There are 6 ways to get from Sliema to Sicily by plane, car ferry, bus, train 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 to Catania  •  2 h 39 min

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

$32 - $145

5 alternative options

Fly to Palermo  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Palermo (PMO) MLA - PMO

$71 - $498

Car ferry, bus via Pozzallo  •  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

$138 - $167

Car ferry, train  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
  2. Take the train from Pozzallo to Siracusa Reg
  3. Take the train from Siracusa to Palermo Centrale Rv

$127 - $173

Car ferry, bus  •  13 h 28 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Catania
  2. Take the bus from Catania p.zza Borsellino to Palermo

$79 - $136

Car ferry, drive  •  5 h 22 min

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

$132 - $158

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
Flights from Malta to Palermo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malta to Catania
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $250
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Malta to Palermo
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pozzallo to Siracusa
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $12
Train from Siracusa to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$45 - $55
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
Bus from Catania p.zza Borsellino to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Ferry operators
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Website
virtuferries.com
Car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$86 - $87
Schedules at
virtuferries.com
Low season
$86 - $87
High season
$157
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
$40 - $75
Schedules at
tirrenia.it

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Sliema to Sicily?

The distance between Sliema and Sicily is 189 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Sliema to Sicily?

The cheapest way to get from Sliema to Sicily is to fly which costs 26€ - 120€ and takes 2 h 39 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Sliema to Sicily?

The quickest way to get from Sliema to Sicily is to fly which takes 2 h 39 min and costs 26€ - 120€.

How long does it take to get from Sliema to Sicily?

It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Sliema to Sicily, including transfers.