Ferry from Catania to Malta

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Attention: The Catania - Malta route is no longer active. At the moment, all the ferry connections to Malta are operated from the sicilian port of Pozzallo (close to Ragusa) by Virtu Ferries.

So, hop on the Pozzallo - Malta ferry to sail towards the beautiful archipelago of Malta!

Ferry schedules from Catania to Malta

Is there a ferry from Catania to Malta?

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

Important note: the ferry connection from Catania to Malta has not been active for some time now. The latest info on this route is for 2019.

What’s the ferry schedule from Catania to Malta?

The ferry journey from the port of Catania to Malta lasted from 4 h to 7 hr, depending on your chosen ferry route.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Catania to Malta?

The ferry ticket price for the Catania - Malta ferry trip started from €30 for a single-passenger ticket. There was also the option of booking a bed cabin and vehicle transportation through the ferry’s garage.


On Ferryhopper, you could also find available offers for the ferry trip to Catania from Malta. However, you can find real-time information about other ferry routes to Malta, compare fares and offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at the best prices.


The ferry company that was operating the Catania - Malta ferry route used to offer special discounts for different passenger categories such as toddlers, children, and travelers with disabilities.

Ferry route info

How long is the ferry ride from Catania to Malta?

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

What is the distance between Catania and Malta?

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

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Malta from Catania

Here are some travel tips for your trip from Catania to Malta:

  • It is highly recommended that you to get to the port 90 min before boarding, especially if you are traveling 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 used to be connected with the port of Salerno in mainland Italy.

Book cheap ferry tickets from Catania to Malta

Currently, you cannot book your ferry tickets to Malta from Catania as the ferry route is inactive. Alternatively, you can travel to Malta from Pozzallo by ferry with Virtu Ferries. So, find all available ferry crossings on our Map of ferries, compare itineraries and prices, and book your ferry to Malta easily and quickly.