Malta

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.

MALTA: BY AIR

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.