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There are 7 ways to get from Malta to Samos by plane, ferry, bus or bus and ferry

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Fly to Samos

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Samos (SMI)

Fly to Izmir, ferry

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Izmir (ADB)
  2. Take the ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy

Fly to Chios, ferry

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Chios (JKH)
  2. Take the ferry from Chios to Vathy Samou

Fly to Bodrum, bus, ferry

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Bodrum (BJV)
  2. Take the bus from Milas to Soke
  3. Take the ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy

Fly to Ikaria Island, ferry

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Ikaria Island (JIK)
  2. Take the ferry from Ag. Kirykos to Vathy Samou

Bus and ferry, bus, ferry

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Valletta to Catania
  2. Take the bus from Catania to Gliwice
  3. Take the bus from Gliwice to Athens
  4. Take the ferry from Piraeus to Vathy Samou

Bus and ferry, bus, ferry via Nowy Sącz

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Valletta to Catania
  2. Take the bus from Catania to Nowy Sacz
  3. Take the bus from Nowy Sącz to Athens
  4. Take the ferry from Piraeus to Vathy Samou

Malta (MLA) to Samos (SMI) flights

7 Weekly Planes
9h 15m Average Duration
€22 Cheapest Price
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Conditions of entry into Greece from Malta

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival. Travelers showing symptoms will be asked to quarantine for 5 days
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Greece from Malta.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Samos is 210 521 2054.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Samos is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Samos is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 210 521 2054.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Malta from Greece.

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Last updated: 13 Jan 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Malta to Samos is to fly which costs €40 - €180 and takes 8h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Malta to Samos is to fly which costs €40 - €180 and takes 8h 22m.

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The distance between Malta and Samos is 1133 km.

The best way to get from Malta to Samos without a car is to bus and ferry and bus and ferry which takes 3 days 11h and costs €230 - €400.

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It takes approximately 8h 22m to get from Malta to Samos, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Malta Airport to Samos Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 20m and has one stopover.

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Samos is 1h ahead of Malta. It is currently 8:32 PM in Malta and 9:32 PM in Samos.

Airbus France, Sky Express, Air Malta and three other airlines offer flights from Malta Airport to Samos Airport.

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There are 89+ hotels available in Samos. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Malta to Malta Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs €22 - €26.

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Map of how to get from Malta to Samos.
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  • Distance: 1133.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 22m

What companies run services between Malta and Samos, Greece?

Air Malta, Airbus France and four other airlines fly from Qormi to Samos once daily.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Malta to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€22 - €150
Flights from Malta to Samos via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€24 - €160
Flights from Malta to Samos via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €390
Flights from Malta to Chios via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€65 - €250
Flights from Malta to Ikaria Island via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€80 - €320
Flights from Malta to Ikaria Island via Tel Aviv, Athens
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€27 - €160
Flights from Malta to Ikaria Island via Chania, Athens
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€18 - €120
Flights from Malta to Ikaria Island via Larnaca, Athens
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €600
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Malta to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€22 - €150
Flights from Malta to Chios via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€15 - €95
Flights from Malta to Chios via Istanbul, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €250
Flights from Malta to Chios via Thessaloniki, Mytilini
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€15 - €95
Flights from Malta to Ikaria Island via Istanbul, Athens
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €310
Flights from Malta to Ikaria Island via Athens
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€70 - €260
Flights from Malta to Ikaria Island via Zurich, Athens
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €470
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Malta to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€22 - €150
Flights from Malta to Samos via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€24 - €160
Flights from Malta to Chios via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€65 - €250
Flights from Malta to Ikaria Island via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€80 - €320
Flights from Malta to Ikaria Island via Chania, Athens
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€18 - €120
Flights from Malta to Ikaria Island via Larnaca, Athens
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €600
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Malta to Izmir via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €220
Flights from Malta to Bodrum via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €400
Flights from Malta to Bodrum via Istanbul, Ankara
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€180 - €450
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Malta to Izmir via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €280
Flights from Malta to Izmir via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €300
Flights from Malta to Bodrum via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€240 - €370
Corendon Airlines
Website
corendon.com
Flights from Malta to Izmir via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Malta to Bodrum via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€290 - €900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Malta to Bodrum via London Luton
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€150 - €650
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Milas to Soke
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€1 - €2
Website
MetroTurizm
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Phone
(+356) 22069999
Email
res@virtuferries.com
Website
virtuferries.com
Bus and ferry from Valletta to Catania
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€82
Website
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Sindbad
Phone
+48 77 443 44 44
Email
poczta@sindbad.pl
Website
sindbad.pl
Bus from Catania to Gliwice
Ave. Duration
33h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Bus from Gliwice to Athens
Ave. Duration
29h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Catania to Gliwice
Ave. Duration
35h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Catania to Nowy Sacz
Ave. Duration
39h 21m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Nowy Sącz to Athens
Ave. Duration
34h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Ferry operators
Barel Travel
Website
bareltravel.com
Ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€0 - €25
Schedules at
bareltravel.com
Adult
€25
Child
€13
Infant
€0
Meander Travel
Website
meandertravel.com
Ferry from Kusadasis to Vathy, Samos
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Schedules at
meandertravel.com
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Ferry from Chios to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€25 - €80
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€47 - €51
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€55 - €70
Economy
€25 - €35
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€45 - €55
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€65 - €80
Ferry from Ag. Kirykos to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€23 - €75
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€46 - €50
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€55 - €70
Economy
€23 - €30
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€40 - €55
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€60 - €75
Ferry from Piraeus to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €100
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€56 - €59
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€65 - €85
Economy
€35 - €50
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€60 - €75
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€80 - €100
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Ferry from Piraeus to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €90
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Business
€40 - €60
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€65 - €90
Economy
€30 - €45
4 Bed Inside Cabin
€50 - €70

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