There are 4 ways to get from Cagliari to Nuoro by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Cagliari Piazza San Michele to Nuoro Ospedale Linea 9342

$11 - $17

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Rideshare  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Cagliari to Nuoro 112.3 miles

$10

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Cagliari to Macomer Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Macomer to Nuoro Macomer-Nuoro

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Cagliari to Nuoro 111.8 miles

$26 - $40

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cagliari Piazza San Michele and arriving at Nuoro Ospedale. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cagliari to Nuoro. However, there are services departing from Cagliari and arriving at Nuoro via Macomer. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between Cagliari and Nuoro is 122 km. The road distance is 178.9 km.

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The best way to get from Cagliari to Nuoro without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 20 min and costs .

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The bus from Cagliari Piazza San Michele to Nuoro Ospedale takes 2 h 20 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Cagliari to Nuoro bus services, operated by ARST Spa - Trasporti Regionali Della Sardegna, depart from Cagliari Piazza San Michele station.

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Cagliari to Nuoro train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Cagliari station.

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The best way to get from Cagliari to Nuoro is to bus which takes 2 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 6 min.

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Cagliari to Nuoro bus services, operated by ARST Spa - Trasporti Regionali Della Sardegna, arrive at Nuoro Ospedale station.

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Cagliari to Nuoro train services, operated by ARST Spa - Trasporti Regionali Della Sardegna, arrive at Nuoro station.

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Map of how to get from Cagliari to Nuoro.
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  • Distance: 76.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 20 min

What companies run services between Cagliari, Italy and Nuoro, Italy?

ARST Spa - Trasporti Regionali Della Sardegna operates a bus from Cagliari to Nuoro twice daily. Tickets cost $11 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. Gruppo Turmo Travel also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cagliari to Nuoro via Macomer in around 4 h 6 min.

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 Macomer
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
ARST Spa - Trasporti Regionali Della Sardegna
Phone
800 865 042
Email
informazioni@arst.sardegna.it
Website
arst.sardegna.it
Train from Macomer to Nuoro
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
arstspa.info
Bus operators
ARST Spa - Trasporti Regionali Della Sardegna
Phone
800 865 042
Email
informazioni@arst.sardegna.it
Website
arst.sardegna.it
Bus from Cagliari Piazza San Michele to Nuoro Ospedale
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
arstspa.info
Gruppo Turmo Travel
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Cagliari to Nuoro
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Cagliari to Nuoro is 179 km. It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to drive from Cagliari to Nuoro.

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There are 194+ hotels available in Nuoro. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Cagliari and Nuoro. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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