Ferry to Porto Torres
Passengers traveling by ferry to Porto Torres arrive at a small town and busy ferry port in northern Sardinia, in the Province of Sassari!
Porto Torres is situated on the northwest coast about 25 kilometers (16 mi) east of the Gorditanian promontory (Capo del Falcone) and on the spacious bay of the Gulf of Asinara. Most passengers don’t stay in Porto Torres, but head to other destinations on the island. Those who decide to spend some time in the city may find some interest in a couple of worthwhile sights, most notably the Basilica di San Gavino, one of Sardinia’s most important Romanesque churches.
Porto Torres was founded by the Romans as their main port on Sardinia’s north coast. It remained one of the island’s key ports until the Middle Ages and was the capital of the Giudicato di Torres. One of the city’s most important landmarks and sight is the Basilica of San Gavino, which can be seen by passengers who arrive at the port. Built between 1030 and 1080, the basilica is an impressive and architecturally important structure. Before leaving with ferries from Porto Torres, tourists should explore the interior of the Basilica whose crypt holds several Roman sarcophagi.
With a selection of up to 24 sailings weekly, ferry routes Porto Torres connect Sardinia with France, Corsica, Italy and Spain. Although Porto Torres is a very interesting city able to capture the attention of its visitors, tourists will be tempted to embark on a ferry to Asinara - the main excursion in this area. Asinara has been a natural park. Activities such as fishing the sea bed being prohibited, today it is one of the richest in the world. Through the Porto Torres ferry timetable, visitors can plan and organize their journeys and thus enjoy the fascination of the underwater world in Assinara.
Through our online booking engine you are able to examine ferry schedules to Porto Torres along with price comparing and finally, secure your ferry tickets by booking them in advance.
Porto Torres Ferry Connections
The port of Porto Torres is bustling in summer months from travelers all around the world. Due to its location among Italy, France and Spain, it is offering connections with Genoa, Marseille, Toulon, Barcelona, Civitavecchia, Porto Vecchio and Propriano. Since the journeys are long and sometimes tiring, have in mind that the ferries which operate provide various accommodation options in order to choose what is more suitable for you.
Ferry Civitavecchia to Porto Torres: the ferries depart at least twice a week and the maximum time they require to drop anchor is 7 hours
Genoa to Porto Torres ferry: a very popular and frequent route which takes place everyday with an average time of around 12 hours. Genoa is a common departure point for those who are coming from central Europe.
Ferries from Barcelona to Porto Torres: two times per week, the ferries connect the immense port of Barcelona with Porto Torres in around 13 hours
Porto Torres Port
Following the port of Olbia, Porto Torres port is the second biggest in Sardinia. Located in the northwestern part of the island and only just a few meters away from the city center, the port is very modern, artistic and contains a marina as well which is considered to be the heart of the area. Around, you can find archeological sites such as the imposing Torre Aragonese, while also shops, cafeterias and restaurants. The town is well connected with Sassari and other major cities in Sardinia.
Check below your options in order to reach the port of Porto Torres depending on where you are starting from:
Alghero - Fertilia Airport to Porto Torres Port
Upon arrival at the Alghero - Fertilia Airport, you can get to the Porto Torres Port easily by train, bus and taxi. See below your alternatives in further detail.
Note that, in order to get to Porto Torres port from the Alghero - Fertilia Airport, you first have to arrive at Sassari where the distance between it and Porto Torres is 17 km.
The trains depart from Sassari station and go directly to Porto Torres 5 times a day and every day. The journey lasts approx. 15 minutes. Please visit Sassari Trains for more information.
All bus services depart from Sassari Via Padre Zirano station and arrive at Porto Torres. They operate hourly and every day. The journey lasts about 30 minutes. You can check the Sassari Buses for the schedules.
Taxis are omnipresent in the town of Sassari. Grab one and go directly to Porto Torres with the cost of 35-40 Euros. More information at Sassari Taxis.
Porto Torres to Porto Torres Port
You can easily get to Porto Torres port from the city center even on foot since it abstains from only 500 meters. Otherwise, you can grab a taxi since there are many around town.