Ferry from Malta to Catania

Tickets & Schedules

Attention: The Malta - Catania route is no longer active. At the moment, all the ferry connections to Sicily from Malta arrive to the sicilian ports of Pozzallo (close to Ragusa) and Augusta (close to Syracuse).

Check the Malta - Pozzallo  and the Malta - Augusta ferries!

Ferry Routes

The ferry connection from Malta to Catania has not been active for some time now. The latest info on this route are for 2019, and you can find them below:

How frequent is the ferry connection between Malta and Catania?

There were 2 ferry companies operating this crossing from the port of Valletta to the port of Catania: Virtu Ferries with 8 weekly sailings and Grimaldi Lines with 1 sailing a week.

How long is the ferry ride from Malta to Catania?

The ferry journey from the port of Malta to Catania lasted from 4 h to 7 hrs, depending on the ferry route you choose.

What is the distance between Malta and Catania?

The island of Malta is approximately 100 nautical miles (186 km) south of Catania.

Ferry tickets from Malta to Catania: Cost

The price ferry ticket from Malta  to Catania started from 30€ for single footing passengers. There was also the option of booking a bed cabin and vehicle transportation through the ferries’ garage.

Tip: The ferry company Virtu Ferries doesn’t accept bookings very close to the departure date. So we advise you to check our updated search engine and book your ferry tickets in advance!

How can I book my ferry tickets from Malta to Catania?

The Malta - Catania route was one of the most popular. But don't worry, because now you can get to Sicily thanks to the ferry connections from Valletta to the ports of Pozzallo and Augusta!

Find on Ferryhopper all you need to know about an unforgettable ferry trip to Sicily from Italy!

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Malta to Catania:

  • It is highly recommended that you to get to the port 90 min before boarding, especially if you are travelling with your vehicle.
  • A great way to explore the island of Malta is by car or motorcycle. Ferryhopper recommends that you bring your own vehicle or rent one.
  • Except for Valletta, the port of Catania is well connected with the port of Salerno in mainland Italy.
  • For further info about your ferry trip or ferry tickets, you can contact our customer support team!