There are 5 ways to get from Cagliari to La Maddalena by bus, car ferry, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, carferry  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Cagliari Piazza Matteotti - Esterno to Palau 5504
  2. Take the carferry from Palau to La Maddalena

$25 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus, carferry via Palau  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Cagliari to Palau
  2. Take the carferry from Palau to La Maddalena

$24 - $34

3 alternative options

Train, carferry  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Cagliari to Olbia Rv / ...
  2. Take the carferry from Palau to La Maddalena

$27 - $51

Drive, carferry  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Cagliari to Palau
  2. Take the carferry from Palau to La Maddalena

$48 - $69

Fly, carferry  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Cagliari (CAG) to Olbia (OLB) CAG - OLB
  2. Take the carferry from Palau to La Maddalena

$69 - $355

Questions & Answers

The distance between Cagliari and La Maddalena is 222 km.

The best way to get from Cagliari to La Maddalena without a car is to bus and carferry which takes 6 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to get from Cagliari to La Maddalena, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Cagliari Airport to Olbia Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Ryanair, easyJet, Alitalia and Meridiana offer flights from Cagliari Airport to Olbia Airport.

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There are 1182+ hotels available in La Maddalena. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cagliari to Cagliari Airport is to train which takes 5 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Cagliari to La Maddalena.
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  • Distance: 138.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 16 min

What companies run services between Cagliari, Italy and La Maddalena, Sardinia, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Cagliari to La Maddalena. However, you can take the bus to Palau then take the carferry to La Maddalena. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Cagliari to La Maddalena via Olbia, Olbia Capolinea Arst, Palau Porto, and Palau in around 6 h 18 min.

Airlines
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Cagliari to Olbia via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Cagliari to Olbia via Bologna
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Cagliari to Olbia via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cagliari to Olbia via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Cagliari to Olbia via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
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 Olbia
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Bus operators
Gruppo Turmo Travel
Phone
+39 0789 21487
Email
request@gruppoturmotravel.com
Website
gruppoturmotravel.com
Bus from Cagliari Piazza Matteotti - Esterno to Palau
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
gruppoturmotravel.com
Bus from Cagliari to Palau
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
gruppoturmotravel.com
Ferry operators
Delcomar
Phone
800.195.344
Email
info@delcomar.it
Website
delcomar.it
Car ferry from Palau to La Maddalena
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
delcomar.it

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