Piombino – Olbia: compare the options and book the ferries

To those arriving by sea, Olbia offers a breathtaking view: Tavolara Island, Capo Ceraso, with its small beaches, and the Gulf of Olbia. All these wonders are enhanced by the Mediterranean vegetation and the yellow brooms. You will find many beaches: the Pittulongu beach area (Lido di Pittulongu), which goes from Olbia to Golfo Aranci, Playa, which is the historic beach of the inhabitants of Olbia, Lo Squalo, and the Pelican beach, just to name a few. Your dream vacation, immersed in the natural beauties of this Sardinian town, awaits you! You can easily book online your ferries from Piombino to Olbia, round trip.

How to book

Thanks to our online booking system you can view updated timetables and prices. To reach your destination, all you have to do is fill out the form, chosing the travel solution that suits you best.

Step 1 – Select the following details: route, type of journey (one way or return), date(s), and number of passengers. You will be displayed a page where you can find a drop-down menu and then 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 – At this point 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

The TraghettiPer online system also allows you to view:

  • the ferry timetables, for both the outward and return route, on the selected dates;
  • all the prices arranged by company, so that it is easier and quicker to make the most cost-effective choice.

Departure, arrival and duration

Thanks to its favourable location, the port of Piombino has become the third busiest port in Italy, with more than three million passengers setting out from here on routes to several destinations, as well as a modern, efficient structure for receiving visitors. Just a few steps from the docks stands the Maritime Station, which houses an information office, and various services, as well as the official ticket offices of shipping companies such as Moby, which sails the route Piombino – Olbia. The port of Piombino is easy to get to, as it is connected to the main transport routes, both national and European. It is also easy to get to Piombino by train. The railway station is right in front of the boarding areas and is about 80 metres from the maritime station.

The estimated journey time is around 5 hrs.

The port of Olbia is the first busiest passenger port in Italy and is also the one closest to the peninsula. In ancient times, this port was mostly used for exporting wheat, and this aided the economic growth of Olbia. Today it is a high passenger traffic port, with arrivals and departures by ferry throughout the year. Especially in summer, Olbia is the ideal destination for those who want to visit some of the most renowned Sardinian tourist resorts.

Ferry Companies

Moby is the company sailing the route Piombino – Olbia and it will take care of your return trip.