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There is a helicopter service operating all year round between the islands of Malta and Gozo. A quick alternative to the ferry service and it takes only 10 to 15 minutes.


A passenger car ferry operates several times daily between Cirkewwa in Malta and Mgarr in Gozo.

The crossing time is approximately 30 minutes.

The services to Comino operate from mid-March to mid-November.

For further information, contact:

The Gozo Channel Company
Hay Wharf
Sa Maison

Telephone number: 2124 3964-6
Fax number: 2124 8007
e-mail: admin@gozochannel.com
website: www.gozochannel.com


Driving is on the left hand side.
Speed limit is 80kph (50mph) on highways and 50kph (30mph) in residential areas.


Good local services operate from the towns of Valletta and Victoria (Gozo).


Identifiable by their all-white livery. Taxis are under meter charge at government-controlled prices, but it is best to agree prices before departure.

Car hire

A number of car hire firms offer self-drive cars, including both Avis and Hertz and have desks within the airport, the rates on Malta are among the cheapest in Europe.


Valid international driving licence required.
Useful travel links
AA route planner directions and maps within Malta