By plane

The Maltese Islands are served by an extensive network of international flights and can be reached within three hours flying time from major European gateways. The national airline is Air Malta, operating flights to and from most major airports in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Apart from this airline, there are various low cost airlines operating regularly to and from Malta.

Malta International Airport is located between the villages of Luqa and Gudja, only 10kms from Valetta, the capital city of Malta.

By boat

For those that choose not to fly, the Maltese Islands are included in several cruise liner itineraries with scheduled ferry services direct from several Mediterranean ports.   The natural harbours and choice of marinas make the islands a popular stop for yachtsmen sailing through the Mediterranean.  There is also a Catamaran services connecting Malta to Sicily which operates between Valletta Harbour to Pozzallo and Catania.

On the Islands

Consisting of only 316 km sq, the Maltese Islands offer short distances with the ability to get around in a convenient and efficient manner: public bus transport, car or scooter rental, boat rental, ferry service, taxis, and water taxi.



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