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There are 6 ways to get from Luxembourg to Valletta by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry or night train

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Fly  •  5h 44m

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Malta (MLA) LUX - MLA

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Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  27h 38m

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Strasbourg Tgv
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel Sbb Ter
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Rho-Fiera Milano Ec
  4. Take the train from Milano Rho-Fiera to Rosarno
  5. Take the bus from Rosarno to Catania, Via D'Amico
  6. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Valletta

Bus, bus and ferry via Messina  •  36h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg P&R Gasperich/Howald to Milan Lampugnano
  2. Take the bus from Milan Lampugnano to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Take the bus from Villa San Giovanni to Catania, Via D'Amico
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Valletta

Bus, bus and ferry  •  36h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Milan
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Catania
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Valletta

Train, bus, car ferry  •  37h 47m

  1. Take the train from Howald to Nancy Ter
  2. Take the bus from Nancy to Milan
  3. Take the bus from Milan Lampugnano to Gela Train Station
  4. Take the train from Gela to Modica Re
  5. Take the car ferry from Pozzallo to Valletta

Train, night train, bus and ferry  •  32h 57m

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Mulhouse Ville Tgv
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale Ec / ...
  3. Take the night train from Milano Centrale to Catania Centrale Ini
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Valletta

Luxembourg to Valletta by train, walk, bus and bus and ferry

The journey time between Luxembourg and Valletta is around 2 days 11h and covers a distance of around 2294 km. This includes an average layover time of around 35h 50m. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 11h. Services are operated by TGV inOui, SNCF, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
23h 45m
Layover time:
35h 50m
Total time:
2 days 11h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2 days 11h
Journey distance:
2294 km
Services per week:
3
Cheapest price:
€310
Carbon emissions:
156 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:59
Last service departs at:
10:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Luxembourg to Valletta train, walk, bus and bus and ferry schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Luxembourg → Malta
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International entry into Malta from Luxembourg

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Luxembourg
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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, Belarus, Belize, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Cuba, Egypt, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Georgia, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Iran, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Macau, Malaysia, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Panama, Qatar, Rwanda, 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 Luxembourg

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
This applies to arrivals from Luxembourg
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Australia, Canada, Egypt, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Kuwait, Lebanon, Malaysia, Morocco, North Macedonia, Panama, Qatar, Rwanda, Serbia, Singapore, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Malta

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Considerations leaving from Luxembourg

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Malta from Luxembourg.

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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, but conditions apply when returning to Luxembourg from Malta.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 23 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Luxembourg to Valletta is to fly which costs €50 - €260 and takes 5h 44m.

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The fastest way to get from Luxembourg to Valletta is to fly. Taking this option will cost €50 - €260 and takes 5h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Luxembourg to Valletta. However, there are services departing from Luxembourg P&R Gasperich/Howald and arriving at Valletta via Milan Lampugnano, Villa San Giovanni and Catania. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36h 50m.

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The distance between Luxembourg and Valletta is 1669 km.

The best way to get from Luxembourg to Valletta without a car is to train and bus and bus and ferry which takes 27h 38m and costs €330 - €600.

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It takes approximately 5h 44m to get from Luxembourg to Valletta, including transfers.

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Luxembourg to Valletta bus services, operated by Marino Autolinee, depart from Luxembourg P&R Gasperich/Howald station.

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The quickest flight from Luxembourg Airport to Malta Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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Luxembourg to Valletta bus services, operated by Virtu Ferries Ltd, arrive at Valletta station.

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Ryanair, Luxair, Volotea and three other airlines offer flights from Luxembourg Airport to Malta Airport.

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Map of how to get from Luxembourg to Valletta.
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  • Distance: 1668.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 44m

What companies run services between Luxembourg and Valletta, Malta?

Ryanair, Luxair and four other airlines fly from Luxembourg to Valletta every 4 hours.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Malta via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €1000
Flights from Luxembourg to Malta via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Malta via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Malta
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €390
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Malta
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€190 - €700
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Malta via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€70 - €310
Train operators
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 Luxembourg to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Luxembourg to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €70
1st Class
€60 - €70
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 Strasbourg to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€18 - €26
Rail 1st Class
€27 - €40
Train from Howald to Nancy
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€15 - €22
Rail 1st Class
€23 - €35
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 Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Rho-Fiera Milano
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€100 - €180
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€100 - €190
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Rho-Fiera to Rosarno
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €160
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€55 - €80
Smart Low Cost
€55 - €80
Smart Flex
€110 - €160
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 Gela to Modica
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €13
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€11 - €13
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB/SBB/TI Eurocity Milano
Website
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
Trenitalia
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Bahn DB
Bus operators
SAIS trasporti S.p.A. - Autolinee Giamporcaro
Phone
091 617 1141
Website
saistrasporti.it
Bus from Rosarno to Catania, Via D'Amico
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Schedules at
saistrasporti.it
Bus from Villa San Giovanni to Catania, Via D'Amico
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Schedules at
saistrasporti.it
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
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Luxembourg P&R Gasperich/Howald to Milan Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
Marino Autolinee
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Milan
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan to Catania
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€60 - €80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nancy to Milan
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Milan Lampugnano to Catania Via D'Amico
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Milan Lampugnano to Gela Train Station
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€70 - €110
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.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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