Book a ferry from the port of Genoa: information and connections with Sardinia

Are you planning your next vacation or your next trip to Sardinia? The port of Genoa has always been one of the main starting point for ferries to Sardinia. Easily accessible by car, train, plane or bus, every day leave several ferries from the port of Genoa: the main routes are to Olbia, Arbatax and Porto Torres. The companies that offer the service are Moby, Tirrenia, Sardinia Ferries.

The frequency of the routes is guaranteed by frequent connections between Genoa and the main Sardinian ports, a service that can change according to the season. During the high season, in fact, the connections from Genoa to Sardinia are from 10:00 am to 9:30 pm, while in the low season months at least one route per day is guaranteed.

Buy the ticket for Sardinia from the port of Genoa

We advise you to buy online ferry ticket for Sardinia, taking advantage of our convenient and fast online booking system. You’ll be able to consult in an only one screen all ferries’ timetables departing from the port of Genoa: putting the prices of the different companies in comparison.

You will receive a printable ticket by e-mail without paying any surcharge or by postal service, paying a fee. For any need or for more information, you can always call our call centre, 0565 960130, active from Monday to Saturday from 9:00 to 20:00.

To embark or disembark cars and passengers at the port of Genoa

You must arrive at the seaport within the time limit indicated on the ticket. Remember that company personnel can check it at any time. Passengers must have a handy ticket and a valid ID.

Inside the ship, you will have to drive your vehicle and position it according to the instructions of the crew. All embarked vehicles must be left closed, with the first gear engaged and with the parking brake applied. Keep on mind another important information: once you have parked the vehicle, you will not be able to access to the garage during navigation, so it’s good if you bring everything you might need with you.

If the conditions of the sea or other causes beyond the control of the Company don’t allow the disembarkation of the vehicles, we will proceed to disembark as soon as possible, at the closest seaport or in the port of origin.

Companies from the port of Genoa to Sardinia

The main shipping companies serving Sardinia from the port of Genoa are:

  • Sardinia Ferries;
  • Tirrenia;
  • GNV;
  • Moby;
  • Saremar.

How to reach the port of Genoa

The port of Genoa is well connected and easily reachable from all over Italy by car, train, bus or plane.

How to reach the port of Genoa by car

The port of Genoa is easily reachable by car from any direction you come from: once you have taken the Genoa Ovest motorway exit, you must keep the left and go on for the centre.

How to reach the port of Genoa by train

Who will arrive by train, can get off at Genoa Piazza Principe and reach the seaport thanks by several city bus lines or taking a pleasant walk of 10 minutes.

How to reach the port of Genoa by bus

Volabus is the city transport service that join the airport to the train stations in about 30 minutes. Once you have arrived at the train station you can continue by foot or by bus.

How to reach the port of Genoa by plane

If you choose to travel by plane, you will land at the Cristoforo Colombo airport, which is about 10 kilometers from the port of Genoa and is connected by the Volabus shuttle.

The address of the port of Genova

The address of the port of Genoa Piazzale Cristoforo Colombo 16126, Genoa.


Inside Cruise Terminal of the Port of Genoa you will find a convenient paid parking located in the immediate vicinity of the seaport. After parking your vehicle, you will find the employees who will collect your luggage and give you all the information for the pick-up once you’ll come back from your holiday.

Service of the port

Parking for vehicles cover approximately 180 thousand square meters. In addition to the ticket offices and waiting rooms, the port of Genoa hosts a shopping centre with bars and restaurants, a bank, a gym and an outdoor “promenade” close to the seaside.

Le tratte attive dal porto