Getting Around Malta


Getting Around

Malta & Gozo even though small in size offers you an amazing amount to do. It is not a matter of what to do but more a case of where to start and how to do it!

Escorted Tours & Day Trips
There is an excellent choice of things to do in Malta and even though small, the Maltese Island certainly offer the visitor a good choice of escorted tours and day trips to choose from. If you are here for a short holiday or visiting on a cruise liner for a day or two you may opt for a tailor made private tour. Customized private tours give you the opportunity to visit the main sights and attractions in comfort and in the shortest possible time.

Local Cruises
Cruising is an obvious choice, especially during the summer months. There are plenty of day cruises and sailing adventures to choose from visiting beautiful bays and lagoons. Comino and Blue Lagoon is definitely worth visiting.

Most of Malta's towns and villages are connected by bus. For updated information visit the Malta Public Transport website at

to Gozo
There is a regular passenger/car ferry service between Malta and Gozo operating almost 24 hours, especially during the busy summer months. The main ferry terminal in Malta is in the North of the island at Cirkewwa. The ferry port of Mgarr in Gozo is in the South, it takes approximately 25 minutes to cross. Ferry tickets can be purchased before boarding or on your return. If you decide to visit Gozo by car/jeep it is advisable that you get to the ferry terminal early.

between Valletta and Sliema
A 10 minute crossing between the historical city of Valetta and the trendy resort town of Sliema. This ferry service is operated by the Marsemxetto Steam Ferry Company, a subsidiary of the popular Captain Morgan Cruises, the cost is minimal.

to Sicily
A very popular day out and for many visitors an opportunity not to be missed. Virtu, operators of the Catamaran ferry to Pozzallo in southern Sicily can offer a ferry only crossing or a combined ferry and tour (recommended), visiting popular attractions such as Mount Etna, Taormina and more.


About Malta
Getting Around

Places to Visit
The Three Cities
Mdina & Rabat
Gozo & Comino