Flights from London to Malta
Are you thinking of going to Malta? Before you book your cheap flights from London to Malta, we’ve got everything you need to know here:
How to get to London Stansted airport
London Stansted airport (STN) is one of the busiest airports in the UK and has public transport access to match. The National Express coach from central London to Stansted takes about 2 hours, using the underground rail system takes around 90 minutes, or if you take the Stansted Express train from Liverpool Street you’ll be at the airport in roughly 45 minutes. Driving to the airport from central London takes about an hour with short-stay, mid-stay and long-stay parking available before your flights from London to Malta.
London Stansted airport: Overview
Stansted has a huge range of restaurants and cafés where you can grab a bite to eat or cup of coffee before boarding your flights from London to Malta. After checking in and getting through security, you’ll find a number of retail outlets where you can do some last-minute shopping for essentials before you fly from London to Malta. But make sure you arrive at the airport with plenty of time to pass through security, as Stansted can get quite busy.
Malta Airport: Overview
Malta Airport (MLA) is the only airport in Malta and serves about 5 million passengers each year. The airport is located just 5km away from the capital of Malta, Valletta. Check out Ryanair Car Hire for the best deals on car rentals. Malta Airport is also served by a number of public transport buses, run by Malta Public Transport, offering express and regional services. There are private coaches available too, which will get you to your destination once your flights from London to Malta arrive at the airport.
What to expect on arrival in Malta
Malta is known for being a quiet, sunny place to relax and its stunning coastlines and cliffs make the island one of Europe’s prettiest destinations for a sunshine getaway. Once your flights from London to Malta arrive, waste no time in taking in the gorgeous scenery. We recommend taking a boat trip around the spectacular Grand Harbour. Elsewhere, the island’s megalithic temples are thought to be the oldest free-standing structures in the world, as well as having a massive underground prehistoric burial site including carved stone and even some prehistoric red-ochre paintings. Find out more things to do in Malta on Try Somewhere New.
Five Fun Facts about Malta:
- Malta is the 10th smallest country in the world, but it remains one of the most densely populated
- Britney Spears’ great-great-grandfather, Edward Portelli, was born in Malta around 1873
- Malta has been used as a location for Hollywood blockbusters Gladiator and Troy, as well as hit TV series Game of Thrones
- Malta has no rivers or forests on any of its seven islands
- An entire village was built in Malta in 1979 for the movie Popeye, starring Robin Williams, and it still exists as a tourist attraction today
From London to Malta: Practical Information
Malta is pretty much paradise all year round but especially so during the summer months. From May to August you can expect temperatures to reach at least the 30°C mark. Even during winter Malta remains quite warm with temperatures from November to February occasionally surpassing 20°C. Rain can be quite common year-round so make sure you pack a light rain jacket when you fly from London to Malta.
The Maltese islands are quite small, so navigating your way around is pretty stress-free. Their public bus service stops at all major tourist attractions and buses are inexpensive and efficient. If you are renting a car during your stay it’s worth noting that the Maltese also drive on the left side of the road, so it won’t be too much of a culture shock after your flights from London to Malta arrive.
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