There are 6 ways to get from Malta to Greece by plane, car ferry, car 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  •  7 h 8 min

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

$123 - $605

Cheapest option

Fly to Athens  •  4 h 55 min

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

$47 - $283

4 alternative options

Fly to Thessaloniki  •  8 h 1 min

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

$90 - $376

Fly to Chania  •  8 h 31 min

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

$303 - $836

Carferry, drive, car ferry  •  30 h 29 min

  1. Take the carferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
  2. Drive from Pozzallo to Messina Marittima
  3. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima 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

$243 - $481

Car ferry, train, drive  •  39 h 31 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 Αφετηρια

$192 - $337

Questions & Answers

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

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

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The distance between Malta and Greece is 750 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to get from Malta to Greece, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Malta to Greece without a car is to carferry and drive and car ferry which takes 30 h 29 min and costs 210€ - 430€.

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Map of how to get from Malta to Greece.
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  • Distance: 468.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 8 min

What companies run services between Malta and Greece?

Alitalia, Transavia France and 15 other airlines fly from Qormi to Heraklion every 4 hours.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Malta to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Malta to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Malta to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Malta to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Malta to Chania via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
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 45 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
6 h 50 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 Pisa
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Malta to Irakleion via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $4,700
Flights from Malta to Thessaloniki via Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Malta to Irakleion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, 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
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
Flights from Malta to Chania via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Malta to Irakleion via Prague
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Malta to Irakleion via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Malta to Chania via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Malta to Irakleion via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Malta to Irakleion via Prague
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $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
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Malta to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Malta to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
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
$16 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Ferry operators
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Website
virtuferries.com
Car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
virtuferries.com
Low season
$75 - $90
High season
$141 - $145
Mid season
$123
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45
Grimaldi Lines
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

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