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There are 11 ways to get from London to Valetta by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, night train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from London Heathrow  •  6h 14m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Malta (MLA) LHR - MLA

127€ - 438€

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Fly from London Stansted  •  6h 46m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Malta (MLA) STN - MLA

94€ - 253€

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Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Malta (MLA) LGW - MLA

131€ - 518€

Fly from London City  •  8h

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Malta (MLA) LCY - MLA

133€ - 558€

Train to London Luton, fly  •  6h 59m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Malta (MLA) LTN - MLA

102€ - 439€

Train to Southend, fly  •  7h 6m

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Malta (MLA) SEN - MLA

105€ - 410€

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  29h 38m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Rosarno Fr
  4. Take the bus from Rosarno to Catania, Via D'Amico
  5. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Valletta

408€ - 835€

Train, night train, bus and ferry, car ferry  •  36h 46m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Vercelli Tgv
  3. Take the night train from Vercelli to Roma Tiburtina Ini
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Roma Tiburtina to Ispica
  5. Take the car ferry from Pozzallo to Valletta

449€ - 789€

Bus, bus and ferry  •  44h 3m

  1. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Luzern
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Luzern to Catania
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Valletta

190€ - 262€

Bus, bus and ferry via Rome  •  47h 53m

  1. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
  3. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Catania, Catania
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Valletta

198€ - 227€

Train, night train, bus and ferry  •  39h 13m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  2. Take the night train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Milano Centrale En
  3. Take the night train from Milano Centrale to Catania Centrale Ini
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Valletta

341€ - 641€

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The cheapest way to get from London to Valetta is to fly which costs £110 - £400 and takes 6h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Valetta is to fly which costs £110 - £400 and takes 6h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Valetta. However, there are services departing from London, Victoria Green Line Station and arriving at Valletta via Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon, Luzern and Catania. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44h 3m.

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The distance between London and Valetta is 2089 km.

The best way to get from London to Valetta without a car is to train and bus and bus and ferry which takes 29h 38m and costs £360 - £800.

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It takes approximately 6h 14m to get from London to Valetta, including transfers.

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London to Valetta bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from London, Victoria Green Line Station.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Malta Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 10m.

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London to Valetta bus services, operated by Virtu Ferries Ltd, arrive at Valletta station.

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Valetta is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 5:11 AM in London and 6:11 AM in Valetta.

Map of how to get from London to Valetta.
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  • Distance: 2088.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 14m

What companies run services between London, England and Valetta, Malta?

Air Malta, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from London Paddington to Valetta hourly.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Malta
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 750€
Flights from London Stansted to Malta via Bari
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 800€
Flights from London Stansted to Malta via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 750€
Flights from London Stansted to Malta via Pisa
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 750€
Flights from London Stansted to Malta via Naples
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 750€
Flights from London Stansted to Malta via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 750€
Flights from London Stansted to Malta via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
230€ - 950€
Flights from London Stansted to Malta via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
220€ - 950€
Flights from London Stansted to Malta via Budapest
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
190€ - 850€
Flights from London Luton to Malta
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 410€
Flights from London Luton to Malta via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Malta
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from London Gatwick to Malta via Naples
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from London Gatwick to Malta via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from London Stansted to Malta via Naples
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 1000€
Flights from Southend to Malta
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 380€
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Malta
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290€ - 650€
Flights from London Gatwick to Malta
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 490€
Flights from London City to Malta via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Malta via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600€ - 1000€
Flights from London City to Malta via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
310€ - 1300€
Flights from London City to Malta via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Malta via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290€ - 650€
Flights from London City to Malta via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Malta via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290€ - 650€
Flights from London City to Malta via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Malta
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 900€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Malta via Sofia
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Flights from London Luton to Malta via Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Malta via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 850€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London City to Malta via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from London Stansted to Malta
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
280€ - 1000€
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
15€ - 19€
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
5€ - 9€
Off-Peak Single
11€ - 18€
Anytime Day Single
12€ - 18€
Anytime Single
16€ - 24€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Vercelli
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 140€
1st Class
130€ - 160€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Rosarno
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
85€ - 240€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
85€ - 120€
Base Standard
140€ - 190€
Base Premium
170€ - 240€
Trenitalia Intercity Night

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Vercelli to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
Trenitalia
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Bahn DB
Night train from Milano Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
18h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
Trenitalia
Schedules at
Bahn DB
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Thello
Bus operators
SAIS trasporti S.p.A. - Autolinee Giamporcaro
Phone
091 617 1141
Website
saistrasporti.it
Bus from Rosarno to Catania, Via D'Amico
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 14€
Schedules at
saistrasporti.it
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Phone
(+356) 22069999
Email
res@virtuferries.com
Website
virtuferries.com
Bus and ferry from Catania to Valletta
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
82€
Website
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Roma Tiburtina to Ispica
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Luzern
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 27€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 80€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Catania, Catania
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Luzern to Catania
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
70€ - 130€
Book at
eurolines.ch
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Phone
(+356) 22069999
Email
res@virtuferries.com
Website
virtuferries.com
Car ferry from Pozzallo to Valletta
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€
Website
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Low season
70€
High season
127€

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Swiss, KLM, Lufthansa and Air Malta offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Malta Airport.

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There are 1701+ hotels available in Valetta. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £5 - £35.

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