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

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Fly from Rome

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

Cheapest option

Fly from Rome Ciampino

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

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Train to Naples, fly

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Cagliari (CAG)

Train, ferry via Porto Torres

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

Train, ferry

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Civitavecchia
  2. Take the ferry from Civitavecchia to Cagliari

Bus, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Naples
  2. Take the ferry from Napoli to Cagliari

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

The journey time between Rome and Cagliari Airport (CAG) is around 29h 8m and covers a distance of around 707 km. This includes an average layover time of around 16h 23m. The fastest journey normally takes 29h 8m. Operated by Trenitalia, Trenitalia Frecce, Trenitalia Intercity and others, the Rome to Cagliari Airport (CAG) service departs from Roma Termini 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 45m
Layover time:
16h 23m
Total time:
29h 8m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
29h 8m
Journey distance:
707 km
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€51
Carbon emissions:
28 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:42
Last service departs at:
10:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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

Rome → 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

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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: 17 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Cagliari Airport (CAG) is to fly which costs €21 - €120 and takes 2h 47m.

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The fastest way to get from Rome to Cagliari Airport (CAG) is to fly. Taking this option will cost €35 - €170 and takes 2h 37m.

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The distance between Rome and Cagliari Airport (CAG) is 414 km.

The best way to get from Rome to Cagliari Airport (CAG) without a car is to train and ferry via Porto Torres which takes 16h 15m and costs €50 - €130.

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It takes approximately 2h 37m to get from Rome to Cagliari Airport (CAG), including transfers.

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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 1515+ hotels available in Cagliari Airport (CAG). Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs €7 - €35.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Cagliari Airport (CAG).
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  • Distance: 413.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 37m

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

Alitalia flies from Rome 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
Flights from Naples to Cagliari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€18 - €120
Flights from Naples to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€16 - €170
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€45 - €240
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €220
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€19 - €26
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
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
€23 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €28
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €25
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €21
Train from Roma Termini to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€6 - €9
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 Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €30
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€27 - €30
Train from Roma Termini to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
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
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
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Naples
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Ferry operators
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Ferry from Civitavecchia to Porto Torres
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €40
Website
Grimaldi Lines
Ferry from Napoli to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€35 - €55
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 - €50
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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