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There are 6 ways to get from Barcelona to Sardinia by plane, taxi, ferry, train or bus

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Fly Barcelona to Alghero

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Alghero (AHO)

Fly Barcelona to Cagliari

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Cagliari (CAG)

Taxi to Girona, fly to Cagliari

  1. Take the taxi from Barcelona to Girona Airport
  2. Fly from Girona (GRO) to Cagliari (CAG)

Taxi to Girona, fly to Alghero

  1. Take the taxi from Barcelona to Girona Airport
  2. Fly from Girona (GRO) to Alghero (AHO)

Ferry, train

  1. Take the ferry from Barcellona to Porto Torres
  2. Take the train from Porto Torres Marittima to Cagliari

Ferry, bus

  1. Take the ferry from Barcellona to Porto Torres
  2. Take the bus from Porto Torres Porto Civico-P.Verde to Aeroporto Olbia
  3. Take the bus from Aeroporto Olbia to Cagliari Piazza Matteotti - Esterno

Barcelona to Sardinia by ferry, walk and train

The journey time between Barcelona and Sardinia is around 17h 13m and covers a distance of around 1351 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Grimaldi Lines and Trenitalia, the Barcelona to Sardinia service departs from Barcellona and arrives in Cagliari. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

1 Weekly Services
17h 13m Average Duration
€100 Cheapest Price
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International entry into Italy from Spain

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
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Rules to follow in Italy

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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
  • FFP2 masks are required on all public transport
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sardinia is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sardinia is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sardinia is 1.5 metres.

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

No, returning to Spain from Italy is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 26 Sep 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Sardinia is to fly which costs €28 - €220 and takes 4h 34m.

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The fastest way to get from Barcelona to Sardinia is to fly which takes 4h 34m and costs €28 - €220.

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The distance between Barcelona and Sardinia is 595 km.

The best way to get from Barcelona to Sardinia without a car is to ferry and train which takes 17h 13m and costs €100 - €160.

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It takes approximately 4h 34m to get from Barcelona to Sardinia, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Alghero Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Ryanair offers flights from Barcelona Airport to Alghero Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Sardinia. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs €6.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Sardinia.
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  • Distance: 595.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 34m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Sardinia, Italy?

Ryanair flies from Barcelona to Alghero 3 times a week.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Alghero
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €320
Flights from Barcelona to Cagliari via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€40 - €310
Flights from Girona to Cagliari via Pisa
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €320
Flights from Girona to Cagliari via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€80 - €320
Flights from Girona to Cagliari via Pescara, Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€80 - €320
Flights from Girona to Alghero via Memmingen
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €350
Flights from Girona to Alghero via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€55 - €390
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Girona to Cagliari via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €320
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Girona to Cagliari via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €320
Flights from Girona to Alghero via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €230
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 Porto Torres Marittima to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€20 - €40
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€36 - €40
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
Sun Lines S.R.L.
Phone
0789 50885
Email
un-lines@tiscali.it
Website
sunlines.it
Bus from Porto Torres Porto Civico-P.Verde to Aeroporto Olbia
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €30
Website
Sun Lines Elite Service
Gruppo Turmo Travel
Phone
+39 0789 21487
Email
request@gruppoturmotravel.com
Website
gruppoturmotravel.com
Bus from Aeroporto Olbia to Cagliari Piazza Matteotti - Esterno
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €18
Website
Gruppo Turmo Travel
Ferry operators
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Ferry from Barcellona to Porto Torres
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
Grimaldi Lines
Other operators
Taxis Aeropuerto Girona
Phone
646 039 355
Website
taxisaeropuertogirona.com
Taxi from Barcelona to Girona Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
taxisaeropuertogirona.com

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