There are 12 ways to get from Malta to Italy by plane, bus, car ferry, train, bus and ferry or car

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 Palermo  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Palermo (PMO) MLA - PMO

$65 - $492

Cheapest option

Fly to Bologna  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Bologna (BLQ) MLA - BLQ

$39 - $210

10 alternative options

Fly to Rome  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Rome (FCO) MLA - FCO

$46 - $204

Fly to Milan Linate  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Milan Linate (LIN) MLA - LIN

$68 - $237

Fly to Naples  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Naples (NAP) MLA - NAP

$53 - $326

Fly to Catania, bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Catania (CTA) MLA - CTA
  2. Take the bus from Catania–Fontanarossa Airport to Palermo - Via Oreto

$57 - $186

Fly to Bari  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Bari (BRI) MLA - BRI

$74 - $281

Car ferry, train via Pozzallo  •  17 h 32 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
  2. Take the train from Pozzallo to Siracusa Reg
  3. Take the train from Siracusa to Roma Termini Ic / ...

$187 - $234

Car ferry, bus, bus and ferry  •  17 h 49 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
  2. Take the bus from Pozzallo Viale Europa to Catania
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Rome Tiburtina

$163 - $217

Car ferry, train  •  21 h 18 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Catania
  2. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Roma Termini Ic / ...

$120 - $195

Car ferry, bus  •  24 h 49 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Catania
  2. Take the bus from CATANIA-V.DAmico 195 Baltour to ROMA-Tiburtina Baltour

$80 - $150

Car ferry, drive  •  11 h 57 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 Rome

$219 - $322

What companies run services between Malta and Italy?

Luxair and Air Malta fly from Qormi to Palermo 5 times a week.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Malta to Palermo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Flights from Malta to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Malta to Rome via Catania
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Malta to Rome via Palermo
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Malta to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Flights from Malta to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from Malta to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Malta to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Malta to Catania
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Malta to Palermo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Flights from Malta to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Malta to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Flights from Malta to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Malta to Catania
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malta to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Malta to Rome via Catania
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Malta to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Flights from Malta to Bologna via Catania
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Flights from Malta to Bologna via Naples
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Flights from Malta to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Flights from Malta to Catania
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $250
Flights from Malta to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Malta to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Malta to Palermo
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Malta to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pozzallo to Siracusa
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $12
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Siracusa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
11 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
9 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Catania–Fontanarossa Airport to Palermo - Via Oreto
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Catania to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from CATANIA-V.DAmico 195 Baltour to ROMA-Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Ferry operators
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Website
virtuferries.com
Car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $86
Schedules at
virtuferries.com
Low season
$85 - $86
High season
$154 - $155
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 - $75
Schedules at
tirrenia.it
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
$3 - $35
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$3
Car
$30 - $31

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Malta to Italy?

The distance between Malta and Italy is 766 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Malta to Italy?

The cheapest way to get from Malta to Italy is to fly which costs 35€ - 170€ and takes 4 h 27 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Malta to Italy?

The quickest way to get from Malta to Italy is to fly which takes 2 h 59 min and costs 50€ - 410€.

How long does it take to get from Malta to Italy?

It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Malta to Italy, including transfers.