Genoa – Olbia: compare the options and book the ferries

Olbia is in the historic region of Gallura, on the north-eastern side of Sardinia. Its rich history and culture are testified by the many archaeological sites you can find. The sea is certainly  the major attraction for a dream vacation in Sardinia. Olbia beaches are the most beautiful on the coast. With its fine sand and turquoise sea, Porto Istana is a case in point. Lido del sole,  which is not hit by many tourists, is where you can easily find relaxation. And then comes Rena Bianca,  a beach of white sand and shells, and crystal-clear and shallow water. This destination will certainly captivate you. To reach Olbia, book online your ferries from Genoa to Olbia.

How to book

Thanks to our online booking system you can view updated timetables and prices. To reach your destination, fill out the online form and find the best travel solution.

Step 1 – Select the following details: route, type of journey (one way or return), date(s), and number of passengers. Our systems provides a drop-down menu where from you can select all the useful information concerning the type of vehicle you wish to take on the ferry:

  1. type and size of the vehicle (car, motorcycle, motor home);
  2. roof box, if any;
  3. type of trailer.

Start processing the data.

Step 2 – Check the ferry times and crossings available at the most competitive price; to sort the ferry crossings by price, use the drop-down menu in the top right-hand corner. After selecting a connection option, click on ‘Continue/Next’.

Step 3 – You can finalize your booking. Enter all your personal details as well as those of any other passenger and select the payment method. Click on “Confirm and Pay” and you will have booked your ferry to and from Olbia.

Ferry times and prices

Our online booking system allows you to view the ferry times, for both the outward and the return route, on the dates you have selected. Prices vary also according to sailing company. You can compare rates and choose the cheapest combination. To make your booking quicker, prices are arranged by company.

Departure, arrival and duration

The port of Genoa is the largest port in Italy, and the first for number of shipping lines. Its strategic position has made it an important commercial hub. With its twenty terminals, the port of Genoa stretches for about 22km, from Fiera di Genova to Voltri. If you arrive in Genoa by plane, which is about 10km away, you can easily get to the port on the shuttle bus. Those who prefer to travel by train can get off at Genova Brignole station, which is about 7km away, or at Genova Porta Principe station and get to the port on foot in approximately 10 minutes.

The journey time for the route Genoa – Olbia ranges between 10 and 12 hrs.

The Port of Olbia can be defined as the gateway to the Costa Smeralda and is one of the most important ports in the Mediterranean in terms of number of passengers. Cocciani, Porto Interno and Isola Bianca, i.e. the three areas the port is made up of, have all contributed to the economic growth of the city.

Ferry Companies

The ferry companies sailing this route, from Genoa to Olbia, are Moby and Tirrenia.