Ferry from Valletta to Gozo

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

In Malta, traveling from Valletta to Gozo is nothing but smooth sailing, thanks to more than 10 daily ferry crossings between the two destinations. Compare prices and timetables for the Valletta - Gozo ferry route, and book your tickets online on Ferryhopper.

Ferry schedules

Is there a ferry from Valletta to Gozo?

Yes, you can easily travel from the port of Valletta to the island of Gozo. The route is active from May to September and there are up to 15 daily connections, operated by Virtu Gozo (Gozo Highspeed).

What’s the ferry schedule from Valletta to Gozo

The earliest ferry to Gozo departs from Valletta at 06:45 in the morning and arrives at 07:30. The last scheduled ferry leaves at 22:45 and arrives in Gozo around 23:30.

Tip: on Saturdays and Sundays, the last departure from Valletta to Gozo is around midnight.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Valletta to Gozo?

Prices for the Valletta - Gozo ferries start at around €7.50 per passenger.


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Traveling from Valletta to the island of Gozo by ferry is quite budget-friendly, as you can find lower-cost ferry tickets with year-round discounts.

Children up to the age of 3 travel for free, while children aged 4 to 10, island residents, students, people with disabilities and senior passengers are all entitled to reduced fares.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Valletta to Gozo?

The Valletta - Gozo ferry crossing lasts around 45 min.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Valletta to Gozo?

All ferries operating on the Valletta - Gozo seasonal route are high-speed vessels, making the crossing in less than 1 hr.

What’s the distance between Valletta and Gozo?

The sailing distance between the Maltese port of Valletta and the island of Gozo is 15 nautical miles (about 28 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Gozo from Valletta

Below, you can find some of the top travel tips for your ferry trip to Gozo, Malta:

  • To reach the port of Valletta from Italy, you can catch a Pozzallo - Malta ferry throughout the year.
  • If the weather allows it, the ferry’s deck rewards you with beautiful panoramic views of the archipelago of Malta.
  • There are also ferry connections to Gozo from the Maltese port of Ċirkewwa.
  • If time isn’t by your side, check out some tips for the perfect day trip in Gozo!

Where to take the ferry from Valletta to Gozo

Ferries to Gozo depart from Lascaris Wharf in Valletta’s Grand Harbor. You can easily get there from the city center. Once you arrive, you can find plenty of visitor amenities within walking distance.

Can I travel on the Valletta - Gozo ferry with a car?

Bringing along your vehicles is not possible on the Valletta - Gozo fast ferries. You can bring your bicycle free of charge, however.

Important: if you wish to explore Gozo by car, you can catch a conventional ferry from the port of Ċirkewwa in the north.

Ferry luggage

Gozo Highspeed allows each passenger to carry 1 piece of luggage with maximum dimensions of 50x40x80 cm.


There are no cabins on the ferries to Gozo from Valletta, as the trip duration is quite short. Onboard seating is included in the ticket price.

Pet travel

Pets are more than welcome on the ferries to Gozo! All you have to do is fill out the necessary information as you book your Valletta - Gozo tickets. Keep in mind that up to 2 pets can be booked per passenger.

For additional information regarding pet policies and amenities, make sure to consult the company you’re traveling with.

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