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There are 10 ways to get from Marsa to Venice by plane, train, bus and ferry, ferry, car ferry, bus or night train

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Fly to Venice

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Venice (VCE)

Cheapest option

Fly to Verona, train

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Verona (VRN)
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia

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Fly to Venice Treviso

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Venice Treviso (TSF)

Fly to Bologna, train

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Bologna (BLQ)
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia

Fly to Trieste, train

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Trieste (TRS)
  2. Take the train from Trieste Airport to Venezia S. Lucia

Bus and ferry, train, ferry

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Valletta to Catania
  2. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
  3. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  4. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Venezia S. Lucia

Car ferry, train

  1. Take the car ferry from Valletta to Pozzallo
  2. Take the train from Ispica to Siracusa
  3. Take the train from Siracusa to Villa S.Giovanni
  4. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Venezia S. Lucia

Bus and ferry, bus via Cosenza

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Valletta to Catania
  2. Take the bus from Catania, Via D'Amico to Cosenza - Piazza Maestri del Lavoro
  3. Take the bus from Cosenza to Venice

Bus and ferry, bus

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Valletta to Catania
  2. Take the bus from Catania to Verona
  3. Take the bus from Verona to Venice

Bus and ferry, night train, train

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Valletta to Catania
  2. Take the night train from Catania Centrale to Bologna Centrale
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Malta → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Malta

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Malta
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Conditions of entry into Italy from Malta

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Considerations leaving from Malta

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, entry into Italy is currently allowed 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 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • FFP2 masks are required on all public transport

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Venice is 1500.

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

The social distance requirement in Venice is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, returning to Malta from Italy is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Marsa to Venice is to fly and train which costs €40 - €240 and takes 6h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Marsa to Venice is to fly which costs €45 - €700 and takes 5h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Marsa to Venice. However, there are services departing from Valletta and arriving at Venice via Catania, Via D'Amico and Cosenza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 31m.

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It is approximately 1078 km to get from Marsa to Venice.

The best way to get from Marsa to Venice without a car is to bus and ferry and train and ferry which takes 17h 53m and costs €160 - €350.

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It takes approximately 6h 14m to get from Marsa to Venice, including transfers.

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Marsa to Venice bus services, operated by Virtu Ferries Ltd, depart from Valletta station.

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There is no direct flight from Malta Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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Marsa to Venice bus services, operated by Inter Saj, arrive at Venice station.

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Air Dolomiti, Swiss, Vueling Airlines and seven other airlines offer flights from Malta Airport to Venice Airport.

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Map of how to get from Marsa to Venice.
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  • Distance: 1077.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 14m

What companies run services between Marsa, Malta and Venice, Italy?

Alitalia, Ryanair and 14 other airlines fly from Marsa to Venice hourly.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malta to Venice via Catania
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €1100
Flights from Malta to Venice via Bari
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€30 - €1100
Flights from Malta to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €1100
Flights from Malta to Venice via Naples
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €1100
Flights from Malta to Venice via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€30 - €1100
Flights from Malta to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€24 - €1200
Flights from Malta to Venice Treviso via Brindisi
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€24 - €1200
Flights from Malta to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€24 - €260
Flights from Malta to Bologna via Catania
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€24 - €260
Flights from Malta to Verona via Catania
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €340
Flights from Malta to Trieste
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €1300
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Malta to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Malta to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €550
Flights from Malta to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Malta to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €800
Flights from Malta to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €600
Flights from Malta to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €1300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Malta to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €480
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Malta to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €600
Flights from Malta to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Malta to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €850
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malta to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €950
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Malta to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€220 - €1000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Malta to Venice via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €1200
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Malta to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €310
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €50
Train from Trieste Airport to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €18
Base Standard
€28 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €50
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
9h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €220
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€75 - €110
Base Standard
€120 - €170
Base Premium
€150 - €220
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 Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €22
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
Train from Trieste Airport to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Train from Ispica to Siracusa
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €9
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€7 - €9
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€17 - €24
Smart Low Cost
€15 - €21
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€15 - €22
Smart Low Cost
€13 - €19
Smart Flex
€28 - €40
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia EuroCity

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 Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €85
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€30 - €45
1st Class
€60 - €85
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €10
Train from Siracusa to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€12 - €18
Trenitalia Intercity Night

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
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Catania Centrale to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
17h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
Trenitalia ICN
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Trenitalia
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Bus operators
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
Twice a week
Estimated price
€82
Website
Virtu Ferries Ltd
SAIS trasporti S.p.A. - Autolinee Giamporcaro
Phone
091 617 1141
Website
saistrasporti.it
Bus from Catania, Via D'Amico to Cosenza - Piazza Maestri del Lavoro
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€19 - €26
Schedules at
saistrasporti.it
Inter Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Cosenza to Venice
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€65 - €110
Website
Inter Saj
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Catania to Verona
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Verona to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Ferry operators
Blu Jet
Phone
342 32 55 869
Website
blujetlines.it
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Schedules at
blujetlines.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
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Trenitalia
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
For more information, please visit this page
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Phone
(+356) 22069999
Email
res@virtuferries.com
Website
virtuferries.com
Car ferry from Valletta to Pozzallo
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70
Website
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Low season
€70
High season
€127

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