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Manchester to Malta flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Manchester and Malta take, on average, 3 h and 28 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Manchester with Malta found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Manchester International is the departure airport operating flights between Manchester and Malta
Arriving AirportFlights departing Manchester with Malta as destination arrives at Luqa

Cheap last minute flights to Malta

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Departure Sun, 30 Jan Return Fri, 11 Feb
MAN Manchester
MLA Malta
return from £23
Departure Sun, 20 Feb Return Mon, 21 Feb
MAN Manchester
MLA Malta
return from £28
Flight route information
Find out further information on Manchester and Malta to help you prepare for your trip.
Manchester airports
  • ( Manchester International (MAN)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
  • ( Birmingham Intl (BHX)
    How far from city centre: 74 miles
  • ( Liverpool John Lennon (LPL)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
Malta airports
  • ( Luqa (MLA)
    How far from city centre: 3 miles
K Distance: 1460 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Manchester to Malta

How long is the flight from Manchester to Malta?

It takes three and a half hours to fly on direct flights from Manchester to Malta.

Is there a time change from Manchester to Malta?

Malta (UTC+1) is just one hour ahead of Manchester (GMT).

What are the most important things to pack in my suitcase when travelling to Malta?

It's generally far warmer in Malta than in Manchester. The capital, Valletta, sees average temperatures of around 12°C in January and up to around 30°C in August. You'll want to pack sun cream and beach gear for your Malta holiday. There are plenty of ancient winding streets and panoramic views to explore, so packing good walking shoes is a good idea. That said, the public transport across the island is very good.

Which airlines fly from Manchester to Malta

Two airlines provide cheap and frequent flights between Manchester and Malta, each giving great value no matter when you're travelling:

  • easyJet, one of the favourite budget carriers in Europe.
  • Ryanair, Irish low-cost airline offering plenty of direct flights to Malta.

How to find cheap flights from Manchester to Malta

Opodo is an online travel agency that makes it simple to find superb deals on flights from Manchester to Malta. There are many other destinations to choose from, including a huge selection of long-haul flights. Simply select your cities and dates and you'll find the cheapest airfares at the top. Keep scrolling to browse alternative departure times, and you can also filter by airline and other parameters if you prefer. There are also plenty of last-minute deals to be found on Opodo.

When are the best times to fly from Manchester to Malta

  • January is great for escapes from England's winter cold, as it's relatively mild in Malta then.
  • March is when you'll often see plenty of sunshine and temperatures close to 20°C, perfect for sightseeing and exploring. Several annual events occur during March, including Carnival and St. Patrick's Day.
  • August is Malta's warmest month, with temperatures usually between the high 20s into the 30s°C. This is the time to experience the many outdoor festivals that are put on the island.
  • September is still very nice and warm, and much quieter than the high summer season. This remains a festive time of year, with Independence Day celebrations and numerous cultural and music festivals to keep you entertained.

Airports in Manchester

Manchester Airport (MAN) is the third-busiest airport in the UK, and offers frequent flights to Malta and across the rest of Europe. It's close to the city centre, and offers easy transport links from other UK destinations.

Useful information about Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport is located in Ringway, about 9 miles south-west of the city centre.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train – Northern and Transpennine Express trains run from Manchester Piccadilly Station to the airport, taking around 20 minutes.
  • By tram – Metrolink tram services from Cornbrook, just outside Central Manchester, to the airport in around 30 minutes.
  • By car or taxi – around 25 minutes to drive from the centre of Manchester along the A25 or A5103, depending on traffic conditions.
  • By coach – many links to Manchester Airport from the city centre, taking around 30 minutes; services from many other major UK cities such as London, Liverpool and Birmingham.

Services: open 24 hours a day, one hour free Wi-Fi use per day, many shops, cafés and restaurants, baby changing facilities, outdoor smoking areas.

Airports in Malta

Malta's only airport, Malta International Airport (MLA), serves all international flights.

Useful Information about Malta International Airport

Malta International Airport is just over 3 miles south-west of the capital, Valletta. It serves the whole of the island and has great transport links to all the most popular visitor hotspots.

How to get to Valletta:

  • By rental car or taxi – 15-minute drive to Valletta from the airport.
  • By coach – take the 71, 72, or 73 buses between the airport and the capital.

Services: open 24/7, unlimited free Wi-Fi, a wide range of eateries and shops, baby changing, smoking areas outside and in the lounge close to Relish Café before the security point.

What to do and visit in Malta

  • Take in the incredible 16th century baroque-style St John's Co-Cathedral.
  • Discover the National Museum of Archaeology, and the National Museum of Fine Arts.
  • Get amazing panoramic views overlooking the Grand Harbour, and explore its historic fortifications.
  • Visit the Upper and Lower Barrakka Gardens, where you can sit and relax with a coffee in beautiful surroundings. The Saluting Battery has daily cannon firings here.
  • Head to the Three Cities of Birgu, Senglea and Cospicua, which are fortified historic settlements on the island.
  • Take a ferry to the nearby island of Gozo, with its beaches and water sports opportunities.

Frequent asked questions about flights from Manchester to Malta

😷 Is it safe to travel from Manchester to Malta during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Malta may apply when travelling from Manchester. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Manchester to Malta at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Manchester to Malta is 23£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Manchester to Malta?
The most popular months to book a trip from Manchester to Malta are September, July and October, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Manchester to Malta?
The best time of the year to go to Malta when flying from Manchester depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1º month to fly to Malta from Manchester in terms of searches from our customer, followed by October and September. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, March and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Manchester -  Malta.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Manchester to Malta?
The total flight time between Manchester and Malta is of around 03:28 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,342 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Malta compared to Manchester?
While in Manchester the temperatures can reach an average of 26.08 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,Malta's temperatures can go up to 32.51 ºC during the hot season, with 1.4 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 8.6 ºC in Malta, compared to the -2.77 ºC average degrees reported in Manchester. During the winter period, Manchester can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Malta have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Manchester and Malta?
The main airport route flying between Manchester and Malta is: Manchester International (MAN) to Luqa (MLA). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Easyjet.
  • Ryanair.
  • Jet2.Com.
Airlines with indirect flights from Manchester to Malta are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Manchester to Malta are:
  • Lufthansa, stoping in Frankfurt for 65 minutes minimun.
  • Air Malta, with 130 minutes scale in Frankfurt.
  • Air Malta, with 130 minutes scale in Frankfurt.
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