How To Get From Malta Airport to Gozo – All Possible Ways

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We will write how to get from Malta airport to Gozo. The distance from Malta International Airport to Gozo city center is around 40 kilometers included a ferry from Malta to Gozo. The travel time from Malta airport to Gozo is around 1 hour and 30 minutes by car and more 2 hours if you go by public buses.

The taxi fare from Malta airport to Gozo is around €50. The cheapest way from Malta airport to Gozo is by public bus 8.65 per person around 2 hours travel time. You can also rent a car in Malta International airport or get a private transfer.

You’ll need your GPS to track your location for using apps read here Malta sim card for tourist and how to get from Malta airport to Valleta.

For more related posts in Malta: read our things to do in Gozo, the most instagrammable places in MaltaBudget travel in Malta, best things to do in Malta and things to know before visiting Malta.



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The cheapest way from Malta airport to Gozo is by bus. The Bus X1 fare is only €2 in high season and the travel time is around 60 minutes to get to Cirkewwa Ferry Terminal. Bus prices can be cheaper from October to May low season is only €1.50.

The buses are running every 40 minutes from Malta airport and you can purchase your bus ticket to the bus driver or in the vending machine at the airport. The Bus leaving from Malta Airport to Cirkewwa Ferry Terminal from 5 am to 11 pm. You will have to take the ferry to Gozo around 25 minutes and costs €4.65 per person. The ferry from Malta to Gozo leaves from 2 15 am to 12 20 am.

The bus fare from Malta airport to Gozo would be €2 from X1 Bus plus ferry ticket €4.65 and the bus 301 another €2 total €8.65 from Malta airport to Gozo per person and more 2 hours travel time.

Bus Around Gozo

Bus 301 and Bus 323 in Gozo will take 20-25 minutes from Gozo Ferry Terminal to Vapur final destination of the bus in Gozo city center. A single journey ticket can be bought for €2 for any location within 2 hours from your point of origin. An even cheaper option is to buy the 12 tickets at once for only €15 or to get the 7-day explore card that only costs €21.


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You can buy a Tallinja card for 12 single journeys €15. You can also get for 7 days €21 for adults and €15 for children. You can purchase the Tallinja card in the Airport in the vending machines.


If you go from Malta airport to Gozo city center by taxi the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi is around 40 minutes from Malta airport to Cirkewwa Ferry Terminal and the taxi fare is around €30. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depending on traffic and your final destination.

You will have to take the ferry to Gozo around 25 minutes and costs €4.65 per person. Once in Gozo if you get a taxi from Gozo Ferry Terminal to city center is around €15. For one person the taxi fare from Malta airport to Gozo could be around €50 included both taxis and the ferry ride. And the total travel time by taxi from Malta airport to Gozo could be around 1 hour and 30 minutes. The ferry from Malta to Gozo leaves from 2 15 am to 12 20 am.


Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort after your flight to Malta. Prices are around €73 and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be €17 per person. The total travel time by private transfer from Malta airport to Gozo could be around 1 hour and 30 minutes.

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For sure private transportation will be so comfortable same like taxi, they will wait for you and drive to your final destination without you worrying of anything!


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There are many options for renting a car in Malta’s airport. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Malta. It will take you 1 hour 30 minutes to get to Gozo city center from the airport with a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Europcar available in the airport. Prices can be around €30 per day.

Car rental option can be great if you are traveling with a few people or a lot of luggage and planning to visit beaches around Malta and Gozo. Make sure you have parking place in your hotel or Airbnb since sometimes can be so challenging in Gozo city center. The ferry from Malta to Gozo leaves from 2 15 am to 12 20 am.

If you are bringing a car the ferry fare is €15.70 (included one person) and €4.65 for passenger one way. But, you pay only once when you are leaving Gozo. It means is so affordable to go to Gozo even in a day trip with your car.


If you ask me the best way from Malta airport to Gozo city center I would choose renting a car since it’s not easy to move around Malta and Gozo by public transportation will take so long. You will take around 1 hour 30 minutes included the ferry by car.

If you prefer the cheapest way by Public Bus since a single ticket will cost €8.65. Great option if you go on a budget and especially if you are traveling alone. You will take around 2 hours by public transportation to reach Gozo city center from Malta airport and it could be longer depending on the waiting time for the bus and ferry.


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Those looking for a place to stay will find many options for accommodations in Gozo. There are guesthouses, dorm beds, apartments and B&Bs for €20-90 while boutique hotels, mid-range establishments and can go for as much as €130. A luxurious stay in the finest accommodations in Gozo may cost up to €250. Looking for a cheaper way to experience comfort and style in Gozo? Why not try AirBnB? Gozo has shared and private rooms that you can avail for as low as €20Click here to get a great discount when you sign up with AirBnB!



Our choice was The Duke Boutique Hotel located in Victoria. It’s a great hotel situated just 10-15 minutes from the beaches and the port via car. There are restaurants, bars and malls all around Victoria. The views from our room to the citadel were amazing! The breakfast is tasty, the staff are friendly and helpful especially with giving directions and tips on places to visit around Gozo.

We loved it so much having a jacuzzi outside our room! Perfect for relaxing in the morning and before sleeping.


Budget Travel in Malta

There are a lot of Traditional Maltese food that you can try and might enjoy. When visiting the country it is a must try to buy some of Maltese bread, it is common for local to eat bread and that you can find them anywhere around the country for a price of €0.99 for a large loaves. 

Bragioli is a popular beef dish with a difference, it is boast with a mouth-watering concoction of bacon, egg, and garlic dipped breadcrumbs. Kannoli is the name of a legendary dessert it s made from fried cannelloni with cheese, chocolate and cherries, €0.75 is the price of each kannolli. There are lots and lots of you can choose from once you visit Malta, try to find and enjoy every piece of it.

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The currency used all throughout Malta is Euro just like all European country. The exact currency of Euro to dollar is €1 = $1.13678 USD. You can use debit cards everywhere in Malta. ATM’s are available and accessible in all part of the country.

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Malta is famous for it’s stunning coastline which means its famous with tourist in summer. It is a beautiful destination and great place to visit during the summer. However, summer months temperature are not very much ideal because it might get pretty high in the island. Weather on the month of July and August are the months where you want to get away from, only because it can get pretty much intense with the temperature.

The months of late May to June is the best time to visit Malta, the weather starts to get warm and dry. Also September and October is also a good time to pay a visit, places are less crowded and the weather is pretty pleasant and that you can attend several events too.

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Happy Travels!

Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. Now based in the Philippines!

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