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There are 5 ways to get from La Maddalena to Cagliari Airport (CAG) by ferry, bus, train or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Ferry, bus via Nuoro

  1. Take the ferry from La Maddalena to Palau
  2. Take the bus from Palau to Nuoro Ospedale
  3. Take the bus from Nuoro Via Mannironi 26 - Ospedale to Aeroporto Elmas Partenze

4 alternative options

Ferry, train

  1. Take the ferry from La Maddalena to Palau
  2. Take the train from Olbia to Cagliari

Ferry, bus

  1. Take the ferry from La Maddalena to Palau
  2. Take the bus from Palau to Tempio
  3. Take the bus from Tempio to Cagliari

Ferry to Olbia, fly

  1. Take the ferry from La Maddalena to Palau
  2. Fly from Olbia (OLB) to Cagliari (CAG)

Ferry, bus to Alghero, fly

  1. Take the ferry from La Maddalena to Palau
  2. Take the bus from Santa Teresa Gallura P.Modesto to Aeroporto Fertilia
  3. Fly from Alghero (AHO) to Cagliari (CAG)

La Maddalena to Cagliari Airport (CAG) by ferry and bus

The journey time between La Maddalena and Cagliari Airport (CAG) is around 20h 39m and covers a distance of around 331 km. This includes an average layover time of around 15h 20m. The fastest journey normally takes 20h 28m. Operated by Delcomar, Gruppo Turmo Travel and ARST Spa - Trasporti Regionali Della Sardegna, the La Maddalena to Cagliari Airport (CAG) service departs from La Maddalena and arrives in Aeroporto Elmas Partenze. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 19m
Layover time:
15h 20m
Total time:
20h 39m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
20h 28m
Journey distance:
331 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€25
Carbon emissions:
40 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
13:00
Last service departs at:
13:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

La Maddalena to Cagliari Airport (CAG) ferry and bus schedules

La Maddalena → Cagliari Airport (CAG)
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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

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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 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from La Maddalena to Cagliari Airport (CAG) is to ferry and bus via Nuoro, which costs €24 - €30 and takes 7h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from La Maddalena to Cagliari Airport (CAG) is to ferry and bus via Nuoro which costs €24 - €30 and takes 7h 9m.

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The distance between La Maddalena and Cagliari Airport (CAG) is 220 km.

The best way to get from La Maddalena to Cagliari Airport (CAG) without a car is to ferry and bus via Nuoro which takes 7h 9m and costs €24 - €30.

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It takes approximately 7h 9m to get from La Maddalena to Cagliari Airport (CAG), including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Olbia Airport to Cagliari Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 10m and has one stopover.

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Transavia Holland, KLM, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Olbia Airport to Cagliari Airport.

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There are 237+ hotels available in Cagliari Airport (CAG). Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from La Maddalena to Cagliari Airport (CAG).
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  • Distance: 219.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 9m

What companies run services between La Maddalena, Sardinia, Italy and Cagliari Airport (CAG), Italy?

There is no direct connection from La Maddalena to Cagliari Airport (CAG). However, you can take the ferry to Palau, take the walk to Palau, take the bus to Nuoro Via Mannironi 26 - Ospedale, then take the bus to Aeroporto Elmas Partenze. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from La Maddalena to Cagliari Airport (CAG) via Palau, Basa, Necropoli S.Simplicio, Olbia, Cagliari, and Cagliari Autostazione Arst in around 7h 15m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Olbia to Cagliari via Catania
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €220
Flights from Olbia to Cagliari via Verona
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€18 - €120
Flights from Olbia to Cagliari via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€18 - €120
Flights from Alghero to Cagliari via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€21 - €140
Flights from Alghero to Cagliari via Bari
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€22 - €140
Flights from Alghero to Cagliari via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€21 - €140
Flights from Alghero to Cagliari via Pisa
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €130
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Olbia to Cagliari via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €260
Flights from Olbia to Cagliari via Basel
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €260
Flights from Alghero to Cagliari via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€65 - €260
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Olbia to Cagliari via Turin
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€45 - €220
Flights from Alghero to Cagliari via Verona
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €210
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Olbia to Cagliari via Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€320 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Olbia to Cagliari via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€270 - €700
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 Cagliari
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €40
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€36 - €40
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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Bus operators
Gruppo Turmo Travel
ARST Spa - Trasporti Regionali Della Sardegna
Phone
800 865 042
Email
informazioni@arst.sardegna.it
Website
arst.sardegna.it
Bus from Nuoro Via Mannironi 26 - Ospedale to Aeroporto Elmas Partenze
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €12
Website
ARST Spa - Trasporti Regionali Della Sardegna
Careddu Maddalo
Phone
+39079632689
Email
info@caredduautoservizi.com
Website
caredduautoservizi.com
Bus from Palau to Tempio
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Careddu Maddalo
Bus from Tempio to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Careddu Maddalo
Digitur
Phone
+39 079935282
Website
digitur.it
Bus from Santa Teresa Gallura P.Modesto to Aeroporto Fertilia
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16
Website
Digitur
Ferry operators

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