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Ferry from Catania to Valletta

There are around 4 weekly sailings from Catania to Valletta. The Catania Valletta ferry is operated by Virtu Ferries. Catania Valletta Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Catania to Valletta Ferry Times

Ferries from Catania to Valletta typically depart from Catania at around 15:00. The average sailing time of a Valletta Catania ferry is approximately 4h 54m.

Catania Valletta Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Catania Valletta ferries typically range between €120* and €404*. The average price is around €241*. The cheapest ferry prices from Catania to Valletta start from €78*. The average price for a foot passenger is €241*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

What is the distance between Catania and Valletta?

The distance between Catania to Valletta is approximately 115.3 miles (185.6km), or 100.2 nautical miles.

Is there a Catania Valletta car ferry?

No ferry operators currently provide a car ferry between Catania and Valletta

Are foot passengers allowed on the Catania Valletta ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Catania to Valletta with Virtu Ferries.

Catania to Valletta Ferry Alternatives

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Catania - Valletta Route summary
Departure Country Italy
Destination Country Malta
No. of Operators 1
Operators Virtu Ferries
Average Price 306 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 4
Average Sailing Duration 4h 54m
Fastest Sailing Duration 4h 45m
First Ferry 15:00
Last Ferry 18:30
Distance 100 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Catania to Valletta?

The approximate duration for ferries from Catania to Valletta is 4h 45m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Catania to Valletta?

Catania to Valletta is approximately 282 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Catania to Valletta?

There is 1 ferry operator for ferries from Catania to Valletta and this is
  • Virtu Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Catania to Valletta?

Book Catania to Valletta tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Catania to Valletta?

Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Catania to Valletta with
  • Virtu Ferries

Can you take your car on the ferry from Catania to Valletta?

No, only foot passengers can travel on the ferry.

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Catania to Valletta?

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard the ferry. Please ensure you read all the information around pet travel from the operator you decide to travel with. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
  • Virtu Ferries

How far is Valletta from Catania?

Catania to Valletta is approximately 100 nautical miles distance apart.

Catania Guide

The Sicilian city of Catania is located on the east coast of the island and lies on the Ionian Sea between Messina and Syracuse. Known for its historical relationship with earthquakes, having previously been destroyed by an earthquake in 1169 and again in 1693, the city has also suffered from volcanic eruptions from nearby Mount Etna, the most violent being in 1669. The city is also home to the first university opened in Sicily in 1434, and in the 14th century and on into the Renaissance, Catania was one of Italy's most important centres for culture, the arts and politics.

The city's symbol is u Liotru, or the Fontana dell'Ellefante, which was assembled in 1736 by Giovanni Battista Vaccarini. The symbol shows an ancient lavic stone elephant topped by an Egyptian obelisk from Syene. The city has had a poor relationship with volcanos, having been buried by lava a total of 17 times in recorded history. In layers beneath the present day city are the Roman city that preceded it, and the Greek city before that.


Valletta Guide

The Maltese city of Valletta is the island's capital city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is almost an open air museum. The city is filled with Baroque architecture which dates back to the Knights of St John nearly 5 centuries ago. Throughout its history, the city has welcomed emperors, heads of state, artists and poets and is now home to the seat of the Maltese Government. There are a number of charming cafes and bars in the city and it is now one of the island's most popular tourist attractions. Sites in the city that are worth visiting include the lovely St John's Cathedral with its fortifications and priceless paintings contained inside. The city's Grand Harbour is frequently referred to as the most beautiful in the Mediterranean and the city in general hosts a number of cultural events each year which range from theatre productions to concerts by leading opera singers.


Catania to Valletta Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 10/06/2024 and 16/06/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Virtu Ferries 16:00 20:45 4 hours 45 minutes Sat
Virtu Ferries 18:00 23:15 5 hours 15 minutes Mon
Virtu Ferries 18:30 23:15 4 hours 45 minutes Wed, Sun
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