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There are 4 ways to get from Cagliari Airport (CAG) to Arbatax by bus, ferry, car or towncar

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Bus  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Cagliari Autostazione Arst to Tortoli' Fra Locci Linea 103

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Ferry  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the ferry from Cagliari to Arbatax Itcag - Itatx

Drive  •  1h 59m

  1. Drive from Cagliari Airport (CAG) to Arbatax 130.6 km

Towncar  •  1h 59m

  1. Take a town car from Cagliari Airport to Arbatax 130.6 km

Cagliari Airport (CAG) to Arbatax by bus

The bus journey time between Cagliari Airport (CAG) and Arbatax is around 9h 48m and covers a distance of around 144 km. This includes an average layover time of around 6h 40m. The fastest bus normally takes 5h 52m. Operated by ARST Spa - Trasporti Regionali Della Sardegna, the Cagliari Airport (CAG) to Arbatax bus service departs from Aeroporto Elmas Partenze and arrives in Arbatax Villaggio Cartiera. Typically nine buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
3h 8m
Layover time:
6h 40m
Total time:
9h 48m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
5h 52m
Bus distance:
144 km
Buses per week:
9
Cheapest price:
€8
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
08:32
Last bus departs at:
16:34

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cagliari Airport (CAG) to Arbatax bus schedules

Cagliari Airport (CAG) → Arbatax
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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 Arbatax is 1500.

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

The social distance requirement in Arbatax 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: 22 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Cagliari Airport (CAG) to Arbatax is to bus which costs €8 - €13 and takes 5h 13m.

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The fastest way to get from Cagliari Airport (CAG) to Arbatax is to drive which takes 1h 59m and costs €16 - €25.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cagliari Airport (CAG) to Arbatax. However, there are services departing from Aeroporto Elmas Partenze and arriving at Arbatax Villaggio Cartiera via Cagliari Autostazione Arst and Tortoli' Fra Locci. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 13m.

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The distance between Cagliari Airport (CAG) and Arbatax is 93 km. The road distance is 130.6 km.

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The best way to get from Cagliari Airport (CAG) to Arbatax without a car is to bus which takes 5h 13m and costs €8 - €13.

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It takes approximately 5h 13m to get from Cagliari Airport (CAG) to Arbatax, including transfers.

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Cagliari Airport (CAG) to Arbatax bus services, operated by ARST Spa - Trasporti Regionali Della Sardegna, depart from Cagliari Autostazione Arst station.

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Cagliari Airport (CAG) to Arbatax bus services, operated by ARST Spa - Trasporti Regionali Della Sardegna, arrive at Tortoli' Fra Locci station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cagliari Airport (CAG) to Arbatax is 131 km. It takes approximately 1h 59m to drive from Cagliari Airport (CAG) to Arbatax.

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  • Distance: 92.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 13m

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

ARST Spa - Trasporti Regionali Della Sardegna operates a bus from Cagliari Autostazione Arst to Tortoli' Fra Locci every 4 hours. Tickets cost €6 - €9 and the journey takes 2h 36m.

Bus operators
ARST Spa - Trasporti Regionali Della Sardegna
Phone
800 865 042
Email
informazioni@arst.sardegna.it
Website
arst.sardegna.it
Bus from Cagliari Autostazione Arst to Tortoli' Fra Locci
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
ARST Spa - Trasporti Regionali Della Sardegna
Ferry operators
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Ferry from Cagliari to Arbatax
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
Tirrenia
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Cagliari Airport to Arbatax

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