Virtu Ferries


Routes: 2

Shortest Crossing: Pozzallo - Valletta 1 hr 42 min

Virtu Ferries


Pozzallo to Valletta / Valletta to Pozzallo
1 crossings daily
1 hr 42 min

Virtu Ferries – is a large Maltese company, which was organized in 1988. Every year, it handles more than 300,000 passengers and around 70,000 vehicles.

Virtu Ferries
Virtu Ferries
Virtu Ferries

Benefits of Virtu Ferries

The crossings are provided by state-of-the-art, safe vessels. The Saint John Paul II, for example, can accommodate 900 passengers, 167 cars and 23 trucks. All amenities are provided on the ships to make the journey comfortable. For children there are playgrounds, as well as snacks and drinks in the cafe-bar. The staff of the ferry consists of qualified and experienced specialists, who are ready to help in everything. The high-speed ships are equipped with ramps and elevators, so people with reduced mobility will be comfortable on board.


Virtu Ferries provides a regular maritime service between Sicily and Malta. The company's main routes include:

  • Valletta – Catania (four weekly trips, travel time of 4 hours and 15 minutes);
  • Valletta – Pozzallo (14 connections every week, crossing time – 1 hour 45 minutes).

Since the flights are short, there is no need to book a ticket that includes a cabin. There are comfortable seats on board, in which you can relax during the sea voyage.

Special features

Virtu Ferries offers year-round flights from Malta to Sicily and back. During the summer season it is advisable to book the ferry tickets in advance, as the influx of tourists is very high at this time. You can travel with your pet if you notify the company in advance. It is important that the pet has a valid veterinary passport with vaccination certificates. For the disabled there is a discount of 25% of the fare. You should arrive at the terminal at least one hour before the departure of the ferry. If you travel in your own car, there are no restrictions on luggage.