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There are 7 ways to get from Malta to Positano by car ferry, bus, train, ferry, bus and ferry, car, plane or subway

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

Car ferry, bus  •  17 h 9 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
  2. Take the bus from Ispica - Viale Mario Rapisardi to Salerno - Via Vinciprova

$270 - $416

Cheapest option

Fly to Naples, subway, line 5070 bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Naples (NAP) MLA - NAP
  2. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Meta
  3. Take the line 5070 bus from Meta to Positano Sponda

$60 - $333

5 alternative options

Car ferry, train, ferry  •  20 h 28 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Catania
  2. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Salerno Ic / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Salerno to Positano

$103 - $166

Car ferry, bus and ferry  •  22 h 5 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Catania
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Catania - via Liberta' to Salerno

$96 - $179

Car ferry, drive  •  10 h 22 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 Positano

$178 - $356

Fly to Rome, train, subway, line 5070 bus  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Rome (FCO) MLA - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
  3. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Meta
  4. Take the line 5070 bus from Meta to Positano Sponda

$66 - $243

Fly to Rome Ciampino, train, subway, line 5070 bus  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) MLA - CIA
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
  3. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Meta
  4. Take the line 5070 bus from Meta to Positano Sponda

$61 - $191

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Malta to Positano is to fly and train and subway and line 5070 bus which costs 50€ - 170€ and takes 8 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Malta to Positano is to fly and subway and line 5070 bus which costs 50€ - 290€ and takes 7 h 20 min.

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The distance between Malta and Positano is 527 km.

The best way to get from Malta to Positano without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 17 h 9 min and costs 230€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 17 h 9 min to get from Malta to Positano, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Malta Airport to Naples Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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easyJet, Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Malta Airport to Naples Airport.

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There are 4987+ hotels available in Positano. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Malta to Positano.
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  • Distance: 329.4 miles
  • Duration: 17 h 9 min

What companies run services between Malta and Positano, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Birkirkara to Positano. However, you can take the bus to Marsa, take the walk to Valetta, take the car ferry to Pozzallo, take the taxi to Ispica - Viale Mario Rapisardi, take the bus to Salerno - Via Vinciprova, then take the taxi to Positano. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Birkirkara to Positano via Marsa, Valetta, Catania, Catania Centrale, Salerno, Salerno - Concordia, Ligea - Capolinea, and Salerno in around 20 h 28 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malta to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Flights from Malta to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Malta to Rome via Catania
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Malta to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Malta to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Malta to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Malta to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Malta to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Malta to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Train operators
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 Catania Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
EAV
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Meta
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
eavsrl.it
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$29 - $35
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Ispica - Viale Mario Rapisardi to Salerno - Via Vinciprova
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Catania - via Liberta' to Salerno
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Website
virtuferries.com
Car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
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
8 h
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
30 min
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
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it

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