There are 8 ways to get from Malta to Greece by plane, car ferry, car, 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 to Irakleion  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Irakleion (HER) MLA - HER

$123 - $606

Cheapest option

Fly to Athens  •  4 h 55 min

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

$47 - $284

6 alternative options

Fly to Thessaloniki  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Thessaloniki (SKG) MLA - SKG

$90 - $377

Fly to Chania  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Chania (CHQ) MLA - CHQ

$304 - $847

Car ferry, drive, ferry  •  46 h 22 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Catania
  2. Drive from Catania to Milazzo
  3. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Vibo Valentia
  4. Drive from Vibo Valentia to Brindisi
  5. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Patras
  6. Drive from Patras to Porto Heli
  7. Take the ferry from Porto Heli to Piraeus

$274 - $466

Car ferry, drive  •  30 h 31 min

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

$249 - $403

Car ferry, train, drive via Στ.Πειραια  •  39 h 16 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Catania
  2. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni Ic / ...
  3. Drive from Villa S.Giovanni to Brindisi
  4. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Patras
  5. Drive from Patras to Αγ.Σπυριδων

$193 - $343

Car ferry, train, drive  •  40 h 23 min

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

$193 - $343

What companies run services between Malta and Greece?

Transavia France, Aegean Airlines and 14 other airlines fly from Qormi to Heraklion 4 times a day.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malta to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Malta to Thessaloniki via Naples
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Flights from Malta to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Flights from Malta to Thessaloniki via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Flights from Malta to Thessaloniki via Bologna
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Flights from Malta to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Malta to Chania via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Malta to Chania via Naples, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Malta to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Malta to Irakleion via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Malta to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Malta to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Malta to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Malta to Irakleion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Malta to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Malta to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Malta to Irakleion via Geneva
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Malta to Chania via Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Malta to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Malta to Chania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Malta to Irakleion via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Malta to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Malta to Thessaloniki via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Malta to Thessaloniki via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Ferry operators
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Car ferry from Valetta to Catania
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
tirrenia.it
Grimaldi Lines
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Ferry from Porto Heli to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$30 - $45
Business
$43
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Website
virtuferries.com
Car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$81 - $82
Schedules at
virtuferries.com
Low season
$81 - $82
High season
$148 - $149
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $30
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$3
Car
$29 - $30

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Malta and Greece is 750 km.

The cheapest way to get from Malta to Greece is to fly which costs 40€ - 250€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Malta to Greece is to fly which takes 4 h 55 min and costs 40€ - 250€.

It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to get from Malta to Greece, including transfers.