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Departure Sun, 04 Aug Return Tue, 06 Aug
MAN Manchester
MLA Malta
return from £152
Departure Wed, 21 Aug Return Wed, 04 Sep
MAN Manchester
MLA Malta
return from £87
Departure Sun, 11 Aug Return Tue, 20 Aug
BHX Birmingham
MLA Malta
return from £111
Departure Tue, 20 Aug Return Tue, 27 Aug
BHX Birmingham
MLA Malta
return from £122
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
L 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

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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.
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