec. - 22 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

BCN

Barcelona-El Prat

2 stops

42h 50m
BCN

Barcelona-El Prat

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

29h 30m
$1,513

Japan Airlines

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Deal found 7/12/21

Can I fly to Spain from Australia right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Australia to Spain

Most visitors from Australia need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Spain.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia 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 Spain.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering Spain.

Can I fly back to Australia from Spain?

Returning to Australia from Spain

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Spain must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Spain are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Spain?

The cheapest ticket to Spain found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$1,224

February

$1,162

March

$1,138

April

$1,288

May

$1,224

June

$1,356

July

$1,431

August

$1,349

September

$1,369

October

$1,107

November

$1,140

December

$1,459

October is currently the cheapest month to fly to Spain. At this moment in time December is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Spain?

Average Spain flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month

SYD - S37

Price

$1,096 - $1,934

S37

Temperature

9 - 24 °C

S37

Precipitation

20 - 91 mm

Peak season

With its pristine beaches, sunny weather, colourful festivals and thriving nightlife, there are plenty of reasons to book cheap flights to Spain. Being so close to the UK, the sun-drenched beach resorts of the Canary Islands are Brit hot spots for school holiday breaks, public holidays and Christmas / New Year. While the Spanish mainland offers fascinating cities such as Barcelona, Madrid and Valencia, not forgetting the beautiful Costa del Sol on the southern coast. July and August, in general, are the high season months and when huge numbers of tourists arrive on cheap flights to Spain. Book accommodation and flight tickets well in advance to avoid disappointment. Spain has a large number of festivals and religious events during the year that attract thousands of visitors: Epiphany (January), Carnival (February/March), Las Fallas (March), Holy Week (March), The Seville Fair (two weeks after Easter), The Running of the Bulls (July) and La Tomatina (August).

Off season

Spain has quieter periods rather than an off season. The winter months of January and February are chilly and damp in northern and central Spain, and the beach resorts of southern Spain will be deserted. Some hotels and restaurants temporarily close over winter but the major attractions in the big cities are open throughout the year. The beauty of travelling during winter are the abundance of cheap flights to Spain, and the landscape can be very beautiful especially around Madrid with snowfall in the mountains.

Where are the most popular flight destinations in Spain?

Popular flight destinations in Spain include Barcelona, Madrid, Málaga, Palma de Mallorca and Ibiza.

How long is the flight to Spain?

Flights from Sydney to Spain – 23 hrs

Flights from Melbourne to Spain – 22 hrs 30 mins

Flights from Brisbane to Spain – 24 hrs

Flights from Perth to Spain – 20 hrs 30 mins

Which airlines operate flights to Spain?

Madrid, Barcelona, Mallorca, Bilbao and Malaga are the five largest airports in Spain, servicing international flights. You can fly direct to Madrid and Barcelona from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane with a wide range of airlines including: Singapore Airlines, Emirates, Etihad, Cathay Pacific, China Southern and Qantas. For the cheapest flights to Spain consider flying to London then using low-cost carriers Easyjet and Ryanair which operate cheap flight deals to over 20 Spanish destinations.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Madrid–Barajas Airport (MAD) and Barcelona Airport (BCN) are both located approximately 10 km from their respective cities. Both offer the metro, buses and taxis as a means of public transport for reaching the city. There is a high-speed train which connects Madrid and Barcelona with a journey time of 2 hours 30 mins. Car rental is available at the airport if you wish to explore outside the cities but public transport is generally excellent.

What is good to know if travelling to Spain?

  • Restaurant Botin opened in Madrid in 1725 and tops our list of historic restaurants around the world. It holds the Guinness World Record for the oldest continuously operating restaurant in the world.
  • If you’re missing your Sunday brunch then head to Federal Cafe in Barcelona, it’ll give you the taste of Australia and a flat white to wash it down.

Popular regions to fly to in Spain

Not sure where to visit in Spain? Start by selecting one of the most popular places in Spain below to filter down your possible destination.