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Air

Malta’s national airline is Air Malta (KM).

Other airlines serving Malta include Aeroflot, Alitalia, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Emirates, Libyan Arab Airlines, Lufthansa and Transavia.

Approximate flight times

From Luqa to London is 3 hours.

International airports

Malta International (MLA) (Luqa)

The airport is located at Luqa, 5km (3 miles) south of Valletta with a travel time of 15 minutes.

Airport facilities

Facilities include incoming and outgoing duty-free shops, car hire, bank, bureau de change, left luggage, restaurant and bar.

Buses

Depart from the terminal regularly to and from Valletta City Gate.

Taxi

There is a full taxi service to all parts of Malta, with fares regulated by the meter. Airport facilities include incoming and outgoing duty-free shops, car hire, bank, bureau de change, left luggage and restaurant/bar.

Website: www.maltairport.com

Departure tax: None.

Sea

The main ports are:

  Valletta
• Marsaxlokk
• Mgarr/Gozo.


Services also operate to the Sicilian ports of Catania and Pozzallo. These routes are served by high-speed hydrofoils and catamarans with a travel time 1 hour 30 minutes and car ferries with a journey time of 3 hours.

Sailings are also available to Italy (to Reggio Calabria, Genoa and Salerno).
Useful travel links
AA route planner directions and maps within Malta.