Best time to go and how to get there

Malta: When to Go

April, May, September and October are good times to come in terms of balmy weather and lower prices, but for a party atmosphere, head here in July and August. Easter and Christmas, though more expensive, are good times to come to enjoy the Roman Catholic spectacle.

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Getting There

NB, please do not rely solely on this information for your travel planning.


From the UK carriers include TUI, airmalta and British Airways.

Within Europe try easyJet, Iberia or Luftansa.

By boat: reach Malta by catching Virtu Ferries catamaran from Sicily, a 1.5-hour journey.

From Malta to Gozo: from the airport you can take an express bus or hire a car to reach Cirkewwa ferry port (45-minutes). The boat ride to Gozo's Mgarr port takes 25 minutes; from here you can make use of taxis or buses.