The cheapest times to fly from STL to MLA are

  • January 1st to April 1st (except the week of March 12th)
  • May 7th to July 15th (except the weeks of May 14th and May 21st)
  • October 22nd to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 STL to MLA is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $2448 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1017 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Malta

Flying from St. Louis, MO (STL) to Malta (MLA) will usually cost between $1042 to $1823 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1058. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1904. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $846 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1387 can be considered a good price for a round-trip STL to MLA flight.

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

STL to MLA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the STL to MLA flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from St. Louis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MLA, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into STL. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Malta, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to St. Louis. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $146 (10%) 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 $1322. Return trip prices are from the MLA to STL 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 STL to MLA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 42 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking STL 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 STL to MLA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (STL > BOS > MLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $832
  • Average savings: $555 (40.01%)

See STL to BOS flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (STL > JFK > MLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $848
  • Average savings: $539 (38.86%)

See STL to JFK flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (STL > LGA > MLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $867
  • Average savings: $521 (37.53%)

See STL to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air Malta, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Luqa International Airport to St Louis Lambert International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5402 miles or 8694 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop STL to MLA flight is about 10 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between St. Louis, MO and Malta?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from STL to MLA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code STL
Origination airport name St Louis Lambert International Airport
City St. Louis, MO
Country the United States
Latitude 38.7
Longitude -90.4

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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