Istanbul to Malta flight duration

What is the flight duration from Istanbul to Malta?

On average there are 4 flights flying direct each day from Istanbul to Malta. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

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Average direct flight time is 2 hours 27 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from Istanbul (IST) to Malta (MLA) has a duration of 2 hours 25 minutes.

A distance of 863 miles / 1,389 km.

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Istanbul to Malta flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 2 hours 27 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 2 hours 25 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 4

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from İstanbul to Malta is 2 hours 27 minutes
  • Distance from İstanbul to Malta is 863 miles / 1,389 km
  • İstanbul is served by 2 airports Istanbul Ataturk International Airport (IST), Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
  • Malta is served by 1 airports Luqa Malta International Airport (MLA)
  • The currency in Malta, Malta is the Euro

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between Istanbul, Turkey and Malta, Malta? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 2 hours 27 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


Istanbul Ataturk to Luqa Malta International
Flying with Turkish Airlines
2 hours 30 minutes
Istanbul Ataturk to Luqa Malta International
Flying with Air Malta
2 hours 30 minutes


Istanbul to Malta flight time via Frankfurt am Main | IST to MLA via FRA
Istanbul to Frankfurt am Main
3 hours
Wait for connecting flight
5 hours 30 minutes
Frankfurt am Main to Malta
2 hours 25 minutes
Total journey time
10 hours 55 minutes
Istanbul to Malta flight time via Ben Gurion Intl | IST to MLA via TLV
Istanbul to Ben Gurion Intl
2 hours 10 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
3 hours 40 minutes
Ben Gurion Intl to Malta
3 hours 05 minutes
Total journey time
8 hours 55 minutes
Istanbul to Malta flight time via Athens International | IST to MLA via ATH
Istanbul to Athens International
1 hours 25 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 30 minutes
Athens International to Malta
2 hours 05 minutes
Total journey time
6 hours

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Istanbul & Malta local time and timezones

Malta, Malta time is 1 hours behind Istanbul, Turkey

Date and time in İstanbul, Turkey:
21:31 Thu, 22 Aug, 2019,
Istanbul Timezone: +03 (+03:00)

Date and time in Malta, Malta:
20:31 Thu, 22 Aug, 2019,
Malta Timezone: CEST (+02:00)

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