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There are 6 ways to get from Valletta to Taormina by car ferry, bus, train, 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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Car ferry, bus, train  •  6 h 7 min

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

$100 - $178

Cheapest option

Fly, train  •  4 h 5 min

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

$28 - $146

4 alternative options

Car ferry, bus  •  6 h 14 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 Airport to Taormina byzantine Tombs

$103 - $179

Car ferry, train via Pozzallo  •  6 h 36 min

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

$121 - $216

Car ferry Tirrenia, train  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Catania
  2. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Taormina Reg / ...

$40 - $77

Car ferry, drive  •  3 h 43 min

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

$105 - $186

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Valletta to Taormina is to fly and train which costs 24€ - 130€ and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Valletta to Taormina is to car ferry and drive which costs 90€ - 170€ and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The distance between Valletta and Taormina is 228 km.

The best way to get from Valletta to Taormina without a car is to car ferry and bus and train which takes 6 h 7 min and costs 85€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to get from Valletta to Taormina, 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 2469+ hotels available in Taormina. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Valletta to Malta Airport is to bus which takes 27 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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Map of how to get from Valletta to Taormina.
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  • Distance: 142.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 7 min

What companies run services between Valletta, Malta and Taormina, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Valletta to Taormina. However, you can take the car ferry to Pozzallo, take the taxi to Pozzallo Viale Europa, take the bus to Catania, take the walk to Catania Centrale, then take the train to Taormina. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Valletta to Taormina via Pozzallo, Pozzallo Viale Europa, and Catania Airport in around 6 h 14 min.

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 Catania Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from Rosolini to Siracusa
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from Siracusa to Taormina
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $21
Bus operators
Azienda Siciliana Trasporti
Phone
090.9796533
Email
ast@postacert.astsicilia.it
Website
aziendasicilianatrasporti.it
Bus from Pozzallo Viale Europa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
aziendasicilianatrasporti.it
Bus from Pozzallo Viale Europa to Catania Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
aziendasicilianatrasporti.it
Interbus
Phone
+39 0935 22 460
Website
interbus.it
Bus from Catania Airport to Taormina byzantine Tombs
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
interbus.it
Book at
buscenter.travel
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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