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Getting to Malta by Sea

Ferry service between Malta to Sicily and Genoa, Italy.


The journey between Malta and Catania (on Sicily) takes about three hours. Ferry journeys from further North in Italy can take longer - you can find out the details with the ferry provider.

Contact Details For Ferries

Here are some contact details for ferry service providers arriving in Malta from various parts of Italy:

Grandi Navi Veloci

17, Via Fieschi
Genoa - 16121

  • Tel: (39) 0102094591
  • Email: infopax@gnv.it
  • Website: www.gnv.it

Grimaldi LinesVia Marchese Campodisola, 13

80133 Napoli

  • Tel: (39) 081 496444;
  • Fax: (39) 081 5517716
  • Email: info@grimaldi-napoli.it
  • Website: www.grimaldi-lines.com

Represented in Malta by:

Sullivan Maritime Limited,
VGT Terminal - Malta.

  • Tel/Fax: (356) 21809390
  • Email: info@sullivanmaritime.com.mt

Virtu Ferries

Ta' Xbiex Terrace
Ta' Xbiex
MSD 11

  • Tel: (356) 21228777
  • Fax: (356) 21235435
  • Email: info@virtuferries.com
  • Website: www.virtuferries.com


Malta is also a stop on many cruises, which usually stop at the Port in Valletta's Grand Harbour - contact your travel agent or cruise operator to find the latest details.

You can also visit the Valletta Grand Harbour Cruises website


In recent years, more people have been arriving in Malta on the many pleasure yachts which are moored at marinas around the island. Elanguest is actually directly opposite the Portomaso Marina in St Julian’s, next to the Hilton Hotel. For more information about yachting in Malta, please us the links below:

Malta Grand Harbour Marina

St Julian’s Portomaso Marina

Gozo Marina (They also offer ferry transport to and from Gozo)