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Cheap flights from Manchester to Malta

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Manchester MAN
Malta MLA
one way
Sun 30 Jun

Flights from Manchester to Malta

Thinking of booking flights from Manchester to Malta? Here is everything you need to know before booking your cheap flights to Malta from Manchester. 


Manchester Airport Overview

Before booking your flights from Manchester to Malta, it’s worth doing a little research about the journey ahead. When you arrive at Manchester International Airport and have passed through security, you’ll find an excellent range of shops, cafes and restaurants where you can shop and fill some time while you wait for your flights.  

When it comes to getting to Manchester airport, there are plenty of public transport options available in the city. The Metrolink service from Cornbrook station to the airport runs every 12 minutes and takes approximately 35 minutes. There are also trains running from Manchester Piccadilly station in the city centre to Manchester Airport, which have a journey time of around 20 minutes. They run every 10 minutes, 7 days a week, through train operators TransPennine Express and Northern Rail.


Malta Airport Overview

When you fly Manchester to Malta, you will arrive in Malta International Airport which is the only airport on the island. The airport is not far away from any of the towns on the island and is located around 5 km southwest of the capital, Valletta. Malta International Airport is served by several buses operated by private transportation groups, as well as public transport operated by Malta Public Transport. 

Malta is quite a small island but is well worth exploring by car. Search Ryanair Car Hire for the best car rental deals. 


What to Expect on arrival at Malta?

Malta is filled with spectacular natural beauty. Must-see places on the island include Comino. Formerly called Ephaestia, this small island between the islands of Malta and Gozo is home to the famous Blue Lagoon bay, plus a 17th-century tower and chapel. 

Malta also boasts a range of ancient sites including The Megalithic Temples of Malta which have been described by the World Heritage Sites committee as "unique architectural masterpieces." The coastline is dotted with caves and excellent dive sites, with sunken WW2 ships offering unique challenges.

Malta also boasts a wide-ranging marine life with dolphins being regularly spotted along the coasts. Bottle-nosed and grey dolphins are the most common.  Long-finned pilot whales and false killer whale dolphins (dolphins that share similar characteristics with killer whales) are also common, so too are sea turtles.


Five fun facts about Malta

  • The name of the island nation is supposedly derived from a Greek word meaning “honey.” The island is home to a unique species of bee, which produces a famous honey for which Malta is very well known.
  • Due to its unspoilt nature, quiet coastline and ancient artefacts and relative obscurity, Malta has been used as a film-location shoot for many huge Hollywood productions, from ‘Gladiator’ and ‘Troy’ to ‘Captain Philips’ and TV’s Game of Thrones.
  • The capital city Valetta is protected by UNESCO as one of the most concentrated historical areas of the world.
  • Malta is one of the best windsurfing destinations in the world. The best time to go is between November and March.
  • The island of Gozo is considered one of the top diving destinations in the Mediterranean.


From Manchester to Malta: Practical Information

When you book your Manchester to Malta flights, practical information that will come in handy for you before your trip. Malta has wonderful long summers with average temperatures reaching 29.5°C through June till September and has very mild winters as well so be sure to leave the layers at home no matter what time of year you book your Manchester to Malta flights. Before you arrive in Malta, be sure to exchange your currency from pounds to euros.

When booking your accommodation for your trip to Malta from Manchester, check out Ryanair Rooms for great deals.  Plus, you’ll also save money on your next Ryanair flight.