The cheapest times to fly from LAX to MLA are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • September 10th to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from LAX to MLA is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1254 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $620 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Malta

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Malta (MLA) will usually cost between $688 to $1083 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $702. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1128. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $426 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $816 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to MLA flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LAX to MLA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

LAX to MLA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to MLA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $85 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $842. Return trip prices are from the MLA to LAX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LAX to MLA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 6 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LAX to MLA

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from LAX to MLA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Barcelona (LAX > BCN > MLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $562
  • Average savings: $255 (31.19%)

See LAX to BCN flights

Hack #2: London (LAX > LGW > MLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $574
  • Average savings: $243 (29.72%)

See LAX to LGW flights

Hack #3: London (LAX > LHR > MLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $614
  • Average savings: $203 (24.82%)

See LAX to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LAX to MLA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 38 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Baltic, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Air Italy, Air Malta, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, Flybe, Iberia, Jet2, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air UK, Nouvelair Tunisie, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Thomas Cook Airlines, TUI Airways, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Volotea, WestJet, Wizz Air, XL Airways, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Luqa International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6736 miles or 10841 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LAX to MLA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to MLA flight is about 13 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Malta?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 79 available flights from LAX to MLA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LAX
Origination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4

Return Airport

Destination code MLA
Destination airport name Luqa International Airport
City Malta
Country Malta
Latitude 35.8
Longitude 14.5


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