There are 12 ways to get from Malta to Italy by plane, train, bus, car ferry, 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, train  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Palermo (PMO) MLA - PMO
  2. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Palermo Notarbartolo

$66 - $495

Cheapest option

Fly to Bologna  •  4 h 31 min

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

$39 - $209

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Fly to Rome  •  4 h 27 min

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

$46 - $202

Fly to Milan Linate  •  4 h 44 min

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

$68 - $236

Fly to Bari  •  4 h 6 min

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

$73 - $279

Fly to Naples  •  4 h 20 min

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

$53 - $325

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 - $185

Car ferry, train via Pozzallo  •  17 h 46 min

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

$198 - $247

Car ferry, bus and ferry  •  18 h 13 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Ispica to Rome Stazione Tiburtina

$173 - $211

Car ferry, train  •  20 h 47 min

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

$114 - $175

Car ferry, bus  •  24 h 12 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Catania
  2. Take the bus from Catania Bus Terminal to Avezzano - Galleria Kennedy
  3. Take the bus from Avezzano to Rome 550 / ...

$164 - $265

Car ferry, drive  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the car ferry 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 Rome

$214 - $328

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Malta to Italy is to fly which costs 35€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Malta to Italy is to fly and train which costs 55€ - 430€ and takes 3 h 46 min.

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The distance between Malta and Italy is 766 km.

It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Malta to Italy, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Malta and Italy?

Air Malta, Alitalia and Ryanair fly from Qormi to Rome every 4 hours.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Malta to Palermo
Ave. Duration
50 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 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Malta to Rome via Palermo
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
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 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Malta to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
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
50 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 Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
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 Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
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
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Malta to Palermo
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Malta to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Malta to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Train operators
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 Palermo Centrale to Palermo Notarbartolo
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$2 - $4
Train from Rosolini to Siracusa
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $10
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 Siracusa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
11 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
9 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $100
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
Bus from Catania Bus Terminal to Avezzano - Galleria Kennedy
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Ispica to Rome Stazione Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
13 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Avezzano to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
$81 - $82
Schedules at
virtuferries.com
Low season
$81 - $82
High season
$148
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
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
$29 - $45

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