There are 7 ways to get from Positano to Malta by bus, car ferry, ferry, train, 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

Bus, car ferry  •  15 h 45 min

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

$280 - $424

Cheapest option

Subway, train to Rome, fly to Malta  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the subway from Sorrento to Napoli Garibaldi
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
  3. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Malta (MLA) FCO - MLA

$79 - $255

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Ferry, train, car ferry  •  20 h 4 min

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

$103 - $167

Bus and ferry, car ferry  •  22 h 20 min

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

$95 - $180

Drive, car ferry  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Positano to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Drive from Messina Marittima to Pozzallo
  4. Take the car ferry from Pozzallo to Valetta

$180 - $351

Ferry, ferry to Naples, fly to Malta  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the ferry from Positano to Capri
  2. Take the ferry from Capri to Naples
  3. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Malta (MLA) NAP - MLA

$87 - $379

Ferry, ferry to Naples, fly to Catania, bus, car ferry  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Take the ferry from Positano to Capri
  2. Take the ferry from Capri to Naples
  3. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Catania (CTA) NAP - CTA
  4. Take the bus from Catania Airport to Pozzallo Viale Europa
  5. Take the car ferry from Pozzallo to Valetta

$164 - $392

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Positano to Malta is to subway and train and fly which costs 65€ - 220€ and takes 8 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Positano to Malta is to ferry and fly which costs 70€ - 330€ and takes 6 h 22 min.

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The distance between Positano and Malta is 527 km.

The best way to get from Positano to Malta without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 15 h 45 min and costs 240€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 15 h 45 min to get from Positano to Malta, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Naples Airport to Malta Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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There are 1637+ hotels available in Malta. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Positano to Malta.
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  • Distance: 329.4 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 45 min

What companies run services between Positano, Italy and Malta?

There is no direct connection from Positano to Birkirkara. However, you can take the taxi to Salerno - Via Vinciprova, take the bus to Ispica - Viale Mario Rapisardi, take the taxi to Pozzallo, take the car ferry to Valetta, take the walk to Marsa, then take the bus to Birkirkara. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Positano to Birkirkara via Salerno, Ligea - Capolinea, Salerno - Concordia, Salerno, Catania Centrale, Catania, Valetta, and Marsa in around 20 h 4 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Malta
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Rome to Malta via Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Rome to Malta
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Malta
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Malta
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Flights from Rome to Malta
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
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 Salerno to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
EAV
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Subway from Sorrento to Napoli Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
eavsrl.it
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Salerno - Via Vinciprova to Ispica - Viale Mario Rapisardi
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Salerno to Catania - via Liberta'
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 Pozzallo to Valetta
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
virtuferries.com
Low season
$75 - $90
High season
$144 - $149
Mid season
$127
Alicost
Phone
+39.089.87.14.83
Email
alicostspa@alicost.com
Website
alicost.it
Ferry from Positano to Salerno
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
alicost.it
Ferry from Positano to Capri
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
alicost.it
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Car ferry from Catania to Valetta
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 Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45
Gescab
Phone
+00 39 081704191
Email
info@gescab.it
Website
gescab.it
Ferry from Positano to Capri
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $23
Schedules at
gescab.it
Ferry from Capri to Naples
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Schedules at
gescab.it

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