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Ferry from Valletta to Gozo

There are usually 10 daily and 59 weekly sailings between Valletta and Gozo. This ferry route is operated by Virtu Ferries Gozo. Valletta Gozo ferries cost between £9 and £33, depending on ticket details. Prices exclude any service fees. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Valletta Gozo ferries.

Valletta Gozo Ferry Times

The earliest Valletta Gozo ferry sailings typically depart Valletta at around 06:45. The last ferry usually departs at 22:45.

How long is the ferry from Valletta to Gozo?

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

Valletta Gozo Ferry Operator Schedules

There are an average of 10 daily sailings and up to 59 weekly ferry sailings from Valletta to Gozo. These sailings are provided by Virtu Ferries Gozo. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

Valletta Gozo Ferry Prices

Valletta Gozo ferry prices typically range between £9* and £33*. The average price is typically £19*. The cheapest Valletta Gozo ferry prices start from £6*. The average price for a foot passenger is £19*.

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

How far is it from Valletta to Gozo?

The distance between Valletta to Gozo is approximately 0.9 miles (1.4km) or 0.8 nautical miles.

Can I travel by car on the Valletta Gozo ferry?

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

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

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

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

Pets are currently not allowed on board the ferries from Valletta to Gozo.

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Valletta - Gozo Route summary
Departure Country Malta
Destination Country Malta
No. of Operators 1
Operators Virtu Ferries Gozo
Average Price £19*
Average Daily Sailings 10
Average Weekly Sailings 59
Average Sailing Duration 45m
First Ferry 06:45
Last Ferry 22:45
Distance 0 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 Valletta to Gozo?

The ferry crossing time from Valletta to Gozo is approximately 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 Valletta to Gozo?

Valletta to Gozo ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Valletta to Gozo is £20. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Valletta to Gozo?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Valletta to Gozo?

Book ferries from Valletta to Gozo 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 Valletta to Gozo?

Yes, you can travel as a foot passenger from Valletta to Gozo with
  • Virtu Ferries Gozo

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

No, only foot passengers can travel on the ferry.

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

No, pets are not permitted onboard the ferries.

Valletta Guide

Step off your ferry into the heart of Mediterranean history at Valletta ferry port, Malta's splendid capital. This UNESCO World Heritage city is a living testament to Baroque architecture, a stunning repository of art and history. Stroll down the bustling streets and you'll find St. John's Co-Cathedral, home to Caravaggio's masterpiece 'The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist'. Or immerse yourself in the past at the Grandmaster's Palace. From Valletta, explore the rest of Malta with ease: the island's compact size makes it simple to visit locations like Mdina, the Silent City, or the sandy beaches of Gozo. Arriving in the city centre from Valletta ferry port is a breeze, just a short walk or taxi ride away. As Christmas approaches, don't miss the festive lights and decorations that transform Valletta into a twinkling wonderland. So, set sail for Valletta ferry port, where the charm of the old world meets the comforts of the new.

Gozo Guide

Brimming with historical charm, Gozo is a captivating island that lies just off the coast of Malta. It is home to the ancient Ggantija Temples, which are older than the Pyramids of Egypt, and the stunning Azure Window, a natural limestone arch that is a magnet for divers. From Gozo ferry port, you can easily reach the island of Malta by ferry in just 25 minutes, opening up a whole new world of Mediterranean exploration. To reach Victoria, Gozo's capital, opt for the reliable bus service or hire a car for a more flexible journey. In the lead up to Christmas, the island's streets come alive with festive markets, offering a unique blend of Gozitan and Christmas traditions, making it an enchanting winter destination.

Which is better Valletta or Gozo?

The question of whether Valletta or Gozo is better is subjective and ultimately depends on individual preferences. Valletta is the capital city of Malta and is larger and more bustling than Gozo, which is a smaller and quieter island. Valletta offers a vibrant city experience, while Gozo provides a more relaxed and rural ambiance.Valletta is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is known for its rich history, stunning architecture, and numerous museums and historical sites. Gozo also has historical sites, such as the Ggantija Temples, but on a smaller scale. Gozo is renowned for its picturesque countryside, stunning coastal cliffs, and beautiful beaches, such as Ramla Bay and Marsalforn Bay. Valletta, on the other hand, is mainly built-up and lacks extensive natural landscapes. Valletta is easily accessible from the mainland and has better transport connections, including a ferry service from Sliema. Gozo requires a ferry ride from Malta, which may be less convenient for some travelers.

Ultimately, the choice between Valletta and Gozo depends on individual preferences. Those seeking a vibrant city experience with historical significance may prefer Valletta, while those looking for a more tranquil and natural setting may opt for Gozo.

How many days in Gozo is enough?

The number of days needed to explore Gozo, a small island in the Mediterranean Sea, largely depends on personal preferences and interests. However, a stay of at least 3-4 days is recommended to fully experience the island's attractions and natural beauty. During this time, visitors can explore the stunning coastline, visit historical sites like the Citadel in Victoria, and discover charming villages such as Xlendi and Marsalforn. Additionally, Gozo offers opportunities for snorkeling, diving, and hiking, allowing visitors to appreciate its underwater caves, rugged landscapes, and picturesque countryside.

Furthermore, Gozo's rich cultural heritage can be explored through its numerous churches, museums, and ancient temples like Ggantija. The island also hosts various festivals throughout the year, providing a chance to witness traditional celebrations and experience the local culture. While Gozo can be enjoyed in a few days, those seeking a more relaxed and leisurely experience may choose to extend their stay. With its tranquil atmosphere, idyllic beaches, and delicious cuisine, Gozo offers a perfect escape for nature lovers, history enthusiasts, and those in search of a peaceful retreat.

Valletta to Gozo Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 13/05/2024 and 19/05/2024

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Virtu Ferries Gozo 00:30 01:15 45 minutes Mon, Sun
Virtu Ferries Gozo 06:45 07:30 45 minutes Everyday
Virtu Ferries Gozo 08:45 09:30 45 minutes Everyday
Virtu Ferries Gozo 09:45 10:30 45 minutes Everyday
Virtu Ferries Gozo 10:45 11:30 45 minutes Everyday
Virtu Ferries Gozo 11:45 12:30 45 minutes Everyday
Virtu Ferries Gozo 12:45 13:30 45 minutes Everyday
Virtu Ferries Gozo 13:45 14:30 45 minutes Everyday
Virtu Ferries Gozo 14:45 15:30 45 minutes Everyday
Virtu Ferries Gozo 15:45 16:30 45 minutes Everyday
Virtu Ferries Gozo 16:45 17:30 45 minutes Everyday
Virtu Ferries Gozo 17:45 18:30 45 minutes Everyday
Virtu Ferries Gozo 18:45 19:30 45 minutes Everyday
Virtu Ferries Gozo 19:45 20:30 45 minutes Everyday
Virtu Ferries Gozo 20:45 21:30 45 minutes Everyday
Virtu Ferries Gozo 22:15 23:00 45 minutes Everyday
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