There are 6 ways to get from Taormina to Malta by train, bus, car ferry, car or plane

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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Train, bus, car ferry  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Taormina to Catania Centrale Rv / ...
  2. Take the bus from Catania to Pozzallo Viale Europa
  3. Take the car ferry from Pozzallo to Valetta

$103 - $186

Cheapest option

Train, fly  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Taormina to Catania Centrale
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Malta (MLA) CTA - MLA

$29 - $147

4 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  7 h 59 min

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

$134 - $232

Bus, car ferry via Pozzallo  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Taormina byzantine Tombs to Catania via Archimede
  2. Take the bus from Catania to Pozzallo Viale Europa
  3. Take the car ferry from Pozzallo to Valetta

$105 - $187

Bus, car ferry Tirrenia  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Taormina byzantine Tombs to Catania Piazza Borsellino
  2. Take the car ferry from Catania to Valetta

$42 - $84

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 49 min

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

$107 - $189

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Taormina to Malta is to train and fly which costs 24€ - 130€ and takes 3 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Taormina to Malta is to train and fly which costs 24€ - 130€ and takes 3 h 11 min.

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The distance between Taormina and Malta is 231 km.

The best way to get from Taormina to Malta without a car is to train and bus and car ferry which takes 7 h 22 min and costs 85€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 22 min to get from Taormina to Malta, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Catania Airport to Malta Airport is the direct flight which takes 39 min.

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

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There are 1637+ hotels available in Malta. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Taormina to Malta.
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  • Distance: 144.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 22 min

What companies run services between Taormina, Italy and Malta?

There is no direct connection from Taormina to Birkirkara. However, you can take the train to Catania Centrale, take the walk to Catania, take the bus to Pozzallo Viale Europa, take the taxi to Pozzallo, take the car ferry to Valetta, take the walk to Marsa, then take the bus to Birkirkara. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Taormina to Birkirkara via Siracusa, Rosolini, Pozzallo, Valetta, and Marsa in around 7 h 59 min.

Airlines
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Catania to Malta
Ave. Duration
39 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 Taormina to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from Siracusa to Rosolini
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $10
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 Taormina to Siracusa
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Interbus
Phone
+39 0935 22 460
Website
interbus.it
Bus from Taormina byzantine Tombs to Catania via Archimede
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
interbus.it
Book at
buscenter.travel
Bus from Taormina byzantine Tombs to Catania Piazza Borsellino
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
interbus.it
Book at
buscenter.travel
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
$80 - $150
Schedules at
virtuferries.com
Low season
$80 - $90
High season
$145 - $149
Mid season
$127
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
tirrenia.it

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