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There are 12 ways to get from Florence to Sardinia by bus, plane, train or ferry

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

Bus to Pisa, fly to Olbia  •  3h 32m

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

Cheapest option

Train to Bologna, fly to Olbia  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Olbia (OLB) BLQ - OLB

36€ - 211€

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Train to Rome, fly to Olbia  •  4h 23m

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

84€ - 246€

Bus to Pisa, fly to Cagliari  •  4h 48m

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

Train to Bologna, fly to Cagliari  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Cagliari (CAG) BLQ - CAG

42€ - 184€

Bus to Pisa, fly to Alghero  •  3h 48m

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

Train to Bologna, fly to Alghero  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Alghero (AHO) BLQ - AHO

40€ - 251€

Train, ferry via Piombino  •  14h 54m

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

61€ - 128€

Train, ferry  •  16h 5m

  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

52€ - 128€

Train, ferry, bus  •  16h 35m

  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

56€ - 117€

Train, ferry #2  •  21h 31m

  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

66€ - 106€

Bus, ferry  •  23h 2m

  1. Take the bus from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 to Napoli - Corso A. Lucci Parcheggio Metropark Baltour
  2. Take the ferry from Napoli to Cagliari Itnap - Itcag

68€ - 90€

Florence → Sardinia
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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Sardinia is to bus and ferry which costs 65€ - 90€ and takes 23h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Sardinia is to train and fly which costs 35€ - 220€ and takes 3h 57m.

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The distance between Florence and Sardinia is 449 km.

The best way to get from Florence to Sardinia without a car is to train and ferry via Piombino which takes 14h 54m and costs 60€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 3h 32m to get from Florence to Sardinia, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Pisa Airport to Olbia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Alitalia and Volotea offer flights from Pisa Airport to Olbia Airport.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Sardinia. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Sardinia.
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  • Distance: 449.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 32m

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

There is no direct connection from Florence to Sardinia. However, you can take the bus to Pisa Airport, take the walk to Pisa airport, fly to Olbia, take the walk to Aeroporto, then take the bus to Olbia. Alternatively, you can take the train to Fiumicino Aeroporto, take the walk to Rome airport, fly to Olbia, take the walk to Aeroporto, then take the bus to Olbia.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Pisa to Olbia
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 280€
Flights from Rome to Olbia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 230€
Flights from Bologna to Olbia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 310€
Flights from Bologna to Cagliari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 220€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
Flights from Bologna to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 220€
Flights from Pisa to Alghero
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
9€ - 130€
Flights from Bologna to Alghero
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
13€ - 100€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Pisa to Olbia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 230€
Flights from Bologna to Olbia
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
18€ - 270€
Train operators
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 Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
11€ - 15€
Base Standard
25€ - 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 Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Piombino
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 24€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
22€ - 24€
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 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
2h 57m
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€
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€ - 18€
Website
Gruppo Turmo Travel
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 to Napoli - Corso A. Lucci Parcheggio Metropark
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€ - 27€
Website
Baltour
Ferry operators
Moby S.p.A
Phone
+49 (0)611 14020
Email
info@moby.it
Website
mobylines.com
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€
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
8h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
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
Ferry from Napoli to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
Tirrenia

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