Sardinia: how to reach it?


There are two ways to reach Sardinia from Italy (that is from Italian continent): by ferries and by plains.

Ferries are active the whole year. During the summer there are a lot of passengers that is why it is highly recommended to book ferry tickets in advance. The average journey time is 10 hours. Nowadays there are several ferries that reach Sardegna in 6 hours. Most ferries leave late at night. In Sardinia there are several ports where arrive ferries: Cagliari, Porto Torres, OlbiaGolfo d’Aranci and Arbatax.  In the Italian continent ferries leave to Sardinia mainly from Genua, Civitavecchia, Livorno, Naples and Fiumicino.

Sardegna porti

Shipping companies that connect ports of Sardinia with ports of the Italian continent:

  • Tirrenia

Genua – Porto Torres, Olbia, Arbatax

Civitavecchia – Olbia, Arbatax, Cagliari

Fiumicino – Golfo Aranci, Arbata

Napoli – Cagliari

  • Moby Lines

Genoa – Olbia

Livorno – Olbia

Civitavecchia – Olbia

Piombino – Olbia

  • Corsica Ferries

Livorno – Golfo Aranci

  • Grande Navi Veloci

Genoa – Porto Torres

Ferry prices vary a lot depending on the season and on the booking date. Also prices depend on the way of travelling on ferries: cabin/CABINA USO ESCLUSIVO, single bed/LETTO SINGOLO, seats/POLTRONA or bridge/PONTE. As usual the option ponte is the cheapest one. If you want to take with you animals or additional equipment such as cars, bicycles, motorbikes, it will cost additional amount of money.

More detailed information:

Civitavecchia – Sardinia

Genoa – Sardinia

Livorno – Sardinia

Napoli – Sardinia


Porto di Golfo d’Aranci


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