There are 5 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  •  5 h 56 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 Rv / ...

$99 - $177

Cheapest option

Fly, train  •  4 h 3 min

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

$28 - $146

3 alternative options

Car ferry, train via Pozzallo  •  6 h 48 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 / ...

$120 - $215

Car ferry Tirrenia, train  •  9 h 31 min

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

$40 - $76

Car ferry, drive  •  3 h 43 min

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

$104 - $185

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Valletta to Taormina is to fly and train which costs 25€ - 130€ and takes 4 h 3 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.

It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from Valletta to Taormina, including transfers.

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The nearest airport to Taormina is Reggio Calabria (REG) Airport which is 40.7 km away. Other nearby airports include Catania (CTA) (46.6 km), Palermo (PMO) (194.6 km), Malta (MLA) (233.4 km) and Naples (NAP) (347.4 km).

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Map of how to get from Valletta to Taormina.
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  • Distance: 142.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 56 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, Rosolini, and Siracusa in around 6 h 48 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
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from Rosolini to Siracusa
Ave. Duration
1 h
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $21
Bus operators
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
$141 - $145
Mid season
$124
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
tirrenia.it

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