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.

Recommended option

Car ferry, bus, train  •  5 h 57 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 / ...

$109 - $121

Cheapest option

Fly, train  •  4 h 2 min

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

$30 - $149

3 alternative options

Car ferry, train via Pozzallo  •  6 h 35 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 Taormina Rv / ...

$109 - $132

Car ferry Tirrenia, train  •  10 h 3 min

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

$45 - $87

Car ferry, drive  •  3 h 43 min

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

$112 - $126

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, and Siracusa in around 6 h 35 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
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
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 Taormina
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Bus operators
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
$156 - $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 Valletta to Taormina?

The distance between Valletta and Taormina is 228 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Valletta to Taormina?

The cheapest way to get from Valletta to Taormina is to fly and train which costs 24€ - 130€ and takes 4 h 2 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Valletta to Taormina?

The quickest way to get from Valletta to Taormina is to car ferry and drive which takes 3 h 43 min and costs 90€ - 110€.

How long does it take to get from Valletta to Taormina?

It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from Valletta to Taormina, including transfers.