You have two different ways of transport to get from Malta International (MLA) Airport to St. Julian’s, 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. Julian’s 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.
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Getting from Malta Airport to St. Julian's
Comparison of the options
How to get from Malta Airport to St. Julian's by taxi
The quickest and easiest way to get from Malta International (MLA) Airport to St. Julian’s 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. Julian's
Taxis at Malta International (MLA) Airport to St. Julian’s 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.
*Rates may vary unless booked in advance
Value for Money
Taxis are available 24/7 from Malta Airport
Where do I get it from?
You can find the official Malta Airport Taxis located just outside of the arrivals terminal exit doors. The white cars with a large TAXI sign on top will be waiting in a line.
Taking a taxi from Malta International (MLA) Airport to St. Julian’s 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. Julian’s.
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.
How to get from Malta Airport to St. Julian's by bus
If your funds are a little tight, taking the X2 bus from Malta International Airport to St. Julian’s 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. Julian's?
A one-way ticket for the X2 bus from Malta International (MLA) αirport to St. Julian’s 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.
Value for Money
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 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. Julian’s, making the journey extremely slow and long.
The X2 bus from Malta International (MLA) airport to St. Julian's 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.
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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20 minute gap between transfers
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Frequently asked questions
Is there a bus from Malta Αirport to St. Julian's?
Yes. The X2 bus runs every 60 minutes from Malta International (MLA) airport to St. Julian’s. Tickets cost 2€ one-way and the total journey time is around 65 minutes.
How do you get from Malta Αirport to St. Julian's?
You have two different transfer options when travelling from Malta International (MLA) airport to St. Julian’s, by taxi or bus. Taking a taxi is the most convenient as the journey time is only 16 minutes, but it costs 20€. The X2 bus is a cheaper option at 2€ on-way and a journey time of 65 minutes.
How much is a taxi from Malta Αirport to St. Julian's?
Taxis at Malta airport charge a flat rate fee of 20€ to St. Julian’s. You can purchase your ticket from the travel booth inside the arrivals hall and then present it to your driver.
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