Ferry to Piombino

Tourists who are using the ferry to Piombino arrive at an ancient naval base, worldwide famous not only as a cargo terminal but also for passenger management!

Tourists traveling to Piombino, Italy, discover a port of great importance and the second of Tuscany after Livorno's. Apart from the port, Piombino's historical heartland is small, a fact that makes it very easy to explore even on foot. "My little Paris" as it was called by Napoleon's sister, Elisa Bonaparte in the 19th century was also Simonetta Cattaneo Vespucci's (nymph of Renaissance) town throughout the 15th century, Botticelli's Venus. Leonardo da Vinci's mark is in Piombino too due to the fact that he strengthened the city's defenses, the walls of Cittadella. The enormous tower of Torrione is the city's most ancient monument or else, the gate of St. Antonio along with the colossal walls around it called Rivellino was built in 1221 and 1447 respectively. Next, there is Piazza Bovio which, in order to be reached, you must first cross the elegant road, Corso Vittorio Emanuele. There you can find many good restaurants, boutiques and bars to rest and eat some traditional food. At the end of the street, Piazza Bovio is witnessed and the dazzling view of the Tuscan sea and Elba cannot be missed especially at night considering that it is very romantic for couples. Opposing the square and after climbing Viale del Popolo you achieve the castle Cassero Pisano built in the 13th century, where you can catch some really good views. Along with the castle is the Medici fortress (Cosimo de' Medici) and these two form an old military jail until 1959. Last but not least, the rocky beach below Ex-Macelli is a very nice place for a swim and is recommended by the locals unlike the beach next to Piazza Bovio.

It is recommended to book your ferry tickets in advance along with your hotels in Piombino in order to secure your holidays.

Ferry Connections from Piombino

Piombino is a town with 35.000 inhabitants and is located about 100 km south of Livorno, among the Ligurian and Tyrrhenian seas in the face of Elba. Ferry routes Piombino are available towards Cavo, Olbia, Portoferraio, Rio Marina, Corsica and more, with most of them running in winter months as well. 

Piombino to Olbia: the ferry from Piombino to Sardinia's, Olbia, is a seasonal crossing and takes approx. 5.30 hours with a car-passenger vessel that provides many accommodation options and amenities on board for a better sailing experience

Piombino to Portoferraio: an all year around and frequent crossing to Elba island with an average duration of around 1 hour

Piombino to Cavo: the distance between the port of Piombino and Cavo in Elba is very short and the particular ferry route is very popular and does not last more than 30 minutes

Piombino to Rio Marina: the village of Rio Marina is just a few kilometers southern of Cavo, thus, the sailing is short as well with a duration 45 minutes

Ferry Port Piombino

Ferry port Piombino has been serving as a naval base for centuries. Nowadays, it is one of the most used ports in Italy's west coast, especially for crossings to Elba island and is working both for cargo and passenger transportation with an annual traffic of more than 3 million travelers. The port area includes big parking lots, free or paid for long stops, a snack bar and a mini market. 

Check below, how to get to Piombino port by train, bus and taxi:


The train station of Piombino is close to the city center. Use it towards Marittima and in approx. 5 mins and the cost of 2 euros you will be at the port. Check Piombino Trains for further details.


There are buses operating from the Piombino center and are heading to the port. Please visit Piombino Buses for more information.


In order to schedule a taxi transfer, please call +39 328 169 8061 or visit Piombino Taxis.

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