Book a ferry to Porto Torres: information and connections with Sardinia
The port of Porto Torres is one of the main arrival sea port of the ferries for Sardinia. It’s located in a central position and can be easily reached by car, train or plane. Every day, many ferries leave from the mainland towards this port, which is connected to Civitavecchia, Genoa, Toulon, Ajaccio and Porto Vecchio.
The shipping companies that assure the frequency of the routes are Grandi Navi Veloci and Tirrenia, with an increase of the routes during the high season and a decrease during the low season. However, the service is insured with at least one connection per day.
Buy the ticket for the port of Porto Torres
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Tickets will be sent via e-mail in the printable version or by service mail (paying a fee). For any doubt or need, our call center 0565 960130 is active from Monday to Saturday from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm.
To embark or disembark cars and passengers at the port of Porto Torres
The embarkation and disembarkation of passengers and vehicles are managed by the ship’s personnel who will give you instructions on how to place the vehicle inside the ship’s garage. Generally, the passenger with a vehicle must arrive at the embarkation sea port about 2 hours before, while those who don’t have vehicles to embark can arrive about 1 hour before. Keep the check-in ticket and a valid ID with you: in this way the crew can check it at any time.
If at the arrival in Porto Torres the weather conditions or other causes independent from the will of the Company make it impossible to dock, the landing will take place as soon as possible, at the nearest landing point or at the origin port.
Companies for the port of Porto Torres in Sardinia
The shipping companies serving Porto Torres are:
- Grandi Navi Veloci;
How to reach Porto Torres
The port of Porto Torres is easily reachable from the main cities of Sardinia such as Olbia and Cagliari.
How to reach Porto Torres Porto Torres by car
- From Cagliari: take the SS131 and follow the directions for boarding at the port of Porto Torres;
- From Olbia: take the SS597, SS729 and E25;
- From Sassari: take the SS131 and follow the directions for boarding at the port of Porto Torres;
- From Santa Teresa di Gallura: take the SP90 and follow the directions for boarding at the port of Porto Torres;
- From Alghero: take the SP42 and follow the directions for boarding at the port of Porto Torres.
How to reach Porto Torres Porto Torres by train
If you arrive by train, train station’ stop is in front of the sea port. The train join Porto Torres with Sassari, Olbia and Cagliari.
How to reach Porto Torres Porto Torres by plane
Porto Torres is distant almost 30 minutes by car from Alghero Fertilia/Riviera del Corallo airport.
How to reach Porto Torres Porto Torres by bus
The bus stop is in via Mare, in front of the marina. The buses are guaranted by the companies ARST Sardinia, Digitur and Sulines, which connect Porto Torres with Stintino, Alghero, Olbia and Sassari.
The address of Porto Torres
The address of Porto Torres is Località Porto Commerciale, Porto Torres, SS 07046.
In Porto Torres you will not find any paid parking. All car parks are free, including parking areas at the Maritime Station. During the summer months the search for parking becomes more difficult, but just take advantage of the weather. All parking areas provide parking spaces reserved for the disabled.
The bus connections from the airport to Porto Torres are guaranteed by the regional ARST company buses with 2 daily trips. From Sassari you can always go on with ARST buses to Porto Torres in about 30 minutes.
The history of the port
Known in ancient times as Turris Libysonis, many of the works built by the ancient Romans still stand in Porto Torres today, such as the aqueducts, the thermal baths, and some temples.
The historical remains are without a doubt one of the greatest attractions in Porto Torres; however, it is also one of the most important industrial and commercial centres in modern-day Sardinia.