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There are 6 ways to get from Sliema to Sicily by plane, car ferry, bus, train, bus and ferry or car

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Fly  •  2 h 55 min

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

$33 - $143

5 alternative options

Car ferry, bus  •  9 h 43 min

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

$127 - $228

Car ferry, train via Pozzallo  •  10 h 59 min

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

$137 - $257

Car ferry, train  •  14 h 9 min

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

$55 - $116

Car ferry, bus and ferry  •  14 h 30 min

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

$106 - $174

Car ferry, drive  •  5 h 22 min

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

$121 - $221

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sliema to Sicily is to fly which costs 28€ - 130€ and takes 2 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sliema to Sicily is to fly which costs 28€ - 130€ and takes 2 h 55 min.

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The distance between Sliema and Sicily is 189 km.

The best way to get from Sliema to Sicily without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 9 h 43 min and costs 110€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from Sliema to Sicily, including transfers.

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

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

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There are 182+ hotels available in Sicily. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sliema to Malta Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs 6€ - 8€.

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Map of how to get from Sliema to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 118 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 55 min

What companies run services between Sliema, Malta and Sicily, Italy?

Air Malta and Ryanair fly from Sliema to Catania 4 times a day.

Airlines
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Malta to Catania
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malta to Catania
Ave. Duration
50 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 Modica to Caltanissetta Xirbi
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$27 - $32
Train from Caltanissetta Xirbi to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $21
Train from Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 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 Catania–Fontanarossa Airport to Palermo - Via Oreto
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Catania to Palermo Stazione Centrale
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 Valetta to Pozzallo
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 Valetta to Catania
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
en.tirrenia.it

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