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There are 5 ways to get from Cagliari Airport (CAG) to Alghero by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Cagliari to Sassari

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Cagliari to Macomer
  2. Take the bus from Macomer Autostazione to Alghero Via V. Emanuele 34

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Aeroporto Elmas Arrivi to Oristano Stazione Arst
  2. Take the bus from Oristano Stazione Arst to Sassari Via Padre Zirano
  3. Take the bus from Sassari Via Padre Zirano to Alghero Via Catalogna

Bus via Sedilo

  1. Take the bus from Aeroporto Elmas Arrivi to Sedilo Via Carlo Alberto Fr.14
  2. Take the bus from Sedilo to Sassari Via Padre Zirano
  3. Take the bus from Sassari Via Padre Zirano to Alghero Via Catalogna

Drive

  1. Drive from Cagliari Airport (CAG) to Alghero

Cagliari Airport (CAG) to Alghero by bus and train

24 Weekly Services
6h 2m Average Duration
€21 Cheapest Price
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Cagliari Airport (CAG) → Alghero
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Yes, travel within Italy is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Alghero is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Alghero is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Alghero is 1.5 metres.

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

Last updated: 9 Jan 2023
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cagliari Airport (CAG) to Alghero is to train and bus which costs €17 - €35 and takes 6h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Cagliari Airport (CAG) to Alghero is to drive which costs €30 - €50 and takes 2h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cagliari Airport (CAG) to Alghero. However, there are services departing from Aeroporto Elmas Arrivi and arriving at Alghero Via Catalogna via Oristano Stazione Arst and Sassari Via Padre Zirano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 34m.

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The distance between Cagliari Airport (CAG) and Alghero is 158 km. The road distance is 198.3 km.

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The best way to get from Cagliari Airport (CAG) to Alghero without a car is to train which takes 6h 2m and costs €21 - €50.

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It takes approximately 6h 2m to get from Cagliari Airport (CAG) to Alghero, including transfers.

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Cagliari Airport (CAG) to Alghero bus services, operated by Autolinee Frau S.R.L., depart from Aeroporto Elmas Arrivi station.

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The best way to get from Cagliari Airport (CAG) to Alghero is to train which takes 6h 2m and costs €21 - €50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6h 34m.

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Cagliari Airport (CAG) to Alghero bus services, operated by ARST Spa - Trasporti Regionali Della Sardegna, arrive at Alghero Via Catalogna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cagliari Airport (CAG) to Alghero is 198 km. It takes approximately 2h 51m to drive from Cagliari Airport (CAG) to Alghero.

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Map of how to get from Cagliari Airport (CAG) to Alghero.
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  • Distance: 158.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 2m

What companies run services between Cagliari Airport (CAG), Italy and Alghero, Italy?

Trenitalia operates a train from Cagliari to Sassari 3 times a day. Tickets cost €18 - €40 and the journey takes 2h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cagliari Airport (CAG) to Alghero via Oristano Stazione Arst and Sassari Via Padre Zirano in around 6h 34m.

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 Cagliari to Sassari
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €40
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€33 - €37
Train from Cagliari to Macomer
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 3 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
ARST Spa - Trasporti Regionali Della Sardegna
Phone
800 865 042
Email
informazioni@arst.sardegna.it
Website
arst.sardegna.it
Bus from Macomer Autostazione to Alghero Via V. Emanuele 34
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
ARST Spa - Trasporti Regionali Della Sardegna
Bus from Oristano Stazione Arst to Sassari Via Padre Zirano
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
ARST Spa - Trasporti Regionali Della Sardegna
Bus from Sassari Via Padre Zirano to Alghero Via Catalogna
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
ARST Spa - Trasporti Regionali Della Sardegna
Bus from Aeroporto Elmas Arrivi to Sedilo Via Carlo Alberto Fr.14
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
ARST Spa - Trasporti Regionali Della Sardegna
Autolinee Frau S.R.L.
Phone
+39.049.77.33.66
Website
frausrl.it
Bus from Aeroporto Elmas Arrivi to Oristano Stazione Arst
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Autolinee Frau S.R.L.
Pisanu Eredi Snc
Phone
+39078559405
Email
pisanuautolinee@pec.it
Website
pisanuautolinee.it
Bus from Sedilo to Sassari Via Padre Zirano
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Pisanu Eredi Snc

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