Ferry to Olbia

Passengers traveling by ferry to Olbia arrive at a city that used to be a little fishing village but has now grown to become Sardinia’s busiest ferry port!

Complete with an International airport, Olbia, a city of 58,000 inhabitants, is the economic center of this part of Sardinia and is very close to the famous Costa Smeralda tourist area. People come for the beautiful sea and beaches and for the numerous places of cultural interest. Olbia’s origins were Phoenician before the town became a Roman trading post.

Tourists who visit Olbia do not only come to stay in one place but might want to see the surroundings. Olbia is the hub for excursions to the northeast and its fabled coast. There are buses leaving in all directions, transferring people to places of interest. The town beach is the Lido del Sole, but far better is the white beach of Pittulong that is located 5 kilometers away with dreamy views across to Tavolara Island. Before leaving with ferries from Olbia, visitors should see the Romanesque former cathedral of San Simplicio (11th-12th century), which is hewn out of Galluran granite. In the apse, there are two 13th-century frescos. One depicts San Simplicio, the patron saint of Olbia.

Ferry routes Olbia connect the port to Civitavecchia, Genoa, Livorno & Piombino. With a selection of up to 14 sailings daily, the port of Olbia connects Sardinia with Italy. The town has a long history, and although nowadays the town is mostly seen as a transit town for travelers arriving in or leaving Sardinia, Olbia has enough charms to merit some attention in its own right. It has a long history and therefore some important sights. The small historic center is a pleasant place to sit in a restaurant or bar. Through the Olbia ferry timetable, visitors can find out how to get to Olbia and perhaps visit the beautiful beaches and explore the nearby sights.

Ferry Port Olbia

Forthcoming information advice on how to get to the ferry port Olbia from the Olbia Airport and the Olbia City Center by bus, train and taxi as well as its geographical location.

How to get to Olbia Port

How to get to the Olbia port from the Olbia Airport and the Olbia City Center?

Olbia Airport to Olbia Port

Upon arrival at the Olbia airport, you can get to the Olbia port easily by bus, train and taxi. See below your alternatives in further detail.


Use the bus lines no.2 and no.10 that bring you to Olbia Center every 30 minutes. Please visit Olbia Bus for more information.


By taking the bus lines referred above ( no.2 and no.10) you will be directed to Via Gabriele D'Annunzio where the train station is located. More advice on Olbia Trains.


You can easily get downtown from Olbia airport by taxi in almost 10 minutes. Check the Olbia Taxis to organize your transfer.

Olbia City Center to Olbia Port

The Olbia port is not far from the city center. You can always grab a cab or use the Aspo bus no.9 which will lead you straight to the port. In the Olbia Tourist Website, you will find all the information needed.

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