Virtu Ferries

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Virtu Ferries offers convenient ferry crossings between Malta and Sicily. Book your ticket online and enjoy a comfortable journey across the Mediterranean.

Virtu Ferries is a Maltese ferry company that uses high-speed ferries to provide fast ferry services between Malta and Sicily since 1988. The firm is part of the Virtu Holdings group, which also operates Venezia Lines, that offers seasonal ferry services from Venice.

  • Area served: The Malta Channel between Malta and Sicily
  • Fleet: The fleet consists entirely of 5 modern catamarans, which are recognized for their speed and stability. The ships are:
    • Saint John Paul II: 900 passengers, 167 cars
    • Jean de la Valette: 800 passengers, 156 cars
    • Maria Dolores: 600 passengers, 65 cars
    • San Frangisk and San Pawl: 310 passengers, no vehicles
  • Route: Valletta (Malta) - Pozzallo (Sicily) (nearly daily, year-round)

Virtu Ferries is proud to offer a fast, pleasant and convenient option to travel between Malta and Sicily. Their catamarans provide a comfortable ride and comforts, such as onboard cafes, bars and shops to enhance the passenger experience.

Tickets prices vary according to the season (high or low), number and age of passengers, acommodation chosen and if you bring along a vehicle. Regardless, it is advisable to make your Virtu Ferries booking in advance and enjoy a wonderful holiday in the Mediterannean!

Virtu Ferries booking terms

Virtu Ferries passenger terminal in Malta

The Virtu Ferries Passenger Terminal is located in Marsa, Malta. The whole address is:

Xatt L-Ghassara Tal-Gheneb, Marsa, MRS 1917. Malta.

Here are some other details that might be useful:

  • GPS coordinates: 35.885371, 14.501445
    • The bus stop in front of the terminal is Il-Floriana-Hatab (Route 130).
  • Opening hours:
    • Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • Saturday: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • Sunday: Closed

Virtu Ferries ticket prices are determined by several factors:

  • Route chosen: They go between Sicily and Malta
  • Travel date: Prices vary according to season (peak versus off-peak)
  • Passengers: Adult, child, and commercial car charges differ
  • Discounts & offers: Virtu Ferries usually provides special deals that can drastically lower your cost
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