Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Elmas?

Book now

There are 2 ways to get from Carloforte to Cagliari Airport (CAG) by ferry, bus or train

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

Ferry, bus

  1. Take the ferry from Carloforte to Portovesme
  2. Take the bus from Portovesme Porto to Cagliari Autostazione Arst

1 alternative option

Ferry, bus, train

  1. Take the ferry from Carloforte to Portovesme
  2. Take the bus from Portovesme Porto to Villamassargia Stazione Fs
  3. Take the train from Villamassargia-Domus to Cagliari

Carloforte to Cagliari Airport (CAG) by ferry and bus

The journey time between Carloforte and Cagliari Airport (CAG) is around 8h 8m and covers a distance of around 130 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 19m. The fastest journey normally takes 8h. Operated by Delcomar and ARST Spa - Trasporti Regionali Della Sardegna, the Carloforte to Cagliari Airport (CAG) service departs from Carloforte and arrives in Aeroporto Elmas Arrivi. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Explore all travel options

Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 48m
Layover time:
5h 19m
Total time:
8h 8m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
8h
Journey distance:
130 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€10
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:50
Last service departs at:
15:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Carloforte to Cagliari Airport (CAG) ferry and bus schedules

Carloforte → Cagliari Airport (CAG)
Partially open

Travel safe during COVID-19

Rules to follow in Italy

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Travel within Italy

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

COVID-19 help in Italy

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1500

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Italy.

Explore options for future travel

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

Explore travel options

The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cagliari Airport (CAG) is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cagliari Airport (CAG) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Cagliari Airport (CAG) 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: 21 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Carloforte to Cagliari Airport (CAG) is to ferry and bus which costs €10 - €16 and takes 5h 5m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Carloforte to Cagliari Airport (CAG) is to ferry and bus which costs €10 - €16 and takes 5h 5m.

More details

The distance between Carloforte and Cagliari Airport (CAG) is 67 km.

The best way to get from Carloforte to Cagliari Airport (CAG) without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 5h 5m and costs €10 - €16.

More details

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

More details

There are 1515+ hotels available in Cagliari Airport (CAG). Prices start at €87 per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Carloforte to Cagliari Airport (CAG).
Launch map view
  • Distance: 66.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 5m

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

There is no direct connection from Carloforte to Cagliari Airport (CAG). However, you can take the ferry to Portovesme, take the walk to Portovesme Porto, take the bus to Cagliari Autostazione Arst, then take the bus to Aeroporto Elmas Arrivi. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Carloforte to Cagliari Airport (CAG) via Portovesme, Portovesme Porto, Villamassargia Stazione Fs, Villamassargia-Domus, Cagliari, and Cagliari Autostazione Arst in around 5h 13m.

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 Villamassargia-Domus to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€6 - €8
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.
For more information, please visit this page
Bus operators
ARST Spa - Trasporti Regionali Della Sardegna
Phone
800 865 042
Email
informazioni@arst.sardegna.it
Website
arst.sardegna.it
Bus from Portovesme Porto to Cagliari Autostazione Arst
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
ARST Spa - Trasporti Regionali Della Sardegna
Bus from Portovesme Porto to Villamassargia Stazione Fs
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
ARST Spa - Trasporti Regionali Della Sardegna
Ferry operators

Want to know more about travelling around Italy

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.