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There are 9 ways to get from Florence to Cagliari by plane, bus, train or ferry

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Recommended option

Fly from Florence  •  6h 7m

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

62€ - 239€

Cheapest option

Train to Verona, fly  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Cagliari (CAG) VRN - CAG

44€ - 181€

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Bus to Pisa, fly  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Piazza Stazione to Pisa Airport
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Cagliari (CAG) PSA - CAG

Train to Bologna, fly  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Cagliari (CAG) BLQ - CAG

53€ - 194€

Train to Rome, fly  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Campo Marte to Fiumicino Aeroporto
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Cagliari (CAG) FCO - CAG

69€ - 257€

Train, ferry  •  15h 55m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Livorno Centrale Re
  2. Take the ferry from Livorno to Olbia
  3. Take the train from Olbia to Cagliari Re

51€ - 125€

Bus, train, ferry  •  16h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Firenze Autostazione to Grosseto F.S. 50G
  2. Take the train from Grosseto to Campiglia Marittima Re / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Piombino to Olbia
  4. Take the bus from Olbia Porto Ib to Cagliari Piazza Matteotti - Esterno

65€ - 148€

Train, ferry via Rome  •  17h 17m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma Termini
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Civitavecchia Re / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Civitavecchia to Porto Torres
  4. Take the train from Porto Torres M.Ma to Cagliari Re

68€ - 180€

Train, bus, ferry  •  18h 12m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma Termini
  2. Take the bus from Rome Termini Piazza Indipendenza to Civitavecchia Port
  3. Take the ferry from Civitavecchia to Cagliari

67€ - 121€

Florence → Cagliari
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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Cagliari is to train and bus and ferry which costs 65€ - 130€ and takes 18h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Cagliari is to train and fly which costs 50€ - 200€ and takes 4h 57m.

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The distance between Florence and Cagliari is 536 km.

The best way to get from Florence to Cagliari without a car is to train and ferry which takes 15h 55m and costs 50€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 6h 7m to get from Florence to Cagliari, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Cagliari Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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Air France, Lufthansa and Alitalia offer flights from Florence Airport to Cagliari Airport.

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There are 508+ hotels available in Cagliari. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 12 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Cagliari.
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  • Distance: 535.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 7m

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

Alitalia, Air France and two other airlines fly from Florence to Cagliari 4 times a day.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Cagliari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 310€
Flights from Florence to Cagliari via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 310€
Flights from Bologna to Cagliari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 270€
Flights from Rome to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 190€
Flights from Verona to Cagliari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 180€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Flights from Bologna to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 230€
Flights from Verona to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
29€ - 170€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Verona to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 210€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Cagliari via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 700€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Cagliari via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
350€ - 1300€
Train operators
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 Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
14€ - 20€
Smart Low Cost
12€ - 17€
Smart Flex
26€ - 40€
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 30€
Smart Low Cost
19€ - 27€
Smart Flex
40€ - 55€
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 Campo Marte to Fiumicino Aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
23€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
23€ - 35€
Base Standard
40€ - 60€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
Train from Grosseto to Campiglia Marittima
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
8€ - 12€
Base Standard
22€ - 29€
Base Premium
28€ - 40€
Train from Roma Termini to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
10€ - 14€
Base Standard
24€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
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 11m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
Train from Olbia to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
36€ - 40€
Train from Grosseto to Campiglia Marittima
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
8€ - 10€
Train from Roma Termini to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
Train from Porto Torres M.Ma to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
20€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
36€ - 40€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Grosseto to Campiglia Marittima
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
Train from Roma Termini to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
Bus operators
People Mover
Website
pisa-airport.com
Bus from Piazza Stazione to Pisa Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
pisa-airport.com
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€ - 23€
Website
Gruppo Turmo Travel
SitBus Shuttle
Phone
(+39) 06.5916826
Email
sit@sitbus.com
Website
sitbusshuttle.com
Bus from Rome Termini Piazza Indipendenza to Civitavecchia Port
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
SitBus Shuttle
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€
Ferry from Piombino to Olbia
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
27€ - 60€
Website
Moby S.p.A
Standard car
35€ - 55€
Low season
27€ - 40€
High season
40€ - 60€
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Ferry from Livorno to Olbia
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Grimaldi Lines
Ferry from Civitavecchia to Porto Torres
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
24€ - 40€
Website
Grimaldi Lines
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Ferry from Civitavecchia to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Tirrenia

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