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There are 9 ways to get from Gare du Nord to Valletta by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, car ferry or night train

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Fly from Paris CDG  •  6h 23m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Malta (MLA) CDG - MLA

€76 - €210

Cheapest option

Train to Beauvais, fly  •  7h 44m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Beauvais
  2. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Malta (MLA) BVA - MLA

€52 - €250

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Fly from Paris Orly  •  6h 13m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Malta (MLA) ORY - MLA

€63 - €227

Train to Brussels, fly  •  7h 44m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Malta (MLA) BRU - MLA

€133 - €289

Train, bus and ferry  •  28h 59m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini Fr
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Catania Centrale Ic
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Valletta

€284 - €450

Train, bus, car ferry  •  37h 17m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Marseille St Charles Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Marseille to Salerno
  3. Take the bus from Salerno to Siracusa
  4. Take the train from Siracusa to Ispica Re
  5. Take the car ferry from Pozzallo to Valletta

€306 - €387

Bus, bus and ferry  •  38h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Parma
  2. Take the bus from Parma to Catania
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Valletta

€185 - €216

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  39h 9m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Dijon Tgv / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dijon to Milan
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Milano - Autostazione Terminal Bus Di Lampugnano to Messina Piazza della Repubblica
  4. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza Repubblica to Catania Centrale Station
  5. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Valletta

€246 - €344

Train, night train, bus and ferry  •  33h 16m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Milano P.Garibaldi Tgv
  2. Take the night train from Milano Centrale to Catania Centrale Ini
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Valletta

€305 - €407

Gare du Nord to Valletta by walk, train and bus and ferry

The journey time between Gare du Nord and Valletta is around 2 days 8h and covers a distance of around 2402 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 8h. Services are operated by Transilien, TGV inOui, Trenitalia Frecce and others. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2 days 8h
Fastest journey time:
2 days 8h
Journey distance:
2402 km
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€284
Carbon emissions:
149 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
14:06
Last service departs at:
14:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gare du Nord to Valletta walk, train and bus and ferry schedules

France → Malta
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International entry into Malta from France

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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Malta, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Belize, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Cuba, Cyprus, Egypt, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Georgia, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Iran, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Libya, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Panama, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican and Vietnam

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Malta with the above exceptions. Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines and South Africa are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Malta from France

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Malta

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Considerations leaving from France

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Malta from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Valletta is 021324086.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Valletta is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Valletta is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 021324086.

No, returning to France from Malta is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gare du Nord to Valletta is to fly which costs €60 - €230 and takes 6h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Gare du Nord to Valletta is to fly which costs €60 - €230 and takes 6h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gare du Nord to Valletta. However, there are services departing from Valenciennes and arriving at Valletta via Gare De Lyon - Van Gogh, Paris, Parma and Catania. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38h 1m.

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The distance between Gare du Nord and Valletta is 1751 km.

The best way to get from Gare du Nord to Valletta without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 28h 59m and costs €280 - €450.

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It takes approximately 6h 23m to get from Gare du Nord to Valletta, including transfers.

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Gare du Nord to Valletta bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris station.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Malta Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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Gare du Nord to Valletta bus services, operated by Virtu Ferries Ltd, arrive at Valletta station.

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Air Malta, Air France, Alitalia and Lufthansa offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Malta Airport.

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Map of how to get from Gare du Nord to Valletta.
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  • Distance: 1750.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 23m

What companies run services between Gare du Nord, Île-de-France, France and Valletta, Malta?

Air Malta, Air France and five other airlines fly from Gare du Nord to Valletta every 3 hours.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Malta via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €320
Flights from Paris CDG to Malta via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €320
Flights from Brussels to Malta via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €350
Flights from Brussels to Malta via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €370
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Malta
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €420
Flights from Paris CDG to Malta via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €380
Flights from Paris Orly to Malta
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €460
Flights from Brussels to Malta
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €340
Flights from Brussels to Malta via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Malta
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €220
Flights from Beauvais to Malta via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €220
Flights from Beauvais to Malta via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €230
Flights from Brussels to Malta via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €260
Flights from Brussels to Malta via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €260
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Malta
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €550
Flights from Paris Orly to Malta
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €460
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Malta via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €380
Flights from Brussels to Malta via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €350
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Malta via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €470
Flights from Brussels to Malta via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €330
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Malta via Naples
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€85 - €320
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Nord to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Rail 1st Class
€18 - €27
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €160
Website
Thalys
Standard
€75 - €110
Comfort
€90 - €120
Premium
€110 - €160
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Milano P.Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€120 - €150
1st Class
€140 - €170
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €150
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€50 - €70
Base Standard
€85 - €120
Base Premium
€100 - €150
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
10h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€40 - €65
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 Siracusa to Ispica
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €9
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€7 - €9
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Dijon
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€80 - €140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Intercity Night

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
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Milano Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
18h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
Trenitalia
Schedules at
Bahn DB
Bus operators
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Phone
(+356) 22069999
Email
res@virtuferries.com
Website
virtuferries.com
Bus and ferry from Catania to Valletta
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€82
Website
Virtu Ferries Ltd
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Marseille to Salerno
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Salerno to Siracusa
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Parma
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Parma to Catania
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Dijon to Milan
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Blablabus
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Milano - Autostazione Terminal Bus Di Lampugnano to Messina Piazza della Repubblica
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Messina - Piazza Repubblica to Catania Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Ferry operators
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Phone
(+356) 22069999
Email
res@virtuferries.com
Website
virtuferries.com
Car ferry from Pozzallo to Valletta
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70
Website
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Low season
€70
High season
€127

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