The Malta-Sicily ferry
There is a very fast ferry from Malta to Sicily. You can get from one island to the other in just 1 hour and 45 minutes!!!
Thanks to this ferry, it is best to make a day trip from Malta to Sicily (or the other way around) or to combine the two islands in one holiday.
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From Malta to Sicily
There is only one operator active between Malta and Sicily. Virtu Ferries sails on the crossing: Pozzallo-Valletta. Tickets are quite easy to book with the Ferry booking website Direct Ferries.
- It is also possible to book this ferry to Catania. You will then be transported by bus on the route between Pozzallo and Catania. If you book via Direct Ferries, the bus tickets are included in the booking.
Day Tours Malta-Sicily
Looking for such a tour?
Tours often include Syracuse (the oldest city in Italy), Mount Etna, and Taormina. If this is a nice idea, you can consider the following tours:
- Taormina and Mount Etna Full Day Excursion from Malta (Viator.com)
- One Day Sicily Tour from Malta (Viator.com)
Frequently Asked Questions
If you travel by ferry from Malta to Sicily, the crossing takes 1 hour and 45 minutes.
The starting price is approximately €69. If you travel with 2 people and a car, this quickly rises to around €324 if you book in the summer (return).
The fast ferry that sails to Sicily from Malta sails in just 1 hour and 45 minutes between the island.