Luqa LQA 4000, Malta
IATA airport code: MLA
Also known as Malta International Airport, Luqa Airport and Valletta Airport.
Where is Malta Airport?
Malta Airport is located in the middle of the island Malta, which is one of the three inhabited islands of the Maltese archipelago. The airport is situated south of Valletta, Malta’s capital city on the Mediterranean Sea. There are no motorways in Malta, the airport can be reached by regional roads through densely populated areas.
What is the distance from Malta Airport to the centre of Valletta?
The road to Valletta can be quite chaotic; under normal circumstances you can reach the city in about 15 minutes (8 kilometres).
Which airlines fly to and from Malta Airport?
- Air Malta
How to get from Malta Airport to Valletta, Sliema, St Julian’s and Bugibba?
Public transport – Bus (Valletta)
Buses run from Malta Airport to various locations on the island including Valletta, the name of the transport company is Malta Public Transport. The express services X1 (Cirkewwa), X2 (Sliema, St Julian’s), X3 (Bugibba), X4 (Valletta and Birzebbuga), X5 (Valleta and Marsaskala) and X7 (Valletta and Birgu) are available outside the terminal. Tickets valid for 120 minutes are available for € 1.30 at the ticket vending machines, ticket office and bus driver who prefers to receive exact change. You can also buy a ticket for one day (€ 1.50) or one week (€ 6.50). Prices for public transport on Malta are low. Depending on traffic conditions, the ride to and from Valletta generally takes around 25 minutes. Please consult website Malta Public Transport for more information.
Bus transportation – Terravision (Sliema, St Julian’s and Bugibba)
The bus service of Terravision can also be used; they take you to the popular holiday destinations Sliema, St Julian’s and Bugibba. Travel times are 25 minutes for Sliema, 40 minutes for St Julian’s and 55 minutes for Bugibba/Qawra. Buses run about eight times a day in both directions, it’s better to book tickets beforehand via the Terravision website. Please consult website and timetable Terravision for more information.
|Adults||€ 8||€ 16|
|Children, 2 up to 12 years||€ 8||€ 16|
How much is the taxi fare to and from Valletta, Sliema and St Julian’s?
A taxi for four people to Valletta costs € 15, the price of a taxi ride to Sliema and St Julian’s is € 20. Make a taxi reservation Malta Airport through YATTAXI, an online booking platform for reliable and reasonable priced airport transfers.
What car rental companies are present at Malta Airport?
You may rent a vehicle at one of the desks in the Welcomers’ Hall. The car rental providers are Hertz, Dollar Thrifty, Sixt, First Car Rental, Avis, Europcar, Goldcar and Budget. Compare prices of well-known car rental companies and local suppliers at Malta Airport through EasyTerra Car Rental, save time and book online.
What are the car parking prices at Malta Airport?
At Malta Airport you can choose between Short term parking and Long term parking. Relatively cheap rates apply to cars, motorcycles may even be parked free of charge. If you wish to park for longer than 12 hours, then it’s required to park at Long term. Partly for this reason, only parking prices for Long term parking are mentioned below. Please check out the full list of parking prices Malta Airport.
|Parking prices||Long term|
|60 minutes||€ 7|
|1 day||€ 7|
|2 days||€ 12|
|3 days||€ 17|
|1 week||€ 37|
|2 weeks||€ 72|
|3 weeks||€ 107|
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