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There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Malta by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus to Edinburgh, fly  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Malta (MLA) EDI - MLA

€39 - €147

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Fly from Glasgow  •  7h 18m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Malta (MLA) GLA - MLA

€137 - €341

Train, train to Manchester, fly  •  9h 41m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Malta (MLA) MAN - MLA

€117 - €399

Drive to Leeds Bradford, fly  •  7h 34m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Malta (MLA) LBA - MLA

€83 - €130

Glasgow (GLA) to Malta (MLA) flights

The flight time between Glasgow (GLA) and Malta (MLA) is around 6h 21m and covers a distance of around 2646 km. The fastest flight normally takes 3h 55m. Services are operated by Jet2.com, British Airways, Lufthansa and others. Typically 19 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
6h 21m
Fastest flight journey time:
3h 55m
Flight distance:
2646 km
Flights per week:
19
Cheapest price:
€130
Carbon emissions:
536 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:05
Last flight departs at:
16:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow (GLA) to Malta (MLA) flight schedules

United Kingdom → Malta
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International entry into Malta from United Kingdom

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Malta, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Belize, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Cuba, Cyprus, Egypt, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Georgia, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Iran, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Libya, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Panama, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican and Vietnam

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Malta with the above exceptions. Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines and South Africa are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Malta from United Kingdom

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Malta

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Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Malta from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Malta is 021324086.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Malta is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Malta is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 021324086.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Malta.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Glasgow to Malta is to bus and fly, which costs £30 - £130 and takes 7h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Malta is to bus and fly which costs £30 - £130 and takes 7h 14m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Malta is 2633 km.

It takes approximately 7h 14m to get from Glasgow to Malta, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Malta Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 45m.

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Malta is 1h ahead of Glasgow. It is currently 4:46 PM in Glasgow and 5:46 PM in Malta.

British Airways, Aegean Airlines, easyJet and Ryanair offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Malta Airport.

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There are 339+ hotels available in Malta. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Malta.
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  • Distance: 2632.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 14m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Malta?

Jet2.com, British Airways and four other airlines fly from Glasgow to Qormi 3 times a day.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Malta
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €180
Flights from Edinburgh to Malta via Pisa
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €180
Flights from Edinburgh to Malta via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €180
Flights from Edinburgh to Malta via Poznan
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €190
Flights from Manchester to Malta
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €120
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Malta
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€46
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Malta via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Glasgow to Malta via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Flights from Manchester to Malta via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€170 - €480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Malta via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Flights from Glasgow to Malta via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €420
Flights from Manchester to Malta
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €400
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Malta
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€130 - €330
Flights from Manchester to Malta
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €260
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Malta
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€130 - €350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Malta via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €900
Flights from Manchester to Malta via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €460
Flights from Manchester to Malta via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €460
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Malta via Athens
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€140 - €460
Flights from Manchester to Malta via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Malta via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €420
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Malta via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €420
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Malta via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €370
Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €110
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
€26 - €40
Off-Peak Day Single
€50 - €80
Anytime Day Single
€65 - €110
Train from Preston to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
€11 - €16
Off-Peak Day Single
€14 - €23
Anytime Day Single
€20 - €35
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€25 - €40
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€11 - €27
Off-Peak Single
€19 - €28
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€25 - €40
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Scottish Citylink

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