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Useful but sea state reliant

This is a good way to get between Sliema and Valletta but it is very hit and miss as it is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Warnham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good service

Travelled on this little ferry crossing 4 times during our weeks holiday , it’s regular from Silima... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a good way to get between Sliema and Valletta but it is very hit and miss as it is cancelled if there is a swell in the harbour. When it does run it is a very easy journey but there is an uphill...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Travelled on this little ferry crossing 4 times during our weeks holiday , it’s regular from Silima to Villetta , it’s quick easy and cheap . It is a fair walk from the port upto the centre of Villeta if your not quite fit, but...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GaryBellerby
Reviewed 6 days ago

Did a morning trip across to Sliema from Valletta as we were staying there for a week. Quick cheap and efficient. On and off no messing about. Well practiced service obviously. Not that I thought much of Sliema having not been there now for 30yrs...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JBG1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to cross and go and see the 3 cities and decided that this was going to be the easiest way to get there. The ferries are regular and on time. You can sit inside or outside depending on the weather. Good and inexpensive.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GAR4898
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing much one can say, beyond very reasonable price, regular, efficient and friendly service Be aware of a very steep climb back up to Valetta

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jax3501
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the best way to get to Valletta from Selima it was less than € 4 return. You get a nice view of the harbour, it takes less than 15 mins in good weather. You queue up by the gangplank and pay at the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ian s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in Silema we used the ferry to get across to Valletta. Reasonably priced and a great view of the city as you approach. It doesn’t take long and it’s a pretty calm. If you have real difficulty with mobility it might be an issue...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lena G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Go to option if I have to go very quickly from Valletta to Sliema (much faster compared to the bus). Pro: much faster than the bus, you can use you Tallinja card. Cons: bit more expensive than bus, check also timetable.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank marcoburatti7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very efficient and always on time also very good value. It gets very busy so it’s worth joining queue 10 minutes or so prior to departure time.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mattytColchester
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only did this once on a return ticket, but found it perfectly OK, given the numbers on board. You have to be quick to get a seat up on deck, but the crossing only takes 5 minutes or so anyway. One word of warning, the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Kathryn K
November 30, 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
September 15, 2018|
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Response from Norbert B | Reviewed this property |
You can buy them from the were the ferry leaves
July 10, 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.