How to get from Malta Αirport to St. Julians
You have two different ways of transport to get from Malta International (MLA) Airport to St. Julians, by taxi or bus. Taking the bus is the cheapest option, but is much less convenient than a taxi. Tickets for the X2 bus cost 2€ one-way and the journey takes around 65 minutes. A Malta Airport Taxi is a much quicker transfer option as it takes only 16 minutes to reach St. Julians and costs 20€. Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Malta at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.
Comparison of the options
| OPTION|| PRICE|| DURATION|| AVAILABILITY|
| Taxi || €20|| 16min|| 24/7|
| Welcome Pickups || €20|| 16min|| 24/7|
| Bus || €4|| 64min|| 06:00–23:00|
How to get from Malta Airport to St. Julians by taxi
The quickest and easiest way to get from Malta International (MLA) Airport to St. Julians is by a Malta Airport Taxi. Total journey time is only 16 minutes in light traffic and will cost you 20€.
Taxi fare from Malta Airport to St. Julians
Taxis at Malta International (MLA) Airport to St. Julians are charged using a flat rate fee of 20€. You must pay for your journey at the travel booth located inside the arrivals hall and receive a pre-paid ticket that you then will present to your driver.
- Prepaid flat price - no hidden fees.
- Meet & Greet at the gate.
- Free cancellation.
I used Welcome Pickups twice. On time and english speaking drivers.
Taking a taxi from Malta International (MLA) Airport to St. Julians takes less than a fifth of the time of your other transfer options. That means that you waste less time navigating public transport and more time enjoying the beautiful city of St. Julians.
Although taxis are available 24/7 at Malta airport, you may have to wait in a long line for your pre-paid ticket during peak times. To avoid this, we recommend booking a private taxi in advance.
The taxis outside of Malta airport also have taximeters that make the journey much more expensive. To avoid this, be sure to get your pre-paid ticket inside the arrivals hall before entering the taxi.
Not all taxi drivers at Malta airport speak English, so be sure to clearly write down your accommodation address.
It's not compulsory, but giving a small tip is always appreciated if you enjoyed the taxi service.
How to get from Malta Airport to St. Julians by bus
If your funds are a little tight, taking the X2 bus from Malta International Airport to St. Julians is a great option for you. Tickets cost just 2€ one-way, but the journey takes a little longer at 65 minutes.
How much is the bus from Malta Αirport to St. Julians.
A one-way ticket for the X2 bus from Malta International (MLA) αirport to St. Julians costs 2€ from mid-June to mid-October and 1.50€ for the rest of the year. You can purchase your ticket from the driver once on the bus.
There's a waiting time of up to 60 minutes.
The X2 bus is available from 06:00 to 23:00 at Malta Αirport.
Where do I get it from?
As you step out of the arrivals terminal exit doors, you will see the Malta airport bus terminus on your right. The X2 bus ψολοθρ is white and lime green.
Although the X2 bus is the cheapest option, it isn't the most convenient. Not only will you have a wait of 60 minutes if you arrive just after the hour, but there are many stops between Malta International (MLA) Αirport and St. Julians, making the journey extremely slow and long.
The X2 bus from Malta International (MLA) airport to St. Julians doesn't have a storage compartment for luggage, only a small luggage rack. If you are travelling with large suitcases, this may not be the best transfer option for you.
There may be a fee of 3€ for your ticket when travelling at night.
Although the bus driver often has change, it's best to carry the exact amount for your ticket and not pay with large bills.
The X2 bus leaves on the hour every hour.
Welcome Pickups transfer
Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line
If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Malta. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.
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Drivers are always on time
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Same price as a regular taxi from the line
4 pax, 4 pieces of luggage