The cheapest times to fly from MLA to ORK are

  • February 19th to April 8th (except the week of March 19th)
  • May 21st to July 1st (except the week of May 28th)
  • September 3rd to December 31st (except the weeks of October 29th and 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 ORK is early October. Prices can be as high as $2307 for Tuesday flights during mid January, or as low as $118 for Thursday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Cork

Flying from Malta (MLA) to Cork (ORK) will usually cost between $155 to $1076 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $265. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid January, with an average price of $866. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $601 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $446 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MLA to ORK flight.

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

MLA to ORK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MLA to ORK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Malta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORK, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into MLA. Tuesdays 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 $574 (57%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $288. Return trip prices are from the ORK 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 ORK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 49 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from MLA to ORK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Dublin Airport (DUB) in Dublin

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from ORK
  • Usually 41.26% less expensive than ORK
  • Nonstop flights available

See MLA to DUB flights


Flight Hacking MLA to ORK

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 ORK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (MLA > LGW > ORK)

  • Price for both tickets: $239
  • Average savings: $207 (46.41%)

See MLA to LTN flights

Hack #2: London (MLA > LTN > ORK)

  • Price for both tickets: $246
  • Average savings: $201 (44.96%)

See MLA to LGW flights

Hack #3: London (MLA > STN > ORK)

  • Price for both tickets: $276
  • Average savings: $171 (38.23%)

See MLA to STN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air France, Air Malta, Alitalia, British Airways, Iberia, Iberia Express, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Ryanair, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cork Airport to Luqa International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1578 miles or 2540 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MLA to ORK flight is about 3 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Malta and Cork?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 45 available flights from MLA to ORK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMLA
Origination airport nameLuqa International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeORK
Destination airport nameCork Airport


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