Malta City Info

Malta is a stunning archipelago situated in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea and South of Italy. Famous for its good weather and warm temperatures as well as beautiful sandy beaches Malta is a popular summer destination and tourism is one of the main sources of income for Malta. Malta was occupied by the British Empire and achieved its freedom in 1964. Malta is part of the European Union and in 1998 joined the Euro zone. Malta was rewarded nine UNESCO world heritage sites.

  • The island of Gozo: the third biggest island in Malta the island of Gozo is famous by its more rural and greener settings. The island landscape is formed by hills, deep valleys and rugged cliffs. The island has a population of just over 30,000 people. It is a beautiful place to visit.
  • Comino: Comino is a beautiful small island located between the island of Malta and Gozo in the Mediterranean Sea and it is famous for its water sports. Swimming, diving, snorkelling and windsurfing are constant in the island. The island also has a breathtaking Blue Lagoon that is excellent for swimming and diving.
  • Mdina: Situated in the heart of the island of Malta Mdina is the island oldest capital. This medieval town presents beautiful architecture and warm temperatures. Full of attraction within the town Mdina is the place to visit for culture, history and stunning sceneries.
Airport Info

Receiving around 1.5 million passengers every year Malta airport is the only airport serving the Maltese islands. The airport is the main hub for AirMalta. Malta airport serves more than 20 airlines.

The airport is located 5 km (3.1 mi) southwest of Malta's city centre.

Malta airport presents a bureau de change and ATM cash machines. Wi-Fi is available in different hotspot throughout the airport. There are also vast selections of food and beverage outlets in the airport. There is also a duty-free outlet. There are several car companies in the airport including Hertz, Avis and Sixt.

To and from the airport

By Taxi
There are taxis available outside the terminals. The taxis operate 24hrs 7 days a week. The average price from the airport to Malta city centre is around 20 Euros.

By Bus
There are several buses that travel from the airport to Malta city centre. Bus number 8 is the main bus from Malta airport to the city centre the journey takes around 30 minutes. You can find more information on

By Train
There are no trains serving Malta aiport.

By Car
When leaving the airport you can take the main road to Marsa, which leads to Valletta. You will find clear signposts for the city centre when leaving down the main road from the airport. Also in the city centre there are signs that easily indicate which way to go for your return trip to the airport.


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T: 2124 9600 or 2169 7800

Who flies here?



British Airways

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