Direct flights to Malta

Malta is a popular visitor destination and offers a rich history full of archaeological sites and museums to explore. Find all direct flights to the destination here.

Malta International Airport is the largest airport in Malta. In total there are 105 airports with direct flights to Malta from 32 different countries. The airport is a focus city (Operating base.) for Ryanair. You can easily reach Malta with daily non-stop flights from 4 major hubs like Frankfurt (Lufthansa), Istanbul (Turkish Airlines) and London (British Airways).

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Located in the heart of the Mediterranean, the island nation of Malta boasts a beautiful coastline with fantastic beaches and a great choice of water sports.

It has been said that the Maltese islands are the 'open air museum of the Mediterranean', offering 7,000 years or more of history to explore with numerous cultural, historical and megalithic sites unique in the world. Set against the backdrop of the island's scenery and its honey-coloured stone buildings, Malta is alluring and fascinating.

Find a direct flight to Malta

It comes as no surprise that there is only one international airport in Malta – but luckily the airport is well connected to the rest of Europe. If you are looking for a direct flight you can find options in almost every country in the continent. Below we have listed some of the most popular direct routes to Malta – by using the links you can see all flight options.

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What to experience in Malta

Although small in size, Malta’s capital city Valetta has huge appeal boasting the magnificent Grand Harbour, the biggest harbour in the Mediterranean. You can take a cruise around the harbour or simply enjoy a drink at one of the many cafes taking in the pretty views and admiring the amazing super yachts. Take a stroll around the tiny streets of this fortified city soaking up the atmosphere and architectural delights.

Head to Fort St Elmo where the Great Siege of Malta took place and plan a visit to the 16th century Grand Master’s Palace, now home to Malta’s Presidential office and Parliament. If you’re after a good sandy beach to relax and sunbathe on you’ll be spoilt for choice in Malta. Some of the most beautiful and popular include Golden Bay and Ghadira Bay boasting picturesque views and a great choice of water sports.

For a relaxing day out, take a trip to the Azure Window to see the amazing caves or the turquoise waters of the Blue Lagoon where the blockbuster film Troy, was filmed. For some action packed fun why not take the family to Popeye Village, where the film was set and now has an open air museum and fun rides for the children.

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Weather and climate in Malta

The climate of Malta is Mediterranean with typical hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. Fog is common between November and March, and most of the limited annual rainfall occurs between October and April. During spring and autumn a hot wind, called the Xlokk, sometimes blows.

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No, there are no directflights to Malta from the US so you'll need to find a flight with connection instead.

There are 24 airlines with direct flights to Malta. ITA Airways, Ryanair and Air Malta are the most popular ones.

All 3 big alliances are flying to Malta. Star Alliance, Oneworld and SkyTeam.

The IATA code is MLA and the ICAO code is LMML.

You can fly daily from 4 different airports hubs to Malta. Including Frankfurt with Lufthansa, Istanbul with Turkish Airlines and London with British Airways.

Depends where you are flying from. It takes 4h 5min from Tallinn (TLL) and 50min from Catania (CTA).

There is 1 airport in Malta with scheduled flights, Malta International Airport, MLA.

It depends on where from and when you are flying. The average one-way ticket price according to our data is $66.