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There are 5 ways to get from Sicily to Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum by plane, bus, bus and ferry, train, car ferry or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Malta (MLA)

Bus, bus and ferry

  1. Take the bus from Palermo Via Tommaso Fazello to Catania Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Valletta

Train, bus and ferry

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Catania Centrale
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Valletta

Train, car ferry

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Caltanissetta Xirbi
  2. Take the train from Caltanissetta Xirbi to Modica
  3. Take the car ferry from Pozzallo to Valletta

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Palermo to Pozzallo
  2. Take the car ferry from Pozzallo to Valletta

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The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum is to fly which costs €10 - €55 and takes 2h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum is to fly which costs €10 - €55 and takes 2h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sicily to Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum. However, there are services departing from Piazza Boiardo and arriving at Valletta via Palermo Via Tommaso Fazello and Catania. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 35m.

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The distance between Sicily and Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum is 194 km.

The best way to get from Sicily to Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 9h 35m and costs €95 - €105.

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It takes approximately 2h 36m to get from Sicily to Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum, including transfers.

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Sicily to Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, depart from Palermo Via Tommaso Fazello station.

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The quickest flight from Catania Airport to Malta Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Sicily to Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum bus services, operated by Virtu Ferries Ltd, arrive at Valletta station.

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Ryanair and Air Malta offer flights from Catania Airport to Malta Airport.

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Map of how to get from Sicily to Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum.
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  • Distance: 193.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 36m

What companies run services between Sicily, Italy and Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum, Malta?

Air Malta and Ryanair fly from Catania to Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum twice daily.

Airlines
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Catania to Malta
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Malta
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€9 - €110
Train operators
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 Palermo Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€29 - €32
Train from Palermo Centrale to Caltanissetta Xirbi
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €18
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€16 - €18
Train from Caltanissetta Xirbi to Modica
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €28
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€25 - €28
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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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 Palermo Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €70
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€20 - €28
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€45 - €70
Train from Palermo Centrale to Caltanissetta Xirbi
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€13 - €18
Base Standard
€28 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €50
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Palermo Via Tommaso Fazello to Catania Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
SAIS Autolinee
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 Palermo to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €16
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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Virtu Ferries Ltd
Phone
(+356) 22069999
Email
res@virtuferries.com
Website
virtuferries.com
Bus and ferry from Catania to Valletta
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€82
Website
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Ferry operators
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Phone
(+356) 22069999
Email
res@virtuferries.com
Website
virtuferries.com
Car ferry from Pozzallo to Valletta
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70
Website
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Low season
€70
High season
€127

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There are 320+ hotels available in Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Sicily to Catania Airport is to bus which takes 6 min and costs .

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