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There are 7 ways to get from Sicily to Sardinia by plane, bus or ferry

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Recommended option

Fly Catania to Olbia  •  3h 12m

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Olbia (OLB) CTA - OLB

€33 - €124

Cheapest option

Fly Catania to Cagliari, bus  •  4h 15m

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Cagliari (CAG) CTA - CAG
  2. Take the bus from Roma to Ciusa

€21 - €128

5 alternative options

Fly Catania to Alghero  •  3h 25m

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Alghero (AHO) CTA - AHO

€39 - €125

Fly Palermo to Olbia  •  3h 40m

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Olbia (OLB) PMO - OLB

€33 - €105

Fly Palermo to Alghero  •  3h 49m

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Alghero (AHO) PMO - AHO

€28 - €156

Fly Palermo to Cagliari, bus  •  4h 38m

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Cagliari (CAG) PMO - CAG
  2. Take the bus from Roma to Ciusa

€28 - €119

Ferry  •  14h 53m

  1. Take the ferry from Palermo to Cagliari Itpmo - Itcag

€32 - €53

Sicily to Sardinia by bus, walk and ferry

The journey time between Sicily and Sardinia is around 21h 11m and covers a distance of around 398 km. The fastest journey normally takes 12h 50m. Operated by AMAT Palermo S.p.A., Grimaldi Lines, Tirrenia and others, the Sicily to Sardinia service departs from Galilei - Giotto and arrives in Ciusa. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
21h 11m
Fastest journey time:
12h 50m
Journey distance:
398 km
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
€32
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:12
Last service departs at:
23:33

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sicily to Sardinia bus, walk and ferry schedules

Sicily → Sardinia
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Sardinia is to fly and bus which costs €27 - €120 and takes 4h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Sardinia is to fly which costs €30 - €130 and takes 3h 12m.

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The distance between Sicily and Sardinia is 524 km.

The best way to get from Sicily to Sardinia without a car is to ferry which takes 14h 53m and costs €30 - €55.

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It takes approximately 3h 12m to get from Sicily to Sardinia, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Catania Airport to Olbia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Volotea, DAT Danish Air Transport, Vueling Airlines and Alitalia offer flights from Catania 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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The best way to get from Sicily to Catania Airport is to bus which takes 6 min and costs €3 - €5.

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Map of how to get from Sicily to Sardinia.
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  • Distance: 523.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 12m

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

Volotea, DAT Danish Air Transport and two other airlines fly from Catania to Olbia 5 times a day.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Olbia via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €210
Flights from Catania to Alghero via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €210
Flights from Palermo to Olbia via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €240
Flights from Catania to Cagliari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €230
Flights from Palermo to Alghero via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Alghero
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €95
Flights from Catania to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€13 - €160
Flights from Palermo to Alghero
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€22 - €150
Flights from Palermo to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€24 - €100
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Catania to Olbia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €140
Flights from Palermo to Olbia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €140
Flights from Palermo to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€19 - €55
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Palermo to Olbia via Naples
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€85 - €160
DAT Danish Air Transport
Website
dat.dk
Flights from Catania to Olbia
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €190
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Catania to Olbia via Florence
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €220
Bus operators
CTM Spa - Cagliari
Phone
070 2091 200
Email
relazioniesterne@ctmcagliari.it
Website
ctmcagliari.it
Bus from Roma to Ciusa
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
CTM Spa - Cagliari
Ferry operators
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Ferry from Palermo to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
Grimaldi Lines
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Ferry from Palermo to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Tirrenia

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