The cheapest times to fly from MLA to ATL are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 30th to June 17th (except the week of May 28th)
  • October 22nd to December 23rd (except the week of December 10th)

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 MLA to ATL is late January. Prices can be as high as $1619 for Monday flights during early August, or as low as $744 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Atlanta

Flying from Malta (MLA) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $744 to $1442 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $808. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1473. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $665 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1019 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MLA to ATL flight.

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

MLA to ATL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MLA to ATL flight is priced close to the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Malta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ATL, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into MLA. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Atlanta, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Malta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $103 (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 $1004. Return trip prices are from the ATL to MLA 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 MLA to ATL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 36 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MLA to ATL

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 MLA to ATL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Istanbul (MLA > IST > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $742
  • Average savings: $277 (27.18%)

See MLA to OSL flights

Hack #2: Oslo (MLA > OSL > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $765
  • Average savings: $254 (24.93%)

See MLA to IST flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (MLA > JFK > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $786
  • Average savings: $234 (22.91%)

See MLA to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air Malta, Alitalia, Austrian, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Luqa International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5340 miles or 8594 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MLA to ATL flight is about 10 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Malta and Atlanta, GA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from MLA to ATL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMLA
Origination airport nameLuqa International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeATL
Destination airport nameHartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
CityAtlanta, GA
Countrythe United States


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