Most flights to
Malta from New York have one stop in a European country, which means you find no direct flights to Malta International Airport the only airport on these islands. Out of the three airports found at New York City, the best are JFK - John F. Kennedy International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport.
Connections are pretty easy with various airlines going to one of the major European capitals, such as London, Paris, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Rome or in other airports. From here you then take a direct flight to Malta International Airport.
Important Note: This page gives you an idea of how you can travel to Malta from New York. Just note that this page does not give you a complete indication of how to get here. There are many aspects that change when booking a flight.
Since travelling between two continents you have just one stop in Europe. You can also choose to have two stops, the first in Canada but this will increase the price and duration of the flight time.
There might be instances where you can take connections through Canada then make your way down to Europe. This all depends which airport you choose to fly from and what airline you intend taking.
Since Malta is well connected to the main cities in Europe, through the various airlines that operate to Malta, you can combine your transatlantic crossing to one of these cities where you can take a flight to Malta.
Flights leave from Malta everyday at all times to these various locations where it is easy to combine a connection on your way to Malta.
Facts about JFK - John F. Kennedy Internatioanl Airport:
Quick facts about the airport New York La Guardia Airport:
Quick facts about the airport Newark Liberty International Airport:
Upon coming out of the arrival lounge at the public hall, you can purchase the public transport Tallinja cards (Similar to the London's Oyster card or Hong Kong's Octopus card). Various routes that spreads across most of the island.
We suggest that you pre-book your pick up upon arrival at the airport so that you have no hassle to find transport to your accommodation. You can always take a taxi from the airport but if you are a small group or a family with luggage, it is best to pre-book and being picked up without delays.
Taxis are easy to find at the airport. A taxi booth is available on your way out of the arrivals lounge, where you can immediately book and ride a taxi to any part of the island. Rates are fixed depending to which part of Malta and Gozo you wish to go.
Collecting your rented car from the airport is easy and straightforward. The car rental offices are just beside the exit of the arrivals lounge. Collecting your car is just a few minutes walk in the outside car park.
You can rent your car from here but if you are not familiar with all the procedures you can book it from the comfort of your home.