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Ferries are great to get to Valetta. Winter timetable isn't always to time but if staying a week... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sunshine Coast, Australia
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Excellent service

Great service and value for money at €2.80 return from Sliema to Valetta. Runs every half an hour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sliema, Malta
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All reviews regular service steep walk return ticket takes mins every half hour reliable service short trip weekly ticket always on time value for money top deck euro crossing harbour birgu mini saves
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ferries are great to get to Valetta. Winter timetable isn't always to time but if staying a week get a weekly pass

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service and value for money at €2.80 return from Sliema to Valetta. Runs every half an hour, depending on the swell.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jantex
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely way to combine a visit to Valletta and the Three Cities. The service is punctual and the crossing quick (around 10 minutes) and includes the cost of the lift (elevator) up into the city of Valletta. Of course, the views are spectacular.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank GioGioRum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very pleasant way to travel. Cheap to 1 euro for 2 seniors no proof needed.Just asked for 2 over 60's. runs every half hour. Friendly guys wait at the ferry terminal with electric car 5 euros each return. You can hop on and off. They...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Karen D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We used both services, between Sleima and Valetta and Valetta and Three Citites. These are excellent, reliable services using clean and stable boats. Very good value, especially for over 60s! Remember to show your ID. Ferry ticket also pays for lift from Upper Barracka Gardens....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ddilling30
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a nutshell; worth trying this way to reach Valletta from Sliema, cheap and you get nice views of the harbour, Valletta fortifications and Manoel Island etc.; Longer version; although we had the 21€ bus tickets (giving unlimited bus travel for 7 days) it's a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SteveC2004
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a quick way of getting from Sliema to Valletta, but you need to climb up the steep streets to get to the top. I’d recommend picking up the little voucher book for some discounts to some of the restaurants dotted around the seafront...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MandyLong
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great efficient and good value way to cross from Tas Sliema to Valletta. Sitting outside on the top deck gives great views of both sides. Great for taking pictures.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank coupleone
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the ferry twice today. The service was very good and on time. The trip only takes a few minutes.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank wolf3728
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to take the ferry from Valetta to Sliema - something we had not done on previous visits to Malta.. Difficult to find the terminal but on asking was pointed in right direction. Cheap fares and only a short journey but plenty to see and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Kathryn K
30 November 2018|
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Response from GBM | Reviewed this property |
As others have said it takes 15 minutes (including load & unload). However it is worth noting that it is currently running on the winter timetable, from 1st November until 31st May. First ferry from Valletta 07:00, and last... More
Donnie S
15 September 2018|
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Response from Norbert B | Reviewed this property |
You can buy them from the were the ferry leaves
10 July 2018|
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Response from Gill M | Reviewed this property |
The weekly pass is for one route only, if you want to use both it is an additional 50 Euros.