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There are 8 ways to get from Edinburgh to Porto Torres by plane, train, ferry, car ferry, bus or bus and ferry

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Fly Edinburgh to Alghero  •  9h 2m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Alghero (AHO) EDI - AHO

€68 - €243

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Fly Edinburgh to Olbia, train  •  11h 26m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Olbia (OLB) EDI - OLB
  2. Take the train from Olbia to Sassari

€107 - €367

Train to Glasgow, fly to Alghero  •  11h 37m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Alghero (AHO) GLA - AHO

€83 - €301

Train to Glasgow, fly to Olbia, train  •  13h 41m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Olbia (OLB) GLA - OLB
  3. Take the train from Olbia to Sassari

€127 - €435

Train, ferry  •  23h 51m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Marseille St Charles Tgv
  4. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Toulon Ter / ...
  5. Take the ferry from Toulon to Porto Torres

€476 - €1419

Train, car ferry  •  31h 12m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy Eil
  3. Take the train from Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV to Marseille-Saint-Charles Tgv / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Marseille to Porto Torres

€347 - €1027

Bus, bus and ferry, ferry  •  39h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Toulon
  4. Take the ferry from Toulon to Porto Torres

€127 - €232

Train, bus, car ferry  •  45h 12m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière
  3. Take the train from Luxembourg to Marseille St Charles Tgv
  4. Take the car ferry from Marseille to Porto Torres

€396 - €919

Edinburgh (EDI) to Alghero (AHO) flights

The flight time between Edinburgh (EDI) and Alghero (AHO) is around 7h 59m and covers a distance of around 1903 km. The fastest flight normally takes 5h. Services are operated by Ryanair, Vueling Airlines, KLM and others. Typically 15 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
7h 59m
Fastest flight journey time:
5h
Flight distance:
1903 km
Flights per week:
15
Cheapest price:
€45
Carbon emissions:
385 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:00
Last flight departs at:
13:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh (EDI) to Alghero (AHO) flight schedules

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  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
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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
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Porto Torres is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Porto Torres is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Porto Torres is 1.5 metres.

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

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Last updated: 20 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Porto Torres is to fly which costs £55 - £210 and takes 9h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Porto Torres is to fly which costs £55 - £210 and takes 9h 2m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Porto Torres is 1881 km.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Porto Torres without a car is to train and ferry which takes 23h 51m and costs £400 - £1,300.

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It takes approximately 9h 2m to get from Edinburgh to Porto Torres, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Edinburgh Airport to Alghero Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 5m and has one stopover.

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Porto Torres is 1h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 11:06 AM in Edinburgh and 12:06 PM in Porto Torres.

Vueling Airlines, Wizz Air, Blue Air and three other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Alghero Airport.

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There are 87+ hotels available in Porto Torres. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £6.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Porto Torres.
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  • Distance: 1880.9 km
  • Duration: 9h 2m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Porto Torres, Italy?

Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and four other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Porto Torres twice daily.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Olbia via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€90 - €330
Flights from Edinburgh to Olbia via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€90 - €330
Flights from Edinburgh to Olbia via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€90 - €330
Flights from Edinburgh to Olbia via London Luton
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€90 - €330
Flights from Edinburgh to Olbia via Naples
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €370
Flights from Edinburgh to Olbia via Belfast (Aldergrove), London Luton
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€95 - €340
Flights from Glasgow to Olbia via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Flights from Glasgow to Olbia via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €400
Flights from Glasgow to Olbia via London Luton
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Flights from Glasgow to Olbia via Venice
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €380
Flights from Glasgow to Olbia via Geneva
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Flights from Glasgow to Olbia via Belfast (Aldergrove), Bristol
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€100 - €370
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Alghero via Amsterdam Schiphol, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Flights from Glasgow to Alghero via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €800
Flights from Glasgow to Alghero via Amsterdam Schiphol, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Flights from Glasgow to Alghero via London Heathrow, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Alghero via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €220
Flights from Glasgow to Alghero via Dublin, Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €240
Flights from Glasgow to Alghero via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€120 - €650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Olbia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €750
Flights from Edinburgh to Olbia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €750
Flights from Glasgow to Olbia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €800
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Alghero via Amsterdam Schiphol, Turin
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€220 - €650
Flights from Glasgow to Alghero via Amsterdam Schiphol, Turin
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€230 - €700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Olbia via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Glasgow to Olbia via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Olbia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €450
Flights from Glasgow to Alghero via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Alghero via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €220
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Alghero via Budapest
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€55 - €250
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 Olbia to Sassari
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €35
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€12 - €18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€27 - €35
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €450
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€60 - €85
Anytime Day Single
€200 - €280
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€310 - €450
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €340
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €340
Standard
€85 - €110
Standard Premier
€130 - €170
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€120 - €150
Standard Premier
€170 - €220
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€130 - €190
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€130 - €160
1st Class
€160 - €190
Train from Marseille St Charles to Toulon
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €32
1st Class
€21 - €25
Train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
Train from Luxembourg to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€140 - €210
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€140 - €170
1st Class
€170 - €210
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lille-Europe to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€250 - €450
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Toulon
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€190 - €350
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Toulon
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €24
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Toulon
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
RegioJet
Ferry operators
Corsica Ferries
Phone
+33.4.95.32.95.95
Website
corsica-ferries.it
Ferry from Toulon to Porto Torres
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €130
Website
Sardinia Ferries
Website
Sardinia Ferries
Passenger Flex Fare
€50 - €70
Passenger & Vehicle Flex Fare
€95 - €130

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