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There are 6 ways to get from The Hague to Malta by train, plane, bus or bus and ferry

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  6h

  1. Take the train from Den Haag HS to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Malta (MLA) AMS - MLA

45€ - 116€

5 alternative options

Train, train to Brussels, fly  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the train from Den Haag HS to Breda
  2. Take the train from Noorderkempen to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Malta (MLA) BRU - MLA

58€ - 159€

Bus, bus and ferry via Catania  •  42h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Den Haag to Milano - Lampugnano 890 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to CATANIA - Via Archimede
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Valletta

182€ - 227€

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  42h 56m

  1. Take the train from Den Haag Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
  2. Take the bus from Eindhoven, JFK to Milano - Lampugnano 892
  3. Take the bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to CATANIA - Via Archimede
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Valletta

194€ - 259€

Bus, bus and ferry  •  44h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Den Haag to Milano - Lampugnano 890 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Milano Lampugnano to Catania
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Valletta

187€ - 237€

Bus, bus and ferry via Brescia  •  46h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Den Haag to Brescia 890 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brescia - Autostazione Via Solferino -22 - 23 to CATANIA - Via Archimede
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Valletta

185€ - 227€

Netherlands → Malta
Partially open

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International entry into Malta from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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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), Andorra, Australia, Canada, China, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Vatican, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Macau, Monaco and Tunisia

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Malta from Netherlands

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 15 days in the country of origin prior to arrival
  • Passenger Location Form (PLF) required
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Australia, Canada, China, Indonesia, Japan, Lebanon, Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vatican and Jordan
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, Italy, Portugal and United Kingdom
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 15 days in the country of origin prior to arrival
  • Passenger Location Form (PLF) required
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Malta

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Considerations leaving from Netherlands

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 Netherlands.

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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 Netherlands from Malta.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 29 Nov 2020
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The cheapest way to get from The Hague to Malta is to train and fly which costs 45€ - 120€ and takes 6h.

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The quickest way to get from The Hague to Malta is to train and fly which costs 45€ - 120€ and takes 6h.

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No, there is no direct bus from The Hague to Malta. However, there are services departing from Den Haag and arriving at San Pawl il-Bahar via Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano, Catania and Marsa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42h 20m.

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The distance between The Hague and Malta is 1970 km.

The best way to get from The Hague to Malta without a car is to bus and bus and ferry via Catania which takes 42h 20m and costs 180€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 6h to get from The Hague to Malta, including transfers.

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The Hague to Malta bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Den Haag station.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Malta Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h.

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The Hague to Malta bus services, operated by Virtu Ferries Ltd, arrive at Valletta station.

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Turkish Airlines, Alitalia, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Malta Airport.

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Map of how to get from The Hague to Malta.
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  • Distance: 1970.2 km
  • Duration: 6h

What companies run services between The Hague, Netherlands and Malta?

There is no direct connection from The Hague to Malta. However, you can take the train to Schiphol Airport, take the walk to Amsterdam Schiphol airport, fly to Malta, take the walk to Malta airport, then take the bus to Qormi. Alternatively, you can take the train to Breda, take the train to Noorderkempen, take the train to Brussels Airport-Zaventem, take the walk to Brussels airport, fly to Malta, take the walk to Malta airport, then take the bus to Qormi.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Malta via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 330€
Flights from Brussels to Malta via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 300€
Flights from Brussels to Malta via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 320€
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Malta
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 250€
Flights from Brussels to Malta
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 280€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Malta via Naples
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
65€ - 250€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Malta via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
75€ - 270€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Malta via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
65€ - 250€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Malta via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 280€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Malta via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 450€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Malta via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 250€
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Malta via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 410€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Malta via Pisa
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Den Haag HS to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 19€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
14€ - 19€
Train from Den Haag HS to Breda
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 26€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
18€ - 26€
Train from Noorderkempen to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 25€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 15€
1st Class
18€ - 25€
Train from Den Haag Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 40€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
15€ - 22€
1st Class
25€ - 40€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Noorderkempen to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 16€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 22€
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Den Haag to Milano - Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Eindhoven, JFK to Milano - Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Den Haag to Brescia
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Eurolines FR
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to CATANIA - Via Archimede
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Baltour
Bus from Brescia - Autostazione Via Solferino -22 - 23 to CATANIA - Via Archimede
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Baltour
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 Milan, Milan to Catania, Catania
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 75€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
3 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 Milano Lampugnano to Catania
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it

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