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

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Fly from Rome

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Cagliari (CAG)

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Fly from Rome Ciampino

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Cagliari (CAG)

Ferry, bus

  1. Take the ferry from Civitavecchia to Olbia
  2. Take the bus from Olbia Porto Ib to Cagliari Piazza Matteotti - Esterno

Train, ferry

  1. Take the train from Roma Trastevere to Civitavecchia
  2. Take the ferry from Civitavecchia to Porto Torres
  3. Take the train from Porto Torres M.Ma to Cagliari

Ferry

  1. Take the ferry from Civitavecchia to Cagliari

Rome Airport (FCO) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) by train, walk, ferry and bus

The journey time between Rome Airport (FCO) and Cagliari Airport (CAG) is around 18h 8m and covers a distance of around 721 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 11m. The fastest journey normally takes 18h 8m. Operated by Trenitalia, Grimaldi Lines and ARST Spa - Trasporti Regionali Della Sardegna, the Rome Airport (FCO) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) service departs from Fiumicino Aeroporto and arrives in Aeroporto Elmas Arrivi. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
12h 57m
Layover time:
5h 11m
Total time:
18h 8m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
18h 8m
Journey distance:
721 km
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€58
Carbon emissions:
28 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
21:42
Last service departs at:
21:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rome Airport (FCO) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) train, walk, ferry and bus schedules

Rome Airport (FCO) → 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: 15 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) is to ferry which costs €45 - €65 and takes 18h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) is to fly which costs €30 - €120 and takes 1h 5m.

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The distance between Rome Airport (FCO) and Cagliari Airport (CAG) is 390 km.

The best way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 15h 47m and costs €55 - €100.

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It takes approximately 1h 5m to fly from Rome (FCO) to Cagliari (CAG), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Cagliari Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Alitalia offers flights from Rome 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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The best way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Rome Ciampino Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs €5 - €28.

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Map of how to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Cagliari Airport (CAG).
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  • Distance: 390.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 5m

What companies run services between Rome Airport (FCO), Italy and Cagliari Airport (CAG), Italy?

Alitalia flies from Rome Airport (FCO) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) every 4 hours.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€18 - €120
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 Roma Trastevere to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
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
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
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
Ferry operators
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Ferry from Civitavecchia to Olbia
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €26
Website
Grimaldi Lines
Ferry from Civitavecchia to Porto Torres
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
4 times 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 Olbia
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Tirrenia
Ferry from Civitavecchia to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Tirrenia

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