Travel to Malta

Getting to Malta

The Maltese Archipelago lies virtually in the centre of the Mediterranean Sea, some 93 kms south of the Italian island of Sicily. Yet Malta is just a few hours’ flying time from most mainland European cities and has excellent intercontinental connections. Choose from scheduled services or charter flights, many of which offer a convenient departure point from European regional cities.

Map of Malta

The national airline, Air Malta, operates flights to and from all the major airports in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.

Malta International Airport is located between the villages of Luqa and Gudja, 10 kms from Valletta. For information on arrivals and departures see The website of Air Malta is:

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In Malta, driving is on the left. There are speed limits of 80 km/h on the open road and 50 km/h in built-up areas. Comprehensive insurance is advisable. National or international driving licenses are accepted.

Getting to the hotel

Fly to Malta International (MLA). The airport is 12 km Northwest of the Conference Hotel (InterContinental Hotel Malta). Taxi charge (one way) is approximately €25.00 (EUR) and it takes approximately 20 minutes.

Take road to Marsa from Airport, straight to St Julians on the main principals roads. Take turning into Paceville at lights and follow signs to InterContinental.

Contact Platinum Africa ( to arrange transport from the airport to the hotel.