Ferry from Elba to Pianosa
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Elba to Pianosa?
Yes, you can take a ferry from Elba to Pianosa a few months out of the year and organize your adventure from one island to another.
The ferry route from Elba to Pianosa is operated once per week by the company Toremar. Aquavision also runs 1 daily crossing between the two islands depending on the season.
Important: there are some restrictions on visiting Pianosa. For example, the island can only accommodate 250 visitors per day.
What's the ferry schedule from Elba to Pianosa
Ferries operated by Toremar usually depart from Elba every Tuesday at 09:20 and arrive at 11:10. Aquavision's vessels leave at around 10:00, reaching Pianosa at 10:45.
Tip: keep in mind that ferry timetables may change. Therefore, we recommend checking the latest ferry schedules on Ferryhopper and tracking your ferry in real time on the Ferryhopper App!
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Elba to Pianosa?
Ferry prices from Elba to Pianosa start at approximately €13-23, depending on the company.
Keep in mind that even during peak season, ticket prices do not vary significantly.
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Children from 0 to 3 years travel for free, whereas children up to 12 years old are entitled to reduced fares. There are also special rates for residents of the Tuscan archipelago.
Ferry route info
How long is the ferry ride from Elba to Pianosa?
Ferry duration from Elba to Pianosa ranges from about 45 min to 2 hr. Travel time depends on the ferry company and port of departure.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Elba to Pianosa?
While there are no high-speed ferries traveling from Elba to Pianosa, Aquavision's vessels take only 45 min to reach the island.
What's the distance between Elba and Pianosa?
The distance between the island of Elba and Pianosa is only 16 nautical miles (about 30 km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip to Pianosa from Elba
Here are some travel tips for your trip from Elba to Pianosa:
- Pianosa is part of the Tuscan Archipelago National Park, which protects the area's environmental heritage. According to the park’s authority, you should usually pay a fee to visit Pianosa.
- If you would like to spend a night in Pianosa, we recommend booking your accommodation well in advance. The only place where you can stay on the island is Albergo Milena, a cozy hotel with only 11 rooms.
- Aside from connections from Elba, you can also reach Pianosa by ferry from Piombino.
- You can find out more about Pianosa in our updated travel guide.
Where to take the ferry from Elba to Pianosa
Ferries operated by Toremar depart from the port of Rio Marina on the eastern coast of Elba.
Aquavision vessels leave from the port of Marina di Campo. The port is located on the south coast of the island, next to the beach of the same name.
Useful info: in December, there are usually Friday departures from Portoferraio.
Can I travel on the ferry from Elba to Pianosa with a car?
It is not allowed to bring a vehicle on the island of Pianosa. The island is very small, and you can mainly explore it on foot as a part of it is inaccessible.
The companies that operate on the ferry route from Elba to Pianosa have different policies for luggage:
- Toremar’s baggage allowance is up to 20 kg per passenger.
- Aquavision allows you to bring 1 piece of luggage.
Ferries from Elba to Pianosa do not have cabins, as the journey is very short.
You can travel from Elba to Pianosa with your pet on both Toremar and Aquavision ferries.
Small pets traveling in a carrier board for free. However, there is an €8 fee for larger ones.
Important: in Pianosa, dogs are only permitted in the village and must always be leashed.
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