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There are 6 ways to get from Cagliari to Malta by plane, bus, car ferry, car or train

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Fly to Malta  •  4h 2m

  1. Fly from Cagliari (CAG) to Malta (MLA) CAG - MLA

$212 - $607

Cheapest option

Car ferry, train  •  26h 49m

  1. Take the car ferry from Cagliari to Palermo
  2. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Catania Centrale Rv / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Catania to Valetta

$110 - $187

4 alternative options

Fly to Catania, bus, car ferry  •  9h 11m

  1. Fly from Cagliari (CAG) to Catania (CTA) CAG - CTA
  2. Take the bus from Catania Airport to Pozzallo Viale Europa
  3. Take the car ferry from Pozzallo to Valetta

$129 - $450

Car ferry, drive  •  18h 25m

  1. Take the car ferry from Cagliari to Palermo
  2. Drive from Palermo to Pozzallo
  3. Take the car ferry from Pozzallo to Valetta

$176 - $292

Car ferry, drive via Marsa  •  19h 27m

  1. Take the car ferry from Cagliari to Palermo
  2. Drive from Palermo to Pozzallo
  3. Take the car ferry from Pozzallo to Valetta

$176 - $295

Car ferry, drive via Catania  •  24h 36m

  1. Take the car ferry from Cagliari to Palermo
  2. Drive from Palermo to Catania
  3. Take the car ferry from Catania to Valetta

$121 - $195

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cagliari to Malta is to car ferry and train which costs 95€ - 170€ and takes 26h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Cagliari to Malta is to fly which costs 180€ - 550€ and takes 4h 2m.

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The distance between Cagliari and Malta is 599 km.

The best way to get from Cagliari to Malta without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 26h 49m and costs 95€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 4h 2m to get from Cagliari to Malta, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Cagliari Airport to Malta Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Air Malta offers flights from Cagliari Airport to Malta Airport.

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There are 1791+ hotels available in Malta. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cagliari to Cagliari Airport is to train which takes 7m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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Map of how to get from Cagliari to Malta.
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  • Distance: 374.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 2m

What companies run services between Cagliari, Italy and Malta?

Air Malta flies from Cagliari to Qormi twice a week.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Cagliari to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $700
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Cagliari to Malta
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cagliari to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Palermo Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Bus operators
Ferry operators
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Website
virtuferries.com
Car ferry from Pozzallo to Valetta
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
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 Cagliari to Palermo
Ave. Duration
12h 1m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
en.tirrenia.it
Car ferry from Catania to Valetta
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
en.tirrenia.it

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