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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 Rome  •  4h 15m

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

$43 - $200

Cheapest option

Fly to Rome Ciampino  •  4h 17m

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) MLA - CIA

$38 - $148

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Fly to Milan Linate  •  4h 31m

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

$68 - $236

Fly to Bologna  •  4h 26m

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

$39 - $209

Fly to Naples  •  4h 20m

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

$53 - $325

Fly to Palermo  •  3h 15m

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

$59 - $490

Fly to Catania, bus  •  5h 52m

  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  •  17h 38m

  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 / ...

$190 - $312

Car ferry, bus  •  17h 58m

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
  2. Take the bus from Ispica - Viale Mario Rapisardi to Roma - Tiburtina

$252 - $403

Car ferry, train  •  20h 43m

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

$112 - $173

Car ferry, bus and ferry  •  23h 35m

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

$106 - $174

Car ferry, drive  •  11h 51m

  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

$208 - $396

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Malta to Italy is to fly which costs 30€ - 130€ and takes 4h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Malta to Italy is to fly which costs 50€ - 430€ and takes 3h 15m.

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The distance between Malta and Italy is 766 km.

The best way to get from Malta to Italy without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 17h 38m and costs 160€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 4h 15m to get from Malta to Italy, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Malta Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Air Malta, Alitalia and Ryanair offer flights from Malta Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 559+ hotels available in Italy. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Malta to Malta Airport is to bus which takes 8m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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Map of how to get from Malta to Italy.
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  • Distance: 478.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 15m

What companies run services between Malta and Italy?

Air Malta, Alitalia and Ryanair fly from Qormi to Rome 5 times a day.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Malta to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Malta to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Flights from Malta to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from Malta to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Malta to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Malta to Palermo
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Flights from Malta to Catania
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Malta to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Malta to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Flights from Malta to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Flights from Malta to Palermo
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Flights from Malta to Catania
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malta to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Malta to Rome via Catania
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Malta to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Flights from Malta to Bologna via Bari
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Flights from Malta to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Malta to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Flights from Malta to Catania
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Malta to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Malta to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday
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 Rosolini to Siracusa
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
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
11h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
9h 59m
Frequency
4 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
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Ispica - Viale Mario Rapisardi to Roma - Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Catania to Rome Stazione Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
11h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Website
virtuferries.com
Car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
virtuferries.com
Low season
$75 - $90
High season
$142 - $147
Mid season
$125
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Car ferry from Valetta to Catania
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
en.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
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45
Bluferries
Phone
340 98 48 540
Website
bluferries.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it

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