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Travelers usually depart from Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas, Madrid - Puerto de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín railway station, Madrid - Méndez Álvaro, or Madrid - Avenida de America when they travel from Madrid to San Francisco. Book your trip to arrive at San Francisco International, San Francisco, CA - Salesforce Plaza, San Francisco, CA Bus Stop, San Francisco, CA Train Station, or San Francisco, CA - Fisherman’s Wharf. The most popular airlines for this route are Lufthansa, United Airlines, Air Europa, Iberia Airlines, and Delta Air Lines. Madrid and San Francisco have 392 direct flights per week. When you arrive at San Francisco, consider visiting Golden Gate Bridge, Big Sur, and Alcatraz.

Check-in for a flight from Madrid to San Francisco

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
LufthansaDLHLHYes0
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United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Air EuropaAEAUXYes0
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Iberia AirlinesIBEIBYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in United States – 11/2022
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Most travelers from Spain can enter San Francisco, SFO, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate is not required for United States
  • Quarantine is not required for vaccinated travelers
Visa requirements
  • Electronic Travel Authorization (ESTA)
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for United States
  • Mandatory travel attestation form

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Electronic Travel Authorization (ESTA)
Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in certain settings

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

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, Rome, Vienna, Tel Aviv, Chicago, Dublin, Berlin, Denver, Lisbon, Caracas, Budapest, Amsterdam, Athens.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Francisco?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Francisco and Las Vegas, Denver, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Chicago, Austin, London, Paris, New York, Barcelona, Rome, Orlando, Mexico City, New Orleans, Amsterdam, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Houston, Dallas, Lisbon.
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, Salamanca.
What airports are near San Francisco?
The main airport in San Francisco is San Francisco International. It is also served by San Francisco International, Sacramento International, Oakland International, San Jose International, Stockton Metropolitan, Monterey Regional, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Madrid and San Francisco?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Madrid and San Francisco thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Madrid and San Francisco can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
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Which airlines fly between Madrid and San Francisco?
Currently, you can fly between Madrid and San Francisco with Lufthansa, United Airlines, Air Europa, Iberia Airlines, Delta Air Lines.
When's the best time to travel between Madrid and San Francisco?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Madrid and San Francisco, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
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