Best time to go: what is the RIGHT price for a round-trip flight to Malta (Valletta) (from: Melbourne)

The average price to go to Malta (Valletta) from Melbourne airport is $ 1462 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 1200 (in may) and $ 1845 (in july), which is a saving of $ 262 or a surplus of $ 384 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $1124 to $1178 and it is generally more economical to leave on a monday and return on a friday on a flight with 1 or more layovers.

Be careful, the cheapest months may correspond to unfavorable weather periods . Check out our page best time to go to Malta (Valletta) before booking your flight.

If you want to know when to book your flight at the best price, go straight to the second part of this page: When to buy your Melbourne-Malta (Valletta) plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 15373 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Malta (Valletta) from Melbourne and can thus establish precise and credible price variation trends based on different parameters. Of course, prices can vary from year to year, but the seasonal aspect of this data (recurrence of school holidays, events... from year to year) makes these statistics quite reliable.

Average price depending on the departure month

Data analysis:

By leaving in may, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 1200, saving $ 262 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 1462). Conversely, july will be the most expensive ($ 1845).

Flight Melbourne-Malta (Valletta): when is the best time to go for the best price?

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 1386 $ 1702 high price
February$ 1049 $ 1336 good price
March$ 1042 $ 1417 fair price
April$ 1147 $ 1414 fair price
May$ 1015 $ 1200 very good price
June$ 1101 $ 1382 fair price
July$ 1401 $ 1845 very high price
August$ 1163 $ 1380 fair price
September$ 1244 $ 1487 fair price
October$ 1033 $ 1333 good price
November$ 1042 $ 1320 good price
December$ 1383 $ 1716 high price

*great price to buy your plane ticket: if you see this price or cheaper during your flight search, go for it and buy it!

Price breakdown to travel from Melbourne to Malta (Valletta)

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from Melbourne to Malta (Valletta) range from $803 to $1874. 2% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $803 to $857), 1% at the maximum price (from $1820 to $1874). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $1124 to $1178 (9% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the Melbourne->Malta flight

There are 16 companies that serve Melbourne from Malta (Valletta) airport: Qatar Airways, Scoot, Etihad Airways, Qantas, Jetstar, Emirates, Turkish Airlines, China Eastern, Airasia X, Air China, Cebu Pacific, China Southern, Malaysia Airlines, Thai Airways, Lufthansa and Malindo Air.

Data analysis:

Of the 15373 flights analyzed in previous years, Qatar Airways was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (17% of the time) on the Melbourne->Malta route.

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, Melbourne-Malta (Valletta) flights departing on a monday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a monday as your departure date, you can save an average of $36. On the other hand, departing on a saturday may cost you an additional $82.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Malta (Valletta) to Melbourne departing on a friday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a friday for your return date, you will save an average of $30. Conversely, departing from Malta (Valletta) on a tuesday may cost you an additional $60.


Top prices Melbourne-Malta (Valletta)

Round tripDatesPrice
Melbourne → Valletta17-07 to 24-07-2024$ 919 
Melbourne → Valletta12-08 to 26-08-2024$ 1001 
Melbourne → Valletta04-09 to 14-09-2024$ 1069 
Melbourne → Valletta03-10 to 30-10-2024$ 1057 
Melbourne → Valletta04-10 to 12-10-2024$ 953 
Melbourne → Valletta01-11 to 06-11-2024$ 966 
Melbourne → Valletta11-11 to 18-11-2024$ 851 
Melbourne → Valletta12-11 to 26-11-2024$ 855 
Melbourne → Valletta15-11 to 23-11-2024$ 965 
Melbourne → Valletta09-05 to 16-05-2025$ 798 


When to book your flight Melbourne - Malta (Valletta) to get the cheapest price?

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 3 to 4 months in advance. However, you may end up paying a high price if you book between 11 to 12 months in advance.

Did you know: the price of plane tickets not only varies depending on how far in advance you book, but also on the day of the week you book! So, to maximize your chances of getting the best price for a Melbourne-Malta flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a wednesday.

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from Melbourne to Malta (Valletta), it is recommended to buy it 3 to 4 months before departure (it is then on average 1320 $, which is a saving of 142 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 11 to 12 months in advance, you will pay the full price (208 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your Melbourne to Malta (Valletta) flight ticket may vary depending on your departure month. Therefore, we offer you statistics on when to book your flight month by month.

Departure on... How far in advance should I book?
January

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 1641 $)

February

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 1120 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1246), 3 to 4 months ($ 1230)

March

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 1162 $)

Other interesting period(s): 0 to 1 month ($ 1370), 4 to 5 months ($ 1265), 5 to 6 months ($ 1234)

April

Best time: 5 to 6 months before departure (average price: 1236 $)

Other interesting period(s): 0 to 1 month ($ 1359), 3 to 4 months ($ 1405), 4 to 5 months ($ 1412), 7 to 8 months ($ 1298)

May

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 1079 $)

Other interesting period(s): 0 to 1 month ($ 1188), 3 to 4 months ($ 1160), 4 to 5 months ($ 1191), 5 to 6 months ($ 1107), 6 to 7 months ($ 1195)

June

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 1192 $)

Other interesting period(s): 3 to 4 months ($ 1246), 4 to 5 months ($ 1330), 5 to 6 months ($ 1302), 6 to 7 months ($ 1257), 7 to 8 months ($ 1297), 9 to 10 months ($ 1342), 10 to 11 months ($ 1306)

July

Best time: 7 to 8 months before departure (average price: 1487 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1840), 2 to 3 months ($ 1838), 3 to 4 months ($ 1703), 4 to 5 months ($ 1744), 5 to 6 months ($ 1641), 8 to 9 months ($ 1611), 9 to 10 months ($ 1499)

August

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 1227 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1314), 3 to 4 months ($ 1285), 4 to 5 months ($ 1341)

September

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 1297 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 1378), 3 to 4 months ($ 1350), 4 to 5 months ($ 1314), 5 to 6 months ($ 1320), 7 to 8 months ($ 1446), 8 to 9 months ($ 1467), 9 to 10 months ($ 1335)

October

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 1127 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 1148), 4 to 5 months ($ 1229), 5 to 6 months ($ 1287), 6 to 7 months ($ 1127)

November

Best time: 4 to 5 months before departure (average price: 1148 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1237), 2 to 3 months ($ 1242), 3 to 4 months ($ 1181), 5 to 6 months ($ 1219)

December

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 1559 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 1680), 4 to 5 months ($ 1694)

What day of the week should I book my flight ticket?

Data analysis:

Statistically, wednesday is the day when plane tickets for Melbourne->Malta are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a wednesday, you will save $33. Conversely, by buying it on a friday, you may end up paying $30 more.



Melbourne to Malta (Valletta): flight price when booking today

Information: this data is not statistics but comes from real prices collected less than 7 days ago. Some months may not be available as we do not have enough data for them.

Month Current price
July 2024$ 1332
$919 to $1771
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August 2024$ 1286
$963 to $1806
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September 2024$ 1226
$1069 to $1772
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October 2024$ 1257
$953 to $3378
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November 2024$ 1005
$851 to $1519
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December 2024$ 1495
$1313 to $1599
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January 2025$ 1418
$1221 to $1534
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March 2025$ 2115
$1477 to $2751
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April 2025$ 1885
$1317 to $3017
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May 2025$ 1123
$794 to $1603
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, july, august, september, october, november, december, january and may are cheaper to travel to Malta (Valletta). So it may be interesting to book now to leave during these months!



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