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There are 6 ways to get from Florence Airport (FLR) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) by plane, train, ferry or bus

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Fly  •  1h 15m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Cagliari (CAG) FLR - CAG

5 alternative options

Train, ferry, bus  •  18h 15m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Livorno Centrale Re
  2. Take the ferry from Livorno to Olbia
  3. Take the bus from Olbia Porto Ib to Cagliari Piazza Matteotti - Esterno

Train, ferry  •  19h 24m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Napoli Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Napoli to Cagliari Itnap - Itcag

Train, ferry via Naples  •  20h

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Napoli Centrale 35603 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Napoli to Cagliari Itnap - Itcag

Train, ferry #2  •  23h 42m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Grosseto Re
  2. Take the train from Grosseto to S. Marinella Re
  3. Take the ferry from Civitavecchia to Cagliari

Bus, ferry  •  23h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Prato to Naples 518
  2. Take the ferry from Napoli to Cagliari Itnap - Itcag

Florence Airport (FLR) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) by tram, train, bus, walk and ferry

The journey time between Florence Airport (FLR) and Cagliari Airport (CAG) is around 24h 30m and covers a distance of around 975 km. This includes an average layover time of around 7h 48m. The fastest journey normally takes 24h 30m. Operated by GEST S.p.A., Trenitalia Frecce, ItaloTreno and others, the Florence Airport (FLR) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) service departs from Aeroporto and arrives in Aeroporto Elmas Arrivi. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
16h 42m
Layover time:
7h 48m
Total time:
24h 30m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
24h 30m
Journey distance:
975 km
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€74
Carbon emissions:
37 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
13:51
Last service departs at:
13:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Florence Airport (FLR) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) tram, train, bus, walk and ferry schedules

Florence Airport (FLR) → Cagliari Airport (CAG)
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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 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: 22 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Florence Airport (FLR) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) is to bus and ferry which costs €60 - €95 and takes 23h 47m.

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The fastest way to get from Florence Airport (FLR) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) is to fly. Taking this option will cost €50 - €260 and takes 1h 15m.

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The distance between Florence Airport (FLR) and Cagliari Airport (CAG) is 536 km.

The best way to get from Florence Airport (FLR) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) without a car is to train and ferry and bus which takes 18h 15m and costs €55 - €120.

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It takes approximately 1h 15m to fly from Florence (FLR) to Cagliari (CAG), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The quickest flight from Florence Airport to Cagliari Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Air Dolomiti and Alitalia offer flights from Florence Airport to Cagliari Airport.

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There are 239+ hotels available in Cagliari Airport (CAG). Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Florence Airport (FLR) to Cagliari Airport (CAG).
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  • Distance: 536.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 15m

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

Air Dolomiti and Alitalia fly from Florence Airport (FLR) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) twice daily.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Cagliari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €1100
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Florence to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€130 - €310
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Livorno Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Grosseto
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €30
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€27 - €30
Train from Grosseto to S. Marinella
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
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.
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Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €110
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€35 - €50
Base Standard
€60 - €85
Base Premium
€75 - €110
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €80
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€30 - €45
Smart Low Cost
€28 - €40
Smart Flex
€55 - €80
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €80
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€30 - €45
Smart Low Cost
€27 - €40
Smart Flex
€55 - €80
Bus operators
Gruppo Turmo Travel
Phone
+39 0789 21487
Email
request@gruppoturmotravel.com
Website
gruppoturmotravel.com
Bus from Olbia Porto Ib to Cagliari Piazza Matteotti - Esterno
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €18
Website
Gruppo Turmo Travel
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 Prato to Naples
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Ferry operators
Moby S.p.A
Phone
+49 (0)611 14020
Email
info@moby.it
Website
mobylines.com
Ferry from Livorno to Olbia
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €70
Website
Moby S.p.A
Standard car
€35 - €55
Low season
€30 - €45
High season
€50 - €70
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Ferry from Livorno to Olbia
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Grimaldi Lines
Ferry from Napoli to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Grimaldi Lines
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Ferry from Napoli to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
Tirrenia
Ferry from Civitavecchia to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Tirrenia

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