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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  7h 37m

  1. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Malta (MLA) TIA - MLA

100€ - 167€

4 alternative options

Car ferry, bus  •  24h 8m

  1. Take the car ferry from Durrës to Brindisi
  2. Take the bus from Brindisi to Catania, Via D'Amico
  3. Take the bus from Catania to Pozzallo Viale Europa
  4. Take the car ferry from Pozzallo to Valetta

143€ - 229€

Bus and ferry, bus, car ferry  •  30h 7m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Durres Zob to Brindisi
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Mesagne to Catania
  3. Take the bus from Catania to Pozzallo Viale Europa
  4. Take the car ferry from Pozzallo to Valetta

198€ - 344€

Bus, bus and ferry, car ferry  •  30h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Durrës to Struga
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Struga to Bari
  3. Take the bus from Bari to Pozzallo 590
  4. Take the car ferry from Pozzallo to Valetta

180€ - 348€

Bus and ferry, train, bus, car ferry  •  30h 41m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Durres Zob to Brindisi
  2. Take the train from Brindisi to Taranto Reg / ...
  3. Take the bus from Taranto to Pozzallo 590
  4. Take the car ferry from Pozzallo to Valetta

187€ - 324€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Durrës to Malta is to fly which costs $110 - $200 and takes 7h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Durrës to Malta is to fly which costs $110 - $200 and takes 7h 37m.

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The distance between Durrës and Malta is 744 km.

The best way to get from Durrës to Malta without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 24h 8m and costs $160 - $270.

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It takes approximately 7h 37m to get from Durrës to Malta, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Tirana Airport to Malta Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 35m and has one stopover.

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Transavia France, Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Tirana Airport to Malta Airport.

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There are 2257+ hotels available in Malta. Prices start at 76€ per night.

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The best way to get from Durrës to Tirana Airport is to Airport Bus which takes 40m and costs $5.

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Map of how to get from Durrës to Malta.
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  • Distance: 464.8 miles
  • Duration: 7h 37m

What companies run services between Durrës, Albania and Malta?

Alitalia, Turkish Airlines and 10 other airlines fly from Durrës to Qormi every 2 hours.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Tirana to Malta via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 550€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Tirana to Malta via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 410€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Tirana to Malta via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 310€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Tirana to Malta via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 440€
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 Brindisi to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 11€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
9€ - 11€
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Brindisi to Taranto
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
12€ - 19€
Website
trenitalia.com
Bus operators
SAIS trasporti S.p.A. - Autolinee Giamporcaro
Phone
091 617 1141
Website
saistrasporti.it
Bus from Brindisi to Catania, Via D'Amico
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
37€ - 42€
Schedules at
saistrasporti.it
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Durres Zob to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Mesagne to Catania
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 80€
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Book at
autoservizisalemi.it
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Durrës to Struga
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Bus and ferry from Struga to Bari
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 95€
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bari to Pozzallo
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Taranto to Pozzallo
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Red Star Ferries
Phone
+39.0831.575.654
Email
booking@seamedtrading.com
Website
albaniaferries.it
Car ferry from Durrës to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Red Star Ferries
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Phone
(+356) 22069999
Email
res@virtuferries.com
Website
virtuferries.com
Car ferry from Pozzallo to Valetta
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
Website
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Low season
65€ - 80€
High season
123€ - 127€
Mid season
108€

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