Malta Airport is located in the middle of the island of Malta, one of the three inhabited islands of the Maltese archipelago together with Gozo and Comino. Malta Airport is the main hub for Air Malta and a base for low-cost carrier Ryanair.
Where is Malta Airport situated?
The airport is situated south of Valletta, Malta’s capital city situated on the Mediterranean Sea. There are no motorways in Malta, the airport can be reached by regional roads through densely populated areas.
How many terminals does Malta Airport have?
Malta Airport has one terminal consisting of three floors. The check-in desks and Arrivals hall are located on the ground floor Level 0. The Departures hall and a total of 18 airport gates. can be found on the first floor Level 1. At Level -1 is a Food Court with direct access to the Main Car Park.
The distance from Malta Airport to the centre of Valletta is 8 kilometres. By car, it takes 15 minutes to get to the centre of Valletta.
From MLA Airport to Valletta City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Malta Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Malta Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Malta Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Malta Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Malta Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Valletta is about € 17.-. Book your taxi at Malta Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From MLA Airport to Valletta City centre by Taxi
At Malta Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Hertz, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Sixt, Avis, Europcar, Budget and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Malta Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Malta Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Air Malta
- Wizz Air
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Valletta
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Malta Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
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