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Travelers usually depart from Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas, Madrid - Puerto de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín railway station, Madrid - Avenida de America, or Madrid - Méndez Álvaro when they travel from Madrid to Chicago. Book your trip to arrive at O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago, IL - Union Station, Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station, or Chicago Rockford International. The distance between Madrid and Chicago is 6751 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, United Airlines, Air Europa, TAP Portugal, and Iberia Airlines. Madrid and Chicago have 350 direct flights per week.

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Iberia Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

Check-in for a flight from Madrid to Chicago

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Air EuropaAEAUXYesNo
TAP PortugalTAPTPYesOpens 36 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Iberia AirlinesIBEIBYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

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  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
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Most travelers from Spain can enter Chicago, MDW, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate is required for United States
  • No quarantine is required for vaccinated travelers
Visa requirements
  • Electronic Travel Authorization (ESTA)
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for United States
  • Mandatory travel attestation form

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test is required for vaccinated travelers
  • No quarantine is required
Visa requirements
  • Electronic Travel Authorization (ESTA)
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for Spain
Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in certain settings
  • Mandatory health screening on arrival

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in United States in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Madrid to Chicago?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Madrid and Chicago takes around 9.6 hours.
What is the flight distance between Madrid and Chicago?
The flight distance between Madrid and Chicago is 6751 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Madrid and Chicago?
Several carriers operate flights between Madrid and Chicago. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, Iberia Airlines, Finnair, British Airways.
What are the most popular routes to and from Madrid?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Madrid and New York, Barcelona, Paris, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Miami, Boston, London, San Francisco, Rome, Vienna, Tel Aviv, Dublin, Berlin, Denver, Lisbon, Caracas, Budapest, Amsterdam, Athens.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and Phoenix, Las Vegas, Denver, Orlando, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Tampa, Miami, Salt Lake City, New York, Atlanta, London, Sacramento, Minneapolis, Mexico City, Paris, Austin, Washington, D.C., Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers.
Which airports are there in Madrid?
Madrid is mainly served by Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas. But there are other airports nearby, including Torrejon Airport, Cuatro Vientos Airport.
What airports are near Madrid?
The main airport in Madrid is Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas. It is also served by Valladolid.
What airports are near Chicago?
The main airport in Chicago is O Hare International. It is also served by Gerald R. Ford International, General Mitchell International, Dane County Regional, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, Central Illinois Regional, South Bend International, Fort Wayne International, Quad City International, Muskegon County, Decatur.
What buses and trains depart from Madrid?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Madrid, including Alsa, Renfe.
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