Ferry from Pozzallo to Malta

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between Italy and Malta are available all year round with ferry crossings between Pozzallo in Sicily and Valletta in Malta. Find updated info about the Pozzallo - Valletta route on Ferryhopper, compare schedules, companies and prices, and start planning your next trip!

Ferry schedules from Pozzallo to Malta

Pozzallo Malta Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 08:00 Last trip: 22:00 Average duration: 1h 45m Price range: 70.00 € - 100.00 €
Malta Pozzallo Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 05:00 Last trip: 18:00 Average duration: 1h 45m Price range: 70.00 € - 100.00 €
Ferry companies VIRTU FERRIES

Is there a ferry from Pozzallo to Malta?

Yes, you can travel from Pozzallo to Malta all year round with the ferry company of Virtu Ferries. There are up to 3 daily crossings to the port of Valletta (the Maltese capital), depending on the season.

Tip: with Virtu Ferries, you can easily plan day trips to Malta. You can take a ferry from Pozzallo on a Wednesday or Friday morning and be back in Sicily in the evening.

What’s the ferry schedule from Pozzallo to Malta?

Usually, the earliest ferry from Pozzallo to Malta leaves at 08:00 in the morning and arrives to the port of Valletta at around 09:45. Normally, the latest scheduled trip is at 21:30 with the ferry arriving approximately at 23:15.

Keep in mind that the frequency and schedules may change, depending on the season.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Pozzallo to Malta?

The price of a single ferry ticket to Malta from Pozzallo is about €72. However, the price will be higher for passengers traveling with a car.


Occasionally, Virtu Ferries offers discounts on both passenger and vehicle tickets if you book your trip before a certain date. Also, there are usually offers for families with children or same-day return tickets.

Lastly, the company has also promotions for Saturday evening ferries if you include a return ticket for Sunday morning.


Infants and toddlers up to 3 years old travel for free, and there are also discounts for children up to 13 years old when selecting the "Family Ticket" option during your booking. There are also reduced fares for round-trip tickets for the same day.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Pozzallo to Malta?

The Pozzallo - Malta ferry trip takes 1 hr 45 min.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Pozzallo to Malta?

The Pozzallo to Malta route is operated by conventional ferries that take less than 2 hr to get to Valletta from Italy.

What’s the distance between Pozzallo and Malta?

The distance between the port of Pozzallo in Sicily and Malta is approximately 50 nautical miles (92 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Malta from Pozzallo

Check out some important travel tips for your ferry trip to Malta from Italy:

  • We recommend you arrive at the port of Pozzallo at least 1.5 hr before departure to avoid delays or queues.
  • Remember to pack a plug adapter, since in Malta the power plugs are type G.
  • If you have some spare time during your trip to Malta, you should also visit the nearby islands of Gozo and Comino. Find out more to plan a day trip from Malta to Gozo here.

Where to take the ferry from Pozzallo to Malta?

Ferries to Malta leave from the pier next to the Banchina di riva in the port of Pozzallo.

The port is a 30-min walk from the city center, while the bus and train stations are about 3 km away. In the port area, you’ll find several services, such as parking, car rentals, info points, bars, and taxis.

Can I travel on the ferry from Pozzallo to Malta with a car?

Yes, you can embark your vehicle on the ferries traveling from Pozzallo to Malta.

Tip: you can bring your bicycle on board for free. There is a fee for electric or motorized bikes.

Ferry Luggage

Virtu Ferries allows you to bring up to 3 pieces of luggage with a maximum size of 50x40x80 cm for free. However, passengers can keep with them only 1 luggage item, not exceeding 5 kg and 37x45x25 cm in size during the crossing.


There are no cabins available on the ferries traveling on the Pozzallo - Malta route. Seats are included in the ticket, but you can also choose the "Club Lounge" option for more comfort.

Pet travel

You can travel from Pozzallo to Malta with your pet. Simply book a ticket for your pet and make sure to bring with you a valid pet passport, vaccination certificate, and all necessary documents.

If you travel with your car, you can leave your pet inside the vehicle. Just remember to keep the windows open! This option is free and possible for up to 2 pets. There are also special pet cabins near the garage but availability is limited, so you should book in advance!

Small dogs and cats may also travel on the outside deck where there will be kept in their carriers, and placed in the designated pet area for a fee.

Note: animals are not allowed in the ship's lounges, with the exception of guide dogs.

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