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, PortoTorres, Olbia, Golfo d’Aranci and Arbatax. In the Italian continent ferries leave to Sardinia mainly from Genua, Civitavecchia,Livorno, Naples and Fiumicino.
Shipping companies that connect ports of Sardinia with ports of the Italian continent:
Genua – Porto Torres, Olbia, Arbatax
Civitavecchia – Olbia, Arbatax, Cagliari
Fiumicino – Golfo Aranci, Arbata
Napoli – Cagliari
Genoa – Olbia
Livorno – Olbia
Civitavecchia – Olbia
Piombino – Olbia
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.
In this article we are going to look at ferry connections between Livorno and Sardinia. There are two ship companies that provide such connection: Moby Lines and Corsica Ferries
Shipping company Moby Lines provide connection Livorno -Olbia – Livorno. On June 2016 from Monday till Friday ferries leave from Livorno to Olbia at 8 a.m. and at 23.50. Average journey time is 7-8 hours. From Olbia to Livorno ferries leave two/three times a day during the day and night. Average price for the month June 2016 starts from 37 EURO
You can buy tickets and look at the prices on the official Moby Lines web site.
*Attention: the timetable is highly approximate. It changes and varies a lot. Therefore, it is higly recommended to check the timetable on the official Moby Lines web site before buying tickets.
Shipping company Corsica Ferries provides daily connection between Livorno and Golfo d’Aranci. On June 2016 ferries leave Livorno between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. at 15.30 and between 21 and 23. Average journey time is 6 h 30 min with ferriesMega Express and 10 h. with ferries Cruise Ferries. Night connections last from 8 to 10 hours. From Golfo d’Aranci ferris leave at 8 a.m., at 15.30 and between 20.30 and 23. The price on june 2016 start from 50 EURO.
You can buy tickets and look at the prices on the official Corsica Ferrie web site.
*Attention: the timetable is highly approximate. It changes and varies a lot. Therefore, it is higly recommended to check the timetable on the official Corsica Ferrie web site before buying tickets.