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There are 5 ways to get from Barcelona to Malta by plane, bus, car ferry or bus and ferry

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Fly  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Malta (MLA) BCN - MLA

$58 - $261

4 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  39 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Milan, Milan
  2. Take the bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to RAGUSA - Terminal Bus - Piazzale Zama
  3. Take the car ferry from Pozzallo to Valetta

$258 - $418

Bus, car ferry via MODICA - Terminal Bus  •  40 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Milan, Milan
  2. Take the bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to MODICA - Terminal Bus
  3. Take the car ferry from Pozzallo to Valetta

$238 - $403

Bus SAIS Autolinee, car ferry  •  45 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Genova
  2. Take the bus from Genoa - Piazza della Vittoria to Catania Bus Terminal
  3. Take the car ferry from Catania to Valetta

$302 - $468

Bus, bus and ferry, car ferry  •  2 days 15 h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Roma
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Rome Stazione Tiburtina to Ispica
  3. Take the car ferry from Pozzallo to Valetta

$275 - $444

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Malta is to fly which costs 50€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Malta is to fly which costs 50€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 1 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Malta is 1227 km.

The best way to get from Barcelona to Malta without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 39 h 44 min and costs 220€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Barcelona to Malta, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Malta Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Vueling Airlines, Iberia, Air Malta and two other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Malta Airport.

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There are 1651+ hotels available in Malta. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Malta.
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  • Distance: 767 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Malta?

Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and three other airlines fly from Barcelona to Qormi 4 times a day.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Malta via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Malta
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Barcelona to Malta via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Malta
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Barcelona to Malta via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Malta
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona to Milano
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Barcelona to Genova
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Barcelona to Roma
Ave. Duration
45 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
alsa.com
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to RAGUSA - Terminal Bus - Piazzale Zama
Ave. Duration
20 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to MODICA - Terminal Bus
Ave. Duration
21 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Genoa - Piazza della Vittoria to Catania Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $310
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Rome Stazione Tiburtina to Ispica
Ave. Duration
13 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Website
virtuferries.com
Car ferry from Pozzallo to Valetta
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
virtuferries.com
Low season
$75 - $90
High season
$142 - $147
Mid season
$125
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Car ferry from Catania to Valetta
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
en.tirrenia.it

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