The cheapest times to fly from TPA to MLA are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • September 10th to December 9th (except the week of October 8th)

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 TPA to MLA is late January. Prices can be as high as $1692 for Sunday flights during late May, or as low as $639 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Malta

Flying from Tampa, FL (TPA) to Malta (MLA) will usually cost between $741 to $1433 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 $740. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May, with an average price of $1428. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $688 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $892 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TPA to MLA flight.

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

TPA to MLA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TPA to MLA flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Tampa. 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. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Malta, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Tampa. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $125 (11%) 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 $887. Return trip prices are from the MLA to TPA 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 TPA 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 10 hour 50 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $572
  • Average savings: $320 (35.87%)

See TPA to LGW flights

Hack #2: London (TPA > LHR > MLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $638
  • Average savings: $255 (28.53%)

See TPA to LHR flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (TPA > BOS > MLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $807
  • Average savings: $86 (9.59%)

See TPA to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Air Malta, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5471 miles or 8805 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TPA to MLA flight is about 10 hour 50 minutes.

How many flights go between Tampa, FL and Malta?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from TPA to MLA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TPA
Origination airport name Tampa International Airport
City Tampa, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28
Longitude -82.5

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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