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There are 5 ways to get from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly Abu Dhabi to Cagliari  •  9h 25m

  1. Fly from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Cagliari (CAG) AUH - CAG

Cheapest option

Fly Abu Dhabi to Alghero, bus, train  •  16h 45m

  1. Fly from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Alghero (AHO) AUH - AHO
  2. Take the bus from Aeroporto Fertilia to Macomer Autostazione
  3. Take the train from Macomer to Cagliari

3 alternative options

Bus to Dubai, fly to Cagliari  •  13h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi Airport Terminal 1 and 3 to Ibn Battuta Metro Station 10
  2. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Cagliari (CAG) DXB - CAG

Fly Abu Dhabi to Olbia, train  •  16h 16m

  1. Fly from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Olbia (OLB) AUH - OLB
  2. Take the train from Olbia to Cagliari

Drive to Doha, fly to Cagliari  •  14h 45m

  1. Drive from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Doha
  2. Fly from Doha (DOH) to Cagliari (CAG) DOH - CAG

Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Cagliari (CAG) flights

The flight time between Abu Dhabi (AUH) and Cagliari (CAG) is around 12h 54m and covers a distance of around 4555 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 21m. The fastest flight normally takes 9h 25m. Services are operated by Etihad, KLM, Lufthansa and others. Typically 27 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
8h 33m
Layover time:
4h 21m
Total time:
12h 54m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
9h 25m
Flight distance:
4555 km
Flights per week:
27
Cheapest price:
€145
Carbon emissions:
923 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
01:55
Last flight departs at:
21:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Cagliari (CAG) flight schedules

United Arab Emirates → Italy
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International entry into Italy from United Arab Emirates

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Arab Emirates
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: Bangladesh, Brazil, India and Sri Lanka

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Conditions of entry into Italy from United Arab Emirates

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from United Arab Emirates
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Israel, Martinique, Monaco, Réunion, Svalbard and Jan Mayen and United Kingdom
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Dominican Republic, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Maldives, Martinique, Mauritius, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Réunion, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican
  • COVID-19 testing required within 72 hours from entering the country
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Dominican Republic, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Maldives, Martinique, Mauritius, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Réunion, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican unless other countries have been visited within the past 14 days prior to arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra and Monaco
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals who have visited Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, United Kingdom and United States in the last 14 days
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: San Marino and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test within 2 days before arrival and testing upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from Aruba, Dominican Republic, Maldives, Mauritius and Seychelles

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Rules to follow in Italy

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from United Arab Emirates

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from United Arab Emirates.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cagliari Airport (CAG) is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cagliari Airport (CAG) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Cagliari Airport (CAG) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Arab Emirates from Italy.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 14 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) is to fly and bus and train which costs AED 850 - AED 2700 and takes 16h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) is to fly which costs AED 1000 - AED 3700 and takes 9h 25m.

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The distance between Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) and Cagliari Airport (CAG) is 4555 km.

It takes approximately 9h 25m to fly from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Cagliari (CAG), including transfers and time at the airport.

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There is no direct flight from Abu Dhabi Airport to Cagliari Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 15m and has one stopover.

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Cagliari Airport (CAG) is 2h behind Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH). It is currently 5:37 PM in Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) and 3:37 PM in Cagliari Airport (CAG).

KLM, Air France, Ryanair and three other airlines offer flights from Abu Dhabi Airport to Cagliari Airport.

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There are 239+ hotels available in Cagliari Airport (CAG). Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Cagliari Airport (CAG).
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  • Distance: 4555.3 km
  • Duration: 9h 25m

What companies run services between Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH), United Arab Emirates and Cagliari Airport (CAG), Italy?

Etihad, KLM and seven other airlines fly from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) 4 times a day.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Cagliari via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 12m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€260 - €950
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Cagliari via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€250 - €900
Flights from Dubai to Cagliari via Munich
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€320 - €1000
Flights from Dubai to Cagliari via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€340 - €1100
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Olbia via Munich
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €850
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Olbia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €850
Flights from Doha to Cagliari via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€370 - €1400
Flights from Doha to Cagliari via Munich
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€350 - €1400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Cagliari via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €900
Flights from Doha to Cagliari via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€350 - €1400
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Alghero via Madrid
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€340 - €1200
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Alghero via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€280 - €1100
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Alghero via Katowice
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€180 - €600
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Alghero via Budapest, Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Cagliari via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €950
Flights from Dubai to Cagliari via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€360 - €1100
Flights from Dubai to Cagliari via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€360 - €1300
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Olbia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€250 - €900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Cagliari via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€240 - €900
Flights from Dubai to Cagliari via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€330 - €1100
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Olbia via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€220 - €850
Flights from Doha to Cagliari via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€350 - €1400
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Alghero via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€280 - €1100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Cagliari via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€280 - €1000
Flights from Dubai to Cagliari via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€360 - €1100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Olbia via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€310 - €1200
Flights from Doha to Cagliari via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€390 - €1500
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Olbia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €850
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Alghero via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€300 - €1100
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Olbia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €850
Flights from Doha to Cagliari via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€360 - €1400
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Doha to Cagliari via Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€330 - €1400
Flights from Doha to Cagliari via Amman, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€340 - €850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Olbia via Brussels
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€260 - €900
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Alghero via Madrid
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€340 - €1200
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Olbia to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €40
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€36 - €40
Train from Macomer to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €24
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€22 - €24
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Bus operators
Dubai RTA Bus
Phone
9090800
Website
rta.ae
Bus from Abu Dhabi Airport Terminal 1 and 3 to Ibn Battuta Metro Station 10
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Schedules at
rta.ae
Redentours Sardegna
Phone
+39078430325
Email
info@redentours.com
Website
redentours.com
Bus from Aeroporto Fertilia to Macomer Autostazione
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Redentours Sardegna
Logudoro Tours S.R.L.
Phone
079 3961037
Email
logudorotours@gmail.com
Website
logudorotours.it
Bus from Aeroporto Fertilia to Macomer Autostazione
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Logudoro Tours S.R.L.

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