Catania
Valletta
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Ferry from Catania to Valletta

On average there are 4 weekly sailings between Catania to Valletta. This ferry route is operated by Virtu Ferries. Catania Valletta ferries cost between £120 and £404, depending on ticket details. Prices exclude any service fees. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Catania Valletta ferries.

Catania Valletta Ferry Times

The first Catania Valletta ferry typically departs from Catania at around 15:00. The last ferry usually departs at 18:30.

How long is the ferry from Catania to Valletta?

Catania Valletta Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 4h 54m. The fastest sailings are approximately 4h 45m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Catania Valletta Ferry Operator Schedules

On average there is around 4 weekly ferry sailings from Catania to Valletta. These sailings are provided by Virtu Ferries. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables may differ by season.

Catania Valletta Ferry Prices

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

Pricing will vary depending on number of passengers, vehicle type, route and sailing times. Prices exclude service fees.

How far is it from Catania to Valletta?

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

Can I travel by car on the Catania Valletta ferry?

No, ferry operators currently do not allow cars to travel on sailings between Catania and Valletta

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Catania to Valletta?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Virtu Ferries between Catania and Valletta.

Can I take my pet on the ferry from Catania to Valletta?

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Catania to Valletta with Virtu Ferries. Please also note that your pet may have to stay in the vehicle during the journey unless the ferry operator supplies pet accommodation.

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Catania - Valletta Route summary
Departure Country Italy
Destination Country Malta
No. of Operators 1
Operators Virtu Ferries
Average Price £241*
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 ferry crossing time from Catania to Valletta is approximately 4h 45m. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.

How much is the ferry from Catania to Valletta?

Catania to Valletta ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Catania to Valletta is £241. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Catania to Valletta?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Catania to Valletta?

Book ferries from Catania to Valletta through our deal finder and check our offers page to view the latest ferry offers.

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

Yes, you can travel as a foot passenger 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, pets are permitted onboard the ferry. You may need a pet passport. Please read the ferry operators pet guidelines. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with
  • Virtu Ferries

How far is Valletta from Catania?

The distance between Catania to Valletta is approximately 100 nautical Miles.

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

Ferry Timetables between 20/05/2024 and 26/05/2024


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 Sun
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