Ferry to Porto Torres

Passengers travelling 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 north-west 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.

When travelling to the destination Porto Torres by ferry one arrives from Genoa, Marseille, Toulon, Barcelona, Chivitavecchia, Porto Vecchio and Propriano. 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 capital of the Giudicato di Torres. One of the city’s most important landmark 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 Porto Torres ferry timetable, visitors can plan and organize their journey to Porto Torres and thus enjoy the fascination of the underwater world in Assinara.

Ferry Port Porto Torres

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

On our web page Ferry to Porto Torres you will get additional information on routes that connect to the ferry destination Porto Torres.

How to get to Porto Torres Port

How to get to Porto Torres port from the Alghero - Fertilia Airport and the Porto Torres City Center?

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 form 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 last about 30 minutes. You can check the Sassari Buses for the schedules. 


Taxis are omnipresent in 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 only 500 metres. Otherwise you can grab a taxi since there are many around town.

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