Prepare to be wowed by the sheer opulence of the Plaza Mayor. Get ready to be enthralled by the chatter of Madrileños on the bustling Puerta del Sol. Throw in chili-topped tapas, bottomless sangria, the fluted fronts of the Palacio Real, Baroque parklands, and the endless masterworks of the Museo del Prado and the Reina Sofia, and only then do you begin to get a feel for the sheer wealth of attractions in the Spanish capital. Tempted? Cheap flights to Madrid from USA can fling you across the Atlantic Ocean in as little as seven hours each way. Popular departures with budget airlines go out of JFK and Miami, but it's also possible to bag deals from LA, the Midwest and the South.
Arguably the premier collection in Iberia belongs at the Prado Museum, pitting Francisco Goya against Velazquez and others.
Attractions like the El Oso y el Madrono bear and the Tio Pepe Neon sign await on the bustling Puerta del Sol – a centerpiece of Madrid.
El Retiro Park sprawls over more than 300 acres in central Madrid. It's the place to go to chill, to stroll, and to see stunning Spanish gardens.
Lufthansa, British Airways, Iberia, United, American Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Air Europa have non-stop flights from the United States of America to Madrid.
Qatar Airways is the best airline to fly between the United States of America and Madrid. If you want direct flights then Lufthansa is best.