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There are 6 ways to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Sardinia by plane, bus, ferry or train

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Recommended option

Fly to Olbia

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Olbia (OLB)

Cheapest option

Fly to Alghero

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Alghero (AHO)

4 alternative options

Fly to Cagliari

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

Bus, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Fiumicino Aeroporto to Civitavecchia
  2. Take the ferry from Civitavecchia to Olbia
  3. 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) → Sardinia
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Rules to follow in Italy

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Travel within Italy

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
Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
Regional restriction measures in place

COVID-19 help in Italy

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1500

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Italy.

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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
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sardinia is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sardinia is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sardinia 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: 7 Dec 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Sardinia is to fly, which costs €20 - €75 and takes 2h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Sardinia is to fly which costs €40 - €140 and takes 1h 40m.

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The distance between Rome Airport (FCO) and Sardinia is 330 km.

The best way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Sardinia without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 15h 28m and costs €55 - €95.

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It takes approximately 1h 40m to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Sardinia, including transfers.

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

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Volotea offers flights from Rome Airport to Olbia Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Sardinia. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Sardinia.
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  • Distance: 330.2 km
  • Duration: 1h 40m

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

Volotea flies from Rome Airport (FCO) to Olbia 3 times a day.

Airlines
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Rome to Olbia
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €150
Flights from Rome to Alghero
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €150
Flights from Rome to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Cagliari via Palermo
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €140
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
Prontobus
Phone
+39 329 8631455
Email
info@prontobusitalia.it
Website
prontobusitalia.it
Bus from Fiumicino Aeroporto to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Schedules at
prontobusitalia.it
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
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
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
Once a week
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

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