There are 6 ways to get from Rome to Valletta 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  •  4 h 49 min

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

$43 - $200

5 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  15 h 59 min

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

$245 - $385

Train, car ferry  •  16 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Siracusa Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Siracusa to Rosolini Reg
  3. Take the car ferry from Pozzallo to Valetta

$192 - $304

Train, carferry  •  19 h 39 min

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

$113 - $169

Bus and ferry, carferry  •  19 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rome to Catania
  2. Take the carferry from Catania to Valetta

$90 - $166

Drive, carferry, car ferry  •  12 h 33 min

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

$211 - $395

Questions & Answers

The distance between Rome and Valletta is 690 km.

The best way to get from Rome to Valletta without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 15 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Rome to Valletta, including transfers.

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

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

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There are 1500+ hotels available in Valletta. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Rome to Valletta.
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  • Distance: 431.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Valletta, Malta?

Alitalia, Air Malta and Ryanair fly from Rome to Valletta every 4 hours.

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
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Rome to Malta via Palermo
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Malta
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $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 Roma Termini to Siracusa
Ave. Duration
11 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
9 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Siracusa to Rosolini
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Roma - Tiburtina to Ispica - Viale Mario Rapisardi
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
10 h
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
$142 - $147
Mid season
$125
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
en.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

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