The cheapest times to fly from MLA to HOU are

  • January 8th to May 6th (except the week of April 16th)
  • September 10th to October 21st (except the week of October 8th)
  • November 5th 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 MLA to HOU is early December. Prices can be as high as $1853 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $712 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Houston

Flying from Malta (MLA) to Houston, TX (HOU) will usually cost between $759 to $1538 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $803. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1557. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $755 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $971 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MLA to HOU flight.

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

MLA to HOU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MLA to HOU 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 $0.1, 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 $166 (13%) 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 $946. Return trip prices are from the HOU 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 HOU can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 48 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from MLA to HOU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport (IAH) in Houston, TX

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from HOU
  • Usually 6.44% less expensive than HOU
  • 1-layover flights available

See MLA to IAH flights


Flight Hacking MLA to HOU

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 HOU — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Copenhagen (MLA > CPH > HOU)

  • Price for both tickets: $739
  • Average savings: $233 (23.94%)

See MLA to BLL flights

Hack #2: Billund (MLA > BLL > HOU)

  • Price for both tickets: $766
  • Average savings: $206 (21.16%)

See MLA to CPH flights

Hack #3: Rome (MLA > FCO > HOU)

  • Price for both tickets: $780
  • Average savings: $191 (19.67%)

See MLA to FCO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air Malta, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from William P Hobby Airport to Luqa International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6013 miles or 9677 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MLA to HOU flight is about 11 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Malta and Houston, TX?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code HOU
Destination airport name William P Hobby Airport
City Houston, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 29.6
Longitude -95.3


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