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

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

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Fly  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Malta (MLA) ATH - MLA

$46 - $284

4 alternative options

Drive, carferry, car ferry  •  30 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the carferry from Patras to Brindisi
  3. Drive from Brindisi to Villa San Giovanni
  4. Take the carferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  5. Drive from Messina Marittima to Pozzallo
  6. Take the car ferry from Pozzallo to Valetta

$241 - $488

Drive, carferry, train via Ησαπ Ν.Φαληρου  •  40 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Αφετηρια to Patras
  2. Take the carferry from Patras to Brindisi
  3. Drive from Brindisi to Villa S.Giovanni
  4. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Catania Centrale Ic / ...
  5. Take the carferry from Catania to Valetta

$187 - $348

Drive, carferry, train  •  41 h

  1. Drive from Υεν to Patras
  2. Take the carferry from Patras to Brindisi
  3. Drive from Brindisi to Villa S.Giovanni
  4. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Catania Centrale Ic / ...
  5. Take the carferry from Catania to Valetta

$187 - $348

Bus, drive, carferry, ferry, car ferry  •  31 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Agios Konstantinos
  2. Drive from Agios Konstantinos to Igoumenitsa
  3. Take the carferry from Igoumenitsa to Brindisi
  4. Drive from Brindisi to Villa S.Giovanni
  5. Take the ferry from Villa S.Giovanni to Messina Marittima Trg
  6. Drive from Messina Marittima to Pozzallo
  7. Take the car ferry from Pozzallo to Valetta

Questions & Answers

The distance between Greece and Malta is 750 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Greece to Malta, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Malta Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Malta is 1 h behind Greece. It is currently 1:33 PM in Greece and 12:33 PM in Malta.

Ryanair and Aegean Airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Malta Airport.

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There are 1642+ hotels available in Malta. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Greece to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Greece to Malta.
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  • Distance: 468.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 4 min

What companies run services between Greece and Malta?

Ryanair and Aegean Airlines fly from Athens to Qormi once daily.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Malta
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Malta
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Train operators
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 Villa S.Giovanni to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Athens to Agios Konstantinos
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Ferry operators
Grimaldi Lines
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45
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
European Seaways
Phone
+30 210 9561630
Email
info@europeanseaways.com
Website
europeanseaways.com
Car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Schedules at
europeanseaways.com
DECK
$69
AIRTYPE SEATS
$75
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
$156
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
Ferry from Villa S.Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
orario.trenitalia.com

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