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There are 6 ways to get from Sicily to Malta 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.

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Fly  •  2 h 18 min

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

$27 - $138

5 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  10 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Palermo - Via Oreto to Catania–Fontanarossa Airport A19
  2. Take the bus from Catania Airport to Pozzallo Viale Europa
  3. Take the car ferry from Pozzallo to Valetta

$124 - $228

Train, car ferry via Pozzallo  •  11 h 14 min

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

$136 - $258

Train, car ferry  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Catania Centrale Rv / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Catania to Valetta

$54 - $115

Bus and ferry, car ferry  •  15 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Palermo Stazione Centrale to Catania
  2. Take the car ferry from Catania to Valetta

$104 - $174

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 26 min

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

$124 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Malta is to fly which costs 23€ - 120€ and takes 2 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Malta is to fly which costs 23€ - 120€ and takes 2 h 18 min.

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The distance between Sicily and Malta is 191 km.

The best way to get from Sicily to Malta without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 10 h 22 min and costs 100€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to get from Sicily to Malta, including transfers.

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

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There are 1666+ hotels available in Malta. Prices start at $62 USD 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 2€ - 4€.

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Map of how to get from Sicily to Malta.
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  • Distance: 119.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 18 min

What companies run services between Sicily, Italy and Malta?

Air Malta and Ryanair fly from Catania to Qormi 5 times a day.

Airlines
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Catania to Malta
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Malta
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $250
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 Caltanissetta Xirbi
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $21
Train from Caltanissetta Xirbi to Modica
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$27 - $32
Train from Palermo Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Palermo - Via Oreto to Catania–Fontanarossa Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo Stazione Centrale to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $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

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